Management: Management Consulting, BSBA

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2022-2023. Learn more about University Academic Regulation 3.1.

Minimum Overall Grade Point Average: 2.50
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)
3 hours of MATH or STAT designated "A"3
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
BADM 2233Business Analytics Fundamentals (A) 1, 43
MGMT 3013Fundamentals of Management (S) 1, 2, 43
MKTG 3213Marketing (S) 1, 2, 43
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 1, 51
Hours Subtotal3
Major Requirements
A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in these 61 hours
Common Body 2
ACCT 2003Survey of Accounting 3, 43
or ACCT 2103
ACCT 2203
Financial Accounting
and Managerial Accounting
BADM 3113Practical Business and Interpersonal Skills 2, 53
ECON 2003Microeconomic Principles for Business 43
EEE 2023Introduction to Entrepreneurship 43
FIN 3113Finance 53
LSB 3213Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business 53
MGMT 4513Strategic Management 53
MSIS 2103Business Data Science Technologies 43
MSIS 3223Principles of Data Analytics 53
Management Consulting Major Requirements
A GPA of 2.00 is required in these 34 hours of Major
17 of these 34 hours must be in residence at OSU
MGMT 3011Business, Government and Society 51
MGMT 3123Managing Behavior and Organizations 53
MGMT 3313Human Resource Management 53
MGMT 4073Management and Ethical Leadership 53
or MGMT 4083 Corporate and Social Responsibility
MGMT 4633Business Management Consulting3
MGMT 4543Management Analytics3
Select 6 hours from the following: 56
Negotiation Essentials
Leadership Dynamics
Management of Sustainable Enterprises
Total Rewards
Change Management
Small Business Management
Project Management for Entrepreneurship
Emerging Enterprise Consulting
Valuation and Financial Modeling
Risk Management
Supply Chain Management
Select one of the following: 53
Written Communication
Business Communication for International Students
Technical Writing
Select one of the following: 53
Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Select 6 hours from upper-division business courses.6
Hours Subtotal61
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

Courses also meet College and Departmental Requirements and cannot be waived with an Associate’s degree.


MGMT 3013 Fundamentals of Management (S) and MKTG 3213 Marketing (S) are common body requirements, but are counted in general education requirements.


If ACCT 2103 and ACCT 2203 are substituted for ACCT 2003, hours in the Elective block are reduced by 3.


C or better is required.


All students who wish to major in Business should complete the following courses: ACCT 2003; ECON 2003; EEE 2023; MSIS 2103 or BADM 2233, and MKTG 3213 or MGMT 3013 and attain a minimum 2.70 overall GPA prior to undertaking upper division courses.

Other Requirements

  1. A minimum of 50 percent of the business hours required for a degree must be OSU delivered in residence or OSU online courses.
  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 or 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 2028.