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Undergraduate Degree Programs

The baccalaureate degree programs in the Department of Management, Marketing and Administrative Systems provide a broad-based education in the foundation disciplines of the liberal arts and the sciences and a focused development of business knowledge. Each major has a set of required courses and electives that students may choose to enrich their degree programs as well as business core requirements designed to provide a common set of business competencies. All departmental programs are designed to prepare students to meet the demands of today’s challenging and competitive workforce and for entrance into graduate school.

Bachelor of Science – Administrative Systems with Educator Certification (BS ADMS)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree provides breadth in all areas of business; management, marketing, accounting, computer applications and information systems, economics, and finance.  The business courses are designed with an emphasis on real-world practice and academic theory. 

Your Future: The primary mission of the BS ADMS is to prepare students to teach business courses in public education at the secondary level.

Bachelor of Science – Administrative Systems without Educator Certification (BS ADMS)

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree provides breadth in all areas of business; management, marketing, accounting, computer applications and information systems, economics, and finance.  The business courses are designed with an emphasis on real-world practice and academic theory. 

Your Future: This degree prepares graduates for entry-level employment in management, marketing, finance, human resources, or accounting and for successful small business management.

Bachelor of Business Administration – Administrative Systems (BBA ADMS)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree address the fundamental topics in undergraduate business education, including management, marketing, finance, statistics, business law and ethics, management information systems, entrepreneurship and small business management, and business policy and strategy. Students are well-versed in both the practical and theoretical aspects of all business operations with additional specialization within a field of interest.

Your Future: The BBA Degree prepares graduates to work in the services, financial, accounting, retailing, wholesaling and manufacturing industries and specifically aids those who wish to work in, or operate, their own small business.

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) – Business

The Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree is intended primarily for persons who have a significant amount of technical/vocational training coupled with work experience and need to earn a four-year bachelor's degree in order to advance in their careers. Other types of training may qualify in the technical/vocational area such as courses of study taken as part of law enforcement or military training. These alternative types of technical/vocational training are evaluated by our staff on a case-by-case basis.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Sciences (BSAS) – Business Administration

The BSAS degree is designed to serve students who desire a bachelor's degree for self-enrichment, advancement in their current career, or to qualify for higher-level employment in other settings. The BSAS degree is primarily intended to assist in job progression rather than initial job qualifications, although it may also be of use to those who wish to make mid-career changes. The degree promotes career advancement by allowing students to complement their technical specialization and work experience and gain leadership and higher learning skills.

Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resources Management (BBA HRM)

A BBA that focuses in Human Resources, teaches the basics of corporate headhunting, business coaching, and benefits analysis. You can also develop and fine tune the business strategies and concepts you need to use in your practical life and everyday business operations. Even if you work in a small business or are planning on starting your own company, human resource management is an important position that should be filled if you want corporate success. As a manager you will be expected to build your team and develop team members who can utilize their skills and make quality contributions to the industry.

Bachelor of Business Administration – Business Administration (BBA BA)

The Business Administration (BA) specialization is designed for students seeking broad-based skills to succeed in the fast-changing world of business. This specialization allows students to take advanced courses in a variety of business disciplines, rather than concentrate in one particular area of business.  It permits flexibility in the business curriculum while presenting a strong foundation in the functional areas of business. All students specializing in Business Administration work with advisors to develop a program of study that fits their specific academic and career interests.

Bachelor of Business Administration - Management (BBA MGMT)

The BBA in Business Management provides students with a well-grounded degree in general management. This program emphasizes the practical application of business principles to solve complex, real-life business management problems. Students will apply common business practices while working individually and in group projects. Course work emphasizes good critical thinking skills and the development of ethical leadership. Class discussions evolve around both classical issues and current trends that the business enterprise might face.

Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing (BBA MKTG)

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing degree program graduate makes decisions about product design and quality, pricing, advertising, selling, and distribution. The field of marketing is one of the fastest growing, most exciting, and most highly rewarded areas of business.

Your Future: Marketing graduates may pursue entry-level positions such as: marketing managers, customer service supervisors, product managers, retail managers, marketing researchers, or sales administrators or public relations specialists.

Bachelor of Business Administration - International Business (BBA INTL BUS)

The BBA in International Business provides students with a solid foundation in business with courses in management, marketing, accounting, finance, and information systems.  Students may participate in the international study abroad program to gain a first-hand understanding of international business practices.  They may also further their advantage in the job market by participating in an internship with an international company here or overseas.  The BBA also provides a foundation for students who wish to pursue an advanced degree at the Master's level.