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General Business

A broad-based degree with deep knowledge

SFA’s Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in General Business offers a wide range of classes that you can combine and customize to suit your interests and career goals. Considering law school? An emphasis in legal studies might be just the ticket.

Degrees and Minors

B.B.A. in General Business

As a general business student, you will complete a selection of core courses that will give you a strong foundation of business knowledge. From there, you can complete business courses that align with your interests and intended career path.

  • University Core Curriculum – B.B.A. track
  • B.B.A. Foundation Curriculum: ACC 231, 232; BCM 247; BLW 335; ECO 231, 232, 339; FIN 333; GBU 325; MGT 272, 370, 371, 463; MKT 351; Two Hours General Electives
  • MTH 220
  • GBU 461
  • 3 hours from GBU 321, MGT 472, MKT 425
  • 6 hours representing two of the following areas:
    Law: BLW 366, 437, 456, 468, 478
    Communication: BCM 347, 447, 450
    Technology: GBU 310, 440; CSC 340
  • 12 advanced hours within the College of Business course prefixes: ACC, BCM, BLW, ECO, FIN, GBU, MGT and MKT, with a maximum of 9 hours from any one prefix

SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

B.B.A. in General Business – Online

Students that have already completed 60 credit-hours have the option to pursue an online B.B.A. in General Business. The requirements are no different than the traditional face-to-face program. Visit SFA Online to learn more.

B.B.A. in General Business – Corporate Communication emphasis

The optional corporate communications emphasis is aimed primarily at students interested in taking leadership and administrative positions within organizations or corporations.

  • University Core Curriculum – B.B.A. track
  • B.B.A. Foundation Curriculum: ACC 231, 232; BCM 247; BLW 335; ECO 231, 232, 339; FIN 333; GBU 325; MGT 272, 370, 371, 463; MKT 351; Two Hours General Electives
  • MTH 220
  • GBU 461
  • GBU 321
  • BCM 347, 447, 450
  • MGT 373
  • 3 hours from GBU 310, 440; CSC 340
  • 3 hours from BLW 456; GBU 345, 485

SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

B.B.A. in General Business – Legal Studies emphasis

The optional legal studies emphasis provides an in-depth focus on laws and regulations. Students who choose this emphasis complete 21 hours of coursework in business law, economics, finance and business communication. Courses cover topics such as negotiations, risk management, investments, oil and gas law, real estate law and international law.

  • University Core Curriculum – B.B.A. track
  • B.B.A. Foundation Curriculum: ACC 231, 232; BCM 247; BLW 335; ECO 231, 232, 339; FIN 333; GBU 325; MGT 272, 370, 371, 463; MKT 351; Two Hours General Electives
  • MTH 220
  • GBU 461
  • 9 hours from BLW 336, 437, 456, 468, 478; GBU 400
  • 6 hours from ECO 331; FIN 357, 361; GBU 321; MGT 373
  • 3 hours from ACC 343; ECO 345; GBU 485; MGT 379; MKT 425, 357
  • 3 hours from BCM 450; GBU 440

SUGGESTED COURSE OUTLINE

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

Minor in General Business

*Students earning the B.B.A. degree are not eligible to earn the general business minor

  • 3 hours from ACC 101, 231
  • 3 hours from GBU 147; FIN 369
  • 3 hours from BCM 247; BLW 335
  • ECO 231
  • 9 advanced hours within the College of Business course prefixes: ACC, BCM, BLW, ECO, FIN, GBU, MGT and MKT, with a maximum of 6 hours from any one prefix

*See General Bulletin for additional details, guidelines and requirements

 

Teacher education programs

Interested in teaching business? We offer two teaching certifications for graduate students pursuing their Master of Arts in Teaching: Business and Finance 6-12, or Technology Applications EC-12. Learn more.

Contact

The Department of Business Communication and Legal Studies
936.468.3103
Fax: 936.468.1515
bclsinfo@sfasu.edu
Staff directory

Physical Address:
McGee Business Building
Suite 229

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13060, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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