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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Business Administration

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The College of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a professional field in general business.

General Degree Requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Hours Required and General/College Requirements:

A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree as specified in the “General University Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Business  requirements.

Business Foundation Requirements

See “Business Foundation Requirements.”

Professional Field Requirements:

See individual College of Business departmental sections.

Supporting Field:

See individual College of Business departmental sections.


See individual College of Business departmental sections. Only free electives may be taken under the pass/no pass option.

Other Requirements:

  • A candidate for the degree must complete 33 hours of business administration courses in residence, of which 15 hours must be in the professional field of study.
  • The College of Business will not grant upper-division (3000–4000 level) degree credit for any transfer course taken at the lower division. Upper-division course work transferred from a regionally accredited four-year institution will be evaluated on an individual course basis to determine applicable degree credit.
  • Registration for any junior- or senior-level course should be authorized by an advising clearance form or a formal degree plan.
  • The applicability to a degree plan of all credits being transferred and/or awarded by placement or credit by examination must be determined in the dean’s office either prior to enrollment at UNT or during the first term/semester of residence.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to meet all course prerequisites listed in the current catalog prior to enrollment in any course.
  • To graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, a 2.7 minimum GPA must be earned in:
    1. the professional field; and
    2. all courses completed at UNT.
  • A grade of C or above must be earned on each business administration foundation course completed in residence or transferred to UNT.
  • Individual departments may have higher graduation and/or entrance standards (see departmental sections of catalog).
  • An application for a formal degree plan must be submitted after 60 hours of course work (including the pre-business requirements) have been completed.

Pre-Business Requirements

University Core Curriculum Requirements:

See “University Core Curriculum Requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog.


*BCIS 2610 , ACCT 2010 , ACCT 2020  and DSCI 2710  are part of both the pre-business requirements and the business foundation requirements.


Hours required for electives may vary based on course placement or University Core Requirement course selection. Some professional field programs may designate specific courses in place of elective hours (see individual College of Business departmental sections). Students are responsible for completing the total minimum hours required for the degree.

First-term/semester transfer students:

First-term/semester transfer students who have completed at least 45 hours of the pre-business program requirements, including the equivalent of the courses list below at another institution must have a minimum 2.7 overall GPA on all transfer work accepted by UNT to be admitted to a Bachelor of Business Administration program and enrolled in upper-division courses.


BUSI 4940 . (All business administration foundation courses must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to taking this course [see list above]; senior standing required; must be taken during the last term/semester of course work.)

Professional Fields for the BBA Degree

The terms professional field (BBA degree programs) and major (BS degree programs) are used to designate the primary area of study.

For specific course and professional field/major requirements, see the respective departmental sections.

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