Business Administration Programs


Students in the Business Administration department can select from these BA Major programs:

Each program provides students with the fundamental principles and practices of effective management. Each program is designed so that upon completion, students have met the university intensive course requirements.


Admission to the College of Business (COB) for College of Business B.S. majors and minors is required before students may enroll in 300-400 level COB classes.

View the current College of Business Admission Policy.

Except for internships, students must take all courses in their major, minor, and options on a grade-only basis. The P/NC option is available to non-majors unless otherwise noted. Courses offered on a pass/no credit-only or grade-only basis are so designated in the course descriptions.

Completion of all course work required for the major. A course cannot be repeated more than twice. Completion of a minimum of 15 credits hours of 300/400 level courses from the business Administration Department at WSU. None of the course required for a major, minor, option, or any of the concentrations, may be taken on a P/NC basis. Completion of minimum of 50% of the business courses in the major from WSU. Beginning with the Fall 2010 catalog, all courses counted in the major require a grade of “C” or better.

Students may use Flag courses to satisfy both University Studies and major requirements.  Flag courses will usually be in the student's major or minor program.  The Business Administration Department offers the following flag courses in the University Studies Program:

Oral Flag
MGMT 495 Strategic Management (3)

Math/Critical Analysis Flag 
ECON 222/BUSA 220 Statistics for Business and Economics (3)
ECON 322/BUSA 320 Intermediate  Statistics for Business and Economics (3)

Writing Flag  
MGMT 317 Management of Human Resources (3)
MGMT 325 Organizational Dynamics (3)