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Degrees Offered

Concentrations

Accounting Concentrations

  • Financial Accounting
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Management Accounting

Management Concentrations

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Financial Services
  • Management
  • Public Administration
  • Small Business

Associate Concentrations

  • Accounting
  • Financial Services
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Small Business

Learning Outcomes

Students who graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will have:

  • A well-rounded understanding of the major functional areas of business including:
    • The ability to prepare, read, analyze and communicate financial information
    • The ability to use financial information in managerial decisions
    • An understanding of the duties of a manager: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
    • The ability to use the marketing mix to successfully perform in the environment of marketing
    • An understanding of the fundamental legal concepts and their application to the business community
    • A basic knowledge of the use of information technology in managing organizations
    • The ability to apply modern scientific and mathematical methods to management problems
    • The ability to coordinate the knowledge learning in program core courses in the formulation and administration of sound business policy using case analysis and discussion
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to utilize current technology
  • Strong analytic and critical thinking skills
  • And the ability to:
    • Understand ethical decision models
    • Conduct both quantitative and qualitative analysis of business problems
    • Form opinions based on analysis
    • Support conclusions with evidence

Students who graduate with an Associate of Science in Business Administration will have developed the ability to assume responsibility for an entry or mid-level managerial position in an organization.

This program provides students with a broad knowledge of modern business and management theories through a carefully structured core curriculum consisting of courses in accounting, economics, management, and computer information systems. Students have the flexibility to elect a concentration in management, accounting, financial services, management information systems, or small business. While the program emphasizes business, it also provides a solid foundation in English and communications, fine arts, humanities, and natural and social science. At the time of graduation, the students should have:

  • a well-rounded understanding of the major functional areas of business including:
    • the ability to prepare, read, analyze and communicate financial information
    • the ability to use financial information in managerial decisions
    • an understanding of the duties of a manager: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling
    • the ability to use the marketing mix to successfully perform in the environment of marketing
    • an understanding of the fundamental legal concepts and their application to the business community
    • the ability to integrate course work into the writing of a business plan
  • well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • the ability to utilize current technology
  • strong analytical and critical thinking skills