BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.)

A student seeking the BBA degree must complete 67 quarter hours of core requirements and a 39 quarter hour concentration in one area of business. In addition, students must complete the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Achievement Test in Business. All Business students must demonstrate skills in keyboarding.
 
Core Requirements:
 
Lower Division Courses:
ACCT201, 202, 203Principles of Accounting 10
CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
ECON212Principles of Microeconomics 4
GBUS263Business Statistics 4
GBUS270Business Communications 3

Upper Division Courses:

CIS301Management Information Systems 4
FINA351Financial Management  4
GBUS361, 362Business Law I, II  8
GBUS366Operations Management and Production  4
GBUS370Advanced Business Communications 3
GBUS463Business Environment and Ethics  3
MGMT371Management and Organizational Behavior  4
MGMT489Strategic Management 4
MKTG381Principles of Marketing  4
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Cognates:

MATH123Survey of Calculus*4
   or
MATH181Analytic Geometry and Calculus I*
PSYC130General Psychology4
SPCH101Fundamentals of Speech Communication4

 
*Prerequisites Required
 



CONCENTRATION: Accounting

ACCT321, 322, 323Intermediate Accounting 11
ACCT331, 332Managerial Cost Accounting  6
ACCT335Personal Income Tax  4
ACCT430Auditing Concepts  3
ACCT431Auditing Practices  3
ACCT*Electives (must be upper division) 12
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*Three of the following courses are required:
 
ACCT341Accounting Information Systems 
ACCT350Not-for-Profit and Government Accounting  
ACCT421Advanced Accounting 
ACCT435Advanced Income Tax 
ACCT494Cooperative Education/Internship 


ACCOUNTING CONCENTRATION
In most states, 225 quarter (150 semester) hours are required to become a CPA. The effect of this requirement is to add 33 quarter hours above the Walla Walla College degree of 192 quarter hours. The specific education requirements to become a CPA differ from state to state, so careful planning is needed to ensure that the requirements are fully met. You may generally satisfy the 225-hour requirement in one of the following ways:


CPA TRACK 1: BBA with an accounting concentration and the following courses:
  • Accounting electives not taken in concentration. Choose from ACCT 341, 350, 421, 435, 494
  • 8
  • Computer Courses
  • 8
  • ENGL 325, Writing for the Professions
  • 3
  • FINA451, Investments
  • 4
  • FINA 441, Financial Institutions and Markets
  • 4
  • Electives
  • 6


    CPA TRACK 2: Individually tailored program.

    Double Concentration: A second BBA concentration. Computer information systems, finance, or management are particularly useful.

    Graduate School: Master of Accountancy, Master of Taxation, Master of Science in Computer Information Systems, or an MBA.


     


    CONCENTRATION: Computer Information Systems (CIS)

    (For all options)
    CIS130Intro to Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS230Intermediate Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS290Introduction to Network Administration 4
    CIS315Systems Analysis and Design 4
    CIS350Telecommunications 4
    CIS489Integrated Systems Development 4
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    Option 1
    (Systems Development)

    CIS330Advanced Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS440Database Management Systems 4
    *Electives 7
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    15

    Option 2
    (Systems Support)

    CIS390Intermediate Network Administration 4
    CIS450Advanced Network Administration 4
    *Electives 7
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    15

     
    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    CONCENTRATION: Finance

    ACCT 321, 322Intermediate Accounting 7
    FINA365Insurance 4
    FINA 367Real Estate 4
    FINA 441Financial Institutions and Markets 4
    FINA 451Investments 4
    FINA 488International Trade and Finance 4
    Upper division ACCT Electives4
    *Electives 8
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    CONCENTRATION: Human Resource Management

