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Business Administration, General Studies
Description of the Major
The business administration general studies major provides you with a foundation in the following areas of business: economics, accounting, finance, management, marketing, business law, statistics and operations management. Special emphasis is placed on your ability to understand the links between various business disciplines and the development of sound business plans. You will be able to effectively analyze business' strengths and weaknesses, as well as investigate the opportunities and challenges that are present in the business environment. You will also have an opportunity for in-depth study of a chosen specialization.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Take the Business Field Test as prepared and administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). The score will be incorporated into a core business course taken in the final term.
  • Complete the Individual Student Assessments required by the chosen area of specialization.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by the faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Knowledge of the basic business functions of accounting, decision sciences, economics, finance, management and marketing.
  2. Knowledge of the chosen specialization (76 specialization options are available, ranging from agricultural law to zoology).
  3. Interpret, understand and communicate quantitative concepts.
  4. Critically evaluate and compare alternative ideas (or policies) using complex criteria.
  5. Effectively communicate concepts and ideas in spoken and written form.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
ACG 2021C X        
ACG 2071 X        
CGS 2531     X    
ECO 2013 X   X    
ECO 2023 X   X    
MAC 2233     X X  
STA 2023     X X  
Business Core
BUL 4310 X       X
ECP 3703 X   X   X
FIN 3403 X   X    
MAN 3025 X        
MAN 4504 X   X X  
MAR 3023 X        
QMB 3250 X   X X  
Specialization Course   X   X X
Specialization Course   X   X X
Specialization Course   X   X X
Specialization Course   X   X X

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