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2007-08 Undergraduate Catalog


Business Administration - General Business Online
College: Warrington College of Business Administration
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Hours for the Degree: 120
Minor: No
Combined-Degree Program: No

The online business program is designed for students who live outside the Gainesville community or have work and/or family commitments that make traditional campus attendance impractical. The online business program provides a broad academic background in a variety of business disciplines and prepares students for a wide array of business-related careers as well as for graduate studies in business.

Requirements for the Major

Admission to this major is restricted to juniors who have earned at least 60 hours of college credit and a minimum preprofessional GPA of 2.25. To graduate, students must meet general education, CLAST and the writing and math requirements in addition to the upper-division business course requirements.

Once admitted to the program, students take:
  • Seven core business courses (BUL 4310, ECP 3703, FIN 3403, MAN 3025, MAN 4504, MAR 3023 and QMB 3250),
  • Five general business major courses (ECO 4504, GEB 3113, MAN 4301, MAR 3231 and REE 3043) and
  • Three professional development courses (GEB 3035, GEB 3213 and ISM 30004).
  • To remain in good academic standing and graduate, students must maintain a 2.0 core, major and UF GPA.

Suggested semester-by-semester plan

Semester 1 (Fall)Credits
MAN 3025 Principles of Management4
ECP 3703 Managerial Economics4
Total 8
Semester 2 (Spring)Credits
GEB 3113 Principles of Entrepreneurship4
QMB 3250 Statistics for Business Decisions4
Total 8
Semester 3 (Summer)Credits
MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing4
GEB 3035 Effective Career Management4
Total 8
Semester 4 (Fall)Credits
MAN 4504 Operations Management4
REE 3043 Real Estate Analysis4
GEB 3213 Professional Writing4
Total 12
Semester 5 (Spring)Credits
BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business4
MAN 4301 Human Resource Management4
ISM 3004 Business Computing4
Total 12
Semester 6 (Summer)Credits
FIN 3403 Business Finance4
MAR 3231 Introduction to Retailing Systems4
ECO 4504 Public Economics4
Total 12