BS Four-Year Graduation Plan

The general business degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year graduation plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Please remember that course availability and prerequisites are subject to change. Check out the course rotations before scheduling your classes and consult with your advisor when scheduling your classes.

This is a model four year graduation plan. Your pa

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

ENG 110 Writing I3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations2
MTH 135 or above (not 145)3
General Education3
General Education4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology3
MGT 286 Business Communications3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business3
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics3
INS 211 Insurance3
HST 121 or HST 1223
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies1
MGT 340 Organizational Behavior and Management3
FIN 380 Financial Management3
LAW 335 or LAW 5322-3
Communicative elective (see note below)3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing3
Total hours15-16

Sixth semester (spring)

MGT 364 Operations Management3
Area electives (see note below)9
General Educ.3
Total hours18

Seventh semester (fall)

Area electives (see note below)9
CIS 429 Information Systems in Business3
General Education3
Total hours16-17

Eighth semester (spring)

MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy3
Area electives (see note below)6
General Education6
Total hours17
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