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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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Focus on how a business can successfully achieve its objectives. Courses integrate a broad range of theories, concepts, methods, policies, and practices through the study of finance, economics, law, ethics, marketing, human resources, management, and organizational behavior. You can choose a concentration in human resources, leadership, global operations, or entrepreneurship. 

Analyze and evaluate business systems in terms of their efficiency, productivity, profit, and service. Study the challenges and opportunities facing existing companies and new ventures. Learn to make convincing presentations to employees, customers, managers, board members, and investors.


Career Opportunities Include

  • Administrative executives
  • Managers
  • School administrators
  • Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs

Foundation Courses

  • ACCOUNTING FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS
  • MACROECONOMICS
  • MICROECONOMICS
  • COLLEGE ALGEBRA

OR

  • DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

OR

  • BUSINESS MATHEMATICS
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS

OR

  • INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS
  • BUSINESS ETHICS

MAT 20043 is recommended to fulfill foundation requirement. 



Take one of the following three courses:

College Algebra | 
College Algebra emphasizes problem solving techniques using algebraic concepts. The focus of the course is directed toward exploring how algebra is used in the social and physical sciences. Topics covered include fundamental concepts of algebra, equations, and inequalities, functions and graphs, systems of linear equations, exponential and logarithmic equations, composition and inverse functions.

Discrete Mathematics |
Offers an intuitive exposure to mathematical concepts useful in a wide variety of disciplines. The course focuses on concepts associated with propositional logic. Prerequisite:  Score of 16 on math placement exam non-math track or Score of 7 on math placement exam math track or MAT 10443 Intermediate Algebra.

Business Mathematics | 
Focuses on basic mathematics skills, business mathematics applications and problem solving strategies. Concepts include properties of real numbers, fundamental operations of rational numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, numerical and graphical descriptions of data, basic probability and logical thinking.
 

REQUIRED MAJOR COURSES

Financing and Investing Activities | 

Extension of Accounting for Business Operations. Planning and evaluation of business operations and acquiring, disposing and financing assets of entity. Time value of money introduced. Emphasis on interpretation and use of the balance sheet and statement of cash flows. Prerequisite: Accounting for Business Operations.
 

Foundations of Finance | 
Examines financing of an organization from the administrative viewpoint.  Consideration of internal financial management as well as external financing and capital structures. Prerequisites: Accounting for Business Operations.‚Äč

Informatics | 

Introduction to the fundamental topics in informatics including a basic understanding of information theory. Topics include human-computer interaction, ownership of information and information sources, information representation, information life cycle, and the transformation of data to information.
 

Production Operations Management | 

Introduction to the theory and practice of production management as a functional area in the strategic management of operations and manufacturing in domestic and international companies.  Examines problems encountered in planning, operating, and controlling production of goods and services.  Other topics include the two major areas of production and operations management, operation system design, and operation and control of systems.

Management | 
Discusses process for managing organizations including planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating. Examines administrative role in organizations and concepts relevant to its function and historical development of administrative thought.

Business Law | 

Introduces American legal system as it relates to business. Includes contracts, commercial paper, sales,
agency, and property.

Principles of Marketing | 
Analysis of consumer behavior and configuration of target markets. Emphasis on of organization activities designed to satisfy target market planning, pricing, promotion, and distribution of the product or service.

Human Resource Administration | 
Focuses on process and management of the personnel function including task specialization, selection and placement, development and training, collective bargaining, appraisal and compensation.

Project Management | 
Provides theory and application in project planning, implementation, control and completion. Includes network planning, project evaluation and review techniques (PERT), critical path methods (CPM), management by objectives, management by exception, cost analysis and resource allocation/leveling.

Strategies and Policies | 
Capstone course that guides student to the integration of functional areas of a business firm and analysis of mission and objectives, external environment, and internal strengths and limitations of an organization. Includes formulation of strategies.

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