BBA Comprehensive

Contact Information
Phone: (217) 206-6780
Email: BUS@uis.edu
Website: www.uis.edu/bba/
Office Location: UHB 4054

The goal of the comprehensive B.B.A. option is to develop a broad-based education of the business enterprise through advanced study in the business functional areas such as finance, management, marketing, and operations management. Specific objectives of this option are to:

  1. build advanced competencies in critical and ethical thinking, analysis, and decision making related to the business enterprise and
  2. enable students to gain a broad comprehensive understanding of the functional areas of business.

Requirements

Foundation requirements 1
All majors in the College of Business and Management require foundation knowledge in accounting, economics, mathematics, and statistics. UIS courses that satisfy the foundation knowledge requirements include:
ACC 211
ACC 212
Introduction to Financial Accounting
and Introduction to Managerial Accounting
6
ECO 213Statistics for Business and Economics3
MAT 113Business Calculus (or other calculus or finite math equivalent)4
Select one of the following:4-6
Introduction to Microeconomics
and Introduction to Macroeconomics
Economics for Administration 2
Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student’s advisor and the College of Business and Management.
College Core 3
The college core is required of all undergraduate College of Business and Management students.
BUS 302Principles of Financial Management3
BUS 312Principles of Marketing3
BUS 322Principles of Operations Management3
BUS 331Business, Ethics, and Society3
MIS 352Principles of Management Information Systems3
MGT 310Managing Organizational Behavior3
MGT 488Strategic Management: The Capstone 43
Comprehensive Concentration Requirements 5
Upper Division Business (BUS) Course3
Upper Division Management (MGT) Course3
Upper Division Marketing (MKT) Course3
Upper Division College of Business & Management course work 66
Total Hours53-55
1

Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in ALL foundation courses and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all foundation courses.

2

Junior or senior standing required to enroll in ECO 315

3

Students must earn a minimum of C- in ALL college core courses (EXCEPT MGT 488) and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all college core courses. A minimum grad of C (2.0) is required in MGT 488 (a grade of C- or lower will not be accepted).

4

 Prerequisite: All college core courses, and within 12 hours of graduation or during the student's last semester.

5

 College Core and ECCE courses may not be used to fulfill these requirements.

6

 e.g., ACC, BUS, ECO, MGT, MKT, MIS, and SPM.

Degree Plan*

*Listed below is a SUGGESTED Degree Plan.  For OFFICIAL program information, please refer to the catalog content above and consult your academic advisor.

Year 1
Fall Hours
ENG 1011Rhetoric and College Writing3
COM 1121Oral Communication3
Freshman Seminar13
Social Science (PSY or SOC recommended)3
ECO 201 (Soc Science GenEd))2Introduction to Microeconomics3
 Hours15
Spring  
ENG 1021College Writing and Civic Engagement3
Science without lab (Life or Physical)13
Comparative Societies Humanities13
MAT 113 (or other Calc or Finite Math equivalent; Math GenEd)2Business Calculus4
ECO 202 (Soc Science GenEd))2Introduction to Macroeconomics3
 Hours16
Year 2
Fall  
Visual/Performing/Creative Arts Humanities (Not IAI transferrable)13
Science with lab (Life or Physical)14
ACC 2112Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ECO 213 (Math GenEd)2Statistics for Business and Economics3
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
 Hours16
Spring  
Humanities Course13
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
ACC 2122Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
MGT 3103Managing Organizational Behavior3
BUS 3123Principles of Marketing3
 Hours15
Year 3
Fall  
BUS 3023Principles of Financial Management3
BUS 3223Principles of Operations Management3
MIS 3523Principles of Management Information Systems3
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
 Hours15
Spring  
BUS 3313Business, Ethics, and Society3
Upper Division Business (BUS) course 43
Upper Division Management (MGT) Course43
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
 Hours15
Year 4
Fall  
Upper Division Marketing (MKT) Course43
Upper Division CBM Course (ACC, BUS, ECO, MGT, MKT or MIS)43
Upper Division CBM Course (ACC, BUS, ECO, MGT, MKT or MIS)43
ECCE: U.S. Communities OR Global Aware (300 or 400 level)53
Upper Division Elective or Minor Course63
 Hours15
Spring  
MGT 4883Strategic Management: The Capstone3
IPL 300ECCE: Internship Applied Learning6
UNI 3015ECCE: Speakers Series1
Upper or Lower Division Elective or Minor Course63
 Hours13
 Total Hours: 120
1

 General Education requirements:  37-43 Hours

2

 Foundation course requirements:  17-19 Hours (Some fulfill General Education Requirements)

  • A minimum grade of C- is required in ALL foundation courses and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 across all foundation courses.
3

 College Core course work:  21 hours

  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 is required across all college core courses.
  • Minimum grade of C- if required in each core course EXCEPT MGT 488 where a minimum grade of C (2.0) is required (C- or lower will not be accepted).
  • MGT 488 must be taken within 12 hours of graduation or during the student's last semester. All other core classes are prerequisites to MGT 488.
4

 Business Administration Major course work:  15 Hours

  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 across all courses required for the major.
5

 ECCE Requirements:  10 Hours - Along with Speaker series, students must fulfill their ECCE requirements by selecting courses from at least tw of the three available ECCE categories including U.S. Communities, Global Awareness & Engagement Experience.

6

Upper Division electives:  24 hours that can be selected to earn a minor or study abroad and can be outside of major.

CBM strictly enforces prerequisites.  Refer to the catalog for specific CBM and Program requirements.

CBM majors are allowed to take only ONE ECCE course from either US Communities OR Global Awareness category before transferring to their major.  The remaining ECCE requirements will be fulfilled with six hours of internship.