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 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4
Total hours15

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 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
CIS 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
Natural World 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 hours15-16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
ENG 321 Beginning Technical Writing (may count towards 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
Globalization Course 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
General Business List 3
Total hours15

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 27 hours from at least 5 of the following areas:

Accounting

  • ACC 301
  • ACC 302
  • ACC 311
  • ACC 321
  • ACC 513
  • ACC 524
  • ACC 532

Business relationships

  • BUS 395
  • BUS/LAW 550
  • ENG 321
  • LAW 341
  • MGT 397
  • MGT 486

Computer information systems

  • CIS 260
  • CIS 366
  • CIS 370
  • CIS 475

Finance

  • BUS 510
  • FIN 381
  • FIN 384
  • FIN 390
  • FIN 395
  • FIN 485

International

  • BUS 392
  • FIN 392
  • FIN 582
  • FIN 586
  • LAW 539
  • MGT 447
  • MKT 474
  • RMI 392

Management

  • LAW 531
  • MGT 341
  • MGT 342
  • MGT 345
  • MGT 384
  • MGT 561
  • TCM 337
  • TCM 359
  • TCM 456

Marketing

  • MKT 351
  • MKT 352
  • MKT 354
  • MKT 355
  • MKT 365
  • MKT 510

Real estate

  • FIN 266
  • FIN 367
  • FIN/LAW 368
  • FIN 369

Risk management and insurance

  • FIN/RMI 538
  • RMI 312
  • RMI 313
  • RMI 314
  • RMI 395
  • RMI 415
  • LAW 537
Degree plan last reviewed 04-30-2018.