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Requirements for the Business Administration Major

GEP Signature Courses (See Curricula): six courses

GEP Variable Courses (See Curricula): six to nine courses, including

Integrated Learning Component (ILC): three courses. NOTE: In no case may an ILC course be double counted towards completing other requirements of the Business Administration major.


ECN 102

Introductory Economics (Macro)

Plus any


courses from the following areas:

Economics (maximum of one course from this section)

ECN 322

International Macroeconomics**†

ECN 360

Industrial Organization*

ECN 370

Economic Development*

ECN 380

Managerial Economics

ECN 470

Ethical Values in the Marketplace

*Prerequisite: ECN 101

**Prerequisite: ECN 102


ENG 206

Public Speaking: Rhetoric in Modern Practice

ENG 263

Writing for Organizations

Interdisciplinary Courses

IHS 346

Administration of Health Care and Public Health

Political Science

POL 101

First-Year Majors (FYM) Introduction to American Government and Politics

POL 103

First-Year Majors (FYM) Introduction to Comparative Politics

POL 111

Introduction to American Government and Politics

POL 113

Introduction to Comparative Politics

POL 302

Modern Political Thought

POL 303

American Political Thought

POL 315

Government and Business

POL 352

Political Economy of Booms and Busts


PSY 100

Introductory Psychology

PSY 123

Psychology of Men and Women*

PSY 200


PSY 212

Multicultural Psychology**

PSY 230

Social Psychology**

PSY 235

Psychology of Gender**

*Prerequisite: PSY 100 or PSY 101

**Prerequisites: PSY 100 or PSY 101, and PSY 200


SOC 101

Introductory Sociology

SOC 102

Social Problems

SOC 208

Sociology of Gender*

SOC 211

Classical Sociological Theory*

SOC 262

White Collar Crime*

SOC 335

Classes and Power in the United States*

SOC 363

Philadelphia: In Black and White

* Prerequisite SOC 101 or SOC 102

Free electives: six courses

Business Foundation: ten courses, including:

ACC 101

Concepts of Financial Accounting

ACC 102

Managerial Accounting

DSS 100

Excel Competency (non-credit)

DSS 200

Introduction to Information Systems

DSS 210

Business Statistics

DSS 220

Business Analytics

FIN 200

Introduction to Finance

MGT 110 or

MGT 120 or

MGT 121

Essentials of Organizational Behavior

Essentials of Management

Honors Organizations in Perspective (Honors Program students only)

MGT 360

Legal Environment of Business

MKT 201

Principles of Marketing

BUS 495

Business Policy

Major Concentration: six courses

Two upper division courses from three different departments.

Choose among the Departments of:

• Accounting

• Decision and System Sciences

• Finance

• Food Marketing

• Management

• Marketing

• Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing.

These courses must be in addition to any course that is part of the Business core and must be in three different departments, not majors. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of this degree, students majoring in Business Administration can NOT double major or minor within the Haub School of Business. A double major or minor in the College of Arts and Sciences would be permitted, with appropriate permissions from the College of Arts and Sciences.

*See course descriptions in the Academic Catalog for prerequisites

The Business Administration Minor

There is no Minor in Business Administration