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Degree Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 hours is needed for a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Business Administration.
  • A minimum of 30 hours must be earned at the University of Oklahoma.
  • A minimum of 60 hours must be earned from a baccalaureate (four-year) institution.
  • A minimum of 40 hours must be upper-division coursework.
  • A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is needed for graduation.

General Requirements

  • Must be at least 25 years of age or five (5) years post high school diploma/GED.
  • At least 60 hours of prior college coursework must be completed.
  • An Associate of Arts (AA) or an Associate of Science (AS) from an accredited two-year Oklahoma institution waives the lower-division general education requirements.
  • No more than 15 hours can be waived with Prior Learning Assessment credit.

General Education Requirements

  • Symbolic and Oral Communication (nine to nineteen hours)
    • English Composition I or LSTD 1113 Interdisciplinary Composition I (three hours)
    • English Composition II or LSTD 1133 Interdisciplinary Composition II (three hours)
    • Mathematics (three hours)
    • Language (0-10 hours)
  • Natural Science (seven hours)
    • Two courses from different disciplines, including one laboratory component
  • Social Science (six hours)
    • American Federal Government or LSTD 1333 Governing Ourselves (three hours)
    • Any Social Science class such as LSTD 1313 What in the World are the Social Sciences (three hours)
  • Arts and Humanities (12 hours)
    • Artistic Forms (three hours)
    • U.S. History or LSTD 1153 History of the United States (three hours)
    • Additional Western Culture course (three hours)
    • World Culture course (three hours)
  • First Year Experience (three hours)
    • Choose one course (three hours)

Degree Completion

Degree Courses (30 hours)*

Program Core

  • LSIS 3013 Effective Communication (three hours)
  • LSIS 3053 Digital Literacy and Data Analysis (three hours)
  • LSIS 3953 Critical Inquiry in Interdisciplinary Studies (three hours)
  • LSIS 4033 Innovative Problem-Solving (three hours)
  • LSIS 4953 Portfolio in Interdisciplinary Studies (three hours)

Major Core

  • LSIS 3123 Applied Budget and Finance (three hours)
  • LSIS 4173 Business Ethics and Legal Environment (three hours)
  • LSIS 4113 Group and Organizational Communication (three hours)
  • LSIS 3143 Marketing and Brand Management (three hours)
  • LSIS 4133 Human Resources Administration (three hours)

*NOTE: All grades must be “C” or higher.

Computer Literacy Requirement

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency which includes the competent use of a variety of software and networking applications. Please consult your academic advisor for courses to fulfill this requirement.


Electives fulfill the remaining hours necessary for the completion of a B.A. degree after general education and B.A. major requirements have been met.

Electives can be taken online through the College of Professional and Continuing Studies and/or transferred from another college or university, subject to the minimum graduation requirements presented above.

Degree Planning Worksheet

Business Administration Degree Planning Worksheet