Emphasis - Accelerated Law (3+3)
B.B.A. in General Business
The General Business major will be a more broad-based program than our specialized majors (e.g., marketing or finance) to educate students and provide a solid understanding of business fundamentals. The scope of the major encompasses all facets of business and provides students with a wider scope of analysis across the business functional areas. Graduates are expected to work in business environments that require more diverse skills across the many areas of business. Graduates are expected to be general managers in medium and large businesses, and start or work in small or family-owned businesses in the state, region, and world. The major encourages students to pursue experiences, either internationally or in a work setting, and requires a minor from one of the other Schools or Colleges at the University of Mississippi to promote well-rounded and developed students for the demands of a diverse work environment.
Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120
General Education Requirements
The general education requirements for the B.B.A. in General Business include Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 102 or Liba 102 (6); humanities (history, philosophy, or modern foreign languages) (6); Math 121/123 or 261/262 or 267/268 or 271/272 (6); lab science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, or physics) (6-8); behavioral or social science (anthropology, political science, psychology, or sociology) (6); fine arts (art history, art, music, or theatre arts) (3); and literature (200 level) or foreign language (6).
|Requirements for General Business||Hours|
|GB 350 (or Mktg 351)||3|
|GB 330 (or Fin 331)||3|
|GB 370 (or Mgmt 371)||3|
|GB 320 (or Mktg 372)||3|
|GB 310 (or MIS 309)||3|
|BUS 500 (internship) or BUS 380 (study abroad)||3|
|300+ business elective||9|
Students must have 42 total hours of 300+ courses and no more than 30 hours of electives count toward the degree program (does not include courses applied to nonbusiness minor).
Other Academic Requirements
Students who meet all requirements for general admission to the university and intend to pursue a B.B.A. will enter the university as a General Business major. Any student may elect to remain in General Business. Students who do not meet GPA requirements to enroll in specialty major course work will remain in General Business and must select a non-business minor.
Emphasis - Accelerated Law (3+3)
Courses required for the B.B.A. in general business accelerated law program (3+3) are approved by the University of Mississippi School of Law as part of the Accelerated 3+3 Program in which students who are early admitted to law school may apply 33 credit hours of law courses directly to the B.B.A. in general business degree program. For more information regarding the Juris Doctor (J.D.) admission process, visit the University of Mississippi School of Law website (law.olemiss.edu).
The nonbusiness minor and general electives for the B.B.A. in general business are waived for students enrolled in the accelerated law (3+3) emphasis and will be substituted with the 33 credit hours of law courses.
In addition to the course requirements for a B.B.A. in general business as stated above, candidates for the B.B.A. degree with an accelerated law (3+3) emphasis must complete the following courses: Law 501 Contracts (4), Law 502 Torts (4), Law 503 Civil Procedure I (3), Law 504 Property (4), Law 507 Constitutional Law I (3), Law 514 Legal Research and Writing I (3), Law 515 Legal Research and Writing II (3), Law 568 Criminal Law (3), Law 577 Civil Procedure II (3), and Law 590 Contract Drafting and Negotiation (3).
The academic regulations for this degree program, as entered in the University of Mississippi Catalog, are in effect for the current or selected academic year and semester. The University of Mississippi reserves the right to 1) change or withdraw courses; 2) change rules for registration, instruction, and graduation; and 3) change other regulations affecting the student body at any time.
B.B.A. in General Business
|First Year Writing I||3||Complete Engl 101, Hon 101, Writ 100 or Writ 101 with a passing grade.|
|First Year Writing II||3||Complete one of the following courses with a passing grade: Engl 102, Liba 102, Writ 102 or Hon 102.|
|6 hrs Math 121 or higher||6||Successfully complete 6 hours of Math coursework from Math 121 or above except for Math 245 and Math 246.|
|6-8 hrs science||6||Complete 6-8 hours of natural science courses with labs from the following areas: biology, chemistry, geology, physics, or astronomy.|
|2 science labs||2||Successfully complete at least two science laboratory courses. Courses may be chosen from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geology and Geological Engineering, or Physics and Astronomy.|
|3 hrs fine & perform arts||3||Complete 3 hours in the area of fine or performing arts. Choose from art history, music, dance, and theatre arts. Studio and workshop courses cannot be used to satisfy this requirement. Acceptable freshman or sophommore-level courses are: AH 101, AH 102, AH 201, AH 202; Music 101, Music 102, Music 103, Music 104, Music 105, Music 260; Dance 200; and Theatre 201.|
|3 hrs social science||3||Complete 3 credit hours of social science with a passing grade from the following areas: psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science.|
|6 hrs humanities||6||Successfully complete 6 credit hours of humanities coursework. Courses may be chosen from any of the following areas: history, philosophy, or religion.|
General Education II
|3 hrs add'l social science||3||Successfully complete 3 credit hours of course work from: anthropology, political science, psychology, or sociology.|
|6 hrs mod lang or lit survey||6||Student must complete one of the following requirements: - 1) 6 hours of literature - 2) 6 hours of modern or ancient language in sequence.|
|Accy 201||3||Complete Accy 201 with a passing grade.|
|Accy 202||3||Complete Accy 202 with a passing grade.|
|Econ 202 - C min||3||Complete Econ 202 with a grade of C or better.|
|Econ 203||3||Complete Econ 203. A grade of C or better is required for all BBAs except General Business.|
|Bus 250||3||Complete Bus 250 with a passing grade.|
|Bus 271||3||Complete Bus 271 with a passing grade.|
|Internship or Internat'l study||3|
|Enroll in a non-business minor||0||A student must complete a minor course of study from outside the school of business.|
|Overall Major GPA||0||Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.|
|Resident Major GPA||0||Please contact your academic advisor for grade point requirements.|
Major Requirements II
|GB 310||3||Complete GB 310 with a passing grade.|
|GB 320||3||Complete GB 320 with a passing grade.|
|GB 330||3||Complete GB 330 with a passing grade.|
|GB 350||3||Complete GB 350 with a passing grade.|
|GB 370||3||Complete GB 370 with a passing grade.|
|GB 490||3||Complete GB 490 with a passing grade.|
|9 hrs 300+ bus electives||9||Student must complete 9 hours of business electives at the 300 level or higher. Courses can be chosen from the following departments: Business, Accounting, Marketing, Management, MIS, Finance, or Economics.|
|Law 501||3||Complete Law 501 with a passing grade.|
|Law 502||4||Complete Law 502 with a passing grade.|
|Law 503||3||Complete Law 503 with a passing grade.|
|Law 504||4||Complete Law 504 with a passing grade.|
|Law 507||3||Complete Law 507 with a passing grade.|
|Law 514||3||Complete Law 514 with a passing grade.|
|Law 515||3||Complete Law 515 with a passing grade.|
|Law 568||3||Complete Law 568 with a passing grade.|
|Law 577||3||Complete Law 577 with a passing grade.|
|Law 590||3||Complete Law 590 with a passing grade.|