Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 61

Business Administration majors will acquire an in-depth understanding of business functional areas such as marketing, finance, economics, organizational behavior and supervisory management. The Business Administration curriculum assists majors in building a set of business skills and knowledge that will enhance their career mobility and confidence.


Applicants should be at least 24 years of age; have earned a minimum of 12 semester (18 quarters) hours of transferable credit at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution; have earned a minimum of a 2.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative transfer GPA, based on all transferable courses to be considered for admission; and have at least 3 years of full-time work experience. Credits earned through PLA cannot be used for satisfying the transfer credit hour requirement for admission into an accelerated degree program. Business course grades of C or higher will be accepted for transfer into the major.


Successful completion of a minimum of 128 semester credit hours.

Completion of final 32 semester graded credit hours at Lewis University including four upper division foundation courses and/or major courses (12 semester credit hours.)

Achievement of an overall grade point average of at least 2.00 (C) for all courses taken at Lewis University and a 2.20 average for the foundation and major area courses.

I.General Education (45) (Three Mission-related courses are required. Two must be taken at Lewis University)

II.  Core Courses (37)
LA-120 Accounting for Managers (3)
LA-121 Principles of Accountancy II (3)
LB-200 Principles of Management and Leadership (3)
LB-300 Business Communication in the Digital Age (3)
LE-200 Fundamentals of Macroeconomics (3)
(will satisfy General Education Social Science)
LE-201 Basic Microeconomics (3)
LF-200 Finance for Managers (3)
LG-200 Introduction to Information Systems (3)
LG-230 Finite Mathematics (3)
(will satisfy General Education Mathematics)
LG-349 Statistics for the Decision Maker (3)
LG-350 Decision Science (3)
LM-200 Principles of Marketing (3)
Students are required to take one College of Business Seminar (1 Credit Hour).

III. Major Area Courses (24)
LB-250 Business Law I (3)
LB-360 Human Resource Management (3)
LB-375 Organizational Behavior (3)
LB-420 International Business (3)
LB-450 Current Issues in Management and Business Ethics (3)
LB-460 Strategic Management: Theories and Applications (3)
LE-330 Government and Business (3)

Select one elective from the following: (3)
LB-355 Service Management (3)
LB-380 Supervisory Management (3)