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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


At Merrimack’s Girard School, you’ll find our innovative curriculum prepares you for leadership roles in society and enables you to be effective in the world’s rapidly changing business environment.

Committed to the highest standards of teaching and research, our unique approach to business education includes a strong foundation in the liberal arts, as well as a solid background in business. Review application requirements for this program.

Required Courses

BUS 1100 Introduction to Business (4 cr.)
BUS 2203 Accounting for Business (4 cr.)
BUS 2205 Principles of Marketing (4 cr.)
BUS 2210 Management Information Systems (4 cr.)
MTH 1003 Math for Business (4 cr.) (Cognate Req)
BUS 2213 Business Statistics (4 cr.)
BUS 2215 Finance (4 cr.)
BUS 2220 Operations (4 cr.)
BUS 3302 Advance. Business Analysis
and Decision Making. (4 cr.)
BUS4402 Strategic Analysis & Decision Making (4 cr.)

Management Concentration Requirements

MGT 3310 Organizational Behavior (4 cr.)
MGT 3330 Legal Environment of Business (4 cr.)
Three Management Electives (4 cr.)

Accounting Concentration Major Requirements

AC 3303 Intermediate Accounting I (4 cr.)
AC 3304 Intermediate Accounting II (4 cr.)
AC 3308 Cost Accounting (4 cr.)
AC 4406 Advanced Accounting (4 cr.)
AC 4407 Taxes (4 cr.)
AC 4408 Auditing (4 cr.)

Minor in Information Technology

Satisfying the requirements for the minor in Information Technology includes completing a minimum of 22 credits from the following list:

CSC 1510 Introduction to the Science of Computing and Information
CSC 1610 Problem Solving with Programming

Four of the following:
CSC 2620 Object Oriented Programming
CSC 3500 Human Computer Interaction
CSC 3810 Database Principles
CSC 3950 Web Technologies
CSC 3875 System Administration, Privacy, Ethics & Technology
CSC 5055 Computer and Network Security
CSC 5925 Data Communications
CSC 5935 Data Networking

Students will also need to complete the core institutional requirements to earn a degree.