2005-2006 UAF Catalog


Business Administration

School of Management
Department of Business Administration
(907) 474-7253
www.uafsom.com/badegree.html

B.B.A., M.B.A. Degrees

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 120 credits

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The business administration department offers professional education to students interested in management, finance, human resource management, international business, marketing and travel industry management.

Competent management practices require an education that is both broad and deep. The business administration program prepares graduates to meet complex technical, economic and social problems and enables them to apply imaginative and responsible leadership to the needs of industry and government.

The undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Admission Standards to UAF School of Management's Upper-Division Accounting (ACCT), Accounting Information Systems (AIS) and Business Administration (BA)

Courses, effective Fall 2005

  1. Complete at least 30-40 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  2. Complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better:
    ACCT 261--Accounting Concepts and Uses I 3 credits
    ACCT 262--Accounting Concepts and Uses II 3 credits
    STAT 200--Elementary Probability and Statistics 3 credits
    AIS 101--Effective Personal Computer Use 3 credits
    COMM 131X--Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Group Context (3)
    or COMM 141X Fundamentals of Oral Communication: Public Context (3) 3 credits
    ECON 200--Principles of Economics 4 credits
    ENGL 111X--Introduction to Academic Writing 3 credits
    ENGL 211X--Academic Writing about Literature (3)
    or ENGL 213X--Academic Writing about Social and Natural Sciences (3) 3 credits
    MATH 262X--Calculus for Business and Economics 4 credits
  3. Complete at least 9 credits that satisfy UAF's Baccalaureate Core in Perspectives on the Human Condition and Natural Sciences.

Conditional Admission to Upper-division Courses Accounting (ACCT), Accounting Information Systems (AIS) and Business Administration (BA) Courses

A student wishing to take upper-division courses may do so for one semester only, while completing lower level deficiencies, with approval of the director of undergraduate studies.

Major--B.B.A. Degree

Concentrations: Finance, General Business, Management and Organizations, Marketing

  1. Complete the general university requirements. (As part of the core curriculum requirements, complete: BA 323X*; and MATH 262X*.)
  2. Complete the B.B.A. degree requirements. (As part of the Common Body of Knowledge, complete AIS 310.)
  3. Complete the following:*
    BA 151--Introduction to Business 3 credits
    ENGL 314W,O/2--Technical Writing 3 credits
  4. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    ACCT 352--Management Accounting 3 credits
    BA 307--Personnel Management 3 credits
    ECON 321--Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
    or ECON 322--Managerial Economics (3) 3 credits
    BA 460--International Business 3 credits
  5. Complete one of the following concentrations:*

    Finance

    1. Complete the following:
      BA 423W--Investment Analysis 3 credits
      BA 424--Real Estate and Alternative Investments 3 credits
      BA 454O--Student Investment Fund 3 credits
      BA 455--Portfolio Management 3 credits
      BA 461--International Finance 3 credits

    General Business

    1. Complete any 5 courses from these concentrations: finance, management and organizations, and marketing. 15

      Note: At least one course must be designated writing intensive (W).

    Management and Organizations

    1. Complete the following:
      BA 317W--Employment Law 3 credits
      BA 447W,O--Compensation Management 3 credits
      BA 456W--Small Business Management 3 credits
      BA 457--Training and Management Development 3 credits
      BA 467--Current Topics in Management 3 credits

    Marketing

    1. Complete the following:
      BA 436--Consumer Behavior 3 credits
      BA 441--Promotion Management 3 credits
      BA 445W--Marketing Research 3 credits
      BA 490--Services Marketing 3 credits
      BA 491--Current Topics in Marketing 3 credits
  6. Minimum credits required 120

    * Student must earn a C grade or better in each course.

    ** Business students may earn a minor as long as their business degree requirements are first met.

    Note: The B.B.A. degree requires 50 percent of the accounting, business administration and economics credits to be earned in residence at UAF.

    Note: Only one bachelor of business administration degree may be earned with a concentration in general business, finance, management and organizations, or marketing.

Minor**

Finance

  1. Complete the following:
    ACCT 261--Accounting concepts and Uses I 3 credits
    BA 151--Introduction to Business 3 credits
    BA 325--Financial Management 3 credits
    ECON 200--Principles of Economics 4 credits
  2. Complete 1 of the following with instructor permission:
    BA 424--Real Estate and Alternative Investments 3 credits
    BA 454O--Student Investment Fund 3 credits
    BA 461--International Finance 3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required 16

General Business

  1. Complete the following:
    BA 151--Introduction to Business 3 credits
  2. Complete 4 of the following:
    ACCT 261--Accounting Concepts and Uses I 3 credits
    BA 307--Personnel Management 3 credits
    BA 325--Financial Management 3 credits
    BA 343--Principles of Marketing 3 credits
    BA 360--Operations Management 3 credits
    BA 390--Organizational Theory and Behavior 3 credits
    ECON 200--Principles of Economics 4 credits
  3. Minimum credits required 15-16

Management and Organizations

  1. Complete the following:
    BA 151--Introduction to Business 3 credits
  2. Complete 2 of the following:
    BA 307--Personnel Management 3 credits
    BA 317W--Employment Law 3 credits
    BA 325--Financial Management 3 credits
    BA 330--The Legal Environment of Business 4 credits
    BA 343--Principles of Marketing 3 credits
    BA 360--Operations Management 3 credits
    BA 390--Organizational Theory and Behavior 3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required 15-16

Marketing

  1. Complete the following:
    BA 343--Principles of Marketing 3 credits
    BA 436--Consumer Behavior 3 credits
    BA 441--Promotion Management 3 credits
    BA 490--Services Marketing 3 credits
  2. Complete 1 of the following:
    BA 445W--Marketing Research 3 credits
    BA 491--Current Topics in Marketing 3 credits
    JRN 433--Public Relations 3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required 15

** For a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.

Note: To take BA 300 level courses as a minor, students must receive approval from the director of undergraduate studies to be admitted in a Business Administration minor, meet all prerequisites for BA 300-level classes, have a cumulative GPA of 2.25 and be of junior standing.

Students interested in pursuing a minor are reminded to review course descriptions for prerequisite requirements. The following is strongly emphasized by the School of Management:

ACCT 261, ECON 200 and 227, and MATH 262X are prerequisites for BA 360.
ECON 200 and STAT 200 are prerequisites for BA 32BA 343 is highly recommended as a prerequisite for BA 441, 490 and 49BA 343, STAT 200 or equivalent, upper-division standing are prerequisite requirements for BA 44JRN 301 or permission of instructor is prerequisite for JRN 433.


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