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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

At Merrimack’s Girard School, you’ll find our innovative curriculum prepares you for leadership roles in society and enables you to be effective in the world’s rapidly changing business environment. 

Committed to the highest standards of teaching and research, our unique approach to business education includes a strong foundation in the liberal arts, as well as a solid background in business.

Review application requirements for this program.

All Business Administration majors must satisfy the following requirements:

A. The College’s general education requirements

B. The Business Administration major requirements

Girard School Requirements taken in other divisions of Merrimack College:

ECO1201 Introduction to Economics (4 cr.) (Cognate Req)

MTH 1003 Math for Business (4 cr.) (Cognate Req) OR MTH1115 Calc and Quantitative Methods for Business

Required Courses

BUS 1100 Introduction to Business (4 cr.)
BUS 2203 Accounting for Business (4 cr.)
BUS 2205 Principles of Marketing (4 cr.)
BUS 2210 Management Information Systems (4 cr.)
BUS 2213 Business Statistics (4 cr.)
BUS 2215 Managerial Finance (4 cr.)
BUS 2220 Operations Management (4 cr.)
BUS4402 Strategic Analysis & Decision Making (4 cr.)

Management Concentration Requirements

MGT 3310 Organizational Behavior (4 cr.)
MGT 3330 Legal Environment of Business (4 cr.)
Three Management Electives (4 cr.)

Accounting Concentration Major Requirements

AC 3303 Intermediate Accounting I (4 cr.)
AC 3304 Intermediate Accounting II (4 cr.)
AC 3308 Cost Accounting (4 cr.)
AC 4406 Advanced Accounting (4 cr.)
AC 4407 Taxes (4 cr.)
AC 4408 Auditing (4 cr.)


Students will also need to complete the core institutional requirements to earn a degree.