Business Administration Major, B.S.

The major includes required courses in the core and completion of an emphasis area.

Course Title Credits
General Requirements
On-Campus General Education 40-53
Online General Education Requirements
Required Core Courses
ACCTING 2010Financial Accounting3
ACCTING 2020Management Accounting3
BUSADMIN 1300Global Business3
BUSADMIN 2100Supply Chain Management3
BUSADMIN 2330Leadership and Management3
Select one of the following:3
Business Analytics
Elementary Statistics
Interpretation of Business and Economic Data 1
BUSADMIN 2630Introduction to Marketing3
BUSADMIN 3030Human Resource Management3
BUSADMIN 3130The Legal Environment of Business3
BUSADMIN 3620Corporate Finance3
BUSADMIN 4840Strategic Management3
BUSADMIN/ACCTING 4990Internship or Applied Professional Capstone3
ECONOMIC 2130Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECONOMIC 2230Principles of Microeconomics3
Select one of the following:3
Business Communication
Technical Writing
Select one of the following:0-3
Microsoft Excel for Business
Microcomputer Applications
MATH 1730Mathematics of Finance (or higher, excluding MATH 1830 & MATH 1930)3
SPEECH 1010Oral Communication for Professionals2
Select one of the following emphases15-33
Total Credits105-139

Additional Requirements for Business Administration Degree

  1. Students must earn an overall G.P.A. of 2.50 in the required courses for the major.
  2. At least 21 credits must be taken under the direction of UW-Platteville faculty.

Finance Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Select 15 credits of the following:15
Financial Statement Analysis & Business Valuation
Financial Systems Analysis
International Finance
Bank Management
Financial Decision Making
Total Credits15

Human Resource Management Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
BUSADMIN 3100Compensation Management3
BUSADMIN 4200Employee Recruitment and Selection3
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Management, Gender & Race
Employment Law
Employee Training and Development
Labor-Management Relations
Principles of Safety and Risk Management
Total Credits15

Management Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses 1
BUSADMIN 3530Organizational Behavior3
Select one of the following:
BUSADMIN 3540Quality Management3
or BUSADMIN 3600 Regulatory Compliance Management
BUSADMIN 4140International Management3
Total Credits9

Integrated Marketing Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
BUSADMIN 3630Advertising3
BUSADMIN 3740Consumer Behavior3
BUSADMIN 4630Marketing Management3
Select six additional credits from the following:6
Strategic Promotions Management
E-Commerce and E-Marketing in Today's World
Marketing Research
e-Marketing Applications
Total Credits15

Professional Sales Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
BUSADMIN 3820Professional Selling3
BUSADMIN 3840Advanced Selling3
Select nine additional credits from the following:9
International Marketing
Consumer Behavior
Sales Management
Marketing Management
Total Credits15

International Business Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
BUSADMIN 3650International Finance3
BUSADMIN 3720International Marketing3
BUSADMIN 4140International Management3
POLISCI 2360International Relations3
9 credits in international experience acquired from short-term, summer, and semester experiences; at least 6 credits must be pre-approved business courses9
Total Credits21

A maximum of 6 credits from another emphasis or minor may be applied to this emphasis.

Integrated Supply Chain Management Emphasis

Course Title Credits
Required Courses
BUSADMIN 1210Introduction to ERP1
BUSADMIN 4120Operations Management3
INDUSTDY 4950Production Planning and Control3
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Select one of the following:
Quality Management
Quality Assurance
International Management
Purchasing Management
Work Measurement and Human Factors
Total Credits16

General Business Emphasis

Select 15 credits from any BUSADMIN prefix 3000- or 4000-level business administration courses from any emphasis area, in consultation with an adivsor. The following courses may also be used for this emphasis:

Course Title Credits
BUSADMIN 3140Managerial Law3
BUSADMIN 3230Small Business Management3
BUSADMIN 3400Personal Financial Planning3
BUSADMIN 3430Risk Management3
BUSADMIN 3580Principles of Project Management and Sustainable Development3
Total Credits15