Business Administration (B.S.)

Admission Requirements

Transfer students are accepted into the program on a competitive basis. No freshmen are accepted directly into the program. Students interested in business as a major may be admitted as a pre-business major (0424) until completion of entrance requirements. Prior to acceptance into the program, students will be required to attain competency in mathematics, complete CWP 101, CWP 102 and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Transfer students must take all concentration courses, the six hours of upper-division business elective courses, BUS 430, and BUS 460 at Buffalo State College. Business transfer courses with D or less will not be accepted into the major.

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Business Administration Major Requirements (60 credit hours)
Business Core (39 credit hours)
ECO 201PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS3
ECO 202PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS3
BUS 312FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING3
BUS 313MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING3
BUS 320PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING3
BUS 324BUSINESS COMMUNICATION3
BUS 325HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3
BUS 334BUSINESS LAW I3
BUS 360PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT3
FIN 314CORPORATION FINANCE3
ECO 305STATISTICS FOR ECONOMICS3
or MAT 311 INTRODUCTORY PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS
BUS 460OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT3
BUS 430STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT3
Concentration (15 credit hours)
Select one of the following concentrations:15
Business Electives (6 credit hours)
Any upper-level Business Department course that is not required in the business core or used in your concentration may be taken as a business elective. The department recommends that students meet the business elective requirement through participation in the internship program, BUS 378.6
All College Electives
21-27 credit hours21-27
Total Credit Hours120

Marketing Concentration

Select 15 credit hours from the following:15
MARKETING ON THE INTERNET
SALES METHODS AND TECHNIQUES
ADVERTISING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES
SALES MANAGEMENT
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
RETAIL MANAGEMENT
ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
MARKETING RESEARCH
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
Total Credit Hours15

Management Concentration

Select 15 credit hours from the following:15
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
SALES MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS LAW II
RETAIL MANAGEMENT
CURRENT PRACTICES IN BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
SPORTS MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING
ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
Total Credit Hours15

International Business Concentration

Select 15 credit hours from the following:15
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
BUSINESS IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE
INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
INTERNATIONAL AND CROSS-CULTURAL TRAINING
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
Total Credit Hours15