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Lake Superior State University

Business Administration: Bachelor of Science

Program Description


The Business Administration degree provides students with a broad overview of business concepts, along with particular emphasis in one functional area as identified by the minor selected. The intent of this degree is to create a well-rounded graduate with a basic understanding of all aspects of a business organization, both in the office and on the workplace floor. This degree is designed specifically for individuals who acquired training at community colleges, technical institutes, industry-related schools, etc., or have several years of workplace experience, and want to continue their education in the area of business.

Program Learning Outcomes:


Business Core:  Apply knowledge of business core subjects.

Business Plan:  Apply skills in research, communication and critical thinking.



Degree Requirements


Common Professional Component (48 Credits)

  • ACTG132 Principles of Accounting I 4
  • ACTG133 Principles of Accounting II 4
  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3
  • BUSN211 Business Statistics 3
  • BUSN231 Business Communications 3
  • BUSN350 Business Law I 3
  • BUSN403 Business, Government & Society 3
  • BUSN466 Business Policy 3
  • ECON201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  • ECON202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
  • FINC341  Managerial Finance 4
  • MGMT280 Introduction Management Information Systems 3
  • MGMT360 Management Concepts and Applications 3
  • MGMT371 Operations/Business Analytics 3
  • MRKT281 Marketing Principles and Strategy 3

Major Requirements (4 Credits)

Disciplinary Requirement:  Pick one Minor from the following:

  • Accounting-Finance
  • Economics-Finance
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Sports Marketing
  • Cognate of 15 or more credits approved by the Dean

*Students can not double major in discipline in which minor is selected.

General Education: All LSSU bachelor's degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Requirements.

A minimum of 124 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your Major, as well as in your General Education Requirements.


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