Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Degree Requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Final 30 credit hours completed with Lincoln College-Normal
  • Minimum of 30 hours of upper division credit (300/400 level)
  • Complete 120 credit hours
  • C or better in ENG 101, ENG 102 & SPE 101

General Education

Complete all general education requirements.

Business Foundation Courses (21 hours)

Grade of C or better required in each of the following courses:

  • BUS 101: Financial Accounting
  • BUS 102: Managerial Accounting (Prereq. C or better in BUS 101)
  • BUS 166: Management Information Systems
  • BUS 203: Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 205: Principles of Management**
  • ECO 107: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 108: Principles of Microeconomics (Prereq. ECO 107)

** BUS 205, Principles of Management is a co-requisite (prior to or concurrently enrolled in BUS 310, BUS 314, and BUS 318).

Business Management Core Courses (25 hours)

  • BUS 301: Principles of Finance (Prereq. BUS 101)
  • BUS 306: Business Law I
  • BUS 310: Operations Management* (Prereq. MAT 135)
  • BUS 314: Human Resource Management*
  • BUS 318: Organizational Behavior & Theory*
  • BUS 410: Business Ethics
  • BUS 412: Organizational Leadership (Prereq. 318)
  • BUS 413:  Strategic Management (Prereq. BUS 101, 102, 203, 301, 310 and 314. Must be taken in student’s final semester)

Mathematics (11 hours)

Three courses from the list below – “C” or better required for all.

  • MAT 104: College Algebra* (Prereq. MAT 095)
  • MAT 110: Elementary Statistics (Prereq. MAT 095)
  • MAT 135: Finite Mathematics (Prereq. MAT 104)

Major Electives (6 hours)

Two courses from the list below.

  • BUS 302: Cost Accounting (Prereq. BUS 102)
  • BUS 304: Fund Accounting (Prereq. BUS 101)
  • BUS 313: International Business
  • BUS 315: International Finance (Prereq. BUS 101 and BUS 301)
  • BUS 316: Workforce Diversity
  • BUS 490: Projects in Accounting
  • BUS 491: Advanced Special Topics in Accounting
  • BUS 492: Individualized Study/Readings in Management
  • BUS 496: Advanced Special Topics in Management
  • CMN 302: Techniques of Persuasion
  • CMN 303: Presentation Design (Prereq. SPE 101)
  • CMN 310: Conflict Management
  • ENG 302: Professional Writing (Prereq. ENG 102)
  • SIT 491:  Senior Internship

Concentrations (12 hours)

Accounting

The concentration in Accounting is designed to provide a fundamental knowledge in accounting practices and principles for students earning a Bachelor of Business Administration. Students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in either the Traditional Division or ABE Program may elect to earn a concentration in Accounting through completion of the following additional requirements.

Requirements

Completion of all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management (Traditional or ABE).

Completion of the following courses with a grade of C or better:

  • BUS 101: Financial Accounting
  • BUS 102: Managerial Accounting (Prereq. BUS 101)
  • BUS 302: Cost Accounting (Prereq. BUS 102)
  • BUS 304:  Fund Accounting (Prereq. BUS 101)

Students may only repeat one of the above accounting courses once.