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Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements

Candidates qualifying for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administraiton (B.S.B.A.) 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.

Course

Credit Hours

ACCT 041 - Introduction to Financial Accounting

3

ACCT 042 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 195 - Business Strategy and Policy

3

BLAW 060 - Business Law I

3

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

3

BUS 070 - Globalization

3

BUS 073 - Business and Professional Communications

3

ECON 001 - Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECON 002 - Principles of Microeconomics

3

IS 044 - IT Applications for Business

3

IS 194 - Electronic Commerce

3

FIN 101 - Corporate Finance

3

MGMT 110 - Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 120 - Management of Operations

3

MKTG 101 - Marketing Principles

3

STAT 071* - Statistics I

3

STAT 072* - Statistics II

3

TOTAL

54

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

Non-Business Courses

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

Course Credit Hours
FYS 001-099 - First Year Seminar, or equivalent 3
MATH 028 - Business Calculus or MATH 050 - 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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