Stevenson’s Business Administration program will teach you how to create your own company or lead others. You’ll gain the knowledge, skills, critical-thinking ability, and technological competence essential for applying sound business decision-making, conducting research, analyzing information, and communicating effectively. In this major, you will focus on a particular business area and customize your degree based on goals and interests by selecting one of three tracks: Entrepreneurship, Finance, or Sport Management.
The Brown School of Business and Leadership at Stevenson University is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.
Our graduates of our Business Administration program embark on many rewarding career paths, including: Business Analyst, Marketing Director, Promotions Designer, Account Manager, and more. You can find them working at T. Rowe Price, Under Armour, the Baltimore Ravens, Lockheed Martin, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, CareFirst, the National Security Agency, and more.
Students pursuing a Business Administration degree will be exposed to many different areas of focus, including:
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The courses listed below are required for completion of the bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Students must also complete the requirements for the Stevenson Educational Experience (SEE).
Specific pre- and co-requisites for each course are listed in the course descriptions.
|FYS 100||First Year Seminar|
|ACC 140||Financial Accounting|
|ACC 141||Managerial Accounting|
|EC 201||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|EC 202||Principles of Microeconomics|
|FIN 300||Principles of Finance|
|INBUS||Any International Business Course|
|IS 135||MS Office Applications|
|IS 201||Management Information Systems|
|IS 260||Presentation Theory and Application|
|LAW 208||Business Law|
|MATH 136||Introduction to Statistics|
|MGT 204||Principles of Management|
|MGT 210||Business Writing|
|MGT 308||Business Ethics|
|MGT 310||Organizational Behavior|
|MGT 313||Operations Management|
|MGT 422||Strategic Management|
|MGT 430||Business Capstone Seminar|
|MKT 206||Principles of Marketing|
Students must complete all of the program requirements and one of the following tracks.
All major requirements, and MGT or MKT or FIN 417 and four business electives from the following subject areas: ACC, EC, FIN, INBUS, IS, LAW, MGT, MKT, REA
All major requirements and the following electives:
|MGT 224||Principles of Entrepreneurship|
|MGT 323||Social Entrepreneurship|
|MGT 324||Entrepreneurial Business Planning|
|MGT 424||Entrepreneurial Development|
|MKT 330||Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs|
All major requirements, FIN 417, and four of the following electives:
|FIN 321/EC 321||Money & Banking|
|FIN 416||International Finance|
|FIN 420||Investment Theory and Practice|
|FIN 435||Applied Corporate Finance|
|FIN 450||Business Valuation and Security Analysis|
All major requirements, MGT 235, MGT/MKT 417, and three of the following electives:
|EC 340||Economics of Sports|
|LAW 345||Sports Law|
|MGT 335||Management of Sport Enterprises|
|MKT 315||Sports Marketing|
Explore our academic catalog for a full listing of courses, course descriptions, suggested course sequences, and more.
The entrepreneurship track option is designed for students who wish to:
The finance track is designed to provide a focused understanding of the financial aspects of business practices, personal investments, and governmental policies and procedures. Students in the track will learn the theories and practices of finance from the perspective of organizational management, the investing community, and the regulatory agencies. Upon completion of the track, students will be able to articulate how each perspective relates to the successful operation of a modern organization or to the performance of personal investments.
The sport management track option is designed for students who wish to:
A minor in Business Administration is not available; however, students majoring in other fields who have an interest in business may consider taking a minor in accounting, economics, international business, management, or marketing. Please see an academic advisor for more information. Specific information regarding minor requirements may be found in the Academic Information section of the catalog. General guidelines regarding minors may be found in the Minors section of the catalog.
The BS/MS option is available for students majoring in Business Administration who wish to combine their bachelor’s coursework with work toward a master’s degree in one of Stevenson’s graduate programs. Students choosing this option may earn their master's degree in as little as one year after their bachelor's degree. Interested students must formally apply for entrance into a BS/MS option in their junior year. Once admitted into this program, students develop an educational plan in consultation with their undergraduate and graduate advisors. For more information on this program, see the Stevenson University Online Catalog.