Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Administration

Website: https://twu.edu/business/undergraduate-programs-college-of-business/bba-in-business-administration/

The B.B.A. in Business Administration prepares you for a wide range of career options.   It is designed to give you a broad set of business and management skills while allowing you to choose your focus areas. This flexibility gives you the freedom to discover your passion. Our program provides broad exposure to the following disciplines:

  • Accounting
  • Communications
  • Information Systems
  • Law
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Statistics

In addition to courses that are required for all business degrees (our Business Core), the B.B.A. in Business Administration allows you to select nine business courses in conjunction with your advisor that reflect your interests and professional goals. 

Classes are located on our Denton campus in face-to-face and online formats.  If you transfer from a community college with an associate's degree, our B.B.A. in Business Administration can be completed online.

Marketable Skills

Defined by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's 60x30 Strategic Plan as, "Those skills valued by employers that can be applied in a variety of work settings, including interpersonal, cognitive, and applied skills areas. These skills can be either primary or complementary to a major and are acquired by students through education, including curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities."

General Discipline-Based Skills

  1. Strategic planning: B.A.A. General Business Specific Application- SWOT analysis; CPM; environmental scanning. General Employment Application- Ability to effectively analyze and evaluate the internal and external environment that the firm operates in.
  2. Excel Skills: B.A.A. General Busines Specific Application- Create and format data as tables and graphs; perform basic arithmetic functions. General Employment Application- Analyze organization and client data; prepare reports, charts, and other common business uses of Microsoft Excel.
  3. Employee motivation: B.A.A. General Business Specific Application- Excellent grasp of theories of motivation. General Employment Application- Influence other employees to perform well at work.
  4. Budget analysis: B.A.A. General Business Specific Application- Understanding financial data. General Employment Application- Ability to read financial statements, spreadsheets, tables, and other decision tools used in the workplace.
  5. Business communication skills: B.A.A. General Business Specific Application- Effectively communicate through a variety of mediums and modes. General Employment Application- Effectively communicate information, both written and verbal, to reach the desired needs of the firm.

Admissions

All applicants must meet the general undergraduate admission requirements.

Degree Requirements

Total Semester Credit Hours (SCH): 120   

Major: 63 SCH

Program Code: BUSADM.BBA   CIP Code: 52.0201.00

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
POLS 2013U.S. National Government3
POLS 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

Business
ACCT 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I3
ACCT 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II3
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics3
BUS 3163Business Communications3
FIN 3053Business Finance3
MGT 3003Principles of Management3
MGT 3313Business Analytics3
MGT 3533Management Information Systems3
MGT 4333Business Policy (taken in final semester)3
MGT 4563Operations Management3
MKT 3113Principles of Marketing3
Major
BUS 3183Introduction to International Business3
Advanced Business Electives27
Total SCHs63

Advanced Business Electives are any College of Business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level, not otherwise required. 

Departmental Requirements

ECO 1013Principles of Microeconomics (may be applied from core)3
ECO 1023Principles of Macroeconomics (may be applied from core)3
FIN 2153Foundations of Money Management (may be applied from core)3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I (may be applied from core)3
MATH 2203Business Analysis I (may be applied from core)3
Total SCHs15

Recommended Plan of Study

First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
ECO 1013Principles of Microeconomics ECON 23023
Life & Physical Science Core3
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
Wellness CAO Core2
Life & Physical Science Core3
ECO 1023Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 23013
 SCHs 14
Second Year
FallTCCN
POLS 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
Language/Philosophy/Culture Core3
Multicultural Women's Studies CAO Core3
MATH 2203Business Analysis I MATH 13243
ACCT 2043Fundamentals of Accounting I ACCT 23013
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
POLS 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
Creative Arts Core3
ACCT 2053Fundamentals of Accounting II ACCT 23023
FIN 2153Foundations of Money Management BUSI 13073
Non-Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
Third Year
FallTCCN
BUS 3163Business Communications 3
BUS 3183Introduction to International Business 3
MGT 3003Principles of Management 3
MGT 3313Business Analytics 3
MKT 3113Principles of Marketing 3
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
BUS 3013Business Law and Ethics 3
FIN 3053Business Finance 3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
MGT 3533Management Information Systems 3
MGT 4563Operations Management 3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
Non-Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
MGT 4333Business Policy 3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
Advanced Business Elective3
 SCHs 15
 Total SCHs:  120

Advanced Business Electives are any College of Business courses at the 3000 or 4000 level, not otherwise required.