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    K-State Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2002
     

    About the Catalog
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    Business Administration
    dGeneral Requirements
    dUniversity General Education
    dProgram Options
    dSmall Business Development Center
    dAccounting
    dFinance
    dGeneral Business
    dManagement
    dMarketing
    Education
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    General Requirements

    Bachelor of science in business administration
    Business administration pre-professions
    Students entering college for the first time and eligible for admission to K-State must enroll in the business administration pre- professions program (BAPP). Students with previous academic work (either at K-State or elsewhere) requesting transfer to the College of Business Administration must have a 2.0 or higher grade point average and enroll in the BAPP curriculum. For purposes of admission, grade point averages will be based on all courses attempted at colleges or universities.

    The BAPP program provides course work in communications, mathematics, social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. The purpose of the BAPP curriculum is to help students develop the descriptive and analytical foundation necessary for the study of business administration. Remaining ``core courses'' in business administration and courses in the degree-track (major) are taken after successful completion of the BAPP program.

    The BAPP is expressly designed as a non- degree program; students with 75 or more credit hours will not be allowed to enroll in BAPP. Students with more than 75 hours who have consistently met the grade point requirements may be admitted into degree-track majors.

    Admission to a degree-track (major) in accounting, finance, management, or marketing is necessary for graduation. Applicants for admission to one of the degree tracks, other than accounting and management information systems (MIS), will be accepted upon completion of a minimum of 45 BAPP credit hours with an overall grade point average of 2.50 or above. For accounting and MIS the grade point average for admission to the degree track is 3.0.

    Requirements for BAPP

    Semester
    Cr. hrs.to take
    Communications
    ENGL 100Expository Writing I 3
    1
    ENGL 200Expository Writing II 3
    3-4
    SPCH 105Public Speaking IA 2
    1-3
    Communications elective 35-6
    Communications elective 35-6
     
    Choose six communications elective hours from the following list of courses:
    ENGL 300Expository Writing III
    MKTG 442Personal Selling
    SPCH 311Business and Professional Speaking
    SPCH 320Theories of Human Communication
    SPCH 321Public Speaking II
    SPCH 322Interpersonal Communication
    SPCH 323Nonverbal Communication
    SPCH 325Argumentation and Debate
    SPCH 326Small Group Discussion Methods
    SPCH 331Criticism of Public Discourse
    SPCH 425Theories of Organizational Communication
    SPCH 450Special Studies in Human Discourse
    SPCH 526Persuasion
    SPCH 726Small Group Communicaton (A theory course)
    SPCH 735Leadership Communication (A theory course)

     

    Quantitative
    MATH 100College Algebra** 3
    1-2
    MATH 205General Calculus and Linear Algebra** 3
    2-3
    CIS 101Introduction to Personal Computing 1
    2-3
    CIS 102Spreadsheet Applications 1
    2-3
    CIS 103Database Applications 1
    2-3
    Optional: CIS 104 Word Processing (1 hr.)—Course will count as unrestricted elective.
    MANGT 366Management Information Systems 3
    3-8
    STAT 350Business and Economic Statistics I 3
     
    3-4
     
    Economics
    ECON 110Principles of Macroeconomics 3
    3-4
    ECON 120Principles of Microeconomics 3
     
    3-4
     
    Social science electives 91-4
    Choose nine social science elective hours from the following list of courses:
    ANTHAll courses except those which count as humanities or natural science electives are acceptable.
    DEN 450Impact of Technology on Society
    ECONAll courses except ECON 110 and 120. Courses may not overlap with those used to satisfy economics, restricted, or unrestricted electives.
    FSHS 110Introduction to Human Development
    FSHS 301The Helping Relationship
    FSHS 350Family Relationships and Gender Roles
    FSHS 400Family and Consumer Economics
    FSHS 412Consumer Rights and Responsibilities
    GEOGAll courses except GEOG 220 and GEOG 221 are acceptable.
    GNHE 310Human Needs
    IBH 600British Cultural Survey
    POLSCAll courses
    PSYCHAll courses
    SOCIOAll courses
     
    Humanities electives  61-4
    Choose six humanities elective hours from the following list of courses:
    AMETH 160Introduction to American Ethnic Studies
    ANTH 515Creativity and Culture*
    ANTH 516Ethnomusicology*
    ANTH 517African American Music and Culture*
    ARCH 301Appreciation of Architecture
    ARTAll courses*
    DANCEAll courses*
    ENGLAll literature courses
    HISTAll courses
    MLANGAll modern language courses
    MUSICAll courses *
    PHILOAll courses
    THTREAll courses*
    WOMSTAll courses
    *Students may take a maximum of 3 credit hours in participation or artistic skill development courses.
     
