Business Administration, B.S. - Public Utilities Management

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The graduation requirements are listed below. In addition, students select free electives to reach 120 credits overall required for the degree.  The department website provides an overview of the program, admission requirements for the major (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:


All bachelor’s degree programs include liberal education (LEP) and writing (W) course requirements. To review more detailed information, please visit General Education (LEP) Degree Requirements.   


Up to three courses in the major/cognate may also satisfy LEP requirements and will be indicated below; no more than two courses in the same subject may be used towards LEP Explorations.

Students must take a minimum of 50 percent of the major and concentration courses at Southern Connecticut State University.

Business Administration Requirements (33 Credits)
ACC 200 – Principles of Financial Accounting ('C' or better required)
ACC 210 – Managerial Accounting ('C' or better required)
BIS 370 – Business Information Systems ('C' or better required)
ECO 100 – Principles of Macroeconomics (T2CC)
ECO 101 – Principles of Microeconomics (T2GA)
ECO 270 – Applied Business Statistics ('C' or better required)
FIN 300 – Corporate Finance ('C' or better required)
MGT 240 – Business Law and Ethics ('C' or better required)
MGT 285 – Management and Organization ('C' or better required)
MGT 450 – Business Policy and Strategy Seminar ('C' or better required)
MKT 200 – Principles of Marketing ('C' or better required)

Public Utilities Management Concentration (33 Credits)
MGT 200 – Managerial Communication (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 300 – Management and Organization (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 385 – Human Resources Management (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 400 – Business and Society (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 460 – International Business (‘C+’ or better required)

Select 18 credits from:
ACC 401 – Not–for–Profit & Government Accounting (‘C+’ or better required)
BIS 430 – Project Management (‘C+’ or better required)
GEO 460 – GIS II (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 335 – Business Law (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 398 – Special Topics (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 415 – Developing Team Managerial Skills (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 498 – Advanced Special Topics (‘C+’ or better required)
BIS 398 – Special Topics (‘C+’ or better required)
MGT 497 – Internship (‘C+’ or better required) or BIS 497 – Internship (‘C+’ or better required)


CSC 200 – Information Management and Productivity Software (T1TF)
MAT 125 – Applied Business Mathematics or MAT 150 – Calculus I (T1QR)


Students with an overall 3.0 GPA may be approved to complete an accelerated pathway. Graduate courses may be completed during their senior year when a student has earned at least 90 credits. Courses successfully completed with a grade of 'C' or higher will earn dual credit to be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate transcript. Approval to start graduate coursework does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.

Accelerated Pathway to Graduate Program
In consultation with their advisor, students may select up to 12 credits of graduate level coursework (500-level or higher) appropriate to their intended graduate program of study.