College of Business Undergraduate Academic Programs

Loyola's Joseph A Butt, S.J., College of Business offers academic major programs and academic minor programs at the undergraduate level. These programs include: 

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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) 

The Bachelor of Business Administration is the undergraduate degree program for the College of Business. All major programs are part of this degree. 

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BBA - Accounting Major

The Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, Accounting major requirements, and general electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Accounting major: 30 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 3 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy II is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law in Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • LGST B300 Business Law for Accountants
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Accounting major courses: Complete the following courses for 30 crs: 
    • ACCT B300 Individual Income Taxes
    • ACCT B305 Intermediate Accounting I
    • ACCT B306 Intermediate Accounting II
    • ACCT B307 Government & Non-Profit Accounting
    • ACCT B310 Strategic Cost Management
    • ACCT B400 Advanced Accounting
    • ACCT B403 Auditing & Assurance Services
    • ACCT B460 International Accounting
    • Approved Major Electives - choose three courses:
      • ACCT B307 Government & Non-Profit Accounting
      • ACCT B340 Accounting Analytics
      • ACCT B401 Business Taxation
      • ACCT B460 International Accounting
      • ACCT B493 Special Topics In Accounting
  • Non-Business Electives: Accounting majors are required to complete 3 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 
  • Note: To sit for the CPA Exam in Louisiana, you must have a baccalaureate degree and have successfully completed 24 hours of specific Accounting and 24 hours of Business courses (including an acceptable Business Law course), as satisfied by our major in Accounting. To be licensed as a CPA in Louisiana, you must have successfully completed both the CPA Exam and an additional 30 hours of college credit (for a total of 150 credit hours). Please see Dr. Main for the CPA requirements for other jurisdictions.

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BBA - Business Analytics

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Business Analytics major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, Business Analytics major requirements, adjunct courses in Math and Computer Science, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Business Analytics major: 21 crs
    • Adjunct Courses in Math and Computer Science: 6 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 6 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • History I is satisfied by HIST T course History II is satisfied by HIST Q course
    • Philosophy II is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law in Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Business Analytics major: Complete the following courses for 21 crs: 
    • BUAN B305 Business Decision Modeling
    • BUAN B310 Decision Support Systems
    • BUAN B360 Econometrics I - Linear 
    • BUAN B375 Managerial Decision Making
    • Major Electives - select three of the following courses for 9 crs: 
      • COSC A270 Introduction to Relational Databases
      • COSC A319 Internet Technologies
      • BUAN B365 Econometrics 2 - Time Series
      • MATH A257 Calculus I (4 crs)
      • MKT B390 Consumer Analysis & Research
      • MKT B460 Digital Marketing Analysis
  • Adjunct Courses in Math & Computer Science for 6 crs: 
    • MATH A200 Introduction to Linear Algebra
    • COSC A211 Introduction to Programming I
  • Non-Business Electives: Business Analytics majors are required to complete 6 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail.

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BBA - Economics Major

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Economics major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Economics major: 24 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 9 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy 2 is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Economics major: Complete the following courses for 24 crs: 
    • ECON B300 Intermediate Microeconomics
    • ECON B301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • ECON B305 International Economics
    • Advanced ECON electives for 9 crs
    • Advanced Business electives for 6 crs
  • Non-Business Electives: Economics majors are required to complete 9 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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BBA - Entrepreneurship

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Entrepreneurship major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum.

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Entrepreneurship Major: 24 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 9 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
       
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy II is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 (B100) in the Business Core curriculum 
       
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
       
  • Entrepreneurship major: Complete the following courses for 24 crs: 
    • ENTR B300 Entrepreneurship
    • ENTR B400 International Entrepreneurship
    • ENTR B440 Financing the Start-Up
    • ENTR B460 Digital Marketing Analytics
    • ENTR B470 Consulting
    • Advanced Business electives for 9 crs
       
  • Non-Business Electives: Entrepreneurship majors are required to complete 9 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
     
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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BBA - Finance major

