BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Business Analysis

The following degree plan is based on the 2021-22 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling 3
Life Sciences (lab) or Physical Sciences (lab) - General Education 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
ITC 260 Introduction to Java Programming 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ITC 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
ITC 295 Database Management Systems Concepts and Design 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
ANT 100 World Cultures
or GRY 100 World Regional Geography
or REL 210 Paths of World Religions
or IDS 297
3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
ITC 388 Information Systems Analysis and Design 3
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
Major List 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 389 Digital Business Transformation 3
QBA 337 Applied Business Statistics 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
3
Life Sciences (no lab) or Physical Sciences (no lab) - General Education 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
The Arts - General Education 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
General Elective to bring total to 120 3
ITC 555 Data Visualization 3
Major List 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 581 Foundations of Business Analysis 3
ITC 420 IT Project Management
or TCM 359 Principles of Project Management
3
General Elective to bring total to 120 2
ITC 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
Total hours14

Specialized competency courses

Select two of the following courses.

  • BUS 550 - Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration in Business
  • FIN 390 - Intermediate Financial Management
  • ITC 545 - Data Infrastructure for Data Analytics
  • MGT 397 - Business Report Writing
  • MKT 365 - Introduction to Logistics
  • RMI 211 - Principles of Insurance
  • TCM 337 - Quality Control and Measurement
  • TCM 551 - Product Design and Development
Degree plan last reviewed 07-21-2021.