Academic Programs



Courses of special interest

  • Promotional Strategies
  • Travel and Tourism
  • Investment Analysis
  • International Business
  • Entrepreneurship

Catalog 2016-2017

The major is grounded in a theoretical understanding of the numerous disciplines of business administration and allows you the ability to develop and refine knowledge through projects for current companies. These aspects, along with Transylvania University's excellent writing curriculum, will prepare you for life-long learning in the business world.

Business Administration Major/Minor Patterns
Business Administration Major
15 course units, including:
ACCT 2014 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 2134 Principles of Accounting II
BA 3014 Marketing Strategies
BA 3024 Management and Organizational Behavior
BA 3084 Legal Environment of Business
BA 3134 Financial Management
BA 4084 Business Policy and Strategic Management
ECON 2024 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 2034 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2104 Economic and Business Statistics

4 course units from the following (Students seeking to concentrate in Management, Marketing, Finance, or
Hospitality Management must consult the program director.):
ACCT 3144 Cost Accounting
BA 2044 Principles of Food Theory and Preparation
BA 3154 Investment Analysis
BA 3174 Consumer Behavior
BA 3184 Human Resource Management
BA 3194 Financial Planning
BA 3211 Special Topics in Business (1/4 unit)
BA 3212 Special Topics in Business (1/2 unit)
BA 3214 Special Topics in Business (1 unit)
BA 3224 Entrepreneurship
BA 3234 Manager and Employee Communication
BA 3244 International Business
BA 3304 Marketing Research
BA 3314 Lodging Operations and Management
BA 3324 Restaurant Management
BA 3344 Quantity Food Production Management
BA 3534 Personal Selling and Sales Management
BA 3544 Travel and Tourism
BA 3564 Beverage Management
BA 3634 Promotional Strategies
BA 3884 Bank Management
BA 4044 Seminar in Banking
ECON 3034 Money and Banking
ECON 3054 Microeconomics - Theory and Applications
ECON 3074 Macroeconomics Theory and Policy
ECON 3134 Public Finance
ECON 3144 International Trade and Finance
WRC 2214 Business Writing

Allied Course:

Students who plan to pursue graduate school should complete MATH 1304 Calculus I

MATH 1034 Introduction to Contemporary Math or
MATH 1304 Calculus I
Interdisciplinary Business Minor
Minor not open to students with majors in Accounting or Economics

7 course units from the following:
ACCT 2014 Principles of Accounting I
BA 3014 Marketing Strategies
BA 3024 Management and Organizational Behavior
ECON 2024 Principles of Microeconomics
3 additional course units from ACCT, BA, or ECON, 2000-level or above excluding credit/no credit courses.

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