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  Sep 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Business Administration, B.S.


The general Business Administration degree provides students with a flexible approach to acquiring business skills and expertise. This design your own degree approach gives students the opportunity to examine the ways society, culture, and technology intersect in today’s global economy. Students are free to choose from electives in areas such as psychology, sociology, English and communication. An international component is included, along with various human resource management topics. The unique composition of the general Business Administration degree serves to broaden students’ horizons and provides an ideal combination of skills and knowledge to function effectively in a wide variety of business and not-for-profit arenas.

An emphasis is placed on conceptual skills, interpersonal skills, and general management skills. This concentration is ideal for the student who wishes to acquire skills for the world of business and management through an exploration of society and culture. Students completing this program see the global picture and possess the skills to effectively manage and lead.

Program Goals:


Upon successful completion of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, students will:

  • demonstrate an ability to conduct relevant research in their field of business and/or their concentration.
  • exhibit mastery of basic business knowledge, concepts, and terminology in the specific areas of marketing, management, accounting, and finance.
  • demonstrate knowledge and skills required to obtain employment in their field.
  • develop the skills necessary to continued success in their fields including leadership abilities and a heightened sense of social responsibility and ethics.

Suggested sequence of courses:


Freshman Year


Fall Semester (15 Credits)


Spring Semester (15 Credits)


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester (15 Credits)


Spring Semester (15 Credits)


Junior Year


Fall Semester (15 Credits)


Spring Semester (15 Credits)


Senior Year


Fall Semester (15 Credits)


Spring Semester (15 Credits)


Minimum credits required: 120