Energy Management, B.B.A.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 40


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Upper-Division Businesses Courses GPA - Combined and OU: 2.50

Program Code: B360

To enroll in upper-division business courses, students must be certified for degree candidacy and meet all prerequisites.

Major Requirements

ACCT 3033Financial Reporting Issues in Energy3
EMGT 3001Introduction to Energy Management1
EMGT 3113Energy Production and Markets3
EMGT 3123Introduction to Exploration and Production3
EMGT 3603Energy Law I3
GEOL 4143Petroleum Geology for Business Majors3
L S 4413The Law of Business Organization3
or L S 4523 The Law of Commercial Transactions
L S 4613Real Property Law3
MGT 4183Negotiation3
EMGT 3523Natural Gas Marketing and Power Trading3
Choose one of the following:3
Financial Modeling and Analysis in Excel (FIN majors and minors only)
Business Data Analysis
Supply Chain Modeling and Decision Making
Total Credit Hours31

Required Courses

Core Requirements12
Legal Environment of Business
Principles of Organization and Management
Principles of Marketing
Business Strategy and Policy (Capstone - to be taken last semester of senior year) 2
Additional Requirements8
Business and Professional Basics I
Business & Professional Basics II
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Business Finance
Elective Requirements
Energy Related Electives3
Finance Electives6
Total Credit Hours29

Students who wish to pursue the commercial/trading side of the Energy Management major, the following is recommended:

  • Nine hours of Finance beyond FIN 3303 or an additional major in Finance.
  • Preferred Course Sequence:
    EMGT 3523Natural Gas Marketing and Power Trading3
    FIN 3503Investments3
    FIN 3403Financial Intermediaries and Markets3
    FIN 4113Derivative Securities and Markets3
    FIN 4513Financial Risk Management3

Energy Related Electives

12 hours chosen from the following list. A course may not be used to fulfill a major requirement and an elective requirement.

Recommended Electives
ENT 4813Entrepreneurial Law3
GIS 2023Introduction to Spatial Thinking and Computer Mapping3
L S 4523The Law of Commercial Transactions (if not used in major requirements)3
L S 4413The Law of Business Organization (if not used in major requirements)3
Other Electives
B AD 3013Integrated Business Core Practicum3
ECON 3713Governmental Relations to Business3
ENST 3503Energy Use, Climate Change, and the Environment3
FIN 4113Derivative Securities and Markets (if not taken as FIN elective)3
FIN 4513Financial Risk Management (if not taken as FIN elective)3
IAS 3653Energy, Climate, and Security3
L S 4713The Law of International Business Transactions3
METR 4553Climate and Renewable Energy3
Other Options
Other options may be available on a semester basis

Finance Electives

6 hours chosen from the following list. A course may not be used to fulfill a major requirement and an elective requirement.

FIN 3403Financial Intermediaries and Markets3
FIN 3503Investments3
FIN 3603Advanced Corporate Finance3
FIN 4113Derivative Securities and Markets3
FIN 4413Commercial Banking3
FIN 4513Financial Risk Management3
FIN 4613Student Investment Fund3

General Education and College Requirements

Courses taken to fulfill the University General Education Requirements must be chosen from the approved General Education course list published at http://www.ou.edu/gened/courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication 6-16
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
Expository Writing
Language (Core I) - Students who have completed two years of high school language are exempt from this general education requirement (0-10 hours).
Mathematics6
Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 1
Core Area II: Natural Science 8
Physical Geology for Science and Engineering Majors (Core II-Lab)
Introduction to Weather and Climate (Core II-Lab)
Core Area III: Social Science 2
P SC 1113American Federal Government (Core III)3
Core Area IV: Arts and Humanities 12
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
United States, 1865 to the Present
Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture)
Choose one course in each of the following fields (Core IV); one must be upper-division:
Artistic Forms 3
World Culture 3
Core Area V: First-Year Experience 3
Choose one course
Basic Business 422
Fundamental Financial Accounting 5
Fundamental Managerial Accounting
Personal Computing Productivity Tools
Business Communications 5
Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III-SS) 2, 5
Elements of Statistics (Core I-M) 5
Computer-Based Information Systems 5
Total Credit Hours60-70

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including a minimum of 40 upper-division hours. B AD 2110B AD 2113MGT 2013, and MKT 2013 will not count for credit toward a BBA. 

Additional Requirements

  1. Candidates for the B.B.A. degree must complete their last 30 hours as resident students in Price College. However, if a candidate has completed the last 51 hours as a resident student at the University of Oklahoma, 9 of the last 60 hours may be taken at another university or by correspondence from OU.

  2. Pass/No Pass will not be accepted for any upper-division Business or General Education courses or any specifically required courses.

  3. One upper-division course in each of the following areas is required: L S, MGT, and MKT.

  4. Sixty hours, excluding physical education activity courses, must be taken at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.

  5. A combined maximum of 8 hours of general military experience and flight instruction courses will count toward the required hours.

Suggested Semester Plan of Study

Additional hours may be required if remedial math or language is required. Please see an academic counselor to develop a plan of study.

Apply for permission to take upper division business courses the semester in which you will complete the prebusiness courses1.

This major normally requires three semesters of study beyond the business core requirements.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ECON 1113 Principles of Economics-Macro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
MATH 1643 Functions and Modeling for Business, Life and Social Sciences 3
General Education Artistic Forms (Core IV) 2 3
First-Year Experience (Core V) 2 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 1001 Personal Computing Productivity Tools 1
ECON 1123 Principles of Economics-Micro (Core III) 1 3
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
MATH 1743 Calculus I for Business, Life and Social Sciences (Core I) 3
METR 1014 Introduction to Weather and Climate (Core II) 4
MIS 2113 Computer-Based Information Systems 1 3
 Credit Hours17
Sophomore
First Semester
ACCT 2113 Fundamental Financial Accounting 1 3
B AD 2091 Business and Professional Basics I 1
B C 2813 Business Communications 1 3
ECON 2843 Elements of Statistics 1 3
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
 Credit Hours13
Second Semester
ACCT 2123 Fundamental Managerial Accounting 3
ENT 2113 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 3
FIN 2303 Business Finance 3
PHIL 1273 Introduction to Business Ethics (Core IV: Western Culture) 3
GEOL 1114 Physical Geology for Science and Engineering Majors 4
 Credit Hours16
Junior
First Semester
B AD 3091 Business & Professional Basics II 1
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
L S 3323 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Organization and Management 3
MKT 3013 Principles of Marketing 3
EMGT 3001 Introduction to Energy Management 1
General Education World Culture (Core IV) 2 3
 Credit Hours17
Second Semester
EMGT 3603 Energy Law I 3
EMGT 3123 Introduction to Exploration and Production 3
EMGT 3523 Natural Gas Marketing and Power Trading 3
Finance Elective (Upper-Division) 3
Finance Elective (Upper-Division) 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior
First Semester
EMGT 3113 Energy Production and Markets 3
ACCT 3033 Financial Reporting Issues in Energy 3
L S 4613 Real Property Law 3
GEOL 4143 Petroleum Geology for Business Majors 3
FIN 3453, MIS 3213, or SCM 4013 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
B AD 4013 Business Strategy and Policy 3
L S 4523
The Law of Commercial Transactions
or The Law of Business Organization
3
MGT 4183 Negotiation 3
Energy Elective 3
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours120