Jul 02, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Basic Curriculum for All College of Business and Technology B.B.A. Majors

General Education Requirements: 41 Credit Hours

Listed below are the categories and courses specified under East Tennessee State University Board of Trustees General Education Requirements. Note that certain courses are required for this degree, specific to this major. Thus, these courses will satisfy both a General Education requirement AND a requirement of this major. (Other majors may require different General Education courses.) Where specific courses are required for this major, only those courses are listed under the category. If there are no specific major requirements for a category, all course options appear.


9 credits, consisting of 6 credits of written composition and 3 credits of oral communication.

Written Composition

Complete both of the following:

Oral Communication

Complete one of the following:

Humanities and Fine Arts

9 credits, consisting of 3 credits of literature, 3 credits of fine arts, and 3 credits of humanities electives.

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Complete both of the following:


6 credits, consisting of both of the following:

Natural Sciences

8 credits, consisting of two of the following (required labs are shown with the lecture numbers):


Students required to enroll in learning support in math must do so during their first term of enrollment or at ETSU, unless they are also required to enroll in learning support in reading, in which case they must take learning support in math immediately upon completing learning support in reading.

Electives: 16 Credit Hours

Major: 24-27 Credit Hours

Additional Information:

Click here to view the B.B.A. Majors Suggested Course Sequence 


Students in the Merchandising Concentration will not have the elective requirements stated above.