UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours1

Communication (6 semester credit hours)

3 semester credit hours Communication (RHET 1302)
3 semester credit hours Communication Elective (BCOM 3311)

Social and Behavioral Sciences (15 semester credit hours)

6 semester credit hours Government (GOVT 2301 and GOVT 2302)
6 semester credit hours American History
3 semester credit hours Social and Behavioral Science Elective (ECON 2301)

Humanities and Fine Arts (6 semester credit hours)

3 semester credit hours Fine Arts (ARTS 1301)
3 semester credit hours Humanities (HUMA 1301)

Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning (6 semester credit hours)

6 semester credit hours Calculus (MATH 1325 and MATH 1326)

Science (9 semester credit hours including at least one course with a substantial laboratory component)

II. Major Requirements: 52-58 semester credit hours

Major Preparatory Courses (18 semester credit hours)

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting2
ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting2
BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law2
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics2, 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics2
MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I2, 3, 4
MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II2, 3, 4
OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis2
or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application2, 5
STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics
or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Major Core Courses (25 semester credit hours)

BA 3100 Professional Development
BCOM 3311 Business Communication3
BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication
FIN 3320 Business Finance
MIS 3300 Introduction to Management Information Systems
OPRE 3310 Operations Management
OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior
MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing
BPS 4305 Strategic Management
IMS 3310 International Business

Major Related Courses (12-18 semester credit hours)

General Business (18 semester credit hours)
Required for all students: ENTP 3301 Entrepreneurship

Breadth Core Courses for students not choosing a concentration. Select 15 semester credit hours from the following with at least 1 course from 3 of the 6 groups:

Group 1: Management - OBHR prefix
Group 2: Marketing - MKT prefix
Group 3: Finance and Accounting - ACCT or FIN prefix
Group 4: Information Systems - MIS prefix
Group 5: Business Environment - BPS, BLAW, HMGT, or IMS prefixes
Group 6: Operations Management - OPRE prefix

For Students Choosing a Concentration

Core Courses for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration: (12 semester credit hours)

ENTP 3301 Entrepreneurship
ENTP 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance
or FIN 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance
ENTP 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy & Business Models
ENTP 4320 Small Business Management
or ENTP 4350 Corporate Entrepreneurship
Core Courses for the Organizational Behavior Concentration (15 semester credit hours)
ENTP 3301 Entrepreneurship
OBHR 3311 Principles of Management
OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management
OBHR 4350 Introduction to Leading and Managing
OBHR 4360 Advanced Organizational Behavior and Leadership
Core Courses for the Real Estate Concentration: (15 semester credit hours)
ENTP 3301 Entrepreneurship
MIS 3320 Business Analytics using Excel
or FIN 3390 Introduction to Financial Modeling
REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles
REAL 3365 Real Estate Finance and Advanced Principles
REAL 4321 Real Estate Law and Contracts
Core Courses for the Healthcare Management Concentration (12 semester credit hours)
ENTP 3301 Entrepreneurship
HMGT 4301 Introduction to Healthcare Management
HMGT 3311 Healthcare Accounting
HMGT 4321 Introduction to Healthcare Information Systems

Guided Electives for Concentrations:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration: (12 semester credit hours)

Guided Entrepreneurship Electives (12 semester credit hours selected from the following. At least 3 semester credit hours must have an ENTP prefix.)

The remaining Entrepreneurship Core Course not taken above (i.e., either ENTP 4320 Small Business Management or ENTP 4350 Corporate Entrepreneurship)
ENTP 3320 Start-up Launch I
ENTP 3321 Start-up Launch II
ENTP 4340 Social Entrepreneurship
ENTP 4360 Innovation & Creativity
ENTP 4V90 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Internship
IMS 4310 Export Market Development
or IMS 4320 International Marketing
MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Selling
MKT 3340 Marketing Research
MKT 4330 Digital and Internet Marketing
Another upper-division course may be substituted for the non-ENTP courses listed above with advance permission.
Organizational Behavior Concentration: (9 semester credit hours)

Nine semester credit hours to be selected from:

OBHR 3320 Groups and Teams

OBHR 4300 Management of Non-Profit Organizations

OBHR 4310 Business Ethics

OBHR 4331 Compensation and Benefits Administration

OBHR 4333 Performance Management

OBHR 4334 Talent Acquisition and Management

OBHR 4352 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

OBHR 4354 Leading Organizational Change

OBHR 4356 Power and Influence in Organizations

OBHR 4358 Transformational Leadership, Ethics, and Social Responsibility

Healthcare Management Concentration: (12 semester credit hours)

Twelve semester credit hours to be selected from:

Real Estate Concentration: (9 semester credit hours)

Nine semester credit hours to be selected from:

III. Elective Requirements: 20-26 semester credit hours

Free Electives (7-16 semester credit hours)

Both lower- and upper-division courses may count as electives but students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to qualify for graduation. JSOM freshman are required to take BA 1100 Business Basics.

  1. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from accredited institutions of higher education. The courses listed in parentheses are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.
  2. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.
  3. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.
  4. These semester credit hours are counted under Mathematics Core above; students may substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.
  5. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.
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