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  Sep 25, 2017
 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Business Administration: Management (BS.BUS.MGT)


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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


The Department of Business Administration strives to provide an atmosphere that is conducive to ethical behavior and intellectual growth. The department core is designed to provide a foundation of general business knowledge on which individual programs within the department can build. Internships can be available for qualified students. Students successfully completing a Business Administration major will be able to compete effectively for professional employment, understand the importance of professional behavior, possess a strong work ethic, and be prepared to pursue lifelong learning including graduate studies and beyond.

Students are encouraged to use their selection of frames of reference courses and other free elective courses to broaden their experiences and exposure to other ways of thinking and to other disciplines. Free elective course work can be from any discipline and can be, but need not be, used to fulfill requirements for a minor.

Students completing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be proficient in:

  • Defining, analyzing, and solving problems in both an individual and group environment.
  • Recognizing and using effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Using computers and other technologies generally used in an entry-level business environment.

Concentration in Management


Students completing a BS.BUS with a concentration in Management will demonstrate the ability to analyze a company’s situation, identify key issues, synthesize the data, and make recommendations for implementing viable solutions.

And take 9 credits of electives


Students may use any ACC, BUS, or CIS prefixed course at the 2000-level or higher to satisfy the 9 credits of electives.  Up to 6 credits of ACC, BUS, or CIS internships may be used to fulfill concentration electives.

(Credits required for the major: 64 cr)


And complete the university's Gen Ed requirements


Review  the Gen Ed requirements

Dual Concentration


A student may concentrate in two of the following areas of expertise within the Department of Business Administration: ACC, MGT, and MKT. The student must complete all required Business Core courses, all required courses for both concentrations, and two Business electives with an ACC, BUS, or CIS suffix. (Business electives are courses not required by the major or concentration but add depth and richness to the student's learning experience.)

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