Business Administration Management Concentration Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration prepares students with the skills necessary to meet today's business demands and those for the future. This major provides students with a solid business core that includes an extensive background in the functional areas of marketing, finance, accounting, and management; an understanding of the business environment to include the legal, economic, behavioral, human resource, ethical, and international aspects; technical skills in information systems and quantitative analysis; and the ability to communicate, integrate and synthesize. The degree focuses on integrating theory and practice, so that graduates possess the ability to communicate effectively, understand the internal and external environments of business, appreciate the legal, ethical, strategic and behavioral contexts of business decisions, and understand the financial and economic dynamics which constitute the context for business activity.

This major is also available online.

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Career Opportunities

Graduates have employment opportunities in a wide variety of supervisory/management positions, including administrative services, first-line supervisors, industrial production and manufacturing, and purchasing managers, buyers, and agents. Most of our graduates are employed with locally owned firms, including family businesses. Opportunities to participate in a “Study Abroad” program in Germany afford graduates the skills and abilities to seek positions with multi-national corporations, and internship opportunities with a business of the student’s choice further increases a graduate's marketability.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for administrative services managers was $94,020 in May 2017. The top 10 percent earned more than $163,480.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)21,220$47.50$98,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises18,450$56.40$117,310
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools14,270$47.07$97,900
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals12,660$51.85$107,860
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)11,630$42.84$89,100

Statistics reported in May 2017

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Transfer Procedures

All transfer credits will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis to determine where they would fit into the curriculum sequence. Students must have earned a grade of 'C' or better in courses transferred into the B.S.

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Clubs & Activities

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Business Administration Advisory Committee

  • Mr. Chris W Frantz, '05, Executive Director of Marketing & Sales, Savoy Contract Furniture
  • Mr. Mickey C Locey, '91, President/Co-founder, mXtr Automation
  • Ms. Valerie Reynolds, Owner, My Way Media
  • Mr. Samuel R Ryder, Vice President - Business Banking, First National Bank
  • Mr. Ray Thompson, President, Supply Source Inc.

Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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