Department of Business Administration
Preparing You for a Career in Business
To have a national reputation for superior education, research, leadership and practical business application in the various areas of business.
The Mission of the Department of Business Administration is to provide students with practical and innovative business education with well-grounded managerial skills and ethical awareness that differentiate them in the marketplace, advance their careers, and enable them to compete effectively in the world of business.
Where a degree in Business Administration could take me
The Business Administration Department provides the most offerings of majors to reflect the infinite opportunities for professional advancement. Whatever program you elect to pursue, our goal for you is the same. Preparing you to accept the challenge in becoming the next business leader among your peers, within your organization, and globally is where we look to take you. Visit our career possibilities page for more information regarding specific career opportunities by degree.
What it takes to obtain a degree in Business Administration
Successfully obtaining a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree affords you access to pursue some of the top coveted leadership roles with top organizations. In order to get there, we’ve worked with corporate leaders to develop a curriculum that builds a fundamental business aptitude to lead teams in addressing various organizational challenges.
Business Administration programs produce well rounded professional leaders with a solid foundational business aptitude in various business functions. This is done by establishing a course structure aimed at exposing you to all Business Administration courses at some point in your collegiate career in the College of Business. The successful completion of our program consist of 3 sets of courses:
1st Set: General Education Courses (54 Credit Hours)
2ndSet: General Business Core Courses (36 Credit Hours)
3rd Set: Concentration Courses (30 Credit Hours)
The curriculum provides students a strong liberal education, a core in contemporary business disciplines, and excellent BBA degree concentrations in the areas of:
- General Business
- Hospitality Management
- Human Resources Management
- Supply Chain Management
What makes your faculty and staff special?
To provide every Business Administration student with a top quality education and global perspective, we’ve made great efforts to ensure our faculty selection reflects and executes those sentiments. The faculty and staff that make up our department are from every corner of the globe. Together, they educate our students on how international organizations must consider how decisions made here effect cultures and customers in other countries. Our faculty also provides valuable insight on how to work within teams of individuals with different cultural backgrounds to produce resolution for organizational situations. Many equipped with first-hand knowledge from living abroad for extended durations, our faculty provide global perspectives on business practices enhancing classroom lectures and student project learning. It’s very common to learn a lesson on Chinese business practices regarding negotiations while attending a Supply Chain Management or eCommerce business course. 100% of our full time faculty holds doctorate degrees from top recognized institutions around the globe . Their research also reflects a global perspective which impacts the case studies and experiential learning opportunities introduced to students. Together, this produces a student with solid foundational business and global understanding of business.
Become a Big Blue Business Leader!
When it comes to continuing your education, there’s only one clear choice. Apply now to become part of a rich and storied tradition of producing big blue business leaders.