Program Outcomes:

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration will be able to:

  • understand and articulate varied trends in the field of business and leadership
  • apply business and leadership concepts to practical situations
  • formulate a philosophy of managing people

To complete a major in Business Administration, a student needs to complete the 36 credit hour core and at least one 12 credit emphasis, for a total of 48 hours:

Business Core

BUS 103Introduction to Economics3
BUS 111Principles of Management3
BUS 113Principles of Marketing3
BUS 115Human Resources Management3
BUS 223Managerial Accounting and Analysis3
BUS 301Legal Environment of Organizations3
BUS 411Financial Management3
BUS 423Management Information Systems3
BUS 426Strategic Planning3
BUS 481Organizational Ethics3
COM 210XBusiness Communication3
PSY 280XIntroductory Statistics3
Total Hours36


Nonprofit Administration

BUS 214Introduction to Managing Nonprofit Organizations3
BUS 371Board Governance and Volunteer Management in Nonprofit Organizations3
BUS 373XNonprofit Financial Management3
BUS 376Nonprofit Marketing3
Total Hours12


BUS 331Consumer Behavior3
BUS 333Sales Principles and Practices3
BUS 334Advertising3
BUS 433Marketing Strategy3
Total Hours12

Human Resource Management

PSY 305Organizational Psychology3
BUS 352Compensation and Benefits3
BUS 355Personnel Evaluation and Coaching3
BUS 356Training and Development3
Total Hours12

Organizational Leadership

BUS 340Visionary Leadership3
BUS 341Leading Teams3
BUS 351Organizational Development3
BUS 471Leadership and Organizational Culture3
Total Hours12