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Business Administration Major Requirements

Upon completion of the business administration major, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate general business knowledge including economics, information systems, finance, accounting, marketing, international business, quantitative analysis and management theories.
  2. Demonstrate business leadership skills including ethics, self-confidence and initiative.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to evaluate and understand risk, returns, effective decision making critical thinking, planning and profitability.
  4. Demonstrate the uses of technology concepts and techniques by managers.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to use effective communication skills both written and oral through case studies, business plans, and/or oral presentation and research papers.

Courses offered in accounting, business administration, economics, finance, and management are open to all Fisk students who have met the prerequisites. Courses in health care administration, which are offered through Tennessee State University, and music business, which are offered through Belmont University, are available only to business majors.

  1. Major
  2. Concentrations

Requirements for the business administration major, in addition to the University core and language requirements are as follows:

Major Requirements (40 Credits):

ACC 230Principles of Accounting I
ACC 240Principles of Accounting II
BAD 110 or CSCI 100Business Information Systems or Introduction to Computing
CSCI 100Introduction to Computing
BAD 220 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
BAD 250Business Communications
BAD 320Marketing
BAD 399Internship Seminar
BAD 490Business Policy
ECON 230Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 240Principles of Macroeconomics
FIN 320Business Finance
MGT 280 Management Principles and Practice
MGT 330Production Operations Management

Core Requirements (35 Credits):

CORE 100 New Student Orientation
CORE 110 Communication I
CORE 120 Critical Thinking
CORE 130 or MATH 101Mathematics
CORE 140 Communication II
CORE 210The Varieties of Literature
CORE 220The Creative Arts
CORE 230Natural Science
CORE 250 Humanities: Thought and Exp.
CORE 360The World and Its Peoples

Foreign Language (12 credits):

SPAN or FREN 101Elementary I
SPAN or FREN 102Elementary II
SPAN or FREN 200Intermediate

General Electives (5 credits)

Required Cognates (8 credits):

Choose One

BAD 260Applied Statistics
SSCI 280Methods & Statistics for Social Research
NSCI 360Statistics

Choose One

BAD 200 Applied Calculus for Business and Economics or
MATH 120Calculus I

Concentration (24 credits)