Business Administration

Major: 
Business Administration
Type of Degree: 
Bachelors of Arts and Science
Average Time of Commitment/Completion: 
4 years
Description: 

The versatile Business Administration degree prepares you for a wide array of career opportunities in a variety of industries. At SGU, you’ll learn business skills and knowledge that are regularly utilized in the management, marketing, human resources and operations of for-profit, non-profit and government organizations. A Business Administration degree emphasizes the entrepreneurial aspect of a business education. Our students are challenged and tested in the entrepreneurial arena, setting an SGU business grad apart from his or her peers.

Examples Of Careers/Jobs That Are Suited To This Major: 

Management, Procurement, Business Administration, Operations, Human Resources, Financial Services.

Examples Of This Major’s Core Classes: 

The following business foundational courses are to be completed with at least a 2.0 GPA before proceeding to disciplinary core requirements. • EC 1603 Macroeconomics (3 cr.) • EC 1613 Microeconomics (3 cr.) • BU 1623 Computer Applications (3 cr.) • BU 2113 Financial Accounting (3 cr.) • BU 2123 Managerial Accounting (3 cr.) • MA 3013 Statistics for Business (or equivalent statistics course) (3 cr.) • BU 3041 Applied Business Statistics Lab (1 cr.) • SO 3213 Fundamentals of Leadership (3 cr.) The following required business disciplinary core courses are to be taken only after successful completion of the above foundational courses. • BU 3023 Principles of Management (3 cr.) • BU 3033 Principles of Marketing (3 cr.) • BU 3043 Principles of Finance (3 cr.) • BU 3053 Principles of Business Law (3 cr.) • BU 4963 Strategic Management (3 cr.) • BU 4993 Senior Seminar (3 cr.)

Special Activities/Opportunities You’ll Experience At St. Gregory’s: 

At St. Gregory’s, you’ll have the opportunity to test your skills and abilities outside of the classroom by creating and executing Enactus projects. Enactus is a non-profit organization that empowers students to empower others by finding free enterprise solutions to today’s problems. In addition, all SGU business majors are required to compete in the Governor’s Cup Business Plan competition, which requires the completion and approval of a workable business plan for a specific company. Students are given two chances to compete in the Governor’s Cup. Juniors have the opportunity to join the senior teams to build a plan and compete. Then, all seniors are required to create a new business solution to fill a market need.

Our Commitment To You: 

The SGU business department faculty is dedicated to ensuring you are equipped with the character, knowledge and skills needed to compete in life and work. We provide a customized education of the whole person. The faculty serves the student by assessing individual needs and creating an environment that is conducive for growth throughout your educational journey. Bottom line, degrees, such as Business Administration, that are based in the business department offer the practical skills employers in all types of businesses seek on a daily basis.

FOR MORE INFORMATION about becoming an SGU Business Administration major, email us at amjames@stgregorys.edu

SUGGESTED RELATED MAJORS:
Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing

FACULTY:
Kenneth Brown
Associate Professor
kmbrown@stgregorys.edu