UT Dallas 2015 Undergraduate Catalog

Naveen Jindal School of Management

Business Administration (BS)

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Degree Requirements (120 semester credit hours)1

Faculty

Professors: Ashiq Ali, Indranil R. Bardhan, Alain Bensoussan, Gary Bolton, Metín Çakanyildirim, R. Chandrasekaran, Daniel A. Cohen, William M. Cready, Milind Dawande, Theodore E. Day, Gregory G. Dess, David L. Ford Jr., Ernan E. Haruvy, Varghese S. Jacob, Ganesh Janakiraman, Elena Katok, Dmitri Kuksov, Stanley Liebowitz, Zhiang (John) Lin, Sumit K. Majumdar, Vijay S. Mookerjee, B. P. S. Murthi, Shun-Chen Niu, Özalp Özer, Mike W. Peng, Hasan Pirkul, Suresh Radhakrishnan, Srinivasan Raghunathan, Ram C. Rao, Brian Ratchford, Michael J. Rebello, Sumit Sarkar, Suresh P. Sethi, Kathryn E. Stecke, Wing Kwong (Eric) Tsang, John J. Wiorkowski, Harold Zhang

Professor Emeritus: Dale Osborne

Clinical Professors: John Barden, Britt Berrett, Abhijit Biswas, Shawn Carraher, Larry Chasteen, David Cordell, Tevfik Dalgic, Howard Dover, Greg Durham, Forney Fleming III, Randall S. Guttery, Charles Hazzard, Marilyn Kaplan, Peter Lewin, Dennis McCuistion, Radha Mookerjee, Joseph Picken, Divakar Rajamani, Kannan Ramanathan, Arthur Selender, Rajiv Shah, Kenneth Smith, Habte Woldu, Fang Wu, Laurie L. Ziegler

Associate Professors: Nina Baranchuk, Norris Bruce, Huseyin Cavusoglu, Jianqing Chen, Zhonglan Dai, Xianjun Geng, Umit G. Gurun, J. Richard Harrison, Surya N. Janakiraman, Robert L. Kieschnick Jr., Nanda Kumar, Seung-Hyun Lee, Lívia Markóczy, Syam Menon, Toyah Miller, Alp Muharremoglu, Ramachandran (Ram) Natarajan, Valery Polkovnichenko, Ashutosh Prasad, Orlando C. Richard, Young U. Ryu, Gil Sadka, Jane Salk, David J. Springate, Kelsey D. Wei, Jun Xia, Ying Xie, Yexiao Xu, Alejandro Zentner, Yuan Zhang, Feng Zhao, Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng, Yibin Zhou

Clinical Associate Professors: Sonia Leach, Carolyn Reichert, Kelly Slaughter, Mark Thouin, John McClain Watson

Assistant Professors: Mehmet Ayvaci, Emily Choi, Rebecca Files, Bernhard Ganglmair, Dorothée Honhon, Elisabeth Honka, Kyle Hyndman, Atanu Lahiri, Sheen Levine, Bin Li, Jun Li, Meng Li, Ningzhong Li, Virginie Lopez-Kidwell, Arzu Ozoguz, Anyan Qi, Alessio Saretto, Harpreet Singh, Gonca P. Soysal, Upender Subramanian, Shaojie Tang, Christian Von-Drathen, Malcolm Wardlaw, Han (Victor) Xia, Shengqi Ye, Nir Yehuda, Jieying Zhang, Xiaofei Zhao

Clinical Assistant Professors: Hans-Joachim Adler, Shawn Alborz, Athena Alimirzaei, Moran Bluestein, John Gamino, Ayfer Gurun, Vance Lewis, Liping Ma, Dawn Owens, Anastasia V. Shcherbakova

Senior Lecturers: Arthur M. Agulnek, Semiramis Amirpour, Frank Anderson, Anindita Bardhan, Ronald Blair, Daniel Bochsler, Tiffany A. Bortz, Richard Bowen, Judd Bradbury, Monica E. Brussolo, George DeCourcy, Eugene (Gene) Deluke, Alexander Edsel, Amal El-Ashmawi, Carol Flannery, Mary Beth Goodrich, Maria Hasenhuttl, Julie Haworth, Thomas (Tom) Henderson, Jennifer G. Johnson, Lynn Carl Jones, Jackie Kimzey, Kristen Lawson, Chris Linsteadt, Diane S. McNulty, Madison Pedigo, Jared Pickens, Matt Polze, James Richards, Mark Salamasick, Avanti P. Sethi, Jeanne Sluder, Steven Solcher, Luell (Lou) Thompson, Amy L. Troutman, Robert Wright, Kathy Zolton

Visiting Faculty: Kyle Edgington

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from Life and Physical Sciences core courses (see advisor and degree requirements)

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy and Culture core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

Select any 6 semester credit hours from American History core courses (see advisor)

Government / Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

II. Major Requirements: 61-67 semester credit hours (depending on the general or specific concentration plan)

Major Preparatory Courses: 15 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

ACCT 2301 Introductory Financial Accounting3

ACCT 2302 Introductory Management Accounting3

BLAW 2301 Business and Public Law3

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3, 4

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3, 4

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3, 4, 5

MATH 1326 Applied Calculus II3, 4, 5

OPRE 3333 Quantitative Business Analysis3

or MATH 2333 Matrices, Vectors, and Their Application3, 6

STAT 3360 Probability and Statistics for Management and Economics

or OPRE 3360 Managerial Methods in Decision Making Under Uncertainty

Major Core Courses: 28 semester credit hours

BA 3100 Professional Development

BCOM 3310 Business Communication

BCOM 4350 Advanced Business Communication

FIN 3320 Business Finance

ITSS 3300 Information Technology for Business

OPRE 3310 Operations Management

OBHR 3310 Organizational Behavior

MKT 3300 Principles of Marketing

BPS 4305 Strategic Management

IMS 3310 International Business

Major Related Courses: 18-24 semester credit hours (depending on the general or specific concentration plan)

Students may follow a general Business Administration degree plan or instead choose a concentration from the following:

  • Energy Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Insurance
  • Organizational Behavior/Human Resources Management
  • Real Estate Investment Management
  • Sales

Each Concentration has core courses plus concentration electives.

