Business Administration

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

The business administration major is designed to give graduates the knowledge, skills, critical thinking ability, and technological competence essential to be successful in business, conducting research, analyzing information, and communicating effectively. The business administration major provides a strong foundation in business functions and includes courses in management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, information systems, international business, and business law. Additionally, students select electives from the disciplines above to develop a greater degree of specialization according to their individual interests and career goals.

Graduates of the Business Administration program will:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the functional areas of business affecting the conduct and structure of business organizations.
  • Formulate business solutions, both independently and in teams.
  • Communicate business information to specific audiences in varied formats.
  • Critique ethical issues and practices that affect business in domestic and global environments.
  • Demonstrate professional competencies related to contemporary business careers.
Stevenson University Business Administration students perfect thier sales and negotiation skills in a workshop with professionals.

Stevenson Receives $150k Gift from Faculty Member to Create New Applied Finance Lab

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Stevenson University has received a $150,000 naming gift from faculty member Dennis Starliper to create an Applied Finance Lab for the university’s Brown School of Business and Leadership. Featuring digital stock tickers and multiple market data displays, the Applied Finance Lab will be a sophisticated teaching and research tool to enhance our students’ career readiness by developing their command of financial technology platforms and investment decision-making processes.

John Maniatty

Exceptional Experience

Business Administration major John Maniatty has been recognized as Enactus BNY Mellon Fellow, putting him the top one percent of Enactus Students in the United States.

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Career Opportunities

Career Paths for Business Administration Majors

Students pursuing a Business Administration degree will be exposed to many different areas of focus, including:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing

Curious about internships and job placement after you graduate? Visit our Career Connection Center.

Courses

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.

Major Requirements

FYS 100First Year Seminar1 credit
ACC 140Financial Accounting3 credits
ACC 141Managerial Accounting3 credits
EC 201Principles of Macroeconomics3 credits
EC 202Principles of Microeconomics3 credits
FIN 300Principles of Finance3 credits
INBUSAny International Business Course
IS 135MS Office Applications3 credits
IS 201Management Information Systems3 credits
or
IS 260Presentation Theory and Application3 credits
LAW 208Business Law3 credits
MATH 136Introduction to Statistics4 credits
MGT 204Principles of Management3 credits
MGT 210Business Writing3 credits
MGT 308Business Ethics3 credits
MGT 310Organizational Behavior3 credits
MGT 313Operations Management3 credits
MGT 422Strategic Management3 credits
MGT 430Business Capstone Seminar3 credits
MKT 206Principles of Marketing3 credits

Students must complete all of the program requirements and one of the following tracks.

Entrepreneurship Track

All major requirements, MGT/MKT/FIN 417, and the following:

MGT 224Principles of Entrepreneurship3 credits
MGT 324Entrepreneurial Business Planning3 credits
MKT 330Strategic Marketing for Entrepreneurs3 credits
MGT 323Social Entrepreneurship3 credits
or
MGT 413Project Management3 credits
or
MGT 424Entrepreneurial Development3 credits

Finance Track

All major requirements, FIN 417, and four of the following electives:

FIN 321Money & Banking3 credits
FIN 416International Finance3 credits
FIN 420Investment Theory and Practice3 credits
FIN 425Principles of Risk Management and Insurance3 credits
FIN 435Applied Corporate Finance3 credits
FIN 450Business Valuation3 credits

General Track

All major requirements, and MGT or MKT or FIN 417 and four business electives from the following subject areas/courses: ACC, CDF 110, EC, FIN, FMER, INBUS, IS, LAW 325, LAW 345, LAW 470, MGT, MKT, REA

International Business Track

All major requirements, MGT/MKT/FIN 417, and four of the following INBUS electives:

Note: Business Administration: International Business track majors are required to take one program-required INBUS course, one internship, and up to 4 approved track electives. An INBUS course completed as a part of the program requirement cannot be double-counted towards the International Business track elective course.

INBUS 201Survey of International Business3 credits
INBUS 315/MGT 315International Business Management3 credits
INBUS 325/MKT 325International Marketing3 credits
INBUS 347/MGT 347International Human Resource Management3 credits
INBUS 416/FIN 416International Finance3 credits
INBUS 420International Operations Management3 credits
INBUS 430International Economics3 credits
INBUS 470/LAW 470International Business Law3 credits

Sport Management Track

All major requirements, MGT 235, MGT/MKT 417, and three of the following electives:

LAW 345Sports Law3 credits
MGT 335Management of Sport Enterprises3 credits
MKT 315Sports Marketing3 credits

Explore our academic catalog for a full listing of courses, course descriptions, suggested course sequences, and more.

Minors and Other Options

Minors

A minor in business administration is not available; however, students majoring in other fields who have an interest in business may consider earning an academic minor in accounting, economics, management, or marketing, or a professional minor in Management and Organizational Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development, Human Resources, or Real Estate. 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.

BS/MS Option

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.

Accreditation

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Stevenson University’s Brown School of Business and Leadership is proud to have received specialized accreditation for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

Founded in 1997, the IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). IACBE is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and business-related education for colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions whose primary purpose is excellence in teaching and learning. Learn more at www.iacbe.org.

Meet Our Students & Alumni

Jack Of Many Trades; Master of All

Matt Resnik

Business Administration and Accounting Major

Matt Resnik ‘21 belies the figure of speech “jack of all trades, master of none.” Since his early years, Matt has been laser-focused on intersecting his passions for business, entrepreneurship, and finance. 

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