Management: Business Sustainability, BSBA

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.00
Total Hours: 120

General Education Requirements
English Composition
See Academic Regulation 3.5
ENGL 1113Composition I3
or ENGL 1313 Critical Analysis and Writing I
ENGL 1213Composition II3
or ENGL 1413 Critical Analysis and Writing II
American History & Government
HIST 1103Survey of American History3
or HIST 1483 American History to 1865 (H)
or HIST 1493 American History Since 1865 (DH)
POLS 1113American Government3
Analytical & Quantitative Thought (A)
MATH 1483Mathematical Functions and Their Uses (A)3
or MATH 1513 College Algebra (A)
or MATH 1813 Preparation for Calculus (A)
Humanities (H)
Courses designated (H)6
Natural Sciences (N)
Must include one Laboratory Science (L) course
Courses designated (N) with one (L)7
Social & Behavioral Sciences (S)
Course designated (S)3
Additional General Education
MATH 2103Business Calculus (A) (or higher MATH with "A" designation) 13
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S) 1,23
MKTG 3213Marketing (S) 1,23
Hours Subtotal40
Diversity (D) & International Dimension (I)
May be completed in any part of the degree plan
At least one Diversity (D) course
At least one International Dimension (I) course
College/Departmental Requirements
Business Freshman Seminar
BADM 1111Business First Year Seminar (or First Year Seminar course approved by college)1
Career Planning for Business Success
BADM 2111Career Planning for Business Success 11
Professional Development for Business Development
BADM 3111Professional Development for Business Success 11
Hours Subtotal3
Major Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in these 61 hours
Common Body 2
ACCT 2003Survey of Accounting 33
or ACCT 2103
ACCT 2203
Financial Accounting
and Managerial Accounting
BADM 3113Interpersonal Skills 23
ECON 2003Microeconomic Principles for Business3
EEE 2023Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
FIN 3113Finance3
LSB 3213Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business3
MGMT 4513Strategic Management3
MSIS 2103Business Data Science Technologies3
MSIS 3223Principles of Data Analytics3
Business Sustainability Major Requirements
A GPA of 2.00 is required in these 34 hours of Business Sustainability Major
20 of these 34 hours must be in residence at OSU
MGMT 3011Business, Government and Society1
MGMT 3123Managing Behavior and Organizations3
MGMT 3313Human Resource Management3
MGMT 4033Management of Sustainable Enterprises3
or MGMT 4403 Environmental Sustainability for Business
MGMT 4073Management and Ethical Leadership3
MGMT 4083Corporate and Social Responsibility3
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Written Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing
Select 3 hours from the following:3
Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Select 12 hours from the following:12
International Economic Relations (S)
Economics of the Environment
Social Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship Empowerment in South Africa
Management of Nonprofit Organizations
Environmental Problem Analysis for Business
Environmental Management Practicum for Business
Industrial Ecology for Business
Applied Environmental Standards for Business Managers
International Management (I)
Nonprofit Marketing
International Business (I)
Social Issues in the Marketing Environment
International Marketing
Hours Subtotal61
Electives
Select 16 hours 316
May be selected from any upper- or lower-division area except activity courses in LEIS and PE and lower-division AERO and MLSC. Twelve credit hours earned in advanced AERO and MLSC, exclusive of credit earned for summer camp, may be included in the 120 hours.
Hours Subtotal16
Total Hours120

Other Requirements

  1. A minimum of 50 percent of the business hours required for a degree must be in residence at OSU.
  2. Forty-five hours of upper-division courses are required.

Additional State/OSU Requirements

  • At least: 60 hours at a four-year institution; 30 hours completed at OSU; 15 of the final 30 and 50% of the upper-division hours in the major field completed at OSU.
  • Limit of: one-half of major course requirements as transfer work; one-fourth of hours earned by correspondence; 8 transfer correspondence hours.
  • Students will be held responsible for degree requirements in effect at the time of matriculation and any changes that are made, so long as these changes do not result in semester credit hours being added or do not delay graduation.
  • Degrees that follow this plan must be completed by the end of Summer 2026.