Business Administration, B.S.

Overall Requirements

  • 122 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 Ethical Issues in Business.)

Degree Program Requirements

University Requirements
General Education Core Requirements (GEC)

Major Requirements

Bryan School Pre-Admission Courses (24 credit hours)

Students should plan to complete the pre-admission courses by the end of the sophomore year, or as soon as possible thereafter. See the Joseph M. Bryan School of Business and Economics for more information. 

Financial Accounting
Financial Statement Preparation and Disclosures
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economic and Business Statistics I
Business Computing I
Information Systems in Organizations
Select one of the following:
College Writing I ††
Freshman Seminar in Reasoning and Discourse I ††
College Writing I ††
Completion of one of the following: *
Calculus with Business Applications †††
Calculus I †††

Common Business Core (36 credit hours)

Introduction to Communication Studies
The International Economy
Business Finance I
Introduction to International Business
Organizational Behavior
The Legal Environment of Business
Business Policy and Strategy
Business Communications
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
Introduction to Sustainability Studies
Global Crossings: Topics in Images, Media, and Texts
Global Green: Cultures of Production and/or Consumption
Introduction to Sustainable Development

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.

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 a regionally accredited institution
  • 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
Human Resource Management
Selection and Compensation
Diversity and Inclusion in Organizations
Employment and Human Resource Law
Select two of the following:6
Organizational Leadership
Directed Business Practice
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

Electives

Electives sufficient to complete 122 total credit hours required for the degree.