Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Program: Business Administration - General, BA Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Business Administration - General, BA

To declare a Business Major:

  • A student must complete BUS 181, BUS 182, with a BC average or better, or a minimum grade of C in BUS 181 & BUS 182, and a 2.5 GPA in BUS 181, BUS 182, BUS 220, BUS 240, BUS 250, & ACC 210 
  • Complete the Major Declaration Form (link)

Major credit requirements:

  • At least 45 total credits plus collateral courses.
  • Exit cumulative GPA of 2.00 in major.

A major in Business Administration consists of the following courses plus collateral requirements:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
BUS 181 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
BUS 182 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
BUS 220 - Introduction to Finance and Investments 3 credits
BUS 240 - Principles of Marketing 3 credits
BUS 250 - Principles of Management 3 credits
BUS 301 - Business Ethics 3 credits
BUS 303 - Business Law 3 credits
BUS 305 - Management Information Systems 3 credits
BUS 480 - Research Seminar in Business Administration 1 credits
BUS 201 - Business Analytics 2 credits

or MAT 221 

Elective courses:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

ACC 331 and one upper division course from Finance, Marketing, and Management emphasis areas, plus two supplemental upper division courses from any of the previously mentioned emphasis areas.

ACC 331 - Managerial Accounting 3 credits

Finance courses:

BUS 320 - Intermediate Investments 3 credits
BUS 322 - Intermediate Finanace 3 credits
BUS 325 - Financial Markets and Institutions 3 credits
BUS 326 - Money and Banking 3 credits
BUS 381 - Managerial Economics 3 credits
BUS 388 - Advanced Financial Modeling 3 credits
BUS 410 - Advanced Investment Research 3 credits
BUS 420 - International Finance 3 credits
  • BUS 391 - Special Topics in Finance 3 credits
  • Marketing courses:

    BUS 342 - Marketing Research 3 credits
    BUS 343 - Advertising 3 credits
    BUS 347 - Consumer Behavior 3 credits
    BUS 345 - Digital Social Media Marketing 3 credits
    BUS 372 - Global Marketing 3 credits
    BUS 385 - Global Entrepreneurship 3 credits
  • BUS 391 - Special Topics in Marketing 3 credits
  • Management courses:

    BUS 350 - Human Resource Management 3 credits
    BUS 352 - Organizational Behavior 3 credits
    BUS 359 - Small Business Management 3 credits
    BUS 371 - Cross Cultural Management 3 credits
  • BUS 391 - Special Topics in Management 3 credits
  • Business Administration Collaterals:

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    ACC 210 - Financial Accounting 3 credits
    COM 201 - Foundations of Professional Communication 3 credits
    COM 211 - Small Group Communication 3 credits
    COM 301 - Professional Communication 3 credits
    MAT 117 - Elementary Statistics 3 credits

    General Education Core Curriculum

    Liberal Arts

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    COL 101 - Introduction to College Experiences 1 credits
    PED 100 - Health & Wellness and Activity 1 credits
    LAS 101 - Liberal Arts Seminar 1 credits
    LAS 401 - Liberal Arts Capstone or LAS 402 - Liberal Arts Capstone 2 credits

    Theology

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    One course from:

    THE 105 - Introduction to Scripture 3 credits
    THE 110 - Introduction to Theology 3 credits

    One course in Biblical Theology:

    THE 221 - The Book of Genesis 3 credits
    THE 225 - History of Israel ♦ 3 credits
    THE 227 - Old Testament Poetry and Wisdom Literature 3 credits
    THE 228 - Old Testament Prophets 3 credits
    THE 230 - The New Testament 3 credits
    THE 231 - The Life of Christ 3 credits
    THE 234 - Pauline Epistles 3 credits
    THE 235 - Romans 3 credits
    THE 238 - Hebrews and the General Epistles 3 credits
    THE 239 - The Book of Revelation and Apocalyptic Literature 3 credits

    One course in Applied Theology:

    THE 311 - Christian Faith and Life 3 credits
    THE 312 - Theology of Christian Worship 3 credits
    THE 331 - Introduction to World Religions ♦ 3 credits
    THE 332 - Christ and Culture ♦ 3 credits
    THE 350 - Archaeology and the Biblical World 3 credits
    PHI 201 - Ethics 3 credits
    PHI 202 - Apologetics 3 credits

    One course in Systematic Theology:

    THE 401 - Basic Teachings of the Bible 1 3 credits
    THE 402 - Basic Teachings of the Bible 2 3 credits
    THE 411 - Lutheran Confessions 3 credits
    THE 421 - Religion in America ♦ 3 credits
    THE 441 - History of Christianity 3 credits
    THE 442 - History of the Reformations 3 credits
    THE 461 - Thought and Life of Martin Luther 3 credits

    Professional Development

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    Grade of “C” or better is required.

    COM 101 - Introduction to Communication 3 credits
    ENG 101 - Writing and Rhetoric 3 credits

    Approaches to Individual and Social Questions

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    One Literature course from:

    ENG 210 - American Literature 1 3 credits
    ENG 211 - American Literature 2 3 credits
    ENG 220 - British Literature 1 3 credits
    ENG 221 - British Literature 2 3 credits
    ENG 293 - Genre Studies: Drama 3 credits
    ENG 294 - Genre Studies: Poetry 3 credits
    ENG 295 - Genre Studies: Fiction 3 credits
    ENG 307 - Non-Western Perspectives ♦ 3 credits

    One History course from:

