Leading to the Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree,​ our major in business administration emphasizes an interdisciplinary view of business management. 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. Apply today!​​​​​

Business Administration Major​
Double Major - Business Administration & Accounting
Double Major - Business Administration & Information Technology

To graduate with a major in business administration, a student must successfully complete ENG-211 Professional Communications, CSC-105 Intro to Computer Science, all general education requirements and all courses required for major. Completed credit hours must total at least 125 credits with at least 45 credits earned at Furman, including 15 credits in the major.  The final 28 credits must be completed exclusively at Furman. Students must also maintain at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average and a 2.00 GPA for courses used to satisfy the major requirements.

Business Administration major

The business administration major must include the following courses:

  • 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

Computer Science

  • CSC 105: Introduction to Computer Science


  • ECN 111A: Macroeconomics
  • ECN 111B: Microeconomics
  • ECN 225: Statistics


  • MTH 110 Finite Mathematics or ​MTH 145 Calculus for Management, Life and Social Sciences​


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


In addition to the requirements listed for the Business Administration major, double majors in Business and Accounting must also successfully complete:

  • ACC 311: Intermediate Financial Accounting I (in place of ACC 301)
  • ACC 312: Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • ACC 320: Cost Accounting
  • ACC 330: Auditing
  • ACC 340: Federal Income Taxation
  • ACC 350: Accounting Information Systems
  • ACC 370: Advanced Financial Accounting
  • ACC 450: Advanced Topics in Accounting
  • A total of 5 major elective courses consisting of Accounting, Business, or Economics courses at the 230 level or higher. See advisor for recommended elective courses if planning to complete the CPA exam.


In addition to the requirements listed for the Business Administration major, double majors in Business and Information Technology must also successfully complete:

  • ​CSC 121: Intro to Computer Programming
  • CSC 122: Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CSC-475 or 502 (seminar or research)​
  • Three computer science major electives: Two at the 200+ level and one at the 300+level.

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