BBA Curriculum

Curriculum

The course of study for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree includes four sets of academic requirements:

Non-Business Foundation Requirements   45 semester hours
Pre-Business Foundation Requirements   12 semester hours
Business Core Requirements   36 semester hours
Major Option Requirements   24 semester hours
Total: 120 semester hours

Non-Business Foundation Requirements

The UTEP Core Curriculum is included in the Non-Business Foundation requirements. The following courses are based on the Fall 2014 Core Curriculum. The advisors in the Undergraduate Advising Center can help you if you have questions.

RWS 1301
RWS 1302
Rhetoric and Composition I  and
Rhetoric and Composition II (or ESOL 1311 and ESOL 1312)
MATH 1320
MATH 2301
Mathematics for Social Sciences I  AND
Mathematics for Social Sciences II
GEOL 1211
GEOL 1111
Principles of Earth Sciences I AND
Principles of Earth Sciences Lab
GEOL 1212
GEOL 1112
Principles of Earth Sciences II AND
Lab for GEOL 1212
PHIL 2306 Ethics
THEA 1313 Introduction to Theatre
POLS 2310
POLS 2311
Introduction to Politics  and
American Government and Politics
HIST 1301
HIST 1302
History of the United States to 1865  and
History of the United States since 1865
ECON 2303 Principles of Economics I
BUSN 1301
COMM 1302
Introduction to Global Business AND
Business and Professional Communication

Pre-Business Foundation Requirements

ACCT 2301
ACCT 2302
Principles of Accounting I  and
Principles of Accounting II
ECON 2304 Principles of Economics II
QMB 2301 Fundamentals of Business Statistics

Business Core Requirements

ACCT 3314
ACCT 3321
Management Accounting  or
Intermediate Accounting I (Accounting and Finance degrees require ACCT 3321)
BLAW 3301 Legal Environment of Business
ENGL 3355 Workplace Writing
ECON 3310
ECON 3320
Managerial Economics  or
Money and Banking
FIN 3310 Business Finance
CIS 3345 Management Information Systems  
OSCM 3321 Production/Operations Management
QMB 3301 Quantitative Methods in Business
BUSN 3304 Global Business Environment
MGMT 3303 Introduction to Management and Organizational Behavior
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
MGMT 4300 Strategic Management (may only be taken in last semester)

ACCT 3314 & ACCT 3323 cannot both be taken for credit in any option. ACCT 3314 cannot be counted by accounting majors toward fulfillment of any part of the accounting option degree requirements.

Accounting Major Option

ACCT 3319 Software Applications for Accounting
ACCT 3320 Accounting Systems
ACCT 3322 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 3323 Cost Accounting
ACCT 3327 Federal Income Tax - Individuals
ACCT 4304 Auditing Principles and Procedures
ACCT Accounting Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)
BUSN Upper-Level Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)

Computer Information Systems Major Option

CIS 3301 Introduction to Business Application Programming
CIS 3350 Business System Analysis and Design
CIS 4365 Database Management
CIS 4370 Business Data Communications
CIS 4385 Introduction to Information Security Systems
BUSN Upper-Level Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)

And three CIS Electives (CIS 3385, CIS 4305, CIS 4320, CIS 4330, CIS 4399 or OSCM 3335)

Economics Major Option

ECON 3302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 3303 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Electives Two Upper-Level Free Electives (any 3300 or 4300 level UTEP courses)

And four upper-level ECON electives.

Finance Major Option

General Finance Concentration
FIN 3315 Investments
FIN 4310 Managerial Finance

And six upper-level FIN electives.

Finance majors that started college before 2009 must see an advisor as degree requirements have changed.

Financial Analyst Concentration
FIN 3315 Investments
FIN 4315 Portfolio Analysis
FIN 4316 Analysis of Derivatives
FIN 4318 Financial Analysis of the Firm and Its Valuation
FIN 4325 International Finance

And three upper-level FIN elective.

Management Major Option

Entrepreneurship Concentration
MGMT 3306 Entrepreneurship
MGMT 3310 Creativity and Innovation
MGMT 3320 Small Business Management
FIN 3330 Finance for Entrepreneurs
And three of the following:
MGMT 4306 Franchising
MGMT 4320 Corporate Entrepreneurship
BLAW 4391 Business Law
MKT 4301 Marketing Research

And one upper-level business or non-business elective.
General Management Concentration
MGMT 3304 Advanced Organizational Development
MGMT 3311 Introduction to Human Resource Management
MGMT 3315 Employee and Labor Relations
MGMT 4325 International Management
BUSN
MGMT
One Upper-Level Business Elective and one Upper-Level Management Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)
And two upper-level non-business elective.
Human Resource Management Concentration
MGMT 3311 Introduction to Human Resource Management
And three of the following:
MGMT 3315 Employee and Labor Relations
MGMT 4304 Human Resource Training and Development
MGMT 4310 Employment Law and Dispute Resolution
MGMT 4315 Human Resource Staffing and Planning
MGMT 4337 Compensation and Employee Benefits
BUSN Upper-Level Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)

And two upper-level MGMT electives, And one upper-level non-business elective.

Marketing Major Option

MKT 3302 Consumer Behavior
MKT 4301 Marketing Research
MKT 4325 International Marketing
MKT 4395 Strategic Marketing Management
BUSN Upper-Level Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)

And two upper-level MKT electives, And one upper-level non-business elective.

Operations and Supply Chain Management Major Option

OSCM 3322 Advanced Production/Operations Management
OSCM 3331 Service Operations Management
OSCM 3333 Production Planning and Control
OSCM 3337 Business Logistics
OSCM 4375 Operation Models for SCM
BUSN Upper-Level Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)

And two OSCM electives.

Visit the Supply Chain Management Website for more information about this program.

General Business Major Option

International Business Concentration
BUSN Upper-Level Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor)
Elective Upper-Level Non-Business Elective (3300 or 4300 level - must be approved by advisor) 
And two sophomore language courses, and four International Business electives (ACCT 4325, BLAW 4325, ECON 4325, ECON 3366, ECON 3367, ECON 4368, FIN 4325, MGMT 4325, or MKT 4325)
General Business Concentration
Six upper-level business electives (no more than 6 hours in any one functional area),  and two upper-level non-business electives.
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