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Management (BBS)

This Professional Studies Degree is designed to meet the special demands of adult learners. The Management major is intended for those who wish a broad background in business administration.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (bBS)

Professional Studies
PRST 2301 Lifelong Learning (S-L)

3

English

9

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

or

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

History

6

Choose two:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

HIST 2301 - World Civilization I

HIST 2302 - World Civilization II

Kinesiology

2

KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living

and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.

Mathematics

3

Choose one:

MATH 1301 - Math for Liberal Arts

MATH 1303 - College Algebra

MATH 1304 - Trigonometry

MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis

MATH 1308 - Calculus for Business Analysis

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics 

4

Religion  

12

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

plus 6 additional RELI hours

  • If 30-59 total hours are transferred at the time of initial enrollment at DBU, 3 of the additional RELI hours will be waived.

  • If 60 or more total hours are transferred at the time of initial enrollment at DBU, 6 of the additional RELI hours will be waived. 

Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

6

POLS 2301 - American National Government
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

48

Management Major

36

Core Courses

ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting

FINA 3301 - Corporate Financial Management

MANA 3301 - Principles of Management (S-L)

STIM 3301 - Information Systems for Management

Management Major

ACCT 2302 – Managerial Accounting

MANA 3306 – Management Communications

MANA 3308 – Business and Corporate Law

MANA 4320 – Strategy and Problems in Management

MRKT 3301 – Principles of Marketing

UL Business Elective

UL Business Elective

UL Business Elective

Electives

Upper-Level

Lower or Upper-Level

6

30

For Inverted Degree students, all elective hours can be either lower- or upper-level.*

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120

Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level.

*Inverted Option: Depending on the number of applicable transferred credit hours, a student may be able to use at least 24 technical/occupational credit hours or 24 credit hours in a specific field of study (e.g., credits earned from military transcripts and/or corporate training, etc.) as elective credits for an Inverted Degree. For accelerated students pursuing the inverted version of a program, 36 upper-level credit hours are not required. Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level. Students should coordinate with their academic advisor to determine if an inverted degree would be beneficial/applicable after all transcripts have been officially evaluated. 

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 36 upper-level credit hours (Exception: Inverted Degree Program).

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University: DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0. 

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT) as part of MANA 4320. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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