Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree requires successful completion of 128 semester hours, including (1) the Program of General Studies; (2) the Business Administration Core; and (3) one of the
five areas of emphasis of study offered.

In order to earn this degree, students are also required to maintain a cumulative grade average of at least 2.25 (C) for all courses in Business. 

The Business Administration Core

The Business Administration Core consists of introductory courses from all major business disciplines taught at Concord University.  It is intended to provide a comprehensive understanding of a broad spectrum of fields in
business administration and a foundation for specialized study in the student’s chosen area of emphasis. 

  • ACCT 205 Principles of Accounting I
  • ACCT 206 Principles of Accounting II
  • BEOA 220 Fundamentals of Business Communication
  • BGEN 202 Decision Sciences I
  • BGEN 222 Business Productivity Software
  • BGEN 301 Introduction to the Legal Environment
  • BGEN 335 Decision Sciences II (3)
  • BGEN 440 International Business
  • ECON 201 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • *ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics (0
  • hours)
  • FIN 311 Principles of Managerial Finance
  • MGT 305 Principles of Management
  • MGT 430 Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
  • MGT 460 Strategic Management
  • MKT 305 Principles of Marketing

*One of the two required Economics courses will satisfy a 3 hour Social Sciences general studies requirement.

Advising Alert: Students who intend to choose a degree in Business will be required to take

  • MATH 103, as a prerequisite to
  • BGEN 202 (Decision Sciences I),
  • BGEN 335 (Decision Sciences II), and
  • FIN 311, Principles of Managerial Finance.

Business students may use MATH 101 to satisfy a General Studies elective.

In addition to the business core, 9-12 hours of designated courses arranged by the student and the academic adviser in a comprehensive program of study are required of all students in each area of emphasis.

An approved plan of study must precede actual course work. Course sequence forms should be obtained from one of three sources: (1) the student’s adviser, (2) the Division Office, Nick J. Rahall Techology Building Room 203, or (3) the Internet at

Last updated on Oct 24, 2014. Originally created on May 3, 2011. Report incorrect information.