Business Administration

The Business Administration degree program offers coursework to enable students to meet the challenges of the economic environment and to be leaders in business and related fields. Within the Business Administration major, students may elect to emphasize training in Arts Administration, Finance and Accounting, International Business, Management, or Marketing. Beyond this, majors may select from a wide variety of elective courses in order to develop focused skills and expertise.

Emphasis Areas

In addition to the core Business Administration requirements, Eureka offers students the option of adding an official emphasis to their program in the following areas:

  • Arts
  • Administration
  • Finance and Accounting
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
Student Expressing Views

Contact:
Harry Fisher
hfisher@eureka.edu
(309) 467-6450
Burgess Hall – Suite 106
300 East College Ave.
Eureka, IL 61530

40 hours of coursework consisting of the following:

All of the following    
ACC111 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACC112 Principles of Accounting II 3
ECO111 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO112 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUA220 Management 3
BUA230 Marketing 3
BUA310 International Business 3
BUA340 Business Law 3
BUA360 Business Finance 3
BUA410W Business Strategy and Policy 3
  Plus an additional 3 hours of coursework at the 300-level or higher in ACC, BUA, or ECO. 3
TOTAL:   34
Plus the following required supporting courses:  
MAT161 Finite Math and Statistics for Business 3
MAT162 Applied Functions and Calculus for Business 3
TOTAL:   6

Students may substitute MAT121 for MAT162 and/or MAT260 for MAT161 with approval of the business faculty.

Emphasis

In addition to the required courses for the major, students who want to emphasize in a particular area of business administration may select from the following groupings:

Arts Administration Emphasis

Students interested in this emphasis are recommended to complete a double major or minor in one of the areas of Fine and Performing Arts.

All of the following    
ACC360 Fund Accounting 3
BUA311 Entrepreneurship 3
BUA321W Human Resources Management 3
ENG265W Writing for the Mass Media 3
FPA301 Arts Administration 3
TOTAL:   15

 

Finance and Accounting Emphasis

Three of the following, with at least one in ACC and one in BUA:  
ACC201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC302 Cost Accounting 3
BUA311 Entrepreneurship 3
BUA361 International Financial Markets and Institutions 3
BUA362 Securities Analysis and Investments 3
MAT260 Statistics 3
TOTAL:   9

 

International Business Emphasis

Students must participate in an approved international educational experience (BUA250) included in following coursework:
BUA250 International Experience 3
BUA361 International Financial Markets and Institutions 3
One of the following    
PSC261 Comparative Government 3
PSC263 International Relations 3
  Students must also complete two courses in a modern foreign language (this requirement can be met through placement testing) 6
TOTAL:   15

 

Management Emphasis

Three of the following    
BUA311 Entrepreneurship 3
BUA312 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility 3
BUA321W Human Resources Management 3
BUA324 Theory of Constraints 3
TOTAL:   9

 

Marketing Emphasis

Three of the following    
BUA331 Consumer Behavior 3
BUA332 Marketing Research 3
BUA333 Retailing 3
BUA334 Advertising 3
TOTAL:   9

 

25 hours of coursework, consisting of the following:  
ACC111 Principles of Accounting I 4
ACC112 Principles of Accounting II 3
ECO111 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECO112 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUA220 Management 3
BUA230 Marketing 3
  Plus an additional 6 hours of coursework at the 300-levelor higher in ACC, BUA, or ECO. 6
TOTAL:   25