The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.
Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, teambuilding, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning.
Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.
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Program Elective list: ACC 122, ACC 220, BUS 116, BUS 151, DBA 110, or ECO 252.
Humanities/Fine Arts: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 210, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.
Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 210, ANT 220, ANT 240, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 110, POL 120, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225 or SOC 230.
- Develop computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet search, and navigation skills.
- Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication skills.
- Master a working knowledge of managerial skills.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply business concepts to a business problem and to correctly analyze quantitative data.
- Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations
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$17.88 average salary per hour.
$37,200 average salary per year.
Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.