(BA) BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Lloyd Brooks, Ed.D., Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Room 426, FCBE Administration Building
Students must have earned a minimum of 45 credit hours and have met specific course prerequisites with a minimum grade of “C” to be eligible for all 3000 and 4000 level courses. In addition to these requirements, students seeking a degree in the Fogelman College of Business and Economics must have (1) completed all required lower division business courses with a minimum grade of “C” in each; (2) minimum of 2.25 GPA (2.5 for accounting majors) in all required lower division business courses and MATH 1830, 1421, or 1910, and (3) 45 hours of course work including MATH 1830, 1421, or 1910, COMM 2381 and 9 hours of English (See B.B.A. Degree Requirements-General Requirements).
A surcharge of $35 per credit hour for 3000 and 4000 level courses and $35 per credit hour for 6000-9000 level courses has been approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents. The purpose of the surcharge on these business courses is to guarantee the continuous improvement of the college and compliance with the standards of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB International).
BA 4811 - Internship in Business (1-6)
Internship designed to provide credit for business students who have earned the maximum number of internship credit hours allowed in their major, or business students who are enrolled in an internship not in their major. This course will be counted as a general elective, not as a required or elective course in the student's major. PREREQUISITE: completion of 60 credit hours, minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA, and 15 hours of upper-division business courses.
BA 4900 - Practicum In Research (1-3)
Actual problem-solving research activities in business and economics. Student assigned to project either being conducted currently by faculty member or one developed under supervision of faculty member. Whenever possible, project within student's major field of study. PREREQUISITE: senior status.
BA 4910 - Problems/Intl Business (1-3)
Student conducts an approved research project in the International Business area under the supervision of a faculty member. Variable credit hours 1 to 3. PREREQUISITE: Senior standing and permission of department chair.
BA 4911 - Internship Intnl Bus (1-6)
Practical operations of international business. Students placed for 1-8 month period with cooperating business firm operating in fields of international banking and finance, transportation, management, marketing or accounting. Academic credit granted upon certification of satisfactory performance by cooperating business firm and upon acceptance by faculty of written research report by student. PREREQUISITE: 2.75 overall GPA and completed 15 hours of Upper Division core.