Bachelor Of Science - Business Administration

Specializations in: General Business; Human Resource Management; International Business; Management Information Systems; Marketing; Sport Management

Access the complete curriculum for the BS, Business Administration, from the Business Administration Department section of the Daemen catalogue.

Following is a suggested course sequence for your program. Courses may be offered as indicated and/or at other times. Consult your Advisor for further direction and planning.

Course Loads

Maximum of 17 credits allowed for all semesters. Additional course loads are allowed for students who achieve Dean's List. Consult the Dean's List section of the Daemen catalogue for details on the Dean's List privilege.

Note

Students will complete one of the following courses: MGQ360 or MGQ427 or MTH102 or MTH131. Students planning to pursue a graduate degree in Business are advised to take MTH131. Depending upon Math background, a student may be required to complete lower-level Math courses before enrollment in MTH131. Therefore, students who must take additional math courses are encouraged to begin math studies as early as possible.

Students Pursuing the International Business Specialization

Foreign Language Requirement: Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level. The requirement may be satisfied through the completion of college level coursework or the successful completion of a proficiency examination. A complete description of the requirement is available in the Foreign Language section of the Daemen catalogue.

Year 1

LEARNING COMMUNITIES are generally completed in the first year (LC1 in the 1st semester; LC2 in the 2nd semester)

First Semester

  • BA101 Introduction to Business Administration (1)
  • CMP101 English Composition* (3)
  • ECO201 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • IND101 Sustainable & Critical Relationships (3)
  • MIS280 Computer Studies & Problem Solving (3)
  • CORE or FREE elective (3)
  • Total Credits (16)

Second Semester

  • BA211 Effective Business Communications* OR BA220 Diversity and Cross Cultural Management* (3)
  • ECO202 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES (9)
  • Total Credits (15)

* CMP101 must be taken in Year 1 but may be taken in either semester. Students must earn a C or better in CMP101 to take BA211 and BA220. If students take CMP101 during the first semester, they may take BA211 or BA 220 during the second semester. If they take CMP101 during the second semester, they should take BA211 and BA220 during the first or second semester of Year 2.

Year 2

First Semester

  • ACC225 Financial Accounting (3)
  • CFE97 Career Preparation Seminar* (0)
  • MGQ221 Business Statistics I (3)
  • MGT208 Principles of Management * (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVES AND/OR FREE ELECTIVES (6)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • ACC226 Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BA211 Effective Business Communications* OR BA220 Diversity and Cross Cultural Management* (3)
  • MGQ222 Business Statistics II (3)
  • MKT209 Principles of Marketing * (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVE AND/OR FREE ELECTIVE (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

* BA211, BA220, CFE97, MGT208, MKT209 may be taken in either semester.

Year 3

First Semester

  • BA350 Business Law I (3)
  • FIN325 Corporate Finance * (3)
  • Select 1: MGQ360 Production & Operations Management OR MGQ427 Managerial Decision Making OR MTH102 Finite Mathematics OR MTH131 Calculus & Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences; (OR Core Elective OR Free Elective)* (3)
  • Specialization course (3)
  • CORE ELECTIVE OR FREE ELECTIVE (3)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • BA401 Business Professional and Personal Horizons (2)
  • MGT321 Organizational Behavior and Theory (3)
  • Select 1: MGQ360 Productions Operation Management OR MGQ427 Managerial Decision Making OR MTH102 Finite Mathematics OR MTH131 Calculus & Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences; (OR Core Elective OR Free Elective)* (3)
  • Specialization courses (6)
  • Total Credits (14)

 

N.B.: The requirement to fulfill MGQ360 or MGQ427 or MTH102 or MTH131 may be taken in either semester. In the semester in which it is not taken, a Core Elective should be completed. FIN325 and MGT321 may be taken in either semester. 

Year 4

First Semester

  • Business Elective (3)
  • Specialization course (3)
  • Career Field Experience* AND/OR Core Electives AND/OR Free Electives (9)
  • Total Credits (15)

Second Semester

  • BA443 Proseminar (3)
  • Specialization course (3)
  • Career Field Experience* AND/OR Core Electives AND/OR Free Electives (9)
  • Total Credits (15)

* The required 3 credits in Career Field Experience may be taken in either semester in Year 4.  In the semester in which the Career Field Experience is not taken, a Core or Free Elective (choice depends upon what still remains outstanding) should be selected. 

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