    MGMT 360Office Systems Management 4
    MGMT 372Human Resource Management  4
    MGMT 376Employee Recruitment and Selection 4
    MGMT 377Employee and Management Relations 4
    MGMT 379Compensation and Benefits Management 3
    MGMT 472Training and Development 4
    MGMT 476Motivation and Leadership 4
    MGMT 494Cooperative Education/Internship 4
    *Electives 8
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    CONCENTRATION: International Business

    (One quarter of study abroad is required)
    FINA441Financial Institutions and Markets 4
    FINA488International Trade and Finance 4
    MGMT488International Management 4
    MKTG488International Marketing Strategy 4
    One year of foreign language 12
    *Electives (4 from an approved area other than  11
     Business). 
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    *Electives may be chosen from RELH 303, RELM 233, SOCI 204; any political science, geography or history (excluding U.S. history); business, and modern language.
     



    CONCENTRATION: Management

    MGMT360Office Systems Management 4
    MGMT372Human Resources Management 4
    MGMT476Motivation and Leadership 4
    MGMT488 International Management 4
    *Electives (12 must be upper division) 23
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    CONCENTRATION: Marketing

    MKTG383Principles of Advertising 4
    MKTG384Consumer Behavior 3
    MKTG451Market Survey Methods 4
    MKTG478Marketing Independent Project 2
    MKTG489Marketing Issues and Strategies 4

     
    Three of the following courses are required:
    MKTG385Professional Selling and Negotiation Strategy12
    MKTG481Public Relations
    MKTG486Marketing of Not-for-Profits
    MKTG488International Marketing Strategy
    *Electives 10
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser and may be chosen from business, communications, art, psychology and graphics courses.
     



    CONCENTRATION: Small Business Management

    ACCT321Intermediate Accounting 3
    ACCT 335Personal Income Tax 4
    ACCT341Accounting Information Systems 4
    MGMT275Management of Small Business 4
    MGMT360 Office Systems Management 4
    MGMT372Human Resource Management 4
    *Electives 16
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    MAJOR IN BUSINESS EDUCATION (Bachelor of Science)

    A student majoring in business education must complete 85 quarter hours in the major, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Students must demonstrate skills in keyboarding and the use of 10-key business calculators. Students seeking certification should consult with the certification office in the School of Education and Psychology for updated information regarding certification.
     
    ACCT201, 202, 203Principles of Accounting 10
    BUED395Methods of Teaching Business Educ Subjects 4
    BUED494Cooperative Education/Internship 1
    CIS130Intro to Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
    CIS301Management Information Systems 4
    ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics  4
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics  4
    FINA101Personal Finance 2
    GBUS160Introduction to Business 4
    GBUS270Business Communications 3
    GBUS361Business Law I 4
    GBUS370Advanced Business Communications 3
    GBUS463Business Environment and Ethics 3
    MGMT360Office Systems Management 4
    MGMT371Management and Organizational Behavior 4
    MGMT472Training and Development 4
    MKTG381Principles of Marketing 4
    MKTG384Consumer Behavior 3
    *Electives 12
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    Cognates:
    INFO105Personal Computing 3
    MATH206Applied Statistics 4
    PSYC489Career and Lifestyle Development 3
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    MAJOR IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Bachelor of Science)

    A student majoring in computer information systems must complete 107 quarter hours in the major, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Business Achievement Test. All students must demonstrate skills in keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
     
    Major Requirements:
    ACCT201, 202, 203Principles of Accounting 10
    ACCT341Accounting Information Systems 4
    CIS130Intro to Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS230Intermed Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
    CIS290Introduction to Network Administration 4
    CIS301Management Information Systems 4
    CIS315Systems Analysis and Design 4
    CIS330Advanced Business Applications Programming 4
    CIS350Telecommunications 4
    CIS390Intermediate Network Administration 4
    CIS440Database Management Administration 4
    CIS450Advanced Network Administration 4
    CIS489Integrated Systems Development 4
    ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    FINA351Financial Management 4
    GBUS263Business Statistics 4
    GBUS270Business Communications 3
    GBUS361Business Law I 4
    GBUS366Operations Management and Production 4
    GBUS370Advanced Business Communications 3
    GBUS463Business Environment and Ethics 3
    MGMT371Management and Organizational Behavior 4
    MKTG381Principles of Marketing 4
    **Electives 8
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    Cognates:
    MATH123Survey of Calculus4
       or
    MATH181Analytic Geometry and Calculus*
    PSYC130General Psychology 4
    SPCH101Fundamentals of Speech Communication 4

