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Business Administration

There are many paths to completing the Business Administration program online. Below the KCTCS Associate of Arts degree to the Murray State Bachelor of Science in Business degree is outlined. Please contact the Stephanie Totty, the Online Business Adviser, to determine the best option for you. 

Stephanie Totty
270.809.4196
msu.business@murraystate.edu

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KCTCS ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (A.A.) DEGREE

Students who transferred coursework to KCTCS should work closely with their KCTCS adviser and the Online Business Adviser at MSU to make sure there will not be any issues with the transfer coursework. 

Written and Oral Communications 9 hrs.
*ENG 101 - Writing I (C or better)
3 hrs. 
*ENG 102 - Writing II (C or better)  3 hrs. 
Oral Communications course 3 hrs. 
   
Arts & Humanities 6 hrs.
Heritage 3 hrs.
Humanities 3 hrs.
   
Social Interaction  9 hrs. 
*ECO 201 - Principle of Microeconomics
3 hrs. 
*ECO 202 - Principle of Macroeconomics 3 hrs. 
Social & Behavioral Science course  3 hrs. 
   
Social & Behavioral Science, Arts & Humanities or
Foreign Language 
6 hrs. 
One course must meet Cultural Studies requirement   
   
Core Requirement or Foreign Language  3 hrs. 
   
Science (must include a lab)  4 hrs. 
   
Mathematics  6 hrs. 
MAT 150 - College Algebra  3 hrs. 
*MAT 170 - Brief Calculus with Applications  3 hrs. 
   
Other Required Courses  24 hrs. 
*ACC 201 - Financial Accounting  3 hrs. 
*ACC 202 - Managerial Accounting  3 hrs. 
*BAS 267 - Introduction to Business Law  3 hrs. 
BAS 282 - Principles of Marketing  3 hrs. 
BAS 283 - Principles of Management  3 hrs. 
*CIT 105 - Introduction to Computers  3 hrs. 
*ENG 203 - Business Writing  3 hrs. 
*STA 220 - Statistics (C or better)  3 hrs. 
   
Business Electives to be selected from the following courses:  6 hrs.
ACC 211, ACT 101, ACT 277, ACT 279, ACT 281, ACT 295,
CIT 120, CIT 130, CIT 140, CIT 150, CIT 155, CIT 157,
CIT 170, CIT 171, CIT 234, CMS 269, COM 249, CUL 100,
CUL 270, HOS 100, HOS 160, HOS 200, HOS 210, HOS 220,
HOS 282, JAT 101, JOU 204, OST 110, OST 150, OST 160,
OST 210, OST 216, OST 220, OST 225, OST 235, OST 240,
OST 275, QMS 101, QMS 201, QMS 202, REA 100, REA 120,
REA 121, REA 225, REA 230, REA 200, REA 201, REA 202,
REA 203, REA 204, REA 220, WPP 200 and any course with
the prefix BAS not already required.
 
   
Unrestricted electives 3 hrs.
   
TOTAL KCTCS HOURS   76 hrs. 

*A cumulative GPA of 2.25 is required in these classes for admission into the program.

 

Murray State Bachelor of Science in Business (B.S.B.) Degree

Business Core Courses  20 hrs. 
BUS 355 - Information Systems and Decision Making 3 hrs. 
BUS 442 - Business Ethics & Environments  3 hrs. 
CIS 343 - Business Statistics II  2 hrs. 
ECO 310 - Issues in the Global Economy  3 hrs. 
FIN 330 - Principles of Finance  3 hrs. 
LSC 343 - Fundamentals of Operations  3 hrs. 
MGT 590 - Strategic Management  3 hrs. 
   
International Business Elective   3 hrs. 
Some courses that meet this requirement include:   
BUS 515 - Communication in an International Business Environment   
COM 340 - Intercultural Communication   
MGT 557 - International Management   
   
Upper-level business electives 21 hrs. 
Upper-level Business Electives include courses numbered 300 or
higher with the prefix ACC, BUS, CIS, ECO, FIN, LSC, MGT,
MKT, or RES. COM 340, COM 439, JMC 391, JMC 394,
LST 540, and POL 542 are also acceptable. 
 
   
TOTAL MSU HOURS  44 hrs. 

Note: Please consult the current undergraduate bulletin for more information on admission requirements and other graduation requirements.



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