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    May 21, 2024  
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Business Administration, BS


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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Normal Time to Completion: Four Years

This program is offered on the Main Campus, online, evenings, and weekends.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree (BSBA) is an interdisciplinary business degree that delivers a pathway for students to a successful and rewarding career in a variety of business fields.  The degree emphasizes in coursework from core business areas which include Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, Economics, Business Communications, Business Operations and Business Ethics.  In addition, there are several concentrations offered to allow students to increase their knowledge in a subject of interest.

Through career-focused coursework, students will develop vital decision-making processes, explore ethical issues in business, and examine the details of business operations. Their study culminates in a capstone, where students will apply the skills learned across the business curriculum. Graduates can pursue employment in the areas of administrative and operations management in corporate settings, retail and consumer products businesses, or manufacturing firms. This degree program is programmatically accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.  

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program Outcomes

  1. Business Policy and Practice - Students will demonstrate a sound theoretical foundation in the practices and methods of business in the current competitive environment.
  2. Business Analytics and Problem Solving - Students will possess a variety of qualitative and quantitative analytical skills appropriate to problem solving in practical business situations.
  3. Teamwork in Business - Students will possess the interpersonal and teamwork skills necessary to succeed in modern business environments.
  4. Business Decision Making - Students will have practiced and demonstrated an understanding of the concepts and methods of business decision making, particularly under conditions of uncertainty.
  5. Global Business Perspectives - Students will develop a global perspective as it relates to the function of business in an increasingly multicultural and multinational business environment.
  6. Business Ethics - Students will examine and apply ethical and professional behaviors to contemporary business situations
  7. Communication - Students will communicate professionally using written and/or oral skills essential to success in the business environment.
  8. Fundamental Business Concepts - Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the fundamental concepts of management, marketing, accounting, finance, and economics in a business environment.

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


General Education: 60 Required Credits


Liberal Arts: 21 Required Credits


Designated Writing Course: 3 Required Credits


Math: 6 Required Credits


Science: 3 Required Credits


  • Elective 3 Credits

Open Electives: 15 Required Credits


  • Elective 3 Credits
  • Elective 3 Credits
  • Elective 3 Credits
  • Elective 3 Credits
  • Elective 3 Credits

Major, Core, & Concentrations: 54 Required Credits


Capstone: 3 Required Credits


Major Core: 21 Required Credits


Concentration: 9 Required Credits


College to Career Core: 6 Required Credits


Total Program Credits: 120 Required Credits


General Business Administration Concentration


Concentration Total: 9 Required Credits


  • 300-500 Level Business Elective 3 Credits
  • 300-500 Level Business Elective 3 Credits
  • 300-500 Level Business Elective 3 Credits

Accounting Concentration


Concentration Total: 9 Required Credits


Computer Information Systems Concentration


Entrepreneurship Concentration


Finance Concentration


Human Resource Management Concentration


Concentration Total: 9 Required Credits


International Business Administration Concentration


Marketing Concentration


Concentration Total: 9 Required Credits


Sport Management Concentration


MBA Track Concentration


Concentration Total: 9 Required Credits


Prerequisites for the MBA track are a 3.00 GPA and Senior Standing or Permission of the Graduate Programs Director.  Students must receive a B or higher in the courses to associate to the MBA curriculum. 

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