Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor in Business Administration degree program is designed to help students develop ideals that are ethically sound and socially desirable, cultivate an awareness of the social, political, and economic developments to which businesses must adapt, develop sound judgment and effective communication skills, and develop individual interests and talents. Coursework provides both the theoretical and practical foundation needed for those entering businesses, as well as government and not-for-profit organizations.

There are three concentrations in the Business major: Entrepreneurship, Sports Management and Accountancy Students must choose at least one area in which to concentrate.

Course Requriements
Core Requirements 46 hours
Interim 9 hours
Common Business Core 45 hours
Concentration Core 9 hours
General Electives 11 hours
Total 120 hours
   
Common Business Core
The required courses in the Common Business Core include the following:
ACCT 2211 ACCT 3311 ECON 2200
FNCE 3353 FNCE 3354 MATH 1114
MGMT 2200 MGMT 3312 MGMT 3351
MGMT 3370 MGMT 3385 MGMT 3392
MGMT 3393 MGMT 4440 MRKT 3380
   
Concentration Core

Accountancy
Students choosing the Accountancy concentration must complete:

  • ACCT 3301 Intermediate Financial Accounting I
  • ACCT 3302 Intermediate Financial Accounting II
  • ACCT 4430 Advanced Accounting

Sports Management
Students choosing the Sports Management concentration must complete:

  • MGMT 3350 Introduction to Sports Management
  • MGMT 4425 Leadership and Ethics in Sports
  • MGMT 4450 Facility and Financial Management in Sports

Entrepreneurship
Students choosing the Entrepreneurship concentration must complete:

  • MGMT 4401 Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT 4405 International Entrepreneurship
  • MGMT 4410 Social Entrepreneurship

B.A. in Nonprofit Leadership
The Nonprofit Leadership Program is an interdisciplinary program housed in the Business Department and is designed to prepare students for effective leadership in a wide variety of non-profit organizations. The program draws from a broad array of liberal arts and professional courses selected to equip students with the critical thinking, communication, and servant leadership skills needed for a successful professional career. The program includes an internship and capstone research experience that will provide students with focused, practical experience in a setting of their choosing.

The required courses in for the B.A in Nonprofit Leadership include the following:

MGMT 2200 MGMT 3370 MGMT 4401
MGMT 4410 FNCE 3390 RLGN 2320
RLGN 3560 ENGL 3310 NPLD 4460
NPLD 4480 NPLD 4490  
ANTH 1000 or SOCI 1000
SOCI 3200 or SOCI 2320
 

 

 

Concentrations

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship concentration, students will develop the skills and competencies necessary for starting their own business.
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Sports Management
The Sports Management concentration prepares students to apply business principles to the sport industry, with an emphasis on team development and administration and financial management, as well as leadership and ethics in sports.
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Accountancy
As an accountant, you will measure and record financial information. You will also analyze, think critically and make intelligent business decisions that benefit and protect management and investors. CEOs often have accounting backgrounds, so this is a career ladder that can reach the very top.
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