Professor: Gregor, West
Associate Professors: Gidas, Kinder (coordinator), Liberatore, Litchfield
Business administration provides students with a base of knowledge in the core business disciplines of economics, accounting, business law, quantitative analysis, and management--disciplines essential to a career in management. Students are exposed to current business issues and practices through classroom visits by active professionals and through opportunities for field trips, internships, and independent studies with organizations.
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS: ECN 101 , 102 , MTH 225 , ACC 211 , 212 , BUS/MTH 131 , BUS 301, 302 , 307 , and 315 . In addition, elect two courses from the business administration courses at the 300 level or higher that are not specifically required for the major. At least one of these electives must satisfy the capstone requirement. BUS 401 , 405 , and 406 meet the capstone requirement for the business administration major.
The department requires that all business administration majors complete the following courses at Washington & Jefferson College: ACC 211 , 212 , ECN 101 , 102 , BUS/MTH 131 , and MTH 225 . When these courses are required as prerequisites for other departmental courses a grade of C or better is required to satisfy the prerequisite. A student admitted to the College after having completed these courses at another college or university must petition the chair of the department for special consideration in order to waive this requirement and transfer any of the required courses to his or her major at W&J.
The department requires that ACC 211 and ECN 101 be completed at W&J by all students who minor in business administration. A student admitted to the College after having completed these courses at another college or university must petition the chair of the department for special consideration in order to waive this requirement and transfer either of these required classes to his or her minor at W&J.
NOTE: Students majoring or minoring in Business Administration may not also major or minor in Accounting. Students majoring in Business Administration may obtain a minor in Economics, but not a double major in Economics or Financial Economics.