Business Administration

Emphasis Options

  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing

Why Business Administration?

The curriculum reflects the current and projected needs of the global business community. Prepares graduates to address the challenges of leadership in the rapidly changing world of business.

Job Opportunities

  • Corporate management
  • Sales and retail management
  • Banking, Finance
  • Operations Managment
  • Human Resources
  • Hotel/motel Management
  • Business Owner

Degree Plan

B.A. in Business Administration - Fall 2015 (PDF)

Core Business Courses

ACCT 281 Financial Accounting (3 credit hours)
ACCT 283 Managerial Accounting (3 credit hours)
BUS 110 Computer Literacy (3 credit hours)
BUS 210 Business Communications (3 credit hours)
BUS 318 Quantitative Methods for Business (3 credit hours)
BUS 322 Management (3 credit hours)
BUS 325 Marketing (3 credit hours)
BUS 350 Business Law (3 credit hours)
BUS 395 Corporate Finance (3 credit hours)
BUS 410 Management Information Systems (3 credit hours)
BUS 497 Business Strategy and Policy (3 credit hours)
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3 credit hours)
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 credit hours)
MATH 110 College Algebra (3 credit hours)
MATH 215 Intro to Statistics and Probability (3 credit hours)

Major Requirements

BUS 326 Investments (3 credit hours)
BUS 327 Consumer Behavior (3 credit hours)
BUS 328 Organizational Behavior (3 credit hours)
BUS 435 Management Decision Making (3 credit hours)

Plus six hours of upper division business, accounting, or economics courses not included in the core business courses above.
A student must complete 124 credit hours of coursework for graduation.  60 hours must be from an accredited four-year institution and 30 hours must be completed at Southwestern College.

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