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Business Administration Program

Department of Business Administration

Business Administration Major

Program Overview

In addition to the general education courses, students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (BSBA) take their own business core subjects which help them gain general business knowledge. All Business Administration majors must select an area of concentration: Management, Marketing, Management Information Systems, or Economics and Finance. The BSBA degree provides basic professional preparation for careers in business, government, and non-profit organizations, with specific focus on administration. The curriculum is designed to help students develop the ability to evaluate and make business decisions in changing competitive, economic, legal, political, social/cultural, and technology environments; familiarize themselves with the dynamics of the internal organization and operations of business firms; develop skills in identifying problems, issues, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats confronting business firms; acquire tools, methods, and techniques for analyzing and solving business problems and opportunities; and the ability to develop and implement strategies.

Program Learning Objectives

Key learning objectives for the program are:

  • Oral & written communication skills
  • The use of problem solving processes
  • Quantitative & qualitative reasoning skills
  • The use of decision support systems
  • A sense of community through volunteer activities
  • Knowledge of the roles of organizations in our society
  • The ability to demonstrate leadership
  • Understanding of political, legal & socio-economic environments
  • Demonstrate knowledge of core business principles