Walsh Catalog 2021-2022

Walsh

General Business, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBAGB)

Program Overview

The General Business major complements the prior education and/or experience of the student and is specifically designed to provide flexibility in course selection and to be a time-effective degree completion program. The goal of the General Business major is to assist the student in their present career by providing a basic business education that may accelerate a promotion.

The BBA - General Business degree consists of the professional core and a major that includes a required course in diversity and inclusion and 6 semester credit hours of 300-400 level allowable elective courses. Students must meet the minimum total credit hour and residency requirements and meet all course prerequisites. Students must complete 42 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh.

Program Requirements

Online Course Orientation
The free and no credit Moodle orientation (MDL*001*R1) is mandatory for all students. MDL*001*R1 must be taken prior to the start of the first course.

Required General Business Course

MGT 462DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

3

Required Electives

Choose two 300-400 level courses (six credits) not already required in the program.

BBA Professional Core

ACC 300FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

3

ACC 310MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

3

BL 420THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS

3

COM 210PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

3

COM 300*COMMUNICATION ESSENTIALS

1

COM 320BUSINESS COMMUNICATION METHODS

3

COM 340PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION

3

ECN 201**PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I

3

ECN 202**PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II

3

ENG 100**ENGLISH COMPOSITION

FIN 310FINANCIAL MARKETS

3

FIN 315FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

3

IT 305BUSINESS COMPUTING TOOLS

3

IT 335BUSINESS DRIVEN TECHNOLOGY

3

MGT 201PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 303BEHAVIORAL MANAGEMENT

3

MGT 461BUSINESS STRATEGY AND POLICY (CAPSTONE)

3

MKT 202PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING

3

MTH 300BUSINESS ALGEBRA

3

QM 202STATISTICAL METHODS FOR BUSINESS

3

QM 301STATISTICAL INFERENCE FOR MANAGEMENT DECISIONS

3

Note:
*COM 300 is required for all students that obtain a score of 1-3 on the Walsh Communication Assessment. The Communication Assessment must be completed within the student’s first semester of enrollment at Walsh.

COM 320: Students are required to take COM 320 within their first 9 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh.

COM 340: Students are required to take COM 340 within their first 15 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh.

**ECN 201, ECN 202 and ENG 100 must be taken at the transfer institution prior to attendance or through concurrent enrollment.

Fast Track Option

Walsh Fast Track allows undergraduate students the ability to complete a maximum of four graduate-level courses as part of their undergraduate degree requirements. Graduate level courses successfully completed with a grade of “C” (2.000) or higher will be considered for advanced standing credit in the chosen graduate degree, if applicable. A maximum of 12 semester credit hours of advanced standing credit is allowable for graduate degree programs. A student must be in good standing to pursue the Fast Track program.  Completion of graduate level courses does not guarantee admission to graduate level programs.

The following graduate level courses can be taken to replace undergraduate level courses:

BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION -GENERAL BUSINESS MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MASTER OF SCIENCE - MANAGEMENT MASTER OF SCIENCE-MARKETING  MASTER OF SCIENCE -INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP 
 BL 420 BL 556       
 COM 340 COM 510 MGT 606 COM 510  
 FIN 315 FIN 500      
 IT 335 IT 520      
 MGT 462 MGT 621      
 MAJOR COURSE MKT 550   MKT 550 MKT 550
 MAJOR COURSE     MKT 500 LEVEL ELECTIVE  
 QM 301 QM 520   QM 520 QM 520

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree from Walsh, students must meet general and program-specific graduation requirements. All students must:

  • Complete a program of study within 60 calendar months (five years) from the initial date of course enrollment (as designated by the first semester attended on the student’s Walsh transcript). A student’s program of study is the specific curriculum required by the institution at the time of the student’s matriculation as an undergraduate degree candidate at Walsh unless the student changes majors or degrees while attending Walsh. If a student changes majors or degrees, the program of study is the specific curriculum required by the College at the time the student officially changes the major or degree.
  • Earn 30 semester credit hours of general education coursework to include one course in English composition or written communication from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, one mathematics course from the following: Intermediate algebra course; Mathematics course that satisfies MTA; or a higher-level mathematics course or placement.  The following courses taken in residence at Walsh will count towards the General Education requirement:
    COM 210
    COM 300
    MTH 300
    QM 202
    QM 301
    QM 520 (if taken to replace QM 301 as part of the Fast Track program)
  • Earn a minimum of 124 semester credit hours toward a bachelor’s degree, including a maximum of 82 semester credit hours transferred to Walsh.
  • Complete MGT 462 and all other courses used in the major in residence at Walsh with a grade of “C” (2.000) or better.
  • Achieve a grade point average of 2.000 (“C”) or better in the major.
  • Achieve a cumulative grade point average of 2.000 (“C”) or better in residence at Walsh.
  • Complete all communication courses (COM 210, 320, 340 with a grade of “C” (2.000) or better. If COM 300 is required, the course must be completed with a grade of P (Pass).
  • Limited to a maximum of 6 semester credit hours of directed study, practicum and/or internship coursework except BBA.MGT and BBA.MKT majors who may elect to take a 9-credit internship (MGT 488 or MKT 488).
  • Limited to a maximum of 12 semester credit hours of allowable graduate level coursework. All courses completed at the graduate level need to be completed with a grade of “C” (2.000) or better in residence at Walsh.
  • File an official Application for Graduation form with the Records and Registration office. An appointment with an advisor can be made to review graduation requirements.
  • Students can view their degree completion progress any time by logging into Self-Service for Students through the portal and clicking on “My Progress.”