General Business Option: 18 semester credit hours

Core course for General Business Option

ENTP 3301 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

General Business Option Electives:

Select 15 semester credit hours from the following with at least 1 course from 3 of the 6 groups:

Group 1: Management - ENTP or OBHR prefixes

Group 2: Marketing - MKT prefix

Group 3: Finance and Accounting - ACCT, ENGY, FIN, MECO, REAL or RMIS prefixes

Group 4: Information Systems - ITSS prefix

Group 5: Business Environment - BCOM, BPS, BLAW, HMGT, or IMS prefixes

Group 6: Operations Management - OPRE prefix

Energy Management Concentration Core Courses (15 semester credit hours)

MECO 3300 or ENGY 3300 Introduction to Energy Technology

FIN 4313 or ENGY 4313 Energy Finance

MECO 3330 or ENGY 3330 Energy Economics

MECO 4300 or ENGY 4300 Energy Land Management

MKT 3340 Marketing Research

Energy Management Concentration Electives (9 semester credit hours)

Nine semester credit hours to be selected from:

OPRE 4330 Logistics and Inventory Management

MECO 4342 Financial and Business Negotiation Analysis

FIN 4340 Options and Futures Markets

FIN 4345 Financial Information and Analysis

BLAW 4301 International Law

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration Core Courses: (15 semester credit hours)

ENTP 3301 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ENTP 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance

or FIN 3360 Entrepreneurial Finance

ENTP 4311 Entrepreneurial Strategy and Business Models

ENTP 4320 Small Business Management

ENTP 4350 Corporate Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Concentration Electives (9 semester credit hours selected from the following courses. At least 3 semester credit hours must have an ENTP prefix.)

ENTP 3320 Start-up Launch I

ENTP 3321 Start-up Launch II

ENTP 4330 Entrepreneurial Marketing

ENTP 4340 Social Entrepreneurship

ENTP 4360 Innovation and Creativity

ENTP 4V00 Special Topics in Entrepreneurship

ENTP 4V90 Innovation and Entrepreneurship Internship

HMGT 3301 Introduction to Healthcare Management

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.

Insurance Concentration Core Courses: (15 semester credit hours)

RMIS 3370 or FIN 3370 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance

RMIS 4331 Business Liability Risk Management and Insurance

RMIS 4332 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance

RMIS 4333 Business Risk Management

RMIS 4334 Insurance Law and Contracts

Insurance Concentration Electives: (9 semester credit hours)

FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning

FIN 3305 or REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles

MECO 4342 Financial and Business Negotiation Analysis

FIN 4335 Financial Aspects of Retirement and Employee Benefits

FIN 4345 Financial Information and Analysis

MKT 3340 Marketing Research

Organizational Behavior/Human Resources Management Concentration Core Courses: (15 semester credit hours)

ENTP 3301 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

OBHR 3311 Principles of Management

OBHR 3330 Introduction to Human Resource Management

OBHR 4310 Business Ethics

OBHR 4360 Capstone in Organizational Behavior

Organizational Behavior/Human Resources Management Concentration Electives: (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 4331 Compensation and Benefits Administration

OBHR 4333 Performance Management

OBHR 4334 Talent Acquisition and Management

OBHR 4350 Introduction to Leading and Managing

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

Real Estate Investment Management Concentration Core Courses: (9 semester credit hours)

REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles

REAL 3365 Real Estate Finance and Principles

REAL 4321 Real Estate Law and Contracts

Real Estate Investment Management Concentration Electives: (15 semester credit hours)

Fifteen semester credit hours to be selected from:

Any JSOM upper level courses, PA 3377, GISC 4V96, MECO 4342, REAL 4328, REAL 4V80

Sales Concentration Core Courses: (12 semester credit hours)

MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Sales

MKT 4331 Digital Prospecting

OBHR 3311 Principles of Management

OBHR 4352 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution

Sales Concentration Electives: (12 semester credit hours)

BCOM 4310 Strategic Business Communications

FIN 3305 or REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles

FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning

HMGT 3301 Introduction to Healthcare Management

MKT 3320 Product and Brand Management

MKT 4332 Advanced Personal Selling

MKT 4333 Retailing and Distribution

OBHR 4310 Business Ethics

MKT 4V90 Marketing Internship*

*A three credit hour internship may be used for ONE Sales elective. All internships must be approved by the program

III. Elective Requirements: 11-17 semester credit hours (depending on the general or specific concentration plan)

Free Electives: 11-17 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 freshmen are required to take BA 1100 Business Basics.

Each student is expected to complete a minimum of 160 hours of business-related work to fulfill the JSOM professional practicum requirement.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

4. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

5. Students may elect to substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

6. Students may substitute MATH 2418 or CS 2305.

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