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Finance major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Finance major: 24 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 9 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy II is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Finance major: Complete the following courses for 24 crs: 
    • ACCT B305 Intermediate Accounting I
    • FIN B310 Financial Institutions
    • FIN B315 Investments
    • FIN B325 International Financial Management
    • FIN B400 Advanced Financial Management
    • Advanced Finance elective for 3 crs
    • Advanced Business electives for 6 crs
  • Non-Business Electives: Finance majors are required to complete 9 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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BBA - International Business major

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), International Business major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and language requirements. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • International Business major: 30 crs
      • Includes Modern Foreign Language requirement of 6 crs 
    • Non-Business Elective: 3 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
    • International Experience: all INTB majors must study or intern abroad, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy 2 is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
    • International Business majors are strongly encouraged to choose Loyola Core courses with an international focus. 
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • International Business major: Complete the following courses for 24 crs: 
    • INTB B315 International Management
    • INTB B325 International Finance
    • INTB B330 International Marketing
    • INTB B435 Multinational Strategy
    • Advanced INTB electives for 9 crs
    • International elective for 3 crs
  • Modern Foreign Language requirement. INTB majors must achieve A101 level proficiency in a modern foreign language. Students who place into A101 or higher will complete placement plus one language course. Bilingual students with a native language other than English are excluded from language requirements and will take two additional INTB electives. 
    • Language A100
    • Language A101
       
  • International Experience: all INTB majors must study or intern abroad. This 0 crs requirement can be completed with eligible credit-bearing coursework from any area of the curriculum.
     
  • Non-Business Electives: International Business majors are required to complete 3 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail.

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BBA - Management major

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Management major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Management major: 24 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 9 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy 2 is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Management major: Complete the following courses for 24 crs: 
    • MGT B300 Entrepreneurship
    • MGT B310 Human Resource Management
    • MGT B315 International Management
    • MGT B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
    • Advanced MGT electives for 6 crs
    • Advanced Business electives for 6 crs
  • Non-Business Electives: Management majors are required to complete 9 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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BBA - Marketing major

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing major is a 120 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Marketing major: 24 crs
    • Non-Business Electives: 9 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 8 semesters, 0 crs
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy II is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Marketing major: Complete the following courses for 24 crs: 
    • MKT B330 International Marketing
    • MKT B340 Integrated Marketing Communications
    • MKT B390 Consumer Analysis
    • MKT B450 Advanced Marketing Strategy
    • Advanced Marketing electives for 6 crs
    • Advanced Business electives for 6 crs
  • Non-Business Electives: Marketing majors are required to complete 9 crs of electives to complete the Bachelor of Business Administration program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Business Core, or Major. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 8 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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University Honors Program for BBA

Students who meet University Honors Program admission requirements can complete their preferred College of Business program with the Honors Curriculum taking the place of the Loyola Core and satisfying an HONS H491 Honors Thesis. Depending on the number of Non-Business electives required by the major, Honors Curriculum requirements may slightly increase the number of credit hours required to complete the Business degree. Completion of Honors academic programs require a 3.3 GPA in the student’s Loyola cumulative curriculum.

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BBA - Management major - Andalucia Dual Degree

This is a 4-year program leading to degrees from both Loyola University New Orleans and Universidad Loyola Andalucía (ULA). Students study for three years at Loyola University New Orleans and one year at Universidad Loyola Andalucia. The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Management major is a 129 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, and major requirements. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 129 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Management major: 42 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 6 semesters, 0 crs
       
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy 2 is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
       
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations Management at ULA
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
  • Management major: Complete the following courses for 42 crs: 
    • MGT B300 Entrepreneurship & Innovation at ULA
    • MGT B310 People Management at ULA
    • MGT B315 Business Strategy & International Marketing at ULA
    • MGT B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
    • Marketing Management at ULA
    • LGST B300 Business Law for Accounting
    • Market Intelligence at ULA
    • Data Analysis at ULA
    • Technology & Info Systems for Decision Making at ULA
    • Strategic Planning of Advertising & Public Relations at ULA
    • Final Degree Project at ULA
    • Advanced Business electives for 9 crs
      • ACCT B305 Intermediate Accounting I
      • FIN B310 Financial Institutions
      • FIN B400 Advanced Financial Management
         
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 6 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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BBA - Marketing major - Andalucia Dual Degree

This is a 4-year program leading to degrees from both Loyola University New Orleans and Universidad Loyola Andalucía (ULA). Students study for three years at Loyola University New Orleans and one year at Universidad Loyola Andalucia. The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing major is a 132 semester credit hour academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Business Core courses, major requirements, and non-business electives. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum, and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. 

