Our major in business administration emphasizes an interdisciplinary view of business management. Leading to the Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree, the curriculum introduces students to accounting, economics, marketing, and operations management. The major also allows you to pursue your wide-ranging interests and ideas through our electives.

Degree Requirements

To graduate with a major in business administration, a student must successfully complete at least 125 credits with at least 60 credits earned at Furman (including the final 28, and final 15 of the major). Students must also maintain at least a 2.00 grade point average for courses used to satisfy the major requirements.

A major must include:


  • ECN 101: Macroeconomics
  • ECN 102: Microeconomics
  • ECN 225: Statistics


  • ACC 111: Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 301: Principles of Managerial Accounting

Business Administration

  • BUS 320: Marketing
  • BUS 330: Operations Management
  • BUS 340: Introduction to Finance & Markets​
  • BUS 350: Business Law I
  • BUS 450: Strategic Management
  • ENG 211: Professional Communication

Computer Science

  • CSC 105: Introduction to Computer Science


  • At least 4 additional elective courses in accounting, business administration or economics at the 230 level or higher.

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