Nov 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Business Administration, B.S.B.A.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree requires successful completion of 120 hours of coursework.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the B.S.B.A. program will be:

  • effective and professional communicators;
  • knowledgeable of ethical, global, and social environmental factors and how they relate to business decisions; and
  • knowledgeable of the functional areas of business.

Tulsa Curriculum and First Year Experience (46 hours)

Core Curriculum and First Year Experience (21 hours)

General Curriculum (25 hours)

Business Core (35 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.

General Education Electives (9 hours)

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

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 (13 hours)

  • Foreign Language (4 hours)
  • Block II Historical and Social Interpretation
  • Block III Scientific Investigation without lab



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)


**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.