Students pursuing the B.S. degree in business administration will be prepared for a wide range of entry-level positions in a variety of organizations. The curriculum provides a broad-based education in all functional areas of business, including accounting, finance, management, marketing, and operations management and information systems. An emphasis in hospitality and tourism management is available for students to specialize their education and pursue career opportunities in hotel, meeting and events, tourism, and food and beverage management.
Check departmental information for additional requirements.
Business Administration Learning Competencies and Objectives
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program are expected to achieve these learning competencies and objectives in addition to the College of Business Undergraduate Learning Competencies and Objectives.
The Business Administration program prepares graduates for a variety of entry-level positions in both the private and public business sectors. It is a generalist degree unlike other majors in the College of Business. Graduates of the Business Administration program are expected to demonstrate:
1. the ability to solve practical business problems.
2. the ability to identify and describe relationships among the primary business functional areas.
3. mastery of oral, written and verbal communication skills.
4. mastery of computer applications used in business environment.
5. awareness of ethical issues in business organizations.
Limited Retention Requirements
All majors in the College of Business are limited retention to assure students’ continuing competence. Students who want to continue their enrollment in the College of Business must fulfill the College of Business Limited Retention criteria
All business majors must complete the Fundamental Business Requirements with a minimum grade of C or equivalent.
Students must meet MGMT 335 requirements to transition to departmental advising and specific major course work. Consult your advisor for course planning.
To enroll in 400-level business courses students must earn a C or better in FINA 320, MGMT 335, MKTG 295, and OMIS 338.
Additional retention requirements for each major can be found under Department Requirements.