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 Major

(56 Semester Hours)

The BS in Business Administration requires 56 semester hours, a major internship, a prerequisite course in statistics and in Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, 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)
  • Analytics & Modeling for Management Science (4)
  • Accounting Principles & Practice (4)
  • Organization - Design, Management, and Change (4)
  • Stakeholder Cooperation and Nonmarket Strategy (4)
  • Strategic Communication and Career Development (4)
  • Marketing Principles & Practice (4)
  • Managerial Accounting (4)
  • Managerial Finance (4)
  • Operations Management (4)
  • Data-Driven Decision Making in Business, Government, and Not-for-Profit Organizations (4)
  • Leadership and Career Development (4)
  • Global Strategic Management (4)

1 Major Internship (4 Semester Hours)

 

1 Experiential Elective Course (4 Semester Hours)

  • New Ventures/International Venture (4)
  • Project Management (4)
  • Entrepreneurship elective on Study Abroad (pre-approval required) (4)

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 ECON 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 can be paired with any College of Arts & Sciences major, complementing the Willamette liberal arts experience with professional training in management and powerful tools that employers value.

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 (4)
  • Accounting Principles and Practice (4)
  • Organizations—Design, Management, and Change (4)
  • Managerial Finance (4)
  • Marketing Principles and Practice (4)
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