Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)

The Robins School of Business offers the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.). Within this degree, there are three majors: accounting, business administration, and economics. All business administration majors must choose one primary area of concentration. Students may choose a primary concentration in the areas of finance, economics, marketing, management, or international business. In addition, students may electively choose a second area of concentration in accounting or from those listed above.

Students may only have one major in the school of business, chosen from accounting, business administration, or economics. A concentration(s) may be attached to any of these majors but is only required for the business administration major.

Candidates for a B.S.B.A. must:

Satisfy the general degree requirements for graduation;

Complete the following pre-business courses:

ACCT 201 Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
ACCT 202 Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting (not required of accounting majors)
BUAD 202 Statistics for Business and Economics
BUAD 205 Business Communication
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
MATH 211 Calculus I
Complete the following core courses except as noted:
BUAD 393 Business Law^
BUAD 394 Business Ethics^
BUAD 497 Strategic Management
FIN 360 Principles of Financial Management
MGMT 325 IT and Data Analytics
MGMT 330 Organizational Behavior
MGMT 340 Operations Management
MKT 320 Principles of Marketing

^BUAD 393 and 394 are required for students entering the University fall 2018 and later. Students entering prior to fall 2018 must take BUAD 392.

Maintain at least a 2.00 overall grade point average in school of business coursework;

Earn 17 units outside the Robins School of Business except for majors in economics or accounting. Included in these 17 units are the Business Administration major requirements: ECON 101, ECON 102, BUAD 202

Participate in a full semester University of Richmond approved study abroad program or complete a course with an international business or international business economics focus. The course may be selected from the following or a course chose in conjunction with the Associate Dean of International Business. This international focus course also may satisfy a concentration or major requirement.

ECON 210 The Economics of the European Union
ECON 211 Economic Development in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
ECON 215 International Monetary Economics
ECON 310 International Trade and Finance
ECON 315 Advanced International Macroeconomics
FIN 462 International Financial Management
IBUS 381 International Business Environment
IBUS 390 International Business Issues
MGMT 333 Cross-Cultural Management
MKT 325 International Marketing

Complete the requirements of one of the following major fields: accounting, business administration or economics.

All students declaring a major or minor in the Robins School of Business must first pass an online Excel competency exam. Students will have three attempts to demonstrate competency with a grade of 80% or higher. This is not for a grade or academic credit.




Departments and Programs

Business Administration
First-Year Seminars
International Business
University Seminar

Where the course numbers for a two-semester course are separated by a hyphen, generally either half of the course may be taken independently for credit and in any order unless a prerequisite is stated.