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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

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.

Graduates of the Business Administration program will:

  • Describe and explain business functions and technology affecting the conduct and structure of business organizations.
  • Analyze and explain business problems, and propose solutions, both independently and in teams.
  • Communicate business information in both oral and written forms.
  • Identify, analyze, and evaluate ethical issues, principles, and practices that affect business in domestic and global environments.
  • Pursue contemporary business careers in management and administration, marketing, business information systems and e-commerce, international business, and finance.

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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.

 

Find Career Success

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.

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Career Opportunities

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 Office of Career Services.

Courses

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 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
  OR
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

 

Tracks

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


General Track

All major requirementsand MGT or MKT or FIN 417 and four business electives from the following subject areas: ACC, EC, FIN, INBUS, IS, LAW, MGT, MKT, REA


Entrepreneurship Track

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


Finance Track

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


Sport Management Track

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.

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Tracks and Minors

Tracks and Minors

Tracks

Entrepreneurship Track

The entrepreneurship track option is designed for students who wish to:

  • Build and oversee a business venture.
  • Obtain necessary skills and abilities to run a successful business enterprise.
  • Enhance their knowledge in the areas of resource management, marketing feasibility, business finance, and business networking as required to run a self-owned business.
  • Increase their proficiency to communicate and effectively promote innovative business ideas.

Finance Track

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.

Sport Management Track

The sport management track option is designed for students who wish to:

  • Provide management and/or marketing support to professional, intercollegiate, or interscholastic sport organizations or resort establishments.
  • Oversee and operate recreational programs in municipalities or tourism environments.
  • Oversee and operate an exercise or athletic training facility.
  • Own a sport-related business.

Minors

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.

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.

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