Business Administration

Course descriptions

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BA) major is only available to students at the Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury regional campuses. The objective of the BA major is to provide a generalized interdisciplinary business degree with special emphases on Finance, Management, Marketing and Business Communications. An advisor approved focus is also possible based on the availability of courses.

Bachelor of Science Requirements

BA majors are required to achieve a cumulative 2.0 grade point average in the required advanced Finance, Marketing and Management courses and in all business courses for which they have been registered at the University of Connecticut, excluding grades and credits for independent studies and field study internships.

Residence Requirement

Business Administration majors must complete the School of Business residence requirements for all majors. These include earning at least 50 percent of the business credit hours required for the business degree while a student at the University of Connecticut and earning at least 24 credits in 3000-4000 level courses including MGMT 4902 and BUSN 3003W, with no more than three of these 24 credits in independent study courses and no more than three of these 24 credits in field study internship courses. No credits from UConn Education Abroad may fulfill this requirement.

Required Major Courses

In addition to the courses outlined in the Common Body of Knowledge and Capstone Requirements, Business Administration majors must take: one three-credit 3000- or 4000-level FNCE class; one three-credit 3000- or 4000-level MGMT class; one 3-credit 3000- or 4000-level MKTG class; and three three-credit 3000- or 4000-level School of Business courses approved by their advisor.


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