College of Business & Economics

Business Administration Major

Business administration majors select from the following concentrations or tracks:

Economics
Entrepreneurship
Finance
Human Resource Management
International Business
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing
Project Management and Business Analysis

The following combined majors are also available:

Business Administration and Information Systems
Business Administration and e-Business

Admission to the business administration major is selective. Students are admitted to the major on a competitive basis after first being admitted to the university. Before applying to the business administration major students must first declare a "Pre-Business Administration" major and complete the lower-level prerequisites and other requirements.

Lower-level Required Courses (21-22 units)

These requirements are for catalog year 2012-2013 and later. If your catalog year is different, please refer to your specific catalog to view requirements. You may also refer to the correct advising forms for your catalog year.

Course Number Course Name
ACCT 201 or
ACCT 211
Principles of Financial Accounting (3) or Honors Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 202 or
ACCT 212
Principles of Managerial Accounting (3) or
Honors Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
ECON 201 or
ECON 203
Microeconomics Principles (3) or
Honors Microeconomics Principles (3)
ECON 202 or
ECON 204
Macroeconomics Principles (3) or
Honors Macroeconomics Principles (3)
LEGL 225 Legal Environment of Business (3)
MATH 211 or
MATH 273
Calculus for Applications (3) or
Calculus I (4)
ECON 205 or
MATH 231 or 233
Statistics for Business and Economics I (3) or
Basic Statistics (3) or Honors Basic Statistics (3)
Completion of the Computer Proficiency Exam (CPE) with a passing score of 70 percent or higher.

>> Application for Admission to the Business Administration Major (PDF)

>> Suggested Course Sequence for Business Administration Major by Concentration (PDF)

Important Dates

Application deadlines for the business administration major

Nov 1: Applications due for spring admission

April 1: Applications due for summer and fall admission

College of Business & Economics

Phone: 410-704-3496
Fax: 410-704-2300

Office Location

Stephens Hall, Room 218
Hours: Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mailing Address

College of Business & Economics
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-0001