     
    *Prerequisites Required
     

    **Electives may be chosen from CIS, other Business courses, CPTR, GRPH and must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    MAJOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (Bachelor of Arts)

    A student majoring in business administration must complete 63 quarter hours in the major, the required cognates, a minor, the general studies program, which includes a foreign language, and all baccalaureate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. Senior students are required to take the Major Field Achievement Test in Business. All business students must demonstrate skills in keyboarding.
     
    Core Requirements:

     
    Lower Division Courses:
    ACCT201, 202, 203Principles of Accounting 10
    CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
    ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics 4
    GBUS263Business Statistics 4
    GBUS270Business Communications 3

    Upper Division Courses:

    FINA351Financial Management 4
    GBUS361Business Law I 4
    GBUS370Advanced Business Communications 3
    GBUS463Business Environment and Ethics 3
    MGMT371Management and Organizational Behavior 4
    MGMT489Strategic Management 4
    MKTG381Principles of Marketing 4
    *Electives (4 must be upper division) 8
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     

    Cognates:

    MATH123Survey of Calculus*4
       or
    MATH181Analytic Geometry and Calculus I*
    PSYC130General Psychology 4
    SPCH101Fundamentals of Speech Communication 4

     
    *Prerequisites Required
     



    BUSINESS (Associate of Science)

    A student specializing in business must complete 46 quarter hours in business, the required cognates, the general studies program, and all associate degree requirements as outlined in this bulletin. All business students must demonstrate skills in keyboarding.
     
    Core Requirements:
    ACCT201, 202, 203Principles of Accounting 10
    CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
    ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    FINA101Personal Finance 2
    GBUS361Business Law I 4
    *Electives 22
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     

    Cognates:

    MATH105Mathematics With Applications4-5
       or
    MATH117Precalculus
       or
    MATH121Fundamentals of Mathematics I

     


    MINOR IN BUSINESS

    ACCT201,202,203Principles of Accounting 10
    ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics 4
    *Electives (8 must be upper division) 12
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser.
     



    MINOR IN BUSINESS EDUCATION

    Students must demonstrate skills in keyboarding and the use of 10-key business calculators.
    ACCT201Principles of Accounting 4
    BUED395Meth of Teaching Business Education Subjects 4
    CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
    ECON 211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    FINA101Personal Finance 2
    GBUS160Introduction to Business 4
    MGMT360Office Systems Management 4
    MGMT371Management and Organizational Behavior 4
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    MINOR IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

    CIS130Intro to Business Application Programming 4
    CIS240Intermediate Business Applications 4
    CIS301Management Information Systems 4
    CIS315Systems Analysis and Design 4
    *Electives (4 must be in Accounting) 14
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    MINOR IN ECONOMICS

    ECON211Principles of Macroeconomics 4
    ECON212Principles of Microeconomics 4
    ECON441Financial Institutions and Markets 4
    ECON488International Trade and Finance 4
    FINA451Investments 4
    *Electives (6 must be upper division) 10
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business Adviser.
     



    MINOR IN MARKETING

    MKTG381Principles of Marketing 4
    MKTG383Principles of Advertising 4
    MKTG384Consumer Behavior 3
    MKTG489Marketing Issues and Strategies 4
    MKTGElectives 4
    *Electives (7 must be business) 11
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    *Electives must be approved by the School of Business adviser. Four hours of electives may be chosen from business, communications, art, psychology and graphics.