Business Administration Programs
Students in the Business Administration department can select one or more of the three 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.Business Administration (BA)
Students may add a minor course of study to specialize in a particular area of interest and become more marketable for certain careers.
Business majors and minors are also available through the Path to Purple Program at WSU-Rochester.
College of Business Admissions Policy
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.
Pass/No Credit (P/NC) Courses
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.
University Studies Flag Requirements
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:
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)
MGMT 317 Management of Human Resources (3)
MGMT 325 Organizational Dynamics (3)