Business


Your Future In business

Do you have diverse business interests? Want a degree that allows you to explore multiple areas of business? If so, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Business Integrated Studies might be for you.

By earning this B.B.A. degree, youíll be a desired employee because of your well-rounded education. This will be reflected in the unique and different perspectives you bring to the table, perhaps accelerating your climb up the corporate ladder.

Our graduates are prepared for a variety of generalist positions in business and industry or for entering a graduate business program. You could find careers in:

  • Financial firms
  • Public relations
  • Federal and state government
  • Marketing and sales
  • Office management
  • Real estate sales
  • International business

What we offer

This option provides you the flexibility to create a degree program that best suits your individual and potential career interests. This is accomplished by integrating two different business areas offered by the College of Business rather than just choosing one major area.

The two areas are chosen in consultation with your academic advisor, whoíll provide assistance the entire time youíre in the program. Examples of potential combinations include:

  • Economics with accounting
  • Information technology with finance
  • Management with financial services
  • Marketing with human relations
  • Entrepreneurship with strategic management
  • Residential property management with marketing or entrepreneurship

Itís also possible to choose International Business as one of your two areas. Youíll enroll in international business courses while honing your foreign language skills through a careful selection of course work.

In addition to completing required courses, you can earn academic credit through select, approved internship and study abroad opportunities.

Our faculty members are dedicated teachers and nationally recognized professionals who utilize a "learn today, apply tomorrow" classroom philosophy. They also remain current on issues through research.

Scholarships are available from the college and department to help you pursue your education.

The Business REAL Community and business-related student organizations enhance academic and social experiences for our students. The Professional Leadership Program helps you develop the skills it takes to lead in the corporate world.

The College of Business, which is one of the nationís 20 largest business schools, is accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (777 South Harbour Island Blvd., Suite 750; Tampa, Fla. 33602; telephone 813-769-6500). This means the college meets or exceeds strict academic standards for excellence in education.

The Business Leadership Building promotes interaction among students, faculty and industry leaders. The facility — which has Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for sustainability — contains 24 classrooms, team study rooms and a state-of-the-art computer lab.

What to expect

Youíll need to complete 120 credit hours to earn a B.B.A. in Business Integrated Studies. The credit hours include UNTís core curriculum, pre-business courses and business foundation courses.

As part of the major, youíll take four courses each in two different business subject areas, an international course and a creation of goods and services course. At least one of these 10 courses must be outside of your two business subject areas.

Our Career Center, Learning Center and professional academic advisors are among the many valuable resources available to you at UNT. The Career Center can provide advice about internships, future employment opportunities and getting hands-on experience in your major. The Learning Center offers workshops on speed reading, study skills and time management. Academic advisors will help you plan your class schedule each semester.

How to enroll at UNT

High school students

We encourage you to fulfill the graduation requirements for the distinguished level of achievement under the Texas Foundation, Recommended or Distinguished Achievement high school program or the equivalent.

In your junior year, take the SAT or ACT and have your scores sent to UNT.

In your senior year, apply for admission at ApplyTexas.org by March 1 and request that your high school transcript be sent to the UNT admissions office.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses can count toward college credit at UNT.

Transfer students

If youíre attending a Texas community college, you should consult our online transfer guides, the UNT Undergraduate Catalog and an academic counselor or advisor to review your degree plan. Proper planning will allow you to receive the maximum amount of transfer credits.

Our Transfer Center will help you make a successful transition to college life at UNT by connecting you with a peer mentor and other campus resources. Each year, 3,900 students transfer to UNT.