The Degree of Bachelor of Arts with a Comprehensive Major in Business Administration

A student must complete the following core requirements in addition to a selected option and the Essential Studies requirements. Transfer students from a two (2) year institution must complete 50% of the required courses for the major from Chadron State College. 
Required:

All Business Majors must complete one of the following for the Essential Studies requirement (SLO 4) prior to taking advanced (300/400) Finance, Economics and Management courses:

MATH 138APPLIED CALCULUS3
MATH 142COLLEGE ALGEBRA4
MATH 151CALCULUS I (or equivalent)5


All Business Majors must complete BA 331 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS for the Essential Studies requirement (SLO 3). BA 331 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS Prerequisite: Completion of SLO 2. 

BA 331BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3

 
Recommended:

All Business Majors should consider taking ENG 137 TECHNICAL WRITING to fulfill the Essential Studies requirement (SLO 2).

Essential Studies
Core Requirements
ACTG 241ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES I3
ACTG 242ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES II3
BA 336BUSINESS/ECONOMIC STATISTICS3
BA 337BUSINESS LAW3
BIS 231PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS3
BIS 332DECISION SUPPORT FOR MANAGERS3
ECON 231MACROECONOMICS3
ECON 232MICROECONOMICS3
FIN 330PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE3
MGMT 230PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 434STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT3
MKTG 231PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING3
Select one of the following options:21
Total Credits57

Students pursuing a degree in business are encouraged to complete an internship in business during their junior and senior year.

Accounting Option

ACTG 332ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS3
ACTG 337COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 341INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I3
ACTG 342INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II3
ACTG 430PERSONAL INCOME TAX3
ACTG 431CORPORATE/FIDUCIARY TAX3
ACTG 438AUDITING3
Total Credits21

Students completing the accounting option will have met the educational requirements to take professional examinations required to become a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

Accounting Option: Certified Public Accountant Path

Essential Studies39
Accounting Option & Core Requirements57
ACTG 433GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 437ADVANCED COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 443ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING3
BA 241QUANTITATIVE METHODS3
BA 331BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
BA 431PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP3
Electives33
Total Credits150

Accounting Option: Certified Public Accountant Path (with MBA)

Essential Studies39
Accounting Option & Core Requirements57
Select one of the following:3
GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING
ADVANCED COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
BA 241QUANTITATIVE METHODS3
BA 331BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS3
BA 431PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP3
Undergraduate Electives9
MBA Required Courses27
Select two MBA Professional Courses:6
GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING
ADVANCED COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
MBA Professional Course (elective)3
Total Credits156

Students completing a CPA Path will have met the educational requirements to take the professional examination required to become a CPA in the State of Nebraska.

Agribusiness Option

AGRI 221FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT3
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP3
ECON 334/AGRI 330AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND AGRIBUSINESS3
ECON/AGRI 423AGRICULTURAL POLICY3
FIN 242REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES3
FIN 439INVESTMENT ANALYSIS3
MKTG 337SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING3
Total Credits21

Recommended Electives: In order to enhance employment opportunities, the following electives are recommended: AGRI 234 PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL NUTRITION, AGRI 242 PRINCIPLES OF RANGELAND AND FORAGE MANAGEMENT, AGRI 245 PRINCIPLES OF SOIL SCIENCE, AGRI 333 RUMINANT PRODUCTION and FIN 432 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.

Business Information Systems Option

BIS 200INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS3
BIS 230WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT3
BIS 235BUSINESS PROGRAMMING3
BIS 331DATABASE MANAGEMENT3
BIS 337E-COMMERCE3
BIS 430PROJECT MANAGEMENT3
BIS 431SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN3
Total Credits21

Finance Option

BA 241QUANTITATIVE METHODS3
or ACTG 337 COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
FIN 239PERSONAL FINANCE3
FIN 242REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES3
FIN 331FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS3
FIN 333INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND ECONOMICS3
FIN 432FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
FIN 439INVESTMENT ANALYSIS3
Total Credits21

Management Option

ACTG 337COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3
BA 241QUANTITATIVE METHODS3
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUSINESS OWNERSHIP3
FIN 432FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 330ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIOR3
MGMT 430HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 432PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
Total Credits21

Marketing Option

MKTG 331SALES TECHNIQUES3
MKTG 334NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT3
MKTG 336PROMOTIONS AND ADVERTISING3
MKTG 337SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING3
MKTG 338BUYER BEHAVIOR3
MKTG 435MARKETING STRATEGY3
MKTG 439BUSINESS AND MARKETING RESEARCH3
Total Credits21