The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Administration is 120 semester hours in duration. The program is made up of three components. The first consists of 36 semester credit hours of general education. All of the courses are required. The coursework in general education is designed to be broad based and consists of coursework in areas such as the social sciences, mathematics, history, English, economics, and psychology.
The second component is made up of 54 semester credit hours provides a business core to all students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program related to business. This component provides a strong emphasis in management, business law, marketing, and accounting, among other business related areas of study. There are no electives available in this component of the program.The third component is related to the more narrowly defined area of Business Administration. This component consists of 30 semester credit hours and includes, among other areas of focus, coursework in finance, management, marketing, and organizational behavior. It also includes a capstone course bringing together many of the essential business administration course elements for the student. All courses are required.
Successful completion of the program prepares graduates for employment in positions such as general operations managers, administrative service managers, industrial production managers, purchasing managers, supply chain managers, management analysts, first-line supervisors of retail, production or operations workers; business managers, logistics analysts, community service managers, distribution managers, executive level administrative assistants, project managers, purchasing agents, market research analysts, and sales representatives.