  • Overview of requirements: 132 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 39 crs
    • Business Core: 48 crs
    • Marketing major: 45 crs
    • Business Portfolio Program: 6 semesters, 0 crs
       
  • Loyola Core: Complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundations Mathematics is satisfied by MATH A115 Finite Mathematics or MATH A110 Concepts in College Algebra
    • Philosophy II is satisfied by PHIL W252 Making Moral Decisions
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied by ECON B200 in the Business Core curriculum 
       
  • Business Core: Complete the following courses for 48 crs: 
    • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
    • LGST B105 Law and Business
    • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics 
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics 
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
    • BUAN B205 Business Analytics
    • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
    • MGT B250 Managing Information & Cybersecurity
    • FIN B280 Financial Management
    • MGT B325 Operations Management at ULA
    • BA B415 Business Ethics
    • BA B445 Strategic Management 
    • BA B497 Business Internship
       
  • Marketing major: Complete the following courses for 45 crs: 
    • MKT B330 Business Strategy & International Marketing at ULA
    • Marketing Intelligence at ULA
    • Marketing Management at ULA
    • MKT B450 Strategic Planning of Advertising & Public Relations at ULA
    • MKT B300 Entrepreneurship & Innovation at ULA
    • Digital Marketing Analytics at ULA
    • People Management at ULA
    • LGST B300 Business Law for Accounting
    • Technology & Info Systems for Decision Making at ULA
    • Data Analysis I at ULA
    • MGT B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
    • Final Degree Project at ULA
    • Advanced Business electives for 9 crs
      • ACCT B305 Intermediate Accounting I
      • FIN B310 Financial Institutions
      • FIN B400 Advanced Financial Management
         
  • Business Portfolio Career Program: students complete 6 semesters of Portfolio work at 0 crs assigned as Pass/Fail. 

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Minor Programs

Curriculum for College of Business minors require credit hours taken as part of or in addition to the General Electives area of a student’s undergraduate program, but courses used to satisfy requirements in an academic major cannot also be used to satisfy requirements in a minor. Previous course coding and numbering is indicated in parentheses. Successful completion of an academic minor requires a 2.0 GPA or higher for all courses.

College of Business offers the following academic minor programs: 

Accounting minor: Students complete 21 credit hours of coursework with a 2.0 GPA. Available to business and non-business majors. 

  • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT B305 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT B306 Intermediate Accounting II 
  • Choose one course: 
    • ACCT B300 Individual Income Taxes
    • ACCT B307 Government & Non-Profit Accounting
  • ACCT B310 Strategic Cost Management or ACCT B203 Managerial Accounting
  • LGST B300 Business Law for Accountants or LGST B105 Law in Business
  • Advanced Accounting elective for 3 crs. 
     

Business Administration: Students complete 21 credit hours of coursework with a 2.0 GPA. For non-business majors only. 

  • BA B100 AI and the Future of Business 
  • LGST B105 Law in Business
  • MKT B100 Marketing and Consumer Insights 
  • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
  • ECON B200 Microeconomics
  • FIN B200 Personal Finance
  • MGT B245 Managing People and Organizations
     

Business Analytics: Students complete 21 credit hours of coursework with a 2.0 GPA. Available to business and non-business majors.

  • COSC A211 Introduction to Programming I
  • BUAN B205 Business Analytics 
  • Choose one of the following courses: 
    • MGT B250 Managing Information and Cybersecurity
    • ACCT B340 Accounting Analytics
  • BUAN (DECS) B305 Business Decision Modeling
  • BUAN (DECS) B310 Decision Support Systems
  • MGT B325 Operations & Supply Chain Management
  • Choose one of the following courses: 
    • BUAN B360 Econometrics I
    • BUAN B375 Managerial Decision Making
       

Economics minor: Students complete 21-22 credit hours of coursework with a 2.0 GPA. For non-business majors only.

