Requirements for the Business Major

The BS in Business Administration requires 14 business courses (56 semester hours), 1 major internship (4 semester hours), 1 prerequisite course in statistics (4 semester hours), 1 prerequisite course in Microeconomics/ Macroeconomics (4 semester hours), and completion of the General Education Program requirements.

13 required courses (52 semester hours):

  • Introduction to Management in Business, Government, and Not-for-Profit Organizations (4 semester hours)
  • Analytics & Modeling for Management Science (4 semester hours)
  • Accounting Principles & Practice (4 semester hours)
  • Organizations – Design, Management, and Change (4 semester hours)
  • Stakeholder Cooperation and Nonmarket Strategy (4 semester hours)
  • Strategic Communication and Career Development (4 semester hours)
  • Marketing Principles & Practice (4 semester hours)
  • Managerial Finance (4 semester hours)
  • Managerial Accounting (4 semester hours)
  • Operations Management (4 semester hours)
  • Data-Driven Decision Making for Business, Government, and Not-for-Profit Organizations (4 semester hours)
  • Leadership and Career Development (4 semester hours)
  • Global Strategic Management (4 semester hours)

1 major internship (4 semester hours)

1 experiential elective course (4 semester hours), chosen from:

  • New ventures/International Venture (4 semester hours)
  • Project Management (4 semester hours)
  • Entrepreneurship elective on Study Abroad (pre-approval required, 4 semester hours)

The undergraduate statistics prerequisite can be satisfied by one of the following courses: MATH 138, ECON 230, PSYC 253, IDS 138, or equivalent (transfer credit, a score of 4 or 5 on AP Statistics).

The microeconomics and macroeconomics prerequisite can be satisfied by ECON 112, both of ECON 363 and 364, or equivalent (transfer credit, a score of 4 or 5 on AP Economics/Micro and AP Economics/Macro).


Requirements for the Business Minor

(20 Semester Hours)

The business minor is comprised of five courses, introducing students to the fundamentals of management and managerial disciplines — leadership, accounting, organizations, finance, and marketing.

  • Introduction to Management and Leadership
  • Accounting Principles and Practice
  • Organizations—Design, Management, and Change
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Principles and Practice
Willamette University

Business (Undergraduate)

Salem Campus

Address
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6300

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