Management (B.S.B.A.)

All students earning a first baccalaureate degree will take at least 30 of their last 45 credits at Bloomsburg University, no more credits are required than the 30 credits. All first baccalaureate students will take at least 50 percent of credits required for the Major from a PASSHE university. Bloomsburg University may require up to a maximum of 50 percent of the major credits.

The four year (120 credit hours) bachelor's degree consists of 60 semester hours of general education requirements and free non-business electives, 24 hours of Business Core, 24 hours of specialized Management requirements, and 12 hours of Elective Courses in Business. Students are allowed 4 hours of free electives while meeting communication, natural, social sciences, humanities, physical education, values and ethics, and cultural diversity requirements of General Education and three credit hours of Business Statistics requirement.

Required General Education Courses

  • BUSED.101 Introduction to Business
  • BUSED.333 Business Communications and Report Writing
  • COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking
  • ECONOMIC.121 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECONOMIC.122 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECONOMIC.256 Business and Economic Statistics
  • ENGLISH.101 Foundations of College Writing

Choose one of the following two courses:

  • ECONOMIC.156 Business and Economics Mathematics
  • MATH.123 Essentials of Calculus

Business Core

  • ACCT.220 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT.223 Managerial Accounting
  • FINANCE.313 Introduction to Corporate Finance
  • LAW.331 Law and Legal Environment
  • MGMT.244 Principles of Management
  • ITM.175 ITMA
  • MKTG.310 Marketing: Principles and Practices
  • MGMT.497 Business Policies

Specialized Management Requirements

subject to change due to continuous improvement of curriculum - Check with department chair.

  • MGMT.345 Human Resource Managementv
  • MGMT.370 Managerial Decision Making
  • MGMT.371 Supply Chain Operations
  • MGMT.449 Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT.456 International Management
  • MGMT.457 Business and Society
  • MGMT.480 Leadership
  • MGMT elective – Choose from approved electives for MGMT Majors.

Elective Courses in Business

Select four 300 or 400 level courses in business to complete the balance of 60 semester hours. Courses must be selected from the designated list of electives (available upon request). BUSED.333 may not be used as a Business Elective. Students must consult with their advisors when selecting and scheduling elective courses.

Note: 48 credits of the 120 credits needed must be 300-400 level courses.