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Business Administration - BS (53 hours total)

 

Overview

The Business Administration major is designed to provide an understanding of the core functional areas of a company, while also allowing for focused concentration in a particular area of interest.  Through rigorous case study and practical application, students study the challenges and opportunities facing existing companies as well as new ventures.  Students learn how a business can achieve its objectives in a competitive environment while maintaining a culture of sound and ethical principles and practices.  They learn to analyze and evaluate business systems in terms of their efficiency, effectiveness, productivity, and profitability, and they learn to make convincing presentations to all levels of business management.  Students gain an appreciation of how responsible business practices can improve economic standards, social stability, and international trade.

Degree Requirements

Foundation Courses

ACC 20364ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS (4)

ECO 20163MACROECONOMICS (3)

ECO 20263MICROECONOMICS (3)

MAT 10643COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3)

OR

MAT 20043DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (3)

OR

MAT 20143BUSINESS MATHEMATICS (3)

MAT 20044INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS (4)

OR

OAD 30763BUSINESS STATISTICS (4)

OR

OAD 31564QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN BUSINESS (3)

OAD 31664BUSINESS ETHICS (3)

MAT 20043 is recommended to fulfill foundation requirement. 

Required Major Courses

ACC 20464FINANCING AND INVESTING ACTIVITIES (4)

ITS 20550MICROSOFT ESSENTIAL SOLUTIONS (3)

FIN 30000FOUNDATIONS OF FINANCE (3)

OAD 30013PRODUCTION OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT (3)

OAD 30563MANAGEMENT (3)

OAD 31063BUSINESS LAW (3)

OAD 31863PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING (3)

OAD 32563HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATION (4)

OAD 41464/MIS 41464PROJECT MANAGEMENT (4)

OAD 49100STRATEGIES AND POLICIES (4)


Elective Concentrations Available:

Actuarial Science

Economics

Educational Business Services

Finance

Health Care Management

Human Resources

Leadership and Management

Marketing

Career Opportunities

Business Administration graduates leave with developed integrative critical-thinking skills and a proven ability to execute informed decision making processes.  Graduates are prepared for a range of career opportunities in both for-profit and non-profit private entities as well as in the public sector.

Bridge Option

Bridge Option Course List

BUS 5700ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND THEORY (3)

BUS 5720VALUE SYSTEMS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (3)

BUS 5734EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE WORKPLACE (3)

BUS 5741HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION (3)

BUS 5745STRATEGIC MARKETING (3)

BUS 5770INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

 

Graduate Programs Available

Master of Accountancy

Master of Arts in Human Resources

Master of Arts in Leadership

Master of Business Administration