General Business (Offered at Griffin Campus only) - B.B.A.


Degree Requirements

Entrance Requirements for the Major

General Education Core Curriculum
(Selected with the advice of an academic advisor)

Area VI
Major Requirements
College-wide Requirements must be satisfied in order to graduate with this major


I. Foundation Courses (9 hours)

ENGL 1101 or ENGL 1101E or ENGL 1101S  
ENGL 1102 or ENGL 1102E or ENGL 1103 or ENGL 1050H or ENGL 1060H  
MATH 1101 or MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E or MATH 2300H or MATH 2400 or MATH 2400H or MATH 2410 or MATH 2410H or STAT 2000 or STAT 2000E

II. Sciences (7-8 hours)

At least one of the physical science or life science courses must include a laboratory.
Physical Sciences (3-4 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.
Life Sciences (3-4 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.


III. Quantitative Reasoning (3-4 hours)

Preferred Course(s): MATH 1113

A grade or exemption in MATH 1113 is a Terry College graduation requirement. 


IV. World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts (12 hours)

Note: Course credit received as a result of a score on a departmental foreign language placement test will not satisfy the General Education Core Curriculum requirements in Area IV, World Languages and Global Culture, Humanities and the Arts.
World Languages and Global Culture (9 hours)
No preferred courses for this area. See Core Curriculum view.

Humanities and the Arts (3 hours)
Preferred Course(s):  COMM 1110 or COMM 1500 or COMM 2150H or COMM 2550H


V. Social Sciences (9 hours)

  • Students who have not met the Georgia and U.S. Constitution requirement by examination should enroll in POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1101H.
  • A passing grade on an examination on the history of the United States and Georgia is required to satisfy the United States and Georgia History Requirement for all persons receiving a baccalaureate degree from the University, unless exempted by one of the following courses: HIST 2111, HIST 2111E, HIST 2111H, HIST 2112, HIST 2112E, HIST 2112H, HIST 3080H. Examinations are given at University Testing Services. Reexamination is permitted. Contact University Testing Services at (706) 542-3183 for information.
Preferred Course(s): ECON 2100 and ECON 2200 or ECON 2200H 


Area VI
ACCT 2101 or ACCT 2101H or ACCT 2101E
ACCT 2102 or ACCT 2102H or ACCT 2102E
ECON 2105 or ECON 2105H or ECON 2105E
ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H or ECON 2106E
LEGL 2700 or LEGL 2700E or LEGL 2800H
MIST 2090 or MIST 2090E or MIST 2090H

If any of the courses in Area VI have been used to satisfy Areas II-V of the Core Curriculum, General Electives may be taken here. (Refer to College-wide requirements when selecting General Electives) 

Note: Terry College requires individual review of non-equivalent transfer courses before they can be used to satisfy Area VI or major requirements. 

Entrance Requirements
Completion of Core Areas I-V and Area VI, 60 hours earned, and overall grade point average equivalent to the UGA transfer grade point average for the semester of application are required to apply. Students may apply if they are enrolled in course work that fulfills these outstanding requirements. Acceptance in the major is contingent on satisfactory completion of in-progress work.

Major Requirements

A baccalaureate degree program must require at least 21 semester hours of upper division courses in the major field and at least 39 semester hours of upper division work overall.

Required Courses (36 hours)

Terry Foundations First Core (15 hours) 
BUSN 3000 or BUSN 3000E or BUSN 3000H
BUSN 4000 or BUSN 4000E
FINA 3000 or FINA 3000H or FINA 3000E
MARK 3000 or MARK 3000H or MARK 3000E
MGMT 3000 or MGMT 3000H or MGMT 3000E

No more than 5 courses (3000-level or above) from any one business prefix are allowed to count in the General Business Major and General Electives areas: ACCT, BUSN, ECON, ENTR, FINA, ILAD, INTB, LEGL, MARK, MBUS, MGMT, MIST, REAL, RMIN

General Business Major Required (21 hours)
Courses must be satisfied with a grade of "C" (2.0) or higher.
Choose seven (3 hour) business courses 3000-level or above from the following, with no more than three courses from any one business prefix: ACCTBUSN, ECON, ENTR, FINA, ILADINTB, LEGL, MARKMBUSMGMT, MISTREAL, or RMIN. General Business majors may also choose up to two 3-hour courses (6 hours) of 3000 level or higher FHCE coursework to satisfy Major Required area. 


General Electives (24 hours)

General Electives – Upper Division (12 hours)
Complete 12 hours of courses numbered 3000-5999. At least 3 hours must be in residence from a Terry College course prefix (ACCT, BUSN, ECON, ENTR, FINA, ILAD, INTB, LEGL, MARK, MBUS, MGMT, MIST, REAL, or RMIN)* and the additional 9 hours can be from any prefix. Students may also transfer any 3000-level or above business prefix course(s). 

*Students in a Double Dawgs program may also use 6000- and 7000-level Terry College prefix courses to satisfy this requirement. Please see your advisor for additional information.

General Electives – University Wide (Non-Business) (12 hours)
Complete a minimum of 12 hours of 1000-level and above courses*, excluding courses with the following prefixes: ACCT, BUSNECONENTR, FINA, ILAD, INTB, LEGL, MARK, MBUS, MGMT, MIST, REAL, or RMIN.
*Students in a Double Dawgs program may also use 6000- and 7000-level courses from outside Terry College to satisfy this requirement. These courses cannot count as Upper Division General Electives. Please see your advisor for additional information.

Additional Terry College Graduation Requirements
Terry College Residency: 30 hours of Terry coursework satisfied at UGA

Terry Speech Requirement: BUSN 4900 or BUSN 4900E or COMM 1000 or COMM 1000E or COMM 1110 or COMM 2150H or COMM 1500 or COMM 1500E or COMM 2550H or COMM 3200 or COMM 3200E

Terry Economics Requirement: Any 3-hour course with the ECON prefix, including non-equivalent transfer courses (excludes ECON 2105 or ECON 2105E or ECON 2105H and ECON 2106 or ECON 2106H or ECON 2106E)

Precalculus Requirement: MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E or MATH 2110 or MATH 2110E or MATH 2200 or MATH 2250 or MATH 2250E or MATH 2260 or MATH 2260E

Terry GPA: 2.0 on all Terry prefix courses taken at UGA that are being applied towards the completion of the BBA degree.

(This total does not include the 1-hour P.E. requirement)