Classics (B.A.) (Combined B.A./M.B.A. Business Administration)

A Combined Degree program enables undergraduate students to enroll in graduate courses in their senior year, which can be counted towards the completion of both their Bachelor's and Master's degree requirements.  The ability to take these "swing courses" allows students to earn both their Bachelor's and Master's degrees in a shortened period of time, typically within five years of intensive study.  Undergraduate students interested in this option can find more information regarding program requirements on the University's Combined Programs website.

Program Requirements

Students in this combined degree program must complete the requirements for:

Classics Major (B.A.)

Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

M.B.A. Graduate Swing Courses

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

Undergraduate Program

First Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar1GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication3World Language 2 (LATN/GREK sequence)3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History3HUMN 2823
World Language 1 (LATN/GREK sequence)3LATN/GREK course3
HUMN 2813 
 16 15
Second Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3GENERAL EDUCATION: (I) Natural Science Laboratory4
GENERAL EDUCATION: (G) Computer Science3GENERAL EDUCATION: (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives3
Major Elective course3World Cultures course3
LATN/GREK course3LATN/GREK course3
 15 16
Third Year
GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education1LATN/GREK course3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (L) Interdisciplinary Studies3Free Elective3
LATN/GREK course3Free Elective3
Free Elective3Major Elective course3
Free Elective3Major Elective course3
Free Elective3 
 16 15
Fourth Year
Major Elective course3GENERAL EDUCATION: (K3) Social Science – Social Science Perspectives3
Free Elective3Free Elective3
Free Elective3MBA Swing Courses6
Free Elective3 
Free Elective3 
 15 12
Total Credits 120

Graduate Program

Fourth Year
First Half  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Elective course1.5  
Second Half  
MBA Core course3  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
Fifth Year
 First HalfFirst Half
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course3
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5MBA Elective course1.5
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5Second Half
 MBA Elective course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 Second HalfMBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course1.5
 MBA Core course1.5 
 MBA Elective1.5 
  10.5 9
Total Credits 30