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Undergraduate Business Degree Programs

All the undergraduate programs offered by the College of Business are fully accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. These programs are designed to prepare the student for both the present and the future business environment.

When viewing Degree Requirements, note that the student's catalog year is determined by the first semester in which the student enrolled at UTA.

Accounting Information Systems Marketing
Economics International Business Operations Management
Finance Management Real Estate

 


ACCOUNTING

Bachelor of Business Administration* (BBA) or
Bachelor of Science* (BS)

The discipline of accounting is much more than mundane bookkeeping. Accounting is about the foundation for business success! To study accounting is to study information systems and controls, financial reporting, analysis, taxation, decision-making, managing technology, and business strategy. Accounting majors may choose to become a partner in an international accounting firm, the owner of a CPA practice, or a corporate controller or chief financial officer.

* The Bachelor of Science degree allows the student to complete a significant amount of coursework in the desired discipline while the Bachelor of Business Administration provides a broader education.

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ECONOMICS

Bachelor of Business Administration* (BBA) or
Bachelor of Science* (BS) or
Bachelor of Arts** (BA)

The discipline of economics draws on history, philosophy, and mathematics, and has something to say about a list of topics including household spending, inflation, crime, and environmental issues. A thorough understanding of economic principles provides a student with an excellent foundation for a career in business, economics, government, or law. Opportunities for graduates are excellent. Employers value the problem-solving skills and the critical writing skills students develop in an economics curriculum.

* The Bachelor of Science degree allows the student to complete a significant amount of coursework in the desired discipline while the Bachelor of Business Administration provides a broader education.

** The Bachelor of Arts degree program is no longer open to new majors. The information shown here is for students that were admitted to the major previously and are continuing to complete their program of work.

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FINANCE

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The discipline of finance draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics in order to help managers make sound financial decisions. In the area of corporate finance, decisions involve the capital investment and financing activities of business. In the area of investments, decisions involve portfolio investment activities of individuals and institutions such as mutual funds, investment banking firms, and pension funds. In the area of financial institutions, decisions involve the management and operation of financial institutions such as commercial banks, finance companies, and insurance companies. The study of finance opens the door to several exciting career paths. In addition to rewarding careers in financial management, the study of finance is excellent preparation for a career in law.

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Bachelor of Business Administration* (BBA) or
Bachelor of Science* (BS)

Information Systems focuses on the use of computers and information technology to address business needs. The related course work is designed to provide a foundation in computer hardware, software, database and data communications, along with a sound business background. The department offers courses in object-oriented programming, systems analysis and design, networking, and information security. In addition, the student is introduced to the latest technologies such as .NET, C#, and agile development.
Companies worldwide aggressively recruit graduates for positions as networking specialists, systems developers, programmer/analysts, database managers and consultants. These are among the job titles projected to have the greatest demand in the new millennium.

* The Bachelor of Science degree allows the student to complete a significant amount of coursework in the desired discipline while the Bachelor of Business Administration provides a broader education.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Political and economic changes during the past decade have placed new demands on businesses worldwide. The increasingly complex international environment requires that successful managers understand not only how business works domestically but also how it works on a global scale. UT Arlington has possibly the only degree program in the country that offers dual concentrations in international business and foreign language. Students can anticipate using the degree in International Business to obtain jobs in a wide variety of areas. Often these jobs may present the opportunity for extensive travel and perhaps living abroad.
The International Business degree has language concentrations in French (FR), German (GR), Russian (RS), and Spanish (SP).

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MANAGEMENT

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The Department of Management strives to provide students with the planning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills needed to be successful in their roles as managers and leaders in their future careers. The four main areas of management are Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Organization Theory, and Strategic Management. In addition, the department teaches courses in Entrepreneurship and Venture Management, Management of Industrial Relations, Management of the Multinational Corporation, Human Resource Staffing and Performance Management, Team Management, Negotiations and Conflict Resolution, Compensation and Benefits Management, and Training and Development. Management majors can find employment in a variety of areas due to their eclectic background.

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MARKETING

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Marketing is an exciting field of study that examines the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services. As the cornerstone of commerce, the discipline of marketing provides students with outstanding career opportunities in professional selling, marketing research, advertising, purchasing, distribution management, product development, wholesaling, and product management. The demand for marketing professionals continues to grow as today's organizations place greater emphasis on effective marketing as a means of achieving their goals.

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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The study of Operations Management focuses on understanding the many necessary decisions directly related to the production of goods or delivery of services. These include strategic decisions as well as routine decisions in both manufacturing and service organizations. Possible career choices include: Production Analyst, Purchasing Planner/Buyer, Production Supervisor, Quality Specialist, Inventory Analyst, and Production Scheduler/Controller.

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REAL ESTATE

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The discipline of real estate draws upon concepts from economics, statistics, and mathematics in order to help managers make sound financial decisions. In the area of real estate, these decisions revolve around real estate development and financing.

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