DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Office: 101 White Hall
Phone: 985-449-7014
Professors: R. Fanguy (Head), Mao.
Associate Professors: Coogan, Soule.
Assistant Professors: A. Castille, Gouaux, Meder.
Instructors: A. Chiasson, Evans, Peters, S. Rodrigue.

Business Administration Program

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Business Administration upon the successful completion of the Business Administration curriculum and the satisfaction of university and College of Business Administration requirements. The Business Administration curriculum prepares graduates for careers in private business and governmental agencies. Preparation of students for entry into graduate school is considered part of the overall objective of this curriculum. Students majoring in Business Administration will be exposed to courses which will provide a broad knowledge of our society and business world.

This degree is also offered 100% online through Nicholls Online (see www.nicholls.edu/nicholls-online/programs-and-degrees/bachelor-of-science-in-business-administration).

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (BABS)

  • Multinational Business Concentration (BAMB)
  • Pre-Law Concentration (BAPL)
  • (CLR) Computer Literacy Requirement;
  • (GER) General Education Requirement;
  • (OCR) Oral Communication Requirement;
  • (UR) University Requirement

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BSAD 101 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course UR 1
1 Humanities Elective GER 3
1 Humanities Elective GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 106 GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 OIS 200 CLR 2
1 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 ACCT 205 3
2 GOVT, PSYC, or SOCI Elective 3
2 Fine Arts Elective GER 3
2 CIS 231 3
2 ECON 211 GER 3
2 ECON 212 GER 3
2 Humanities Elective GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 QBA 282 3
3 ACCT Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
3 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
3 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
3 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
3 BSAD or ENGL 310 GER 3
3 FINC 302 3
3 ACCT 206 or 306 3
3 MNGT 301 3
3 MKTG 300 3
3 QBA 283 3
4 BSAD 221 3
4 BSAD 490 3
4 MNGT 368 3
4 Business Elective**, *** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 CIS Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 ECON Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 Elective or Concentration Course 3
4 FINC Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 MNGT Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 MKTG Elective*** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)
**Must be selected from a minimum of 2 disciplines.
***A minimum of 12 semester hours must be earned at the 400-level.

Multinational Business Concentration (BAMB)

BSAD 320 (6)
CIS 340 (3)
GOVT 391 (3)
GOVT 416 (3)
MNGT 420 (3)
MKTG 475 (3)
ECON 435 or FINC 450 (3)
Foreign Language Sequence (6)
Business Elective 300-level or above (3)

Pre-Law Concentration (BAPL)

ACCT 407 or 409 (3)
ECON Elective 300-level or above (3)
FINC Elective 300-level or above (3)
MNGT Elective 300-level or above (3)
MKTG Elective 300-level or above (3)
BSAD 324 (3)
GOVT 399 (3)
GOVT 400 (3)
ENGL 266 or 366 (3)
Business Elective 400-level (3)
ACCT 321, BSAD 320, BSAD 325, ECON 317, ECON 435, FINC 310, FINC 328,
FINC 341, FINC 410, or MNGT 367 (3)

POST BACCALAUREATE CERTIFICATE IN APPLIED BUSINESS

The Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Business is a certification program designed for individuals who have earned a baccalaureate degree and are seeking functional competencies in business administration. The program focuses on those individuals who are working in an organization or in their own business who are in need of a general understanding of the core business disciplines of accounting, economics, business law, marketing and management and should not be considered as equivalent to a comprehensive business degree program offered by Nicholls State University College of Business. It provides an option for adult learners who are interested in furthering their education without pursuing a four-year degree.

Requirements

  1. Baccalaureate Degree.
  2. University Admission.
  3. Successful completion of each of the following business courses with a great of C or better (18 hours total).*
    1. ACCT 205: Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)
    2. ECON 211: Principles of Microeconomics (3 credits)
    3. ACCT 206: Introduction to Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
    4. MNGT 301: Management of Organizations and Behavioral Processes (3 credits)
    5. BSAD 221: Legal Environment of Business (3 credits)
    6. MKTG 300: Marketing (3 credits)

*A  minimum of 12 credits must be completed at Nicholls to obtain the Certificate. A request to transfer up to 6 credit hours can be made for equivalent coursework completed outside of Nicholls with approval of Department Head.

Computer Information Systems Program

The university awards the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Information Systems to the student upon the successful completion of the Computer Information Systems curriculum and the requirements of the university and the College of Business Administration. The curriculum prepares graduates to analyze, design, develop and implement computer information systems.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems (CISY)

Suggested Course Sequence:

YEAR* COURSE NAME COURSE NUMBER REQUIREMENT CREDIT HRS
1 BSAD 101 3
1 CIS 150 3
1 ENGL 101 GER 3
1 ENGL 102 GER 3
1 Freshman Seminar Course UR 1
1 Humanities Elective GER 3
1 Humanities Elective GER 3
1 MATH 101 GER 3
1 MATH 106 GER 3
1 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
1 OIS 200 CLR 2
2 ACCT 205 3
2 SPCH 101 OCR 3
2 Fine Arts Elective GER 3
2 CIS 231 3
2 ECON 211 GER 3
2 ECON 212 GER 3
2 Humanities Elective GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 Natural Sciences Elective GER 3
2 QBA 282 3
3 BSAD or ENGL 310 GER 3
3 CIS Elective or Concentration Course 3
3 CIS 310 3
3 CIS 320 3
3 CIS 330 3
3 FINC 302 3
3 MNGT 301 3
3 MKTG 300 3
3 QBA 283 3
3 ACCT 206 or 306 3
4 BSAD 221 3
4 MNGT 368 3
4 BSAD 490 3
4 CIS 460 3
4 CIS Elective or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 CIS Elective 300-level or above 3
4 Approved Elective** or Concentration Course 300-level or above 3
4 Approved Elective** 300-level or above 3
4 CIS Elective or Concentration Course 400-level 3
4 CIS Elective or Concentration Course 400-level 3
  TOTAL HOURS     120

*Recommend complete as Freshman (1), Sophomore (2), Junior (3), Senior (4)

**Approved Electives are 300-400 level CIS Electives, other 300-400 level courses offered within the College of Business, MACO 321, or MACO 350.

Computer Science Business applications (CISC)

CIS 255 (3)
CIS 355 (3)
CIS 455 (3)
CIS 315 or 435 (3)
CIS 485 or 400 (3)