BS Four-Year Degree Plan

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2020-21 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Physical Science w/lab or Life Science w/lab 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
Human Cultures - Humanities 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
Human Cultures - Arts 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Physical Science or Life Science 3
Cultural Competence (Take ANT-100, GRY-100, IDS-297, OR REL-210 to also count on globalization list) 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
FIN 380 Financial Management 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
RMI 211 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance 3
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
Writing II: ENG 321 Beginning Technical Writing (also general business list) 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3
LAW 335 Business Enterprises, Rights/Liabilities
or LAW 532 Legal Environment of Business Organizations for Professionals
2-3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
Total hours15-16

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
General Electives to bring total to 120 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ITC 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
General Business List 3
General Electives to bring total to 120 3
General Elective to bring total to 120 2-3
Total hours15-14

GPA and credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to apply for admission to the College of Business.

General business list courses

Select a minimum of 24 hours from at least 4 of the following areas:

Business Relationships

  • BUS 494 - Internship
  • BUS 510 - E-Business and Online Entrepreneurship
  • BUS 550/LAW 550 - Negotiation, Mediation, and Arbitration in Business
  • ECO 304 - Behavioral Economics
  • ENG 321 - Beginning Technical Writing
  • ITC 205 - Web Site Design and Development
  • LAW 341 - Legal Research and Writing
  • MGT 341 - Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • MGT 342 - Leading and Designing Organizations
  • MGT 397 - Business Report Writing
  • MKT 351 - Consumer Market Behavior
  • MKT 352 - Professional Sales
  • MKT 354 - Principles of Advertising
  • MKT 355 - Principles of Retailing
  • MKT 410 - Services Marketing

Financial and Quantitative Analysis

International Business Environment

  • BUS 392 - International Study Away in Business
  • ECO 346 - International Economic Development
  • ECO 456 - Comparative Economic Systems
  • ECO 565 - International Economics
  • FIN 392 - International Study Away in Finance
  • FIN 582 - International Financial Management
  • FIN 586 - International Financial Statement Analysis
  • MGT 447 - International Management
  • MKT 464 - Global Supply Chain Management
  • MKT 474 - International Marketing
  • RMI 392 - International Study Away in Risk Management and Insurance

Markets and Economies

  • ECO 314 - Game Theory
  • ECO 385 - Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • FIN 266 - Principles of Real Estate
  • FIN 384 - Financial Markets and Intermediaries
  • FIN 395 - Domestic Study Away in Finance
  • MKT 365 - Introduction to Logistics
  • MKT 450 - Supply Chain Management and Sustainability

Project and Technology Management

  • ACC 341 - Accounting and Management Information Systems
  • ITC 235 - Computer Hardware and Operating Systems
  • ITC 260 - Introduction to Java Programming
  • ITC 290 - Advanced Microcomputer Applications
  • ITC 295 - Database Management Systems Concepts and Design
  • ITC 388 - Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • ITC 420 - IT Project Management
  • TCM 359 - Principles of Project Management

Risk Management and Compliance

  • ACC 321 - Tax Accounting I
  • ACC 524 - Tax Accounting II
  • FIN 589 - Management of Financial Institutions
  • FIN 538/RMI 538 - Introduction to Estate Planning
  • LAW 531 - Labor Law and Employment Discrimination
  • LAW 537 - Environmental Regulation
  • MGT 345 - Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resource Management Programs
  • RMI 310 - Theory of Risk and Measurement
  • RMI 312 - Life Insurance
  • RMI 313 - Property and Liability Insurance
  • RMI 314 - Employee Benefits and Social Insurance
  • RMI 415 - Risk Management
  • TCM 337 - Quality Control and Measurement

 

Degree plan last reviewed 06-19-2020.