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Emphasis - Behavioral

B.B.A. in Management

Description

Curricula of the School of Business Administration are designed both for those who plan to operate their own businesses and for those who plan to occupy responsible positions in business organizations. The management curriculum is broad in nature and designed to provide professional education for management positions in private and public organizations. A variety of courses are available for students to develop knowledge and skills in behavioral management and human resource management.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

General Education Requirements

The general education requirements for the B.B.A. include Writ 100 or Writ 101 and Writ 102 or Liba 102 (3,3); humanities (history, philosophy, or modern languages) (3, 3); English literature (3); Math 261/262 or 267/268 or 271/272 (6); lab science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, or physics) (3/4, 3/4); fine arts (art, art history, dance, music, or theatre arts) (3); behavioral or social science (psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science) (3).

Course Requirements

Requirements for the major in management include the B.B.A. core: Accy 201, 202 (3, 3); Econ 202, 203 (3, 3); Bus 230, Bus 271, Bus 250, Bus 302; nonbusiness elective (12); Mktg 351; Fin 331; Mgmt 371, Mktg 372, Mgmt 493; MIS 309; 300-level business elective (6); 300-level business/nonbusiness elective (3). A list of prerequisite courses requiring a minimum grade of C is available at www.olemissbusiness.com or in the undergraduate student services office, Holman 220.

A minimum grade of C is required in all Mgmt courses applied by a student toward a major in management. A minimum grade of C is required in any Mgmt course that is a prerequisite for advanced Mgmt courses.

Other Academic Requirements

Business students may not enroll in major course work prior to satisfactory completion (2.0 GPA) of the pre-business curriculum. No student may enroll for more than 18 semester hours unless approved by the dean.

Emphasis - Behavioral

Course Requirements

For the specialization in behavioral management, a student must complete 9 hours of course work selected from among Mgmt 396, 494, 582, 595; Psy 308, 321, 519, 561; and Soc 329.

Degree Requirements

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.

General Education

Requirement Hours Description
Math 262/268/272 3 Successfully complete one of the following courses: Math 262, Math 268, or Math 272.
Math 261/267/271 3 Successfully complete one of the following courses with a grade of C or better: Math 261, Math 267, or Math 271.
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.
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 humanities 6 Successfully complete 6 credit hours of humanities coursework. Courses may be chosen from any of the following areas: history, philosophy, religion, or modern foreign language.
3 hrs sociology/behavior science 3 Successfully complete 3 credit hours of behavioral or social science. The course may be chosen from the following areas: psychology, sociology, anthropology, or political science.
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.

General Education II

Requirement Hours Description
3 hrs Non-business electives 3 Student must complete 3 semester hours of non-business elective courses.
Econ 202 - C min 3 Complete Econ 202 with a grade of C or better.
Econ 203 - C min 3 Complete Econ 203 with a grade of C or better.
Accy 201 3 Complete Accy 201 with a passing grade.
Accy 202 3 Complete Accy 202 with a passing grade.
Bus 250 3 Complete Bus 250 with a passing grade.
Bus 271 3 Complete Bus 271 with a passing grade.
Bus 230/Econ 230 - C min 3 Successfully complete Bus 230 or Econ 230 with a grade of C or better.
3 hrs literature survey 3 Complete 3 hours of literature survey chosen from Engl 221, Engl 222, Engl 223, Engl 224, Engl 225, or Engl 226.
3 hrs Non-business elective - yr 2 3 Student must complete 3 semester hours of non-business elective courses.

Major Requirements

Requirement Hours Description
Mgmt 371 - C min 3 Complete Mgmt 371 with a grade of C or better.
Mgmt 383 - C min 3 Complete Mgmt 383 with a grade of C or better.
Mgmt 391 - C min 3 Complete Mgmt 391 with a grade of C or better.
Bus 302 3 Complete Bus 302 with a passing grade.
Fin 331 3 Complete Fin 331 with a passing grade.
Mgmt 372 3 Complete Mgmt 372 with a passing grade.
MIS 309 3 Complete MIS 309 with a passing grade.
Mktg 351 3 Complete Mktg 351 with a passing grade.
3 hrs Non-business elective - yr 3 3 Student must complete 3 semester hours of non-business elective courses.

Major Requirements II

Requirement Hours Description
6 hrs 300+ business elective 6 Student must complete 6 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.
3 hrs 300+ elective 3 Student must complete 3 hours of business/non-business electives at the 300 level or higher.
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.
Mgmt 493 - C min 3 Complete Mgmt 493 with a grade of C or better.
3 hrs Non-business elective - yr 4 3 Student must complete 3 semester hours of non-business elective courses.
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