B.S.B.A. Core Requirements

All B.S.B.A. majors in the John L. Grove College of Business must satisfactorily complete the 100-/200-level business core courses during their freshman and sophomore years and must satisfactorily complete the 300-/400-level business core courses during their junior and senior years, as listed below. 

For Course Descriptions:    S.U. Undergraduate Catalog (See Section 3)

Required Courses in Related Fields

  • MAT 140A - College Algebra
  • MAT 140B - College Algebra

Required Courses in the John L. Grove College of Business

  • BSN 101 - Foundations of Business Administration
  • MIS 142 - Business Computer Systems
  • SCM 200 - Statistical Applications in Business
    Digital Marketing & Analytics concentration must earn a C or better in this course.
  • ACC 200 - Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
    Accounting majors must earn a C or better in this course.
  • ACC 201 - Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting majors must earn a C or better in this course.
  • MKT 205 - Principles of Marketing
    Marketing Management and Digital Marketing & Analytics concentrations must earn a C or better in this course.
  • BSL 261 - American Legal Environment 
  • ECO 280 - Managerial Economics
  • MGT 305 - Organizational Behavior
  • FIN 311 - Financial Management
  • SCM 330 - Supply Chain and Operations Management
  • MGT 447 - Business and Society
  • MGT 497 - Strategic Management

Note:

  • Students who place at the advanced level in the mathematics placement/competency test are not required to take MAT 140A/MAT 140B. In lieu of MAT 140A/MAT 140B, students are required to take an additional free elective.
  • Completion of ECO 101 and ECO 102 will satisfy the requirement for ECO 113.
  • MAT 117B with a C or better, taken at Shippensburg University prior to declaring a program of study in the Grove College of Business will be accepted in lieu of SCM 200.
  • MAT 117A with a C or better will be accepted in lieu of SCM 200.
Suggested Program Plan
Flow Chart
B.S.B.A. Worksheet

Major Course Requirements

Students should meet with their faculty advisor to plan the sequencing of their major program of study. Students interested in a double major and/or minor shall be required to take the prescribed courses in each respective major and/or minor. Students can double count one course with the permission of the respective department chair(s). Refer to the index under "double majors and minors" for further information.
English Requirements: All John L. Grove College of Business majors, including B.S.B.A., B.S.Ed., and B.A. candidates, must complete ENG106 Writing Intensive First Year Seminar or ENG110 Advanced Placement Writing, with a "C" grade or better before scheduling upper division business courses.
For additional information:   S.U. Undergraduate Catalog