Business Administration

School of Management
Department of Business Administration
907-474-7461
www.uaf.edu/som/programs/ba/

B.B.A., M.B.A. Degree

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.

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 F323X*; and MATH F262X*.)
  2. Complete the B.B.A. degree requirements. (As part of the Common Body of Knowledge, complete AIS F310.)
  3. Complete the following:*
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    ENGL F314W,O/2--Technical Writing--3 credits
  4. Complete the following program (major) requirements:*
    ACCT F352--Management Accounting--3 credits
    BA F307--Introductory Human Resource Management--3 credits
    ECON F321--Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
         or ECON F322--Managerial Economics (3)--3 credits
    BA F460--International Business--3 credits
  5. Complete one of the following concentrations:*
    Finance
    1. Complete the following:
      BA F423W--Investment Analysis--3 credits
      BA F424--Real Estate and Alternative Investments--3 credits
      BA F454O--Student Investment Fund--3 credits
      BA F455--Portfolio Management--3 credits
      BA F461--International Finance--3 credits

    General Business
    1. Complete any five courses from these concentrations: finance, management and organizations, and marketing.--15 credits
      Note: At least one course must be designated writing intensive (W).

    Management and Organizations
    1. Complete the following:
      BA F317W--Employment Law--3 credits
      BA F447W,O--Compensation Management--3 credits
      BA F456W--Small Business Management--3 credits
      BA F457--Training and Management Development--3 credits
      BA F467--Current Topics in Management--3 credits

    Marketing
    1. Complete the following:
      BA F436--Consumer Behavior--3 credits
      BA F441--Promotion Management--3 credits
      BA F445W--Marketing Research--3 credits
      BA F490--Services Marketing--3 credits
      BA F491--Current Topics in Marketing--3 credits
  6. Minimum credits required--120 credits

* 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 met first.
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 F261--Accounting Concepts and Uses I--3 credits
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    BA F325--Financial Management--3 credits
    ECON F200--Principles of Economics--4 credits
  2. Complete one of the following with instructor permission:
    BA F423W--Investment Analysis--3 credits
    BA F424--Real Estate and Alternative Investments--3 credits
    BA F461--International Finance--3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required--16 credits
General Business
  1. Complete five School of Management courses (of which at least three must be B.A. courses) approved by the undergraduate director and of which at least 6 hours must be upper-division.
  2. Minimum credits required--15 credits
Management and Organizations
  1. Complete five of the following:
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    BA F307--Introductory Human Resource Management--3 credits
    BA F317W--Employment Law--3 credits
    BA F325--Financial Management--3 credits
    BA F330--The Legal Environment of Business--4 credits
    BA F343--Principles of Marketing--3 credits
    BA F360--Operations Management--3 credits
    BA F390--Organizational Theory and Behavior--3 credits
    ECON F200--Principles of Economics--4 credits
  2. Minimum credits required--15 credits
Marketing
  1. Complete five courses from the following:
    STAT F200X--Elementary Probability and Statistics--3 credits
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    BA F343--Principles of Marketing--3 credits
    BA F436--Consumer Behavior--3 credits
    BA F441--Promotion Management--3 credits
    BA F490--Services Marketing--3 credits
    BA F491--Current Topics in Marketing--3 credits
  2. Minimum credits required--15 credits
Sport Management
  1. Required:
    BA F280--Sports Leadership--3 credits
    BA F281--Sports Management--3 credits
  2. Complete nine credit hours from the following:
    ACCT F261--Accounting Concepts and Uses I--3 credits
    AIS F310--Management of Information Systems--3 credits
    BA F151--Introduction to Business--3 credits
    BA F253--Internship in Business--3 credits
    BA F307--Introductory Human Resource Management--3 credits
    BA F390--Organizational Theory and Behavior--3 credits
    BA F457--Training and Management Development--3 credits
    PSY F337W--Sports Psychology--3 credits
    JRN F260--Sports Journalism--3 credits
  3. Minimum credits required--15 credits

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


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