Bachelor of Business Administration
The School of Management offers a variety of undergraduate programs designed to meet the needs of traditional students, returning students, and students already established in their professional careers.
In addition to seven majors, the Bachelor of Business Administration program offers an honors program as well as the ability to complete core business courses and a number of business elective courses online. Minors in Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Human Resource Management, and Marketing are available for non-business majors.
The School of Management provides services to students in schedule and curriculum advising, assistance in academic matter appeals, information on internships and job openings in various business fields, and information on tutoring.
The School of Management’s BBA program offers:
Accreditation by AACSB International, the premier accreditation association for business schools.
- Day and evening courses with small class sizes.
- Highly accomplished professors that actively engage in teaching and research.
- An online track (BBA Online).
- A business internship program.
- Study abroad opportunities.
- Business student organizations.
ADMISSION TO THE BBA PROGRAM
Students are admitted to the BBA program as early as their freshman year. In addition, the School of Management has a number of articulation agreements with community colleges that facilitate the transfer of credits.
Upon meeting the following requirements, students are admitted to the Bachelor of Business Administration program and can choose any business major:
- At least 2.2 overall grade point average in all colleges attended,
- Successful completion or transfer of the following pre-business courses: BUS 110, 115, 250, ACC 201, 202, SCM 211, ECN 201, 202, MTH 118 or 121, ENG/COM 338, PSY/SOC 100, and
- Attendance to an online or in-person BBA orientation session held by School of Management academic advisors,
Upon admission, students will be able to register for any higher level business courses towards their degree requirements. Students may be currently registered for some pre-business courses at time of application to the BBA program. Admission in such situations will be conditional on successful completion of these courses prior to first academic term as a business major. Otherwise, they will be administratively dropped from higher-level business courses. Students may apply for admission again later.
* This applies only to new students entering the University in Fall 2016 or later.
The BBA program consists of 120 credit hours (minimum) of undergraduate coursework, including general education, pre-business core, business core, and major courses.
All undergraduate business students must declare and fulfill the requirements for a major in at least one of the following areas: Accounting, Finance, General Business, International Business, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management, Management (with specialization in Entrepreneurship or Operations Management), or Marketing. The majors in the BBA program are developed around market needs and faculty expertise and allow you to focus your studies and develop skills in an area of business consistent with your career objectives.
The School of Management honors program offers students of superior ability and demonstrated achievement an opportunity to broaden and enrich their management education. Supplementing and paralleling the regular curriculum, it encourages greater depth and breadth in regular courses and offers independent study and research. The program includes an opportunity for off-campus study and an honors thesis. Upon completion of the program, students are named a School of Management honor program scholar, which is denoted on their transcript and diploma.
Admission to the honors program is by invitation only. Selection is made on the basis of performance in the freshman/sophomore honors program. A student may also be admitted after establishing a record of superior performance in the regular program. All students in good standing in the program receive financial aid.