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Bachelor of Science: Business Administration 

The Bachelor of Science with a Business Administration major requires at least 120 semester hours of course work and is designed to equip students with professional managerial knowledge and skills applicable to both profit and not-for-profit organizations.  Students must complete 45 semester hours of 300 and 400 level courses for graduation.  In keeping with the College Mission, students are expected to complete one hour of service learning for every hour they are enrolled at Miller College.  Service learning may be performed at any time prior to the completion of the Senior Seminar.  The purpose of this guide is to outline the Business Administration program’s requirements.   Please be aware that your catalog year and requirements are determined by the first semester in which you actually take classes at Miller College.

General Education Requirements  45 SH

English Composition and Junior Seminar                                                                    

English Composition I 3SH                                                                               
LBAR 300 – Junior Seminar  *3 SH
ENGL 310 – Advanced Comp and Textual Analysis I  * 3 SH      
Pre-req:  English Composition I and “C” or higher in LBAR 300          

Science and Mathematics 3 SH

A laboratory science course or                                                                                                                 
SCIE 320 – Environmental Issues and Local Impact            

 SCIE 330 – Research Methods  *                                                              
Pre-req:  LBAR 300 with a grade of “C” or higher              

Statistics at the 100 or 200 level or
MATH 305 – Applied Statistics  **

Social Science/Humanities/Creativity  6 SH

Oral Communication 
Speech or Interpersonal Communication or   3 SH
COMM 310  Presentation Delivery and Design

An organizational behavior course or  3 SH                                                                                                       
A group communication course or
PSYC 310 – Organizational and Group Dynamics

Ethics/Philosophy 3 SH

An ethics or philosophy course or
PHIL 310 - Business and Professional Ethics or
PHIL 320 - Leadership Principles                                              

Globally-Oriented Course 3 SH

One of the following courses:

COMM 410 – Intercultural Communication
SOCI 310 – Human Diversity

Senior Seminar ( BUSN 499) 

( The 3 SH are counted under the major)

General Education  Electives 9 SH

Courses in any General Education Area                                     

Business Administration Major 39 SH

Business Core
Principles of Accounting I or II at the 100 or 200 level 3 SH or 
BUSN 300 – Economics and Financial Accounting  

ACCT 310 – Managerial Accounting 3 SH 
BUSN 301 – Finance I 3 SH 
BUSN 310 – Communication Skills for Managers 3 SH 
MGMT 310 – Advanced Human Resources Management 3 SH 
BUSN 499 – Senior Seminar 3 SH

Business Statistics at the 100 or 200 level 3 SH or
MATH 305 – Applied Statistics

Macro or Microeconomics at the 100 or 200 level 3 SH or
BUSN 300 – Accounting and Economics

Principles of Marketing at the 100 or 200 level 3 SH or
MRKT 301 – Advanced Marketing

Business Law at the 100 or 200 level 3 SH or
BUSN 330 – Employment and Labor Law

ACCT 320 – Cost Accounting 3 SH
BUSN 302 – Finance II 3 SH
BUSN 420 – Global Business Seminar 3 SH
MGMT 410 – Business and Strategic Planning 3 SH



Minimum 45 SH at 300/400 level with at least 30 semester hours from Miller College.

Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Word is expected *Basic Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is expected.  The Miller College Core consists of courses that must be taken to ensure that students have specified upper division general education courses from Miller College.





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