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Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements

Candidates qualifying for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (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 sub-collegiate 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 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Candidates qualifying for a B.S.B.A. must have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 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 - The Business Profession I-IV

0

BUS 070 - Globalization

3

BUS 073 - Professional Verbal Communications

2

BUS 074 - Professional Written Communications

2

ECON 002 - Principles of Microeconomics

3

IS 044 - Microsoft Office Tools for Business Analysis

3

IS 084 - Business Data and Knowledge Management

2

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

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

Non-Business Courses

The non-business 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.

Non-Business / Non-Drake Curriculum Requirement

In addition to the required Business and Non-Business courses and the Drake Curriculum requirements, students will complete nine hours of coursework outside of the College of Business and Public Administration.

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