Business Administration Major

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration prepares students for a wide range of opportunities in the business world. The program takes a generalist approach, with students receiving exposure to economic, financial, and legal theories and practices. Depth in the program is achieved by additional studies in the fields of marketing, management, and economics.

Jobs available to recipients of this degree include a wide range of administrative and operational positions in retail, service industries, manufacturing, government, and not-for-profit entities.

Degree Outcomes

Graduates with a BA degree are prepared for a wide range of entry-level marketing and management positions in the corporate world.

Graduates are better prepared to continue their educations by pursuing a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at another institution. 

This major pairs well with other disciplines where a career path indicates a need for management and financial skills.

Example Courses

  • ECN 2003: Principles of Macroeconomics
    This course is a study of the economic performance of a country or region. Topics would include the effect of tax policy on income, different monetary and fiscal policies, the effect of savings versus consumption on growth, and business cycles.
  • MGT 2003: Survey of Management
    This course provides a basic overview of various management practices, principles, and behaviors. Topics include the various functions of management (planning, control, and organization, for example), the different approaches to managing people, resource planning and allocation, and job design.
  • BSA 3013: Legal Environment of Business
    This course introduces students to the U. S. court system, with special emphasis on laws regarding contracts, intellectual property, remedies, consumer protection and the social responsibilities of business.
View course catalog for all program courses and degree requirements.

Business Administration Major Faculty

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