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Business Administration

The Business Administration major prepares you for graduate study or a career in many for-profit and non-profit settings by developing a broad base of business skills and knowledge. The solid background of general business skills and knowledge, which are necessary for success in any business career, can be gained through completion of this major.


You will develop a broad understanding of all areas of business including: management, marketing, finance, and international business. As a result, many of our graduates find employment in a wide variety of companies. Many international graduates of Business Administration return to their home country to pursue careers in such areas as manufacturing, sales, and import/export businesses.

LOCATIONS: Main residential campus in Fayette, Iowa, UIU Educational Centers, Online, and Self-Paced Degree Program.


Business Core:

(3) BA 160 Microeconomic Principles
(3) BA 161 Macroeconomic Principles
(3) BA 201 Accounting Principles I
(3) BA 202 Accounting Principles II
(3) BA 208 Marketing Principles
(3) BA 210 Management Principles
(3) BA 222 Management Information Systems
(3) BA 302 Business Law I
(3) BA 341 Corporate Financial Management
(3) MATH 220 Elementary Statistics
(3) PHIL 202 Contemporary Ethics OR BA 225 Business Ethics
(3) BA 356 Quantitative Decisions in Business

Total: 36 credits

Area of Emphasis:

(3) BA 361 Human Resources Management
(3) BA 423 Production & Operations Management
(3) BA 454 Management Cases

One of the following: (3)

BA 310 Money and Banking
BA 343 Investments
BA 421 Managerial Cost Accounting

One of the following: (3)

BA 315 Sales Management
BA 358 Consumer Behavior
BA 363 Advertising & Integrated Marketing Communication

One of the following: (3)

BA 317 International Management
BA 424 Global Marketing
BA 463 International Finance
BA 488 Economics of International Business

One of the following: (3)

BA 403 Internship
BA 499 Special Project

Total: 21 credits


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Last Updated 8/23/13