Admission to the program: All students wishing to major in the Energy Management (EM) emphasis in Business Administration must be formally admitted to the program. Students who have already completed a BA/BS in Business or Accounting will be considered to have completed most of the Energy Management Base Curriculum and Energy Management Nucleus upon admission to the program, and will need to take only the following courses (7 credits) to complete these requirements: BUAD 240 Strategic Negotiations, BUAD 311 Business Analytics, and at least one of the following: BUAD 202 Energy Management Professional Development, BUAD 302 Energy Management Professional Development II.
A minimum of 83 credits is required, including the 21-credit Energy Management Base Curriculum, the 19 to 20- credit Energy Management Nucleus:
|Energy Management Base Curriculum|
|ACC 201||Introduction to Financial Accounting||3|
|ACC 202||Introduction to Managerial Accounting||3|
|ECON 216||Statistics for Business and Economics||3|
|MATH 232||Applied Calculus for the Managerial and Social Science||3|
|BUAD 220||Spreadsheets and Analysis||3|
|Energy Management Nucleus|
|BUAD 185||Business Communication||3|
|BUAD 210||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|BUAD 240||Strategic Negotiations||3|
|BUAD 270||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BUAD 333||Organizational Behavior||3|
|BUAD 360||Managerial Finance||3|
|Select at least one of the following:||1-2|
|Energy Management Professional Development|
|Energy Management Professional Development II|
And the following emphasis courses:
|Energy Management Emphasis|
|BUAD 230||Evolution of the Oil Economy||3|
|BUAD 305||Applied Energy Seminar||3|
|BUAD 320||Petroleum Land Management||3|
|BUAD 321||Oil and Gas Agreements||3|
|BUAD 370||Exploration Production Processes||3|
|BUAD 410||Water Law||3|
|BUAD 420||Oil and Gas Law||3|
|BUAD 495||Prospect Economics and Evaluation||3|
|ECON 370||Natural Resource Economics||3|
|ENVS 350||U.S. and Western Environmental Politics||3|
|GEOG 340||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems||3|
|GEOL 101||Physical Geology||3|
|GEOL 105||Physical Geology Laboratory||1|
|GEOL 240||Introduction to Petroleum and Mining Geology||3|
|One of the following elective courses:||3|
|Public Relations Communication|
Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 to continue in and graduate from Energy Management Program. Students may take both BUAD 202 Energy Management Professional Development and BUAD 302 Energy Management Professional Development II depending on when they enter Western and Energy Management. Take these in consultation with your Energy Management advisor.
Capstone Course Requirement
The following courses in the Business Administration Major fulfill the capstone course requirement: BUAD 495 PROSPECT ECONOMICS & EVALUATN.
Undergraduate programs require a minimum of 120 semester credits for graduation. Of those 120 credits, 40 credits must be in upper-division courses (those marked 300 and above). Fifteen of these 40 upper-division credits must be earned in courses that are part of the standard or comprehensive major program being pursued.
Students are expected to review all graduation requirements, which can be found in the Western Undergraduate Catalog: Graduation Requirements.