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2013-2015 University Catalog 
2013-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration

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Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Faculty Development

Morteza Rahmatian

Department Office/College Website

Steven G. Mihaylo 3100


April Franklin, Linda Fraser, Marcia Lichty, Dana Lowey, Teeanna Rizkallah


This major prepares students for beginning professional-level positions in business and administration in the private and public sectors. Career opportunities range from accounting, cost analysis, marketing research and statistical forecasting to real estate, personnel, sales and information systems. This curriculum also provides a foundation for advanced study.

Learning Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

The following goals and learning outcomes have been established for students pursuing a degree in business administration:

Problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • Effectively use quantitative/analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills in a business situation Interpersonal relations
  • Motivate self and others to achieve group and organizational goals
  • Diagnose and resolve conflict in group and organizational settings

Ethical awareness

  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical issues and responsibilities

Functional knowledge

  • Understand and appreciate the principles and roles of each of the major business disciplines and the interrelationships of these disciplines within a strategic framework

Multicultural awareness

  • Appreciate diversity and understand how workforce and market diversity challenge, benefit and influence the activities of the organization

Information technology skills

  • Use information technology to support business analysis and operations

Global awareness

  • Understand the impact of the global economy and business environment

Economic and legal environment knowledge

  • Demonstrate knowledge about the economic and legal environments in which business operates

Communications skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to communicate effectively about business issues using written and oral communications

Programs and Courses Offered


    Bachelor of ArtsMaster of Business AdministrationNon-Degree


      Business Administration

      Courses are designated as BUAD in the class schedule.

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