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    Austin Peay State University
   
 
  Aug 22, 2017
 
 
    
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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

College of Business


Location: Kimbrough 104
Phone: 931-221-1283
e-mail: cob@apsu.edu  
Website: www.apsu.edu/business

Mission

To promote the continuous development of a learning environment, through excellent teaching and faculty research, which challenges students to push beyond the textbook, explore the limits of their capabilities and discover their individual passions.

Value Statements

  1. We value excellent teaching and learning.
  2. We value excellent research.
  3. We value experiential learning.
  4. We value reflective learning that leads to productive citizenship.

Admission Requirements

Students majoring in business will receive the Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Admission to the College of Business (COB) requires a completed application and the following:

  • A Cumulative GPA of 2.35

All exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the Dean of the College of Business.  Students seeking exceptions must have their College of Business advisor’s approval before submitting the request to the Dean.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Transfer students must meet the previously prescribed admission requirements for the BBA program. Transfer student must have his/her transcripts reviewed by the College of Business advisor. Accepted freshmen and sophomore level courses transfer as lower level courses.

Students enrolled in the BBA program who plan to take courses from another institution for transfer credit to APSU must secure prior written approval from the College of Business and the Registrar on the Course Approval Form (found on the Registrar’s website).

Business Online Cohort

Eligibility in taking courses in the Business Online Cohort is competitive and offers limited availability for each co-hort to ensure quality.  The Business Online Cohort requires a completed application and the following:

  • Students must meet the previously prescribed admission requirements for the BBA program.

  • Students must possess and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75

  • Students must provide justification (i.e. military, out-of-state residency, full time employment, medical)

All exceptions to these requirements must be approved by the Dean of the College of Business.  Students seeking exceptions must have their College of Business advisor’s approval before submitting the request to the Dean.

Students in the Business Online Cohort will be required to take a proctored Major Field Test (MFT).

Business Minors and Non-Business Majors

Business minors and non-business majors must meet the applicable course prerequisites and may earn no more than 30 hours of credit offered by the College of Business.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are listed below:

  • Minimum 39 upper division hours;

  • The CoB requires a minimum grade of “C” in all BBA program core and concentration courses;

  • The university requires a minimum 2.0 GPA in the following: cumulative GPA, APSU GPA, program GPA, and minor GPA (if applicable); and

  • The Major Field Test in Business is required in the senior year.  This is a proctored exam and must be taken in person.

The Bachelor of Business Administration

  • The College of Business offers the Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in

Accounting (B.B.A.)  , Finance (B.B.A.)  , Management (B.B.A.)  , and Marketing (B.B.A.) .

  • The College of Business offers the following concentrations:

Economics within Finance, International Management within Management, General Business within Management.

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

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Programs

Bachelor of Business Administration

Minors (non-degree)

Department of Management, Marketing, and General Business

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Programs

Bachelor of Business Administration

Minors (non-degree)