Business Administration

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Business Administration

Business Core

Seven courses including:
ACC 221 – Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACC 222 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BUS 242 – Principles of Management
or BUS 200 – Exploring Business as a Vocation
ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics
FIN 331 – Financial Management
MIS 260 – Problem Solving for Business
MKT 252 – Principles of Marketing
Note: All business majors are encouraged to take KEY 490 – Vocation and the Meaning of Success to fulfill the Augsburg Core Curriculum Senior Keystone Requirement.

Specialization in Music Business (Day students only)

Business Core* plus eight courses:

MUS 105 – The Music Business
MUS 245 – Arts Management and Concert Promotion
MUS/BUS 399 – Internship
ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics

One additional music business elective (4.0 credits taken at Augsburg or MSCM)
12 semester credits in MUS or 8 semester credits in MUS credits and 4 semester credits in MUE (8 credits must be in residence at Augsburg) selected from:

MUS 101 – Materials of Music I
MUS 102 – Materials of Music II
MUS 111 – Aural Skills I
MUS 112 – Aural Skills II
MUS 130 – Introduction to Music in the Fine Arts
MUS 220 – Worlds of Music
MUS 241 – History of Jazz
(other MUS courses as approved by advisor)
*Music Business majors may substitute BUS 254 in place of BUS 242 or 200.

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses.
The Quantitative Reasoning (QR) graduation skill is met by completing two courses: MIS 260 (QF) and either BUS 264 or BUS 379 or COM 352 (QA).

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Note: All business majors are encouraged to take KEY 490 – Vocation and the Meaning of Success to fulfill the Augsburg Core Curriculum Senior Keystone Requirement.

Specialization in Marketing (WEC students only)

Business Core plus five courses:

ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics
BUS 264 – Statistical Literacy for Managers
or BUS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics
MKT 352 – Marketing Research and Analysis
MKT 355 – Marketing Communications
or MKT 357 – Advertising
MKT 450 – Marketing Management

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Quantitative Reasoning (QR), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the business administration major, marketing specialization.

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Note: All business majors are encouraged to take KEY 490 Vocation and the Meaning of Success to fulfill the Augsburg Core Curriculum Senior Keystone Requirement.

Combined Major in Business Administration and Economics

Eleven courses including:

ACC 221 – Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACC 222 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BUS 242 – Principles of Management
or BUS 200 – Exploring Business as a Vocation
MKT 252 – Principles of Marketing
BUS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics
or FIN 331 – Financial Management
or other upper division BUS, ACC, FIN, MIS, or MKT course.
ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 312 – Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECO 313 – Intermediate Microeconomics
One other upper division ECO course

Graduation Skills

Graduation skills in Critical Thinking (CT), Speaking (S), and Writing (W) are embedded throughout the offered courses and are met by completing the combined major in Business Administration and Economics. The Quantitative Reasoning (QR) graduation skill is met by completing two courses: ECO 112 or 113 (QF) and either BUS 379 or ECO 318 (QA).

Transfer students must consult an advisor about potential adjustments to their course requirements to fulfill each of these skills.

Note: All business majors are encouraged to take KEY 490 – Vocation and the Meaning of Success to fulfill the Augsburg Core Curriculum Senior Keystone Requirement.

Minor in Business Administration (open to non-business majors only)

Six courses including:

ACC 221 – Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACC 222 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting
BUS 242 – Principles of Management
or BUS 200 – Exploring Business as a Vocation
MKT 252 – Principles of Marketing
BUS 379 – Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics
or BUS 264 – Statistical Literacy for Managers
or FIN 331 – Financial Management
ECO 112 – Principles of Macroeconomics
or ECO 113 – Principles of Microeconomics

Other configurations may be permitted with approval of the department chair.

Minor in Music Business

The Music Business minor is a course of study designed both for the music major desiring additional preparation in business and for the non-music major interested in pursuing a career in the music industry. With the Music Business minor, students are given the opportunity to enroll in coursework and participate in on-site field experiences that address specific professional skills necessary to enter today’s music industry. The minor is a collaborative program between the music and business departments. See the Music department for requirements.

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