    Natural science electives 71-4
    One lab course required. Choose two natural science elective courses (including one lab) from the following list:
    AGRON 220Crop Science
    ANTH 280Introduction to Physical Anthropology
    ANTH 281Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab
    BIOCHAll courses
    BIOLAll courses
    CHMAll courses
    FN 132Basic Nutrition
    GEOLAll courses
    GEOG 220Environmental Geography I (4 hrs., includes 1 hr. lab)
    GEOG 221Environmental Geography II (4 hrs., includes 1 hr. lab)
    PHYSAll courses
     
    Students may complete the remainder of their life and natural science requirement with any courses from the following list of courses or any other life or physical science courses for which they have prerequisites. It will be useful to take courses that also fill the general education requirements when they are available.
     
    AGRON 305Soils
    AGRON 315Properties of Soils
    AGRON 335Environmental Quality
    ANTH 680Survey of Forensic Sciences
    ANTH 688Paleoanthropology
    ANTH 691Primatology
    ANTH 694Osteology
    ANTH 695Osteology Lab
     
    Business core courses
    ACCTG 231Accounting for Business Operations 3
    3-6
    ACCTG 241Accounting for Investing and Financing 3
    4-6
    GENBA 101Business Orientation 0
     
    1-2
     
    Note: Students who enter the College of Business Administration with 45 or more credit hours completed are not required to take Business Orientation.
     
    **Mathematics requirement
    Students are eligible to take MATH 100 College Algebra if they meet one of the following prerequisites:
    1. MATH 010 Intermediate Algebra with grade of B or better
    2. Two years of high school algebra and a College Algebra PROB >= C of 60 or more on the ACT assessment
    3. A score of at least 18 on the mathematics placement test
     
    Students who don't meet these prerequisites are encouraged to take MATH 010 Intermediate Algebra before taking College Algebra. Credit received for Intermediate Algebra does not apply toward the hours required for graduation.
     
    Students are eligible to take MATH 205 General Calculus and Linear Algebra if they meet one of the following prerequisites:
    1. MATH 100 College Algebra with grade of C or better
    2. Two units of high school algebra and one unit of high school trigonometry
     
    Students are eligible to take MATH 220 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I if they meet one of the following prerequisites:
    1. MATH 100 College Algebra with grade of B or better and MATH 150 Plane Trigonometry with grade of C or better
    2. Three years of college prep math (including trigonometry) and a Calculus I Prob >= C of 55 or more on the ACT assessment
    3. A score of at least 26 on the mathematics placement test
     
    Students who test directly into MATH 205 or MATH 220 and complete the course will have the MATH 100 requirement waived, and three credit hours will be added to the unrestricted/nonbusiness electives requirement of his/her degree track program (two credit hours will be added if MATH 220 is taken).
     
    The exact sequence of the courses to be taken is worked out between student and advisor. There is some flexibility in scheduling. To enroll in any course, students must have prerequisites as stated in the catalog.

    Applications for a degree-track (major) may be made by the semester during which the student will have completed at least 45 credit hours of the pre-professional requirements. Decisions for admission will be made as soon as possible after the end of the semester.

    Degree requirements
    Candidates for the bachelor of science in business administration must complete at least 27 credit hours of resident instruction in upper-division courses after acceptance and enrollment in a degree track program in the college. Exceptions may be considered for those who have consistently exceeded a 2.50 grade point average on upper-division courses applied toward the degree. See additional residency requirements earlier in this catalog.

    Topics within Business Administration:
    dGeneral Requirements dSmall Business Development Center dGeneral Business
    dUniversity General Education dAccounting dManagement
    dProgram Options dFinance dMarketing
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    Kansas State University
    February 12, 2001