Pre-Business Core Courses (52 credits)

Course   No. Title Prerequisite Course(s)

Credits
BA 160 B-Engaged Freshmen only 3
BA 161 Innovation Nation - Awareness to Action Freshmen only 3
BA 162 Innovation Nation - Ideas to Reality Freshmen only, BA 161 3
       Students transferring into Business program take next 2 courses and not courses listed above: 
    BA 101 Business Now   6
    BA 170 Business Insights   2
BA 211 Financial Accounting Sophomore standing (SOPH), MTH 111 4
BA 213 Managerial Accounting SOPH, BA 211 w/C- 4
BA 233 Legal Enviro. of Business SOPH 2
BA 253 *** Professional Development SOPH, BA101 or BA162 or DHE160, WRII 4
BA 260 Intro. to Entrepreneurship SOPH 4
BA 275 Foundations of Statistical Inference SOPH, MTH 241 4
BA 302 Business Management Processes SOPH, BA275 or BA276 and MTH245 4
COMM111*
  or
COMM 114*
111- Public Speaking
   or
114- Argument & Critical Discourse
  3
ECON 201 Intro. to Microeconomics SOPH, MTH 111 recommended 4
ECON 202 Intro. to Macroeconomics SOPH, MTH 111 recommended  
MTH 241** Calculus for Mgt & Social Science MTH 111 4

WR 222*
  or
WR 323*
or
WR 327*

English Composition
   or
English Composition
or
Technical Writing
SOPH, WR 121 (C- or higher needed)

3

Note

* COMM 111 or 114 must be completed in the first 45 credits taken at OSU and is alpha sectioned; WR 222, 323, or 327 must be completed in the first 90 credits (first 45 credits at OSU for transfer students).

** Prerequisites also include proper placement on the Math Placement Test. The COB encourages students to only attempt the math class(es) that are recommended based on the Math Placement Test score they earn.

*** Professional Development is a course required of all students.  Prior to Summer 2015, Professional Development was numbered BA353.  Students must have completed one of these 2 courses to meet graduation requirements.

Most core courses are offered during Summer term. Ask an advisor in Spring term about available courses for the Summer.

 

 

Pro-School Business Core Courses  (38 credits)

Course No. Title Prerequisite Courses Credits
BA 333 Legal & Ethical Business Solutions Junior standing (JR), BA 233/230, ECON 201 2
BA 347 Intl. Business JR, ECON 202 4
BA 352 Managing Indiv. & Team Performance JR, COMM 111/114, 4
BA 354* Managing Ethics & Corp/Social Responsibility JR, COMM 111/114, WRII 4
BA 357 Operations Mgt. JR, BA 276, BA 302 4
BA 360**
or FIN 340**
Finance JR, BA 213, ECON 201

4
BA 370
or ACTG 378***
Bus Info Systems or ACTG Info Sys JR, BA 302 4
BA 375 Appl. Quant. Methods JR, BA 275 or BA276 and MTH245 4
BA 390 Marketing JR, ECON 201 4
BA 466 Integrative Strat. Experience Senior standing, BA 340/360, BA 352, BA 357, BA 390 4

*BA 354 only required for students accepted into Pro-School beginning summer 2015.

** Finance majors should take FIN 340 (offered in fall term only).  All other majors should take BA 360 (Accountancy may choose).

*** Business Information Systems, Accountancy and Finance majors take ACTG 378 rather than BA 370.

Most core courses are offered during Summer term. Ask an Advisor about Summer term course availability during Spring term.