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Bachelor of Science in:

Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program gives incoming students some time to plan before committing to any of the business majors. The College of Business offers six distinct tracks under the umbrella of a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration:

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a degree in Business Administration, a student must:

  • Successfully complete at least 120 semester hours as specified by degree.
  • Satisfy all requirements of General Education
  • Attain a cumulative grade point average no lower than a 2.00 in all courses completed at Kutztown University
  • Attain at least a 2.00 GPA in all 13 business core courses
    • Financial Accounting
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Business Law I
    • Regression Analysis and Data Analytics
    • Business Data Management and Information Systems
    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Principles of Management
    • Financial Management
    • Operations Management
    • Business Strategy and Policy
    • International Elective
  • Attain at least a 2.00 GPA in required major/track courses and restricted electives

Business Minor

The Department of Business Administration offers a Business Minor for students with majors outside of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program. Students wishing to gain fundamental business knowledge in core areas of business will benefit from this minor. To enroll in the minor, a student must have completed MAT105 (College Algebra) or higher with a "C" or better, completed 30 credits and must have a 2.0 GPA. BUS275, MGM210, MKT210 and FIN200 courses have prerequisites; please check the KU Course Catalog. Transfer students who have received credit for coursework completed at other institutions of higher education prior to enrolling at Kutztown University will be allowed to apply a maximum of two courses (6 credits) towards the minor, provided that those courses are evaluated to be equivalent to the required courses in the business minor at the time of enrollment. The Business Minor has been approved as the foundational course requirements for admission into the Master of Business Administration at Kutztown University. 

Program Courses Required Courses (18 credits)  

  • BUS275 Business Data Management and Information Systems
    ECO10 or ECO11 or ECO12 Introduction to Economics
    ACC121 Financial Accounting
    MKT210 Principles of Marketing
    MGM210 Principles of Management
  • FIN200 Principles of Finance

NOTE:  Business majors are not permitted to take the Business Minor.