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Business Administration (BS)


Major Credits Required: 60 Credits

The mission of the College of Business Administrations is to prepare profession-ready global leaders.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration permits a student to obtain a wide perspective in business with required courses in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems.

College of Business students studying on-campus may pursue additional business knowledge by obtaining concentrations in Accounting, Finance and Economics, International Business, Hospitality and Tourism Management, or Marketing.  Each concentration requires completion of a minimum of 4 courses, or 12 credit hours. 

College of Business studying online may pursue additional business knowledge by enrolling in online business courses or by taking courses in other professional areas throughout the campus, including courses offered in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Professional Studies. 

To complete the bachelor's degree, students must complete a minimum total of 120 credits with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0.


Students who complete this degree will have the capability to:

Ethical Reasoning Skills

Students will demonstrate an ability to:

  • Identify ethical issues that arise in contemporary workplaces and that affect various stakeholders, including organizations, employees, consumers, communities, and nations. 

  • Recognize the benefits of employing a diverse workforce.

  • Explain the legal ramifications surrounding diversity in organizations

  • Be able to formulate inclusive management strategies.

Critical Thinking and Analytical Decision-Making Skills

Students will demonstrate an ability to:

  • Analyze business problems using contemporary quantitative (e.g., Excel, statistical, economic models) approaches, where relevant to do so.

  • Generate solutions to business problems using quantitative data.

Impactful and Effective Communications (Oral & Written) Skills

  • Students will present effective oral and visual presentations.

  • Students will write in a format that is used in contemporary business contexts (e.g., apply organizational vocabulary accurately to a specific business context).

Practical Management Skills 

  • Students will articulate the practical functions of contemporary businesses

  • Students will use organizational vocabulary and structures that characterize specific functional business areas (e.g., retail, hospitality, accounting, banking) in some format.