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Office of the University Registrar

2008-09 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 2.50. 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 60 credits, including:
  • Seven core business courses (BUL 4310, ECP 3703, FIN 3403, MAN 3025,
    MAN 4504, MAR 3023 and QMB 3250),
  • Five general business major courses (GEB 3113, MAN 3240, MAN 4301, MAR 3231 and REE 3043) and
  • Three professional development courses (GEB 3035, *GEB 3219 and ISM 3004).
  • To remain in good academic standing and graduate, students must maintain a 2.0 core, major and UF GPA.

*GEB 3219 fulfills the college's professional communication requirement.
To graduate with this major, students must complete all university, college and major requirements.

Recommended semester plan

Semester 1 (Fall)Credits
MAN 3025 Principles of Management4
QMB 3250 Statistics for Business Decisions4
Total 8
Semester 2 (Spring)Credits
BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business4
GEB 3113 Principles of Entrepreneurship4
MAN 4301 Human Resource Management4
Total 12
Semester 3 (Summer)Credits
GEB 3035 Effective Career Management4
MAR 3023 Principles of Marketing4
Total 8
Semester 4 (Fall)Credits
FIN 3403 Business Finance4
MAN 3240 Organizations: Structure and Behavior4
REE 3043 Real Estate Analysis4
Total 12
Semester 5 (Spring)Credits
ECP 3703 Managerial Economics4
ISM 3004 Computing in the Business Environment4
Total 8
Semester 6 (Summer)Credits
GEB 3219 Writing and Speaking in Business (professional communication requirement)4
MAN 4504 Operations Management4
MAR 3231 Introduction to Retailing Systems4
Total 12