Concentration - Business Administration
Students completing a concentration in Business Administration will have an understanding
of the global and business environment and the construct of an organization and how
each interacts with government policies. They will also understand allocation of resources
and the application of information technology. Students will acquire decision-making,
leadership, teamwork and motivational skills to become managers with an awareness
of differences related to culture, communications style and gender. This concentration
requires a minimum of 36 credits.
||Business finance subject only (not personal finance)
||Management Information Systems
||Principles of Management, Introduction to Management
||Principles of Marketing
|Business Electives - upper level
||Business or Economics subject areas including Human Resources Management and Leadership.
It is highly recommended that an international focus be included.
||MGT 499 (Culminating course in concentration)
*Will not satisfy part of the upper level requirements in the concentration.
**No older than 10 years.
Notes:Only grades of C or higher may be included in the concentration. Students expecting
to pursue an advanced degree, e.g., Master of Business Administration, or seeking
employment in business administration, are strongly encouraged to complete credits
Student Learning OutcomesStudents who graduate with a concentration in Business Administration will be able
- explain the global environment, including:
- the functioning of market systems, including their role in effective resource allocation
and their reaction to information;
- the interactions of government policy and spending, monetary and fiscal policy, financial
markets and institutions and the interaction of economies; and
- the basis and impact of government regulations and policy, including environmental
policy, on markets;
- analyze the impact of social, cultural and political differences in world markets;
- demonstrate the relationships among the functional areas of an organization, including
the ability to:
- explain the nature and construct of an organization;
- assess the information technology needs of an organization;
- explain the process of resource allocation within an organization;
- identify and satisfy the needs of the consumer; and
- create strategic processes necessary for a successful organization; and
- explain plan development and performance measurement;
- utilize decision-making skills; and
- demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills, which include:
- working with individuals and in groups;
- organizing and motivating groups to complete the tasks necessary to serve the stakeholders
of the organization; and
- assessing and adjusting for differences related to culture;
- apply ethical principles in both strategy formulation and day-to-day operations.