Business requirements listed below are for students accepted into Business starting Summer 2017 or later.  Check MyDegrees for your catalog year requirements if accepted prior to summer 2017.

Business Core Courses - lower division

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 or changing to Business take the next two courses and not courses listed above: 

      BA 101     Business Now   6
      BA 280     Business Insights  (only for students transferring in from outside of OSU) 2
BA 211 Financial Accounting Sophomore standing (SOPH), MTH 111 4
BA 213 Managerial Accounting SOPH, BA 211 w/C- 4
BA 223 Marketing SOPH, ECON201 4
BA 230 Legal Environment of Business SOPH 4
BA 240 Finance SOPH, BA211, ECON201 4
BA 281 Professional Development SOPH, BA101 or BA162 3
BA 282 2nd Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development I (FALL) SOPH 1
BA 283 2nd Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development II (WINTER) SOPH 1
BA 284 2nd Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development III (SPRING) SOPH 1
BA 260 Intro. to Entrepreneurship SOPH 4
BA 270 Business Management Processes SOPH, BA275 or BA276 4
BA 275 Foundations of Statistical Inference 

SOPH, MTH 111

4

COMM111
or
COMM 114
or
COMM 218

111 - Public Speaking

114 - Argument & Critical Discourse 

218 - Interpersonal Communication

Should be completed in the first 45 credits taken at OSU 3
ECON 201 Intro. to Microeconomics SOPH, MTH 111 recommended 4
ECON 202 Intro. to Macroeconomics SOPH, MTH 111 recommended 4
MTH 241 Calculus for Mgt & Social Science MTH 111 or ALEKS placement score 4

WR 222
  or
WR 323
  or
WR 327

English Composition
  or
English Composition
  or
Technical Writing
SOPH, WR 121 (C- or higher needed). Should be completed in the first 90 credits (first 45 credits at OSU for transfer students)

3

Business Core Courses - upper division

Course No. Title Prerequisite Courses Credits
BA 347 Intl. Business JR, ECON 202 4
BA 352 Managing Indiv. & Team Performance JR, COMM 111/114/218, WR222/323/327 4
BA 354 Managing Ethics & Corp/Social Responsibility JR, COMM 111/114/218, WRII 4
BA 357 Operations Mgt. JR, BA 275 or 276, BA 270 or 302 4

BA 370
or
ACTG 378*

Bus Info Systems
or
ACTG Info Systems

JR, BA 270 or 302

JR, BA213, BA275 or 276, and BA270 or 302 (w/ C or higher)

4
BA 375 Appl. Quant. Methods JR, BA 275 or BA276 4
BA 311 3rd Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development I (FALL) JR 1
BA 312 3rd Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development II (WINTER) JR 1
BA 313 3rd Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development III (SPRING) JR 1
BA 411 4th Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development I (FALL) SR 1
BA 412 4th Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development II (WINTER) SR 1
BA 413 4th Yr Personal Professional Leadership Development III (SPRING) SR 1
BA 466 Integrative Strat. Experience Senior standing, FIN340 or BA240 or BA360, BA352, BA357, BA223 or BA390 4

*** 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.