Business and Economics, Bachelor of Business Administration
College: Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business
Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
Campus: Lisle Campus
Requirements - Major
Business and Economics majors must complete the University’s distribution requirements, which are partially satisfied by the following courses in ethics and math.
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Business Ethics in the Context of Catholic Social Teaching|
|MATH 1105||Finite Mathematics||3|
|or MATH 1110||College Algebra|
Business majors must complete Math and Ethics requirement with a “C” or better.
|Business Core 1|
|BUSN 1000||Business and Professional Responsibility||3|
|ACCT 1111||Principles of Financial Accounting||3|
|ACCT 1112||Principles of Managerial Accounting||3|
|MGT 1150||Business Statistics I||3|
|BALT 1140||Excel with Business Applications||3|
|ECON 2101||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 2102||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|FINA 2300||Principles of Finance||3|
|MKTG 2300||Principles of Marketing||3|
|MGT 2235||Business Law||3|
|BALT 3301||Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty||3|
|MGT 4380||Strategic Management||3|
|Major Courses 2|
|ECON 3202||Price Theory and Application||3|
|FINA 3370||Multinational Corporate Finance||3|
|FINA 3XXX||Select one FINA course in the 3000 level||3|
|FINA 4XXX||Select one FINA course in the 4000 level||3|
|BALT 3XXX||Select one BALT courses in the 3000 level 3||3|
|BALT 4XXX||Select one BALT courses in the 4000 level||3|
|INTB 3XXX||Select one INTB courses in the 3000 level||3|
|Select one of the following Concentrations:||12|
Business and Economics majors must complete each of the following Business Core courses with a “C” or better.
Business and Economics majors must also complete the following Major Courses, with a “C” or better.
Excluding BALT 3301 Managerial Decision Making Under Uncertainty
CLEP, Work/Life Experience, internships, advanced placement and other external credit may substitute for major courses if approved by the department.
Requirements - Concentration
Business and Economics majors must select a concentration in either Business Analytics, Digital Marketing, or Operations Management. Requirements listed below must be completed with a “C” or better.
|BALT 3310||Visualization Techniques and Dashboarding||3|
|BALT 3330||Database Structures & Queries||3|
|BALT 3370||Introduction to GIS for Business Analysis||3|
|BALT 4320||Data and Text Mining||3|
|MKTG 3345||Introduction to Web Analytics||3|
|MKTG 3347||Social Media Marketing||3|
|MKTG 3348||Content Development & Search Engine Optimization||3|
|MKTG 3349||Search Engine Marketing||3|
|MGT 2235||Business Law||3|
|BALT 3350||Business Process Management||3|
|MGT 4433||Operations Management||3|
|INTB 3340||Global Logistics||3|
|or BALT 3325||Lean Six Sigma for Operational Excellence|
Requirements - Teaching License
Students who desire to be licensed to teach business, marketing, and computer education at the secondary level (grades 9-12) are to declare themselves as Business and Economics majors and Education minors and register with the Benedictine University Education Program as teaching licensure candidates. Advising is then a joint responsibility of the Department of Business and Analytics and the School of Education.
Students must complete the requirement for a major in Business and Economics as well as the requirements of the Teacher Licensure Program in Education which includes the Education minor (see Education [Elementary Education, Special Education and Minors in Education and Special Education] section).
Note: If you desire to teach economics, you may also earn an endorsement in Social Science-Economics by completing the Illinois Board of Education licensure requirements for this endorsement.
Students in the Bachelor of Business Administration program will achieve the following student learning outcomes (SLO):
Student Learning Outcome 1: Demonstrate proficiency in areas such as statistical and other mathematical techniques, data analysis, and quantitative modeling of business related information.
Student Learning Outcome 2: Demonstrate proficiency in areas such as complex problem solving skills, logical reasoning, and idea generation for making business related decisions.
Student Learning Outcome 3: Demonstrate proficiency in the functional areas of business, such as finance, accounting, marketing, operations, and human resources, as well as the capacity to synthesize and apply this functional knowledge.
Student Learning Outcome 4: Demonstrate proficiency in areas such as group dynamics, collaboration, interpersonal relations, and leading individuals, teams or organizations.
Student Learning Outcome 5: Demonstrate proficiency in written, oral, and/or visual communication formats.