Business Administration, B.S.

Overall Requirements

  • 120 credit hours, to include at least 36 credits at or above the 300 course level.
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 
  • Grades of C or better in courses used to meet concentration requirements
  • Courses used for either General Education Core Requirements or General Education Marker Requirements cannot be used to satisfy the 21 credits requirements for the major. (This includes courses such as PHI 361.)
  • Business Administration- Business Studies concentration majors are not permitted to double major OR minor in Entrepreneurship. 

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Requirements - Minerva's Academic Curriculum (MAC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses 

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

Courses used to meet Bryan School Pre-Admission and Bryan School Common Business Core requirements cannot be used to fulfill major or concentration requirements in the following majors: ACCT, BADM, ECOS, ENTR, FINC, INTB, ISSC, HTMT, or MKTG.

See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information.

Required29-30
Blueprint for Personal Development
and Blueprint for Professional Development
Blueprint for Personal and Professional Development
Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Foundations for Analytics using Spreadsheets
Information Systems for Decision Making
Select one of the following:
Exploring Writing in College Contexts
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse: Written Communication
College Writing I
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B
*

Or a grade of C or better in any one of the following courses: MAT 115, MAT 118, MAT 150, MAT 151, or MAT 190

Bryan School Common Business Core

Required41-42
Global and Cultural Development
Leadership Development
Introduction to Communication Studies
Calculus with Business Applications
Calculus I
Calculus II
Calculus III
Calculus A
Calculus B
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy *
Business Communication & Innovation
Principles of Marketing
Ethical Issues in Business
Ethical Issues in Entrepreneurship
Operations Management
Global Sustainability Elective
One chosen from the list below: **
Economics of a Global Sustainable Society
Entrepreneurship in a Sustainable Global Environment
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development
*

Hospitality and Tourism Management majors are exempt from the MGT 491 requirement; a similar course, HTM 491, is taken within the major requirements.

**

Or other approved Global Sustainability elective.

Concentration

Select one of the concentrations as detailed following the major requirements.

  • Business Studies
  • Online Business Studies
  • Human Resources
  • Management

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete 120 total credit hours required for the degree.

Business Studies Concentration Requirements

Required3
Management Process Skills
Business Courses9
Select 9 credits with a prefix of BUS, ENT, MGT, or MKT. *
Career Profile Courses9
Select an additional 9 credits with academic advisor. *
*

BUS 115, BUS 215, BUS 216, BUS 315, and BUS 415 cannot be used as part of these 9 credit hours.

Online Business Studies Concentration Requirements

Additional University Admission Requirements for Online Business Studies Concentration

  • Completion of 30 credits or more of transferable college credit from an institution accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
  • Minimum overall and transferable GPA of 2.0 as calculated by UNC Greensboro
  • Eligible to return to last institution attended
Required3
Management Process Skills
Business Courses9
Select 9 credits with a prefix of BUS, ENT, MGT, or MKT.
Career Profile Courses9
Select an additional 9 credits with academic advisor.

Human Resources Concentration Requirements

Required12
Recruitment and Selection in Organizations
Compensation and Benefits Management
Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations
Employment and Human Resource Law
Select two of the following:6
Organizational Leadership
Directed Business Practice
Human Resource Management
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Training and Development in Organizations
Organizational Change and Development
Management Process Skills
Human Resource Information Systems
Honors Work
Problems in Management

Management Concentration Requirements

Required12
Organizational Leadership
Management of Organizations
Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations
Decision Making in Organizations
Select two of the following:6
Directed Business Practice
Honors Work
International Business: Operations and Environments in Foreign Jurisdictions
Experience Business Abroad
Current Issues in International Business
Human Resource Management
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Organizational Change and Development
Management Process Skills
Cybersecurity Management
Employment and Human Resource Law
Honors Work
Problems in Management

Disciplinary Honors in Management

Requirements

  • A minimum of 12 credit hours as defined below. 
  • UNC Greensboro cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better or, for transfer students, cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better from all prior institutions.
  • A minimum grade of B in all course work applicable to Disciplinary Honors in Management.
Senior Honors Project3-6
Select one course from the following:
Honors Work
Honors Work
Senior Honors Project *
Select 6-9 credits of Honors course work in the major6-9
Select 0-3 credits of other Honors course work0-3
*

Department of Management students are allowed to complete their Senior Honors (to count inside the major) by registering for their Senior Honors project as MGT 493/ BUS 493, (or if they have completed all their major requirements they can choose to take it as HSS 490.

Recognition

Receive a Certificate of Disciplinary Honors in Management; have that accomplishment, along with the title of the Senior Honors Project, noted on the official transcript; and be recognized at a banquet held at the end of the spring semester.

Honors Advisor

See Eloise McCain Hassell for further information and guidance about Disciplinary Honors in Management. To apply: Disciplinary Honors Application.