The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Business Administration (BA) with International Business concentration

FALL - Semester 1

TRU 100: Truman Symposium
TRU 1XX: Self and Society Seminar
Math Class (as placed)
COMM 170: Public Speaking
BSAD 153: Intro Business Data Analytics (or sem. 2)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language
Perspective Course

SPRING - Semester 2

Math or Statistics
ENG 190: Writing as Critical Thinking
BSAD 153: Intro Business Data Analytics (or sem. 1)
Choose 5-10 hours from:
Foreign Language
Perspective Course

FALL - Semester 3

Math or Statistics (as needed)
ACCT 220: Intro Financial Accounting
BSAD 234: Legal Environment of Business (or sem. 4)
Principles of Economics (ECON 200/201/205)
STAT 220: Fund Data Science (or sem. 4)
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language
Perspective Course

SPRING - Semester 4

Math or Statistics (as needed)
ACCT 221: Introduction to Management Accounting
BSAD 234: Legal Environment of Business (or sem. 3)
Principles of Economics (as needed)
STAT 220: Fund Data Science (or sem. 3)
Missouri Statute Course
Choose 3-6 hours from:
Foreign Language
Perspective Course

FALL - Semester 5

BSAD 349: Organizational Behavior
BSAD 329: Principles of Finance/BSAD 325: Principles of Marketing
BSAD 353: Information Management and Data Analytics (or sem. 6)
JINS 3XX: Jr. Writing Seminar
Perspective Course as needed

SPRING - Semester 6

BSAD 329: Principles of Finance/BSAD 325: Principles of Marketing
BSAD 352: Operations Management
BSAD 353: Information Management & Data Analytics (or sem. 5)
BSAD 453: International Management (offered spring only)
Required Support Course
Perspective Course/Elective (as needed)

FALL - Semester 7

BSAD 430: International Marketing (offered fall only)
Perspective Course/Electives (as needed)
Required Support Course (as needed)
Intl. Business Concentration Elective

SPRING - Semester 8

BSAD 460: Strategic Management
Perspective Course/Electives (as needed)
Required Support Course (as needed)
BSAD 455: Intl. Financial Mgmt (offered spring only)

  • International Business elective courses include BSAD 554: Global Supply Chain Management, ECON 308: Economics of the European Union, ECON 402: Economic Development, ECON 403 - International Trade Theory and Policy, ECON 412: International Monetary Theory and Policy, FREN 326: French for International Business Communication, POL 370: Current Issues in Political Science (When offered with an International Political Topic), and SPAN 366: Spanish for Business.
  • The International Business concentration is offered with a Bachelor of Arts degree only.
  • The International Business concentration requires an international internship or study abroad for credit.

The Dialogues curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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