    HIS 101 - American History 1, 1492-1865 3 credits
    HIS 102 - American History 2, 1866-1945 3 credits
    HIS 111 - European History 1, to - 1500 3 credits
    HIS 112 - European History 2, 1500-1850 3 credits
    HIS 352 - Islam and the Middle East ♦ 3 credits
    HIS 371 - Native American History ♦ 3 credits
    HIS 381 - American Revolution and Early Republic, 1763-1815 3 credits
    HIS 383 - American Civil War, 1848-1877 3 credits

    One Quantitative Reasoning course from:

    MAT 116 - Survey of Contemporary Mathematics 3 credits
    MAT 117 - Elementary Statistics 3 credits
    MAT 119 - Trigonometry 3 credits
    MAT 221 - Calculus 1 4 credits

    One Lab Science course from:

    ANT 101 - Biological Anthropology ♦ 4 credits
    BIO 124 - Plant Science 4 credits
    BIO 142 - Microbes - Friends and Foes and BIO 143  3 credits
    BIO 202 - Principles of Biology 2 4 credits
    CHE 105 - Food and Cooking Chemistry 4 credits
    CHE 161 - General Chemistry 1 and CHE 168 - General Chemistry 1 Lab (one additional credit) 4 credits
    ESS 182 - Environmental Science 4 credits
    PHY 101 - Introduction to Astronomy and PHY 105 - Astronomy Laboratory (one additional credit) 3 credits

    or PHY 102 and PHY 105 

    One Social Science course from:

    ANT 100 - General Anthropology ♦ 3 credits
    ANT 102 - Cultural Anthropology ♦ 3 credits
    ANT 322 - Food and Culture ♦ 3 credits
    BUS 150 - Introduction to Business 3 credits
    BUS 181 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
    COM 203 - Introduction to Mass and Social Media 3 credits
    COM 211 - Small Group Communication 3 credits
    COM 260 - Interpersonal Communication 3 credits
    COM 309 - Intercultural Communication ♦ 3 credits
    PHI 101 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 credits
    POL 110 - Introduction to American Government and Politics 3 credits
    POL 290 - Politics and Governments of Developed and Developing Nations ♦ 3 credits
    POL 390 - Central Europe: Berlin and Vienna International Travel Course ♦ 3 credits
    PSY 101 - Introduction to Psychology 3 credits
    PSY 120 - Human Growth and Development 3 credits
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology ♦ 3 credits
    SPE 240 - Sport Psychology 3 credits

    One Fine Arts course from:

    ART 110 - Drawing 1 3 credits
    ART 120 - Fundamentals of 2-D 3 credits
    ART 130 - Fundamentals of 3-D 3 credits
    ART 140 - Introductory Web Design - Tools for Every Profession 3 credits
    ART 150 - Non-Western Art ♦ 3 credits
    MUS 101 - Music Fundamentals 3 credits
    MUS 105 - American Popular Music 3 credits
    THR 101 - Introduction to Theatre 3 credits
    THR 210 - Acting 1 3 credits

    Intercultural Knowledge and Competence

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    One cultural diversity course (can be met by a course used to satisfy one of the other GENED requirements indicated by ♦ above):

    ANT 100 - General Anthropology 3 credits
    ANT 101 - Biological Anthropology 4 credits
    ANT 102 - Cultural Anthropology 3 credits
    ANT 104 - Linguistic Anthropology 3 credits
    ANT 322 - Food and Culture 3 credits
    ART 150 - Non-Western Art 3 credits
    COM 309 - Intercultural Communication 3 credits
    ENG 307 - Non-Western Perspectives 3 credits
    GER 100 - Navigating Cultural Pitfalls 3 credits
    GER 101 - Elementary German 1 4 credits
    GER 102 - Elementary German 2 4 credits
    HIS 352 - Islam and the Middle East 3 credits
    HIS 371 - Native American History 3 credits
    POL 290 - Politics and Governments of Developed and Developing Nations 3 credits
    POL 390 - Central Europe: Berlin and Vienna International Travel Course 3 credits
    SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology 3 credits
    SPA 100 - Hispanic Cultures 3 credits
    SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish 1 4 credits
    THE 225 - History of Israel 3 credits
    THE 331 - Introduction to World Religions 3 credits
    THE 332 - Christ and Culture 3 credits
    THE 421 - Religion in America 3 credits

    BA Foreign Language

    Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed

    For the BA, one of the following:

    Completion of three years of a high school foreign language, two of which must be sequential from the same language or completion of a college level foreign language course:

    GER 101 - Elementary German 1 ♦ 4 credits
    GER 102 - Elementary German 2 ♦ 4 credits
    SPA 101 - Elementary Spanish 1 ♦ 4 credits

    Degree Credit Requirements

    • At least 120 degree credits are required for a bachelor’s degree. There is no limit to the number of credits which may be earned in one department.
    • A minimum of 30 of the final 36 credits must be earned in residence to receive a bachelor’s degree from WLC.
    • Students must also earn at least 15 credits in residence in upper division courses (300 and 400 level) in the major to receive a bachelor’s degree from WLC.
    • If a major requires a capstone course, it is required to be taken at WLC.
    • At least 9 credits in the minor must be taken at WLC.
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 must be achieved to satisfy the degree requirements. Individual programs may require grade point averages higher than a 2.0 for courses used to satisfy the major.

    Suggested General Education Sequencing

    • Freshman : COL 101 (Fall), LAS 101  (Spring), Foreign Language/Foreign Language Diversity, Quantitative Reasoning, ENG 101, COM 101, THE 105/THE 110, ~9 cr. in the major
    • Sophomore: Biblical Theology, PED 100, 1-2 Approaches, declare major

    • Junior: Applied Theology, 1-2 Approaches

    • Senior: Systematic Theology,  1-2 Approaches, LAS 401/LAS 402 

     

    (Full general education information may be found here.)

     

     

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