May 26, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Business Administration, B.S.B.A.

Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree requires successful completion of 123 hours of coursework.

Tulsa Curriculum (45 hours)

Every undergraduate must fulfill the requirements of the Tulsa curriculum which has two parts, the core curriculum and the general curriculum.

Core Curriculum (20 hours)

General Curriculum (25 hours)

General Education Electives (9 hours)

Only courses from outside the Collins College of Business may be used for general education electives.

Business Core (39 hours)

Business majors must earn a grade of C or higher (unless noted otherwise) in each of the business core courses in order to meet requirements for graduation.

Major Required Courses (18-31 hours)

Students pursuing the B.S.B.A. may major in accounting , computer information systems economics , energy management , finance international business and language , management , or marketing ; or they may apply to enroll in accelerated graduate or law  programs.

Free Electives (0-12 hours depending on major)

Any non-required undergraduate course the institution offers.

Suggested Sequence of Study

Students are admitted to the Collins College of Business as freshmen and are encouraged to explore and study all the disciplines in which they could declare a major. To supplement this process and to build on a hierarchy of knowledge and general education, the following sequence of courses is presented as a guideline for study. Specific majors have their own required and suggested sequence of courses. The suggested sequence of study is different for the majors in energy management  and international business and language 


First Semester (15 hours)

Second Semester (16 hours)



First Semester (16 hours)

Second Semester (15 hours)


First Semester (15 hours)

  • Major course
  • Major course
  • Lower level general education elective
  • Lower level free elective
  • Upper free elective

Second Semester (15 hours)


*ACCT 4273  is required for students majoring in accounting and finance. BUS 4003  is required for all other B.S.B.A. students.

**ECON 2013  and ECON 2023  are required courses in the business core which are also used to fulfill part of the Tulsa Curriculum Block II requirement.

The number of required major courses varies by major. The number of general education and free electives also varies by major.  See specific major requirements for more information.