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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business (B.B.A.)


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BBA Core Requirements


  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core )
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirements
41
1

 

Accounting Concentration


The concentration in accounting is recommended for the student who is interested in a career as an auditor, tax accountant, cost or management accountant, or government/not for profit accountant. The accounting concentration is also of value to those who are interested in entering other fields of business, such as banking, office management, finance, and budgets and planning. No minor is required.

Students must earn 150 hours of college credit before taking the CPA Exam in Tennessee. Students are encouraged to take 30 hours in the Master of Science:  Management with a specialization in accounting to satisfy the 150-hour requirement.

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above.

Upper Division Requirements: 30 Credit Hours


General Elective Requirements: 9 credit hours


Economics Concentration


The concentration in economics will prepare students to think critically and become creative problem solvers. Students will learn to collect, assess, and interpret data consistent with modern economic theory. Economics examines the functioning of markets, the determination of prices and distribution of income, and the overall level of income and rates of unemployment and inflation. The economics concentration is also of value to those who are interested in pursuing a career in business, finance, and the public sector. No minor is required.

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above

Upper Division Requirements: 27 Credit Hours


General Elective Requirements - 12 hours


Finance Concentration


The concentration in finance is recommended to students interested in careers in financial institutions, brokerage firms, or investment banking. It provides excellent undergraduate preparation for graduate study in business, economics, or finance. No minor is required.

  Credit Hours
General Education (see TBR Common Core )
University-Wide Freshman Seminar Requirement
41
1

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above.

Upper Division Requirements: 27 Credit Hours


General Elective Requirements - 12 credit hours


Special criteria for Finance Concentration students:


FIN 3610  and FIN 3620  are required in the Real Estate Minor.  These two classes are also listed as an option in the Finance Concentration.  If you have declared your concentration as Finance and will also minor in Real Estate, you may not use these two classes to cover four requirements.

General Business Concentration


The General Business concentration is designed for broad business experience.

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above

Upper Division Requirements: 27 Credit Hours


General Elective Requirements: 12 Credit Hours


Any course under the General Business Concentration

International Management Concentration


The concentration in International Management is recommended to students interested in careers in management involving global commerce. The International Management concentration provides undergraduate preparation for advanced graduate work in international business.  No minor is required.

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above

Upper Division Requirements: 27 Credit Hours


General Elective Requirements: 12 Credit Hours


Management Concentration


The management concentration is designed to develop the competence of students for careers in management.  No minor is required

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above

Upper Division Requirements: 27 Credit Hours


General Elective Requrements: 12 Credit Hours


Marketing Concentration


This concentration helps students understand the exchange process and the principles and practices of marketing.  No minor is required

Specific BBA Core Requirements: 39 Credit Hours


See above

Upper Division Requirements: 27 Credit Hours


General Elective Requirements: 12 Credit Hours


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