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Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements

Candidates qualifying for the degree of B.S. in Business Administration must complete 124 credit hours. At least 42 credit hours must be earned in courses numbered 100 or above. At least 50 percent of required business credit hours must be completed in residence at Drake.

Credit for remedial courses of subcollegiate level is not considered toward meeting the requirements for graduation. The final 30 hours of an undergraduate degree must be taken at Drake University, unless an alternative plan is approved by the the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Candidates qualifying for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration must have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (equivalent of "C") for all Drake University work attempted and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 in all courses taken in the College that carry a number of 100 and above.

Required Curriculum

Business Courses

All business majors are required to complete the following courses:

 

Credits

Accounting 041 and 042 (Introduction to Financial and Managerial Accounting)

6

Business 195 (Business Strategy and Policy)

3

Business Law 060 (Business Law I)

3

Business 001, 002, 003, 004, 005 (The Business Profession I-V)

Business 073 (Business and Professional Communications)

Business 081 (Applied Leadership and Teamwork)

Economics 001 and 002 (Principles of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics)

3

3

3

6

IS 0044 (IT Applications for Business)

3

Information Systems 101 (Information Systems in Organizations)

3

Finance 101 (Corporate Finance)

3

Management 110 (Organizational Behavior)

3

Management 120 (Management of Operations)

3

Marketing 101 (Marketing Principles)

3

Statistics 071 and 072* (Statistics I and II)

6

Total

54

* Actuarial science majors take Actuarial Science 131 — Introduction to Probability I and Actuarial Science 141 — Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis I.

Non-Business Requirements

The nonbusiness courses are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

 

Credits

FYS 001-099 (First-Year Seminar or equivalent)

3

   

Math 028 or Math 050 (Business Calculus or Analytic Geometry and Calculus I)

3-4

Total

6-7

The courses listed above as required by the College of Business and Public Administration may be used to fulfill requirements of the Drake Curriculum. Please refer to the Drake Curriculum for additional information.

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