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What You'll Learn

As a business administration major, you'll learn core elements of business, such as accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing and statistics.

When you choose to specialize in human resource management, you'll be studying topics that help you better understand human resource management of diverse companies, employee law and labor relations, training and development, management consulting and more.

  •  Download the program requirements (.pdf) for this specialization

Degree Requirements

  • General Education / University Requirements [28-37 credits]

    Reading, writing, thinking, knowing, doing—making knowledge work.

    We are committed to preparing you for life in the 21st century, which means making sure you have the skills and knowledge to succeed in a career that may be characterized by many roles, often across multiple fields.

    Visit the UB General Education webpage to learn more.

Business Program Requirements 

  • Business Requirements, Lower-Division, Business Core [24 credits]


    ACCT

    201

    Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 cr)

    ACCT

    202

    Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 cr)

    BULA

    151

    Business Law I (3 cr)

    CMAT

    201/303

    Oral Communications (3 cr)

    ECON

    200

    The Economic Way of Thinking (3 cr)

    MATH

    111

    College Algebra (3 cr)

    MATH

    115

    Introductory Statistics (3 cr)

    OPRE

    202

    Statistical Data Analysis (3 cr)

  • Business Requirements, Upper-Division, Business Core [31 credits]


    ECON

    305

    Managerial Economics (3 cr)

    FIN

    331

    Financial Management (3 cr)

    INSS

    300

    Management Information Systems  (3 cr)

    MGMT

    301

    Management and Organizational Behavior (3 cr)

    MGMT

    302

    Global Business Environment (3 cr)

    MGMT

    315

    Human Resource Management (3 cr)

    MGMT

    330

    Personal and Professional Skills for Business (1 cr)

    MKTG

    301

    Marketing Management (3 cr)

    OPRE

    315

    Business Application of Decision Science (3 cr)

    MGMT

    475

    Strategic Management - Capstone- taken in the final semester (3 cr)

  • Human Resource Management Specialization Requirements  [15 credits]


    MGMT

    400

    Human Resource Analysis and Communications (3 cr)

    MGMT

    425

    Employee and Labor Relations (3 cr)

     

     

    Choose two courses from the following:

    MGMT

    410

    Employment Relations Law (3 cr)
    MGMT

    415

    Compensation and Performance Management(3 cr)

    MGMT

    419

    Seminar in Human Resource Management (3 cr)

     MGMT

    495

     Internship in Management (3 cr)

     MGMT

     497

    Special Topics in Management (3 cr)
     MGMT

     499

    Independent Study: Management(3 cr)
         

PLEASE NOTE: Students in the management specialization also have to choose one business elective from the recommended 300-or 400-level business courses.

Additional Resources

Meet with our adviser or check the undergraduate catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.