May 23, 2024  
2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog 
2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Major

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs A-Z

The Business Administration Program is part of the School of Management.  The program offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.  Business students have the option to pursue a specialization in any of the following areas: accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, finance, human resource management, information systems, international business, marketing and sport management.

The overall goals of the business administration major is provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to gain access to a variety of entry level positions in business, government and not-for-profit organizations.  Students also develop an understanding of the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship.

Students pursuing the business major will:

  • Learn with faculty devoted to teaching excellence and student development
  • Be immersed in a business core curriculum that provides a thorough knowledge of accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics, finance, global issues, management, marketing and technology
  • Develop skill in the area of communication, critical thinking, analysis and teamwork
  • Be encouraged to select a specialization within business that meets their personal and professional interests.
  • Better understand the role of general and business education in the development and pursuit of personal and professional interest.
Students will also be encouraged to pursue an internship in a field consistent with their academic and career interest.  An internship is a form of experiential learning that allows students to achieve academic credit while gaining valuable work experience with a local organization.

Senior Experience for the Business Administration Major

MGT 430 - Seminar: Economic and Business Policy, provides the Senior experience for the majors. In this course students will complete projects and/or submit papers which will give them the opportunity to make connections between the knowledge and insights gained from the Perspectives I and II courses and those courses within the major.

Sample Program for the Business Administration Major

Freshman Year

  • Perspectives I Credits: 9
  • Perspectives I Science and Lab Credits: 4
As well as:

Sophomore Year

  • Perspectives I Credits: 9
  • Perspectives II Credits: 6
  • Electives Credits: 3
As well as:

Junior Year

  • Electives Credits: 12
As well as:

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs A-Z