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52.5 Bachelor of Management in Business Economics (BMgt)

52.5.1 Overview

    The four year Bachelor of Management in Business Economics consists of *120 arts, science and professional (see §55.2 Classification of Courses) including *66 in the Business Economics program and the credits required for the common liberal arts and sciences requirements. Because of the possibility of overlap between the credits required for a portion of the common liberal arts and sciences requirements and those required for the Business Economics program, a student may also include options or an optional minor as follows:


Business Economics Program: *15 in Economics Foundation courses, *27 in Management Foundation courses, 9 additional senior credits in Economics courses at least 6 of which must be at the 300-level or above, and 9 additional senior credits in Economics or Management at the 300-level or above.


Liberal arts and sciences common requirements

    The liberal arts and sciences common requirements consist of two areas: *21 in Breadth and *15 in the Augustana Core. The same credit may not be counted twice in courses that relate to more than one category within these areas; that is, a total of 36 different credits must be earned to fulfill these requirements.

    The *21 Breadth requirements consist of four different categories; credits counted towards these categories may not overlap with a student’s first major:

    *3 Fine Arts

    *6 Humanities

    *6 Science

    *6 Social Sciences

    For the actual classification of Augustana courses within these categories, see §55.2.

    The Augustana Core requirements consist of five different categories. A student must complete *15 from at least three of the five categories with no more than *6 in any one category; courses which satisfy these requirements may overlap with a student’s major:

Creative & Imaginative Process

Diversity and Global Studies

Environmental Sustainability

Experiential Learning

Integrating Knowledge

    For more detail on which courses may be counted towards these categories, see §52Augustana Chart 1.


Optional minor: A minimum of *18 in one discipline or approved interdisciplinary area, including at least *12 at the senior level. A student should be aware that it may not be possible to complete certain combinations of majors and minors without extending the time required to earn the degree.


Options: *3-21 (or more, depending on the amount of overlap between the core and the requirements for the major, and/or minor) of the student's choice. A student may choose to use options to work toward a minor, or second major but should be aware that a double major normally requires more than *120 in the degree program.

52.5.2 Residence Requirements

    Students registered in a BMgt program must complete at least 60 credits offered by the Augustana Faculty at least *54 of which must be at the senior level. However,


Language or other study abroad may, with special permission of the Associate Dean, Academic Programs, count toward the residence requirement.


An exception to this requirement may be granted to students already holding a BA or BSc who can transfer sufficient credits from their first degree to be able to complete the requirements of the Bachelor of Management in Business Economics degree in fewer than *60. Normally in such cases at least the final *45 must be completed at Augustana.

52.5.3 Program Requirements

    See §15.3 for Admission Requirements


*15 in Economics Foundation


AUECO 101 and 102.


AUECO 203 and 204.


AUECO 480.


*27 in Management Foundation


AUACC 311 and 322.


Introduction to Business: AUMGT 100.


Introduction to Management: AUMGT 200.


Corporate finance: AUMGT 310.


Business law: AUMGT 320.


Introduction to marketing: AUMGT 330.


Organizational behavior: AUMGT 340.


Business policy and strategy: AUMGT 490.


*18 in Elective courses


9 additional senior credits in Economics, of which *3 may be at the 200-level.


9 additional senior credits in Economics or Management at the 300- or 400-level.


*6 in Supporting Courses


AUMAT 110 or 111.


AUSTA 153.

52.5.4 First-Year Program Recommendations


AUECO 101 and 102.


AUMGT 100.


AUMAT 110 or 111.


AUSTA 153.


AUENG 103.


12 additional credits toward the liberal arts and sciences common requirements.

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