The B.B.A. program is a minimum of 123 credit hours. We have four emphasis areas available:
- Enterprise Management
Download a printable version of the B.B.A. program advising sheet.
Humanities: 12 credit hours
These courses include public speaking, English I & II and Philosophy 210 or foreign language.
Natural Sciences: 8 credit hours
These courses include biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, earth sciences, environmental sciences, physical sciences and physics. One laboratory component is required.
Social Sciences: 6 credit hours
These courses include psychology, sociology, criminal justice, history or political science. Three credit hours of this total must cover the U.S. and Missouri constitutions.
Basic Skills Requirement: 27 credit hours
These courses include selections from accounting, economics, and math, and are designed to give you the skills you need to complete the B.B.A.’s core requirements in your junior and senior years.
Non-Business Electives: 16 credit hours
Over the course of your academic career you will complete 16 hours of electives. These courses can be selected from a number of areas including computer science, a foreign language or communication studies, or other areas of study that may be helpful in your career. Students can take additional business coursework or use electives to complete the requirements for a minor.
Fine Arts Requirement: 3 credit hours
These courses include (but are not limited to) completion of Art Hist 110 or 110P, Environmental Design 110, Theater 130 or 210 or Conservatory 120.
Core Requirements: 36 credit hours
Many of these courses build on basic skills coursework. These courses include management, finance, operations management, leadership and marketing.
Emphasis Area Courses: 15 credit hours
After choosing your emphasis area, you’ll take five courses specifically chosen for that emphasis area to round out your degree and focus your education.