Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Degree Requirements

The B.S.A. program requires a minimum of 123 credit hours. Bloch School courses are offered either during the day or at night.

Freshman/Sophomore Years

Please note: Students who entered UMKC as first time college students in fall 2013 and beyond and all students entering fall 2014 and later will follow different general education requirements.

Humanities: 12 credit hours
These courses include public speaking and English I and II.

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.S.A.’s core requirements in your junior and senior years.

Non-Business Electives: 4 credit hours
These courses include computer science, foreign language or other non-business coursework that will be helpful in your career.

Fine Arts Requirement: 3 credit hours
These courses include completion of Art Hist 110 or 110P, Environmental Design 110, Theater 130 or 210 or Conservatory 120.

Junior/Senior Years

Core Requirements: 63 credit hours
This is where you put the basic skills requirement to work. Your core requirements include advanced accounting, financial and strategic management, and auditing.

Advising Sheets and Major Map

Download a printable version of the B.S.A. program advising sheet based on when you entered the program:

Would you like to see a four year plan for this degree? View a major map.

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