Extended Campuses

2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration

Progression Plan-2YR Completn Global Business - Emphasis

Campus Availability

  • Chandler-Gilbert
  • East Valley
  • Mesa
  • Online
  • Paradise Valley
  • Signal Peak
  • Tucson
  • Tucson North
  • Yuma

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. BBA300 Principles Of Management 3
Description: The environment of organizations, planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and reviewing processes and systems, including strategic planning, teamwork, and process design. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (Full or Conditional Admission to the BBA Professional Program) or ((Administration or LSCM or Industrial Tech Management students) and (BBA 290 and BBA 291 with grades of C or better))
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. BBA305W Business Communications 3
Description: Written and oral communication in organizations. Emphasis on writing letters, memos, and reports; speaking and listening skills; nonverbal communication; communication theory; precise word usage; common communication pitfalls; interpersonal communication and human relation skills; and cross-cultural communication. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 and Junior status
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. BBA310 Principles Of Marketing 3
Description: An orientation to basic marketing concepts and practices. Topics include the impact of external forces on marketing decisions; marketing strategies, marketing aspects of business ethics and social responsibility. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Full Admission to BBA Professional Program or (Conditional Admission to BBA Professional Program and ENG 105, BBA 255, MAT 110 or higher, and BBA 284)
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. BBA320 Managerial Finance 3
Description: Survey of the major areas of financial operations in business and their relationship to other business functions; internal financial activities, sources of funds, and the firm's involvement with money and capital markets; basic techniques of financial analysis and their application to financial decision making; development of an understanding of the financial system. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Full Admission to the BBA Professional Program or (Conditional Admission to the BBA Professional Program and BBA 255, BBA 256, and MAT 110 or higher)
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
5. BBAELECTIVE BBA Elective 3 BBAELECTIVE Notes
Notes: This requirement can be met by completing coursework with an international focus, or with a study abroad experience. Contact an advisor for more information. -Recommended course is BBA 407 if you complete the language requirement with BBA 307 & 387
*Admission to program required prior to BBA courses* You should enter this program with an ABUS/AGEC from an Arizona Community College
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. BBA330 Supply Chain & Operations Mgmt 3
Description: Covers management of operations, the activities utilized to produce the products and/or services sold by the firm. Emphasizes process design and improvement, including the inter-firm processes that manage the twin flows of inventory and information between supply chain members. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: Full Admission to the BBA Program or (Conditional Admission to the BBA Program and BBA 255, BBA 201, and MAT 110 or higher) or ((LSCM or Industrial Tech Management students) and (BBA 290, BBA 291, and BBA 292 with grades of C or better))
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. BBA340 Management Info Systems 3
Description: This course presents information systems used by organizations and work groups with an emphasis on system development, management and effective use. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 293 or CIS 120 or Admission to Tech Management program
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
3. BBA360 Teams And Project Management 3
Description: Effective meetings; interpersonal and group processes; development of effectively functioning project teams, empowered teams and total quality management (TQM); and effective project management. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 300 or BBA 303
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. BBA440 Human Resource Management 3
Description: Principles, functions, and practices relating to managing human resources in organizations. Describes the basic human resources management processes of selection, training, appraisal, compensation, labor relations, and legal compliance. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 300 and BBA 305W
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
5. BBA450 Leadership 3
Description: Effective leadership; traits, behaviors, including power and influence; effect of situations and contingencies; leader styles; transformational and charismatic leadership; socio-cultural issues; and ethical behavior. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 300 and BBA 305W
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Students should see an academic advisor before enrolling in the next term in preparation for graduation.

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. BBA400 Advanced Global Management 3
Description: This course provides an introduction to the cultural, legal, economic, and political environments of multinational firms. Topics include managing in the global environment and strategic planning in a multicultural environment. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 300 and BBA 305W
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. LANGUAGEXXX Language Course 3 LANGUAGEXXX Notes
Notes: This requirement can be met by taking 2 semesters of the same foreign language, or with a study abroad experience. Contact an advisor for more information. -Recommended courses are: BBA 307, 387, and 407
3. BBAELECTIVE BBA Elective 3 BBAELECTIVE Notes
Notes: This requirement can be met by completing coursework with an international focus, or with a study abroad experience. Contact an advisor for more information. -Recommended course is BBA 407 if you complete the language requirement with BBA 307 & 387
4. BBA410 Advanced Global Marketing 3
Description: Marketing opportunities and strategies for firms involved in marketing across national borders and in other countries. Special attention given to planning and implementing marketing mix variables in multicultural, international settings. Within this context, this course will emphasize all the environmental factors that make international marketing more interesting and challenging than purely domestic operations. Priority will be given to the impact of diverse cultures on the marketing task in the international context. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 305W and BBA 310
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
5. BBA480 Business Plan Development 3
Description: Design, development, and evaluation of a business plan for existing and new businesses. Includes consideration of marketing, industry, financial, management, competitive, and strategic issues relating to the feasibility and operation of new and ongoing businesses. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 300, 305W, 310, 320, 330, 340, and Senior status
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
Submit internship materials this term.
Submit graduation application during this term.
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. BBA420 Global Financial Analysis 3
Description: Financial decision making for the multinational firm, focusing on financial issues resulting from operating across national borders such as currency exchange, direct foreign investment and country-related risk. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 305W and BBA 320
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
2. LANGUAGEXXX Language Course 3 LANGUAGEXXX Notes
Notes: This requirement can be met by taking 2 semesters of the same foreign language, or with a study abroad experience. Contact an advisor for more information. -Recommended courses are: BBA 307, 387, and 407
3. BBA408 Fieldwork Experience 3
Description: The role of the general manager in dealing with strategic business challenges and providing leadership to the organization; integration of functional areas, policy formulation and implementation, multinational and ethical issues. Pass-fail only. May be repeated for up to 6 units of credit.
Prerequisite: BBA 300, 305W, 310, 320, 330, 340, and Senior status
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015
4. BBA490C Strategic Management 3
Description: The role of the general manager in dealing with strategic business challenges and providing leadership to the organization; integration of functional areas, policy formulation and implementation, multinational and ethical issues. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: BBA 300, 305W, 310, 320, 330, 340, and Senior status
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2015 Summer 2015

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) Student Choice (3)

Program Information

PROGRAM INFORMATION:
Admission requires separate application and completion of required pre-requisites
For more information, please contact an advisor.


This degree is for students with an Arizona Associate's in Business Administration (or completion of program pre-requisites) and assumes that all liberal studies requirements are completed with an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or with transfer coursework.

Advising Contact:
Extended Campuses Student Service Center
1-800-426-8315

Online.advising@nau.edu

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses. 

For a full description of degree requirements, review the university catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your degree progress report.

Some courses may have pre-requisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or pre-requisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan. 

Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.

For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.