Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Focus on how a business can successfully achieve its objectives. Courses integrate a broad range of theories, concepts, methods, policies, and practices through the study of finance, economics, law, ethics, marketing, human resources, management, and organizational behavior. You can choose a concentration in human resources, leadership, global operations, or entrepreneurship. 

Analyze and evaluate business systems in terms of their efficiency, productivity, profit, and service. Study the challenges and opportunities facing existing companies and new ventures. Learn to make convincing presentations to employees, customers, managers, board members, and investors.


Career Opportunities Include

  • Administrative executives
  • Managers
  • School administrators
  • Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the University Catalog entry for this program.

Business Administration Major Courses

Accounting for Business Operations | ACC 20364
Introduces operating activities of business. Emphasis on using income statements to plan and evaluate the operations of a for-profit entity.

Macroeconomics | ECO 20163
Focuses on inflationary consequences of monetary and fiscal policies designed to eliminate poverty and unemployment, significance of money and government deficits on attainment of goals of high employment and economic growth in a non-inflationary environment and role of the dollar in international trade.

College Algebra | MAT 10643
College Algebra emphasizes problem solving techniques using algebraic concepts. The focus of the course is directed toward exploring how algebra is used in the social and physical sciences. Topics covered include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations, and inequalities, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, exponential and logarithmic equations, composition and inverse functions.

Microeconomics | ECO 20263
Study of the role of prices in allocating and developing scarce resources to meet the needs and demands of consumers, the impact of the profit motive on business size and efficiency, the economic power of large-scale business firms, the interplay of private and public choice through price controls, business regulation and taxation.

Financing and Investing Activities | ACC 20464
Extension of ACC 20364 Accounting for Business Operations. Planning and evaluation of business operations and acquiring, disposing and financing assets of entity. Time value of money introduced. Emphasis on interpretation and use of the balance sheet and statement of cash flows.

Business Statistics | OAD 30763
Focuses on basic methods of research design and analysis of data including descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include mean, median, mode, frequency distribution, range standard, deviation, probabilities of sampling selection, Z-value, T-value, regression and correlation, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance and Chi-square analysis.

Business Ethics | OAD 31664
Introduces development of personal and group norms required for work places. Topics include moral reasoning in business, employee rights and responsibilities of corporations.

Business Law | OAD 31063
Introduces American legal system as it relates to business. Includes contracts, commercial paper, sales,
agency, and property.

Management | OAD 30563
Discusses process for managing organizations including planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating. Examines administrative role in organizations and concepts relevant to its function and historical development of administrative thought.

Marketing | OAD 31863
Analysis of consumer behavior and configuration of target markets. Emphasis on of organization activities designed to satisfy target market planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution of the product or service.

Organizational Communication | COM 30363
Theory and practice of communication within organizations including interpersonal factors, motivation, change and conflict resolution and communication audit practices and procedures.
Participate in communication audit of a local organization.

Financial Administration | OAD 40063
Introduces operating activities of business. Emphasis on using income statements to plan and evaluate the operations of a for-profit entity.

Strategies and Policies | OAD 49100
Capstone course that guides student to the integration of functional areas of a business firm and analysis of mission and objectives, external environment, and internal strengths and limitations of an organization. Includes formulation of strategies.

For detailed curriculum and more please visit the Course Catalog entryfor this program.

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