Comprehensive

Contact Information
Phone: 217-206-6780
Email: BUS@uis.edu
Website: www.uis.edu/bba/
Office Location: UHB 4054

The Bachelor’s Degree

The goal of the comprehensive B.B.A. option is to develop a broad-based education of the business enterprise through advanced study in the business functional areas such as finance, management, marketing, and operations management. Specific objectives of this option are to:

  1. build advanced competencies in critical and ethical thinking, analysis, and decision making related to the business enterprise and
  2. enable students to gain a broad comprehensive understanding of the functional areas of business.

Advising

New students must contact the department for initial advising to plan a program of study that satisfies degree requirements and reflects their interests. Students are also required to access the Degree Audit System throughout their college career to verify that degree requirements are being met.

The College of Business and Management and the University of Illinois Springfield have a team of advisors ready to assist students in achieving their academic and career preparation goals.  Advising services are customized based on the level and location of the student.  Refer to http://www.uis.edu/cbam/students/undergraduate-academic-advising/  for resources to help you succeed in achieving your academic goals. CBM strictly enforces prerequisites. 

Grading Policy

This program has minimum grade requirements as noted and outlined below. For questions related to the grading policy, please contact your advisor.

Requirements

Foundation requirements 1
All majors in the College of Business and Management require foundation knowledge in accounting, economics, mathematics, and statistics. UIS courses that satisfy the foundation knowledge requirements include:
ACC 211
ACC 212
Introduction to Financial Accounting
and Introduction to Managerial Accounting
6
ECO 213 Statistics for Business and Economics (or MAT 121 Applied Statistics) 3
MAT 113 Business Calculus (or Mat 114 Finite Math, MAT 115 Calculus I, or MAT 116 Calculus II) 4
Select one of the following: 2 4-6
Introduction to Microeconomics
and Introduction to Macroeconomics
Economics for Administration
Course work equivalent to the above may be accepted upon approval by the student’s advisor and the College of Business and Management by student petition form.
College Core 3
The college core is required of all undergraduate College of Business and Management students.
BUS 302 Principles of Financial Management 3
BUS 312 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 322 Principles of Operations Management 3
BUS 331 ECCE: Business, Ethics, and Society 3
MGT 310 Managing Organizational Behavior 3
MGT 488 Strategic Management: The Capstone 4 3
MIS 352 Principles of Management Information Systems 3
Comprehensive Concentration Requirements 5
Upper Division Business (BUS) Course 3
Upper Division Management (MGT) Course 3
Upper Division Marketing (MKT) Course 3
Upper Division College of Business & Management course work 6 6
Total Hours 53-55
Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (EECE) 7 10

Transferring in College Core Courses

BUS 302 Principles of Financial Management 3
BUS 312 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 322 Principles of Operations Management 3
BUS 331 ECCE: Business, Ethics, and Society 3
MGT 310 Managing Organizational Behavior 3
MIS 352 Principles of Management Information Systems 3
MGT 488 Strategic Management: The Capstone 3

The following requirements must be met in order for transfer credit to fulfill an upper division college core course requirement:

  • The course must be an upper division course.

  • The course must have been completed within six years prior to admission.

  • A grade of C (2.0) or better must be earned in each course requested for transfer (grades of C- or lower will not be accepted).

  • No more than three courses or nine hours of transfer credit may be used to fulfill CBM college core course work.

  • MGT 488 Strategic Management: The Capstone must be completed at UIS.