Sociology (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:

Sociology (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 Roadmap

First Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
GNED 1991GENERAL EDUCATION (C2) Literature3
WRIT 1053GENERAL EDUCATION (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives3
CMST 1013GENERAL EDUCATION (G) Computer Science3
SOCI 100, 102, 104, 106, or 1133GENERAL EDUCATION (H) Mathematics3
GENERAL EDUCATION (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences3SOCI 2014
GENERAL EDUCATION (K2) Social Science – Global Cultural Perspectives - SOCI 220 recommended3 
 16 16
Second Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
GENERAL EDUCATION (K1) Social Science – American and European History3GENERAL EDUCATION (I) Natural Science Laboratory4
GENERAL EDUCATION (K3) Social Science – Social Science Perspectives3GENERAL EDUCATION (L) Interdisciplinary Studies3
World Language 13World Language 23
World Cultures3Major Elective (Lower/Upper level)3
SOCI 2404Major Elective (Upper Level)3
 16 16
Third Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
GENERAL EDUCATION (D) Fine and Performing Arts3SOCI 3133
SOCI 3014Major Elective (Lower/Upper Level)3
Major Elective (Upper Level)3Major Elective (Upper Level)3
Free Elective/Minor course3Free Elective/Minor course3
Free Elective/Minor course3Free Elective/Minor course3
 16 15
Fourth Year
FallCreditsSpringCredits
GENERAL EDUCATION (J) Physical Education1Free Elective/Minor course3
SOCI 4003Free Elective/Minor course3
Major Elective (Upper Level)3MBA Swing Courses6
Free Elective/Minor course3 
Free Elective/Minor course3 
 13 12
Total Credits 120

Graduate Roadmap

Graduate Program Roadmap

Fourth Year
SummerCredits  
First Half  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Elective1.5  
Second Half  
MBA Core course3  
MBA Core course1.5  
MBA Core course1.5  
 10.5  
Fifth Year
 FallCreditsSpringCredits
 First HalfFirst Half
 MBA Core course1.5MBA Core course3
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5MBA Elective1.5
 MBA Flexible Core course1.5Second Half
 MBA Elective1.5MBA 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