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

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A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies requirements and a major or minor in another discipline. Transfer students from a two (2) year institution must complete 50% of the required courses for the major from Chadron State College. All Business Majors must complete the following prior to taking advanced (300-400) Finance, Economics and Management courses and BA 331 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (or equivalent)1:

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

These two requirements may also fulfill the Essential Studies requirements in Mathematics and Communication.

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ENG 137 TECHNICAL WRITING is recommended prior to advance coursework.

Essential Studies
Core Requirements
ACTG 241ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES I3
ACTG 242ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES II3
BA 336BUSINESS/ECON STATISTICS3
BA 337BUSINESS LAW3
BIS 330INFORMATION 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 Studies
Accounting Option & Core Requirements57
ACTG 433GOVERNMENTAL AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 437ADVANCED COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3
ACTG 443ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING3
BA 241QUANTITATIVE METHODS3
BA 431PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUS OWNERSHIP3
Electives36
Total Credits111

Accounting Option: Certified Public Accountant Path (with MBA)

Essential Studies
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 431PROFESSIONAL ETHICS3
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUS OWNERSHIP3
Undergraduate Electives12
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 Credits117

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

ACTG 337COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING3
ECON 334AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND AGRIBUSINESS3
AGRI 221FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT3
or AGRI 423 AGRICULTURAL POLICY
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUS OWNERSHIP3
FIN 242REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES3
FIN 432FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 432PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
Total Credits21

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 & INSTITUTIONS3
FIN 333INTERNATIONAL FINANCE & ECONOMICS3
FIN 432FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
FIN 439INVESTMENT ANALYSIS3
Total Credits21

Management Option

BA 241QUANTITATIVE METHODS3
or ACTG 337 COST MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
BA 432LEGAL ASPECTS OF BUS OWNERSHIP3
FIN 432FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 330ORGANIZATIONAL THEORY AND BEHAVIOR3
MGMT 430HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3
MGMT 432PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
MKTG 335ENTREPRENEURSHIP - BUSINESS START-UP3
Total Credits21

Marketing/Entrepreneurship Option

MKTG 331SALES TECHNIQUES3
MKTG 334ENTRE-IMAGINATION & OPPORTUNIT3
MKTG 335ENTREPRENEURSHIP - BUSINESS START-UP3
MKTG 336ENTREPRENEURSHIP-PROMOTIONS & ADVERTISING3
MKTG 338BUYER BEHAVIOR3
MKTG 435BUSINESS AND MARKETING STRATEGY3
MKTG 439BUSINESS AND MARKETING RESEARCH3
Total Credits21