Undergraduate Course Catalog 2011-2012

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Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 64

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 (40)
LA-120 Accounting for Managers (3)
LA-121 Principles of Accountancy II (3)
LB-200 Principles of Management and Leadership (3)
LB-250 Business Law I (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-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)
LB-355 Service Management (3)
LB-380 Supervisory Management (3)