College of Business

Degrees and Curricula

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Comprehensive Majors:

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Standard Major:

Undergraduate Business Minors1:

1 All of the above minors are available to students outside of the College of Business.  Course prerequisites should be taken into account when planning a minor area of study.

Double Major and Major/Minor Combinations Within the College of Business

Double Majors: Students may pursue a combination of comprehensive majors from different disciplines in the College of Business. 

Major/minor Combination: Students can pursue major/minor combinations from different disciplines in the College of Business.  

Business Administration Exception: Because the standard Business Administration major and the Business Administration minor are composed primarily of the BUSCORE, which is the core of all COB comprehensive majors, neither the Business Administration major nor the Business Administration minor can be combined with any COB comprehensive major.

Residency Requirements for College of Business Minors

At least 12 credits used to fulfill the requirements of a minor from the College of Business must be earned in residence. Resident credits do include credits earned through the National Student Exchange program and U.W. - Eau Claire study abroad programs.

College of Business Certificate Programs

College of Business certificate programs listed below may be used to satisfy university academic concentration requirements. Certificate programs may also be used to enhance or complement a student’s major or minor program.

Advanced Business Communication Certificate

Digital Marketing Analytics Certificate*

Entrepreneurship Certificate*

Information Systems Certificate

International Business Certificate*

Leadership Studies Certificate*

Professional Sales Certificate*

*This certificate does not satisfy university academic concentration requirements in combination with the Business Administration major.

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Requirements

Credits for Graduation

All candidates for the BBA degree need a minimum of 120 credits to graduate, to include a minimum of 48 semester credits in courses other than those offered by the College of Business. The Health Care Administration major is exempt from the 48-credit requirement.

Student Professional Development Program

All students pursuing a major in the College of Business must complete the Student Professional Development Workshops. All students pursuing a minor in the Department of Management and Marketing must complete the Student Professional Development Workshops. The program is designed to equip students with the skills needed to present themselves professionally during their job search and upon entering their chosen careers. Students are strongly encouraged to complete the workshops prior to the end of their third semester on campus. The workshops are prerequisites for a number of 300-level courses in the College of Business Core and need to be completed prior to registration for those courses.

The program consists of four workshops: The Business Professional, Professional Image, Professional Etiquette, Professional Networking Event. For more information, visit the College of Business website.

Grade Point Requirements

Candidates for the BBA degree must earn a minimum GPA of 2.00 in their major and in courses taken in residence. (See the special requirements for the Comprehensive Major in Health Care Administration.) If a minor is required, or is to be listed as an official minor, the candidate must earn a minimum GPA of 2.00 in the minor.

  • No course may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis as part of a major, minor, or certificate described by one of the departments in the College of Business.
  • Business courses may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory basis only concurrent with or following completion of the student’s major or business minor.