BS Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is for students with a very strong interest in business who want exceptionally strong preparation in that field. The program is more structured than many business programs and ensures that the student is exposed to the business areas of accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, international business, business law and information systems. The program also includes exposure to advanced topics that are important to business.

The bachelor of science (BS) in business administration covers the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum. The major does not provide a specific specialization but rather exposes the student to various business functions. This major is ideally suited to the new or transfer upper-division business student or for the student interested in concurrently pursuing another area of study.

Learning outcomes:

  • Students use information, analytical tools, and problem-solving skills to make well-reasoned business decisions, considering both quantitative factors and qualitative factors such as ethical considerations.
  • Students can develop strategies addressing the legal, ethical, economic and global environment in which the enterprise operates.
  • Student will have a working knowledge in a set of analytical business tools related to: math, statistics, accounting, economics, marketing, finance and behavioral science.
  • Students can apply business core concepts, principles and analytical skills across functional lines.
  • Students can access, develop, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions. 

Degree Requirements:

A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following:

  • 42 required credit hours
  • 9 upper-level School of Business & Technology credit hours
  • Applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours
  • Electives

Core Curriculum:

  • ACCT 2010 Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 2025 Managerial Accounting
  • BUSN 2750 Business Statistics
  • MNGT 2100 Management Theory and Practices
  • ECON 2030 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2020 Principles of Microeconomics
  • FINC 3210 Principles of Finance
  • CSIS 3410 Information Analysis
  • MATH 1430 College Algebra
  • MNGT 3280 Introduction to Business Law
  • MNGT 3450 Organizational Behavior
  • MNGT 3500 Marketing
  • BUSN 4100 Operations Management
  • MNGT 4990 Business Policy

Plus 3 3000- or 4000-level courses from the School of Business and Technology, 10 Global Citizenship Program courses, and 17 elective courses or another major, a minor and/or a certificate.

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