  • Choose one of the following courses: 
    • MATH A116 Survey of Calculus 
    • MATH A257 Calculus I (4 crs) 
  • ECON B200 Microeconomics
  • ECON B201 Macroeconomics
  • ECON B300 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON B301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON B305 International Economics
  • Advanced ECON elective for 3 crs
     

Entrepreneurship minor: Students complete 24 credit hours of coursework with 
a 2.0. Available to business and non-business majors. 

  • BA B100 A.I. & the Future of Business
  • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
  • ENTR B300 Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR B440 Financing the Start-Up
  • ENTR B460 Digital Marketing Analytics
  • ENTR B470 Consulting
     

International Business minor: Students complete 21 credit hours of coursework with a 2.0 GPA. For business majors only.  

  • INTB B315 International Management
  • INTB B325 International Finance
  • INTB B330 International Marketing
  • INTB B435 Multinational Strategy
  • Area Studies Elective: Choose a 3 crs course from HIST, POLS, or SOCI with an international focus in consultation with an advisor
  • Modern Foreign Language for 6 crs, level based on placement test (Placement plus one) 
     

Marketing minor: Students complete 21 credit hours of coursework with a 2.0 GPA. For non-business majors only. 

  • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
  • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
  • ECON B200 Microeconomics
  • Advanced Marketing electives for 12 crs

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College of Business Certificate Programs 

The College of Business offers certificates in business which are designed to give undergraduate students at Loyola, in all majors, access to gaining knowledge and expertise in business in a specific area. Each certificate consists of three courses. Students must successfully complete all courses in order to apply for the certificate. Students may apply for multiple certificates. (Certificates cannot be earned in the students’ declared major or minor.) Certificates will be awarded at graduation and can be attained in the following areas:

Certificates consist of three credit-hour courses in the College of Business. No course substitutions are allowed and all courses must be taken through the CoB. 

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Business Analytics

  • MGT B250 Managing Information and Cybersecurity
  • BUAN B205  Business Analytics
  • Any one upper level BUAN course including:
    • BUAN B305 Business Decision Modeling
    • BUAN B310 Decision Support Systems
    • BUAN B360 Econometrics I - Linear Models
    • BUAN B365 Econometrics II - Time Series
    • BUAN B375 Contemporary Managerial Decision Making
    • MKT/BUAN B390 Creating Marketing Opportunities
    • MKT B460 Digital Marketing Analytics

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Entrepreneurship 

  • ENTR/MGT/MKT B300  Entrepreneurship
  • Select 2 courses from the following:  
    • ENTR B440 Financing the Start-U
    • INTB / MGT / ENTR B400 - International Entrepreneurship
    • ENTR B470 Consulting

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Ethical Management 

  • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
  • MGT B420 Your Leadership Journey
  • BA B415 Business Ethics

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Investment Portfolio Management

  • FIN B280 Financial Management
  • FIN B315 Investments
  • FIN B415 Student Managed Investment Fund

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Macroeconomics 

  • ECON B200 Microeconomics
  • ECON B201 Macroeconomics
  • One of the following:
    • ECON B301 Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • ECON B305 International Economics
    • Development Economics
    • Special topics (with approval)
    • Economics of the Great Depression (currently B493)
    • Public Finance (currently B493)

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Marketing & Digital Analytics

  • MKT B100 Marketing & Consumer Insights
  • MKT B390 Consumer Behavior & Analysis
  • MKT B460 Digital Marketing Analytics 

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Microeconomics

  • ECON B200 Microeconomics
  • ECON B300 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • One of the following:
    • ECON B345 Labor Economics
    • Environmental Economics
    • Industrial Economics
    • Special topics (with approval)

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Personal Finance

  • BA B100 AI & the Future of Business
  • FIN B200 Personal Finance
  • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting

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