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Business Administration


Bachelor of Arts — Program Overview

Be fearless. Go after a business degree you can apply toward virtually any industry in the modern business world — private, government, international commerce, health care, arts and non-profit organizations, just to name a few. Even equip yourself with the know-how to launch your own business!

EMBRACE YOUR INNER ENTREPRENEUR. Have a great business idea? Follow in the footsteps of other student entrepreneurs who have launched successful businesses from right here on campus. Submit your plans to the university's Roth Center for Entrepreneurship and receive seed money, free office space and professional advice from veteran faculty. 

OPEN UP OPPORTUNITY. Be part of a nationally recognized Briar Cliff ENACTUS team that has won 11 straight regional competitions, going toe-to-toe with universities more than 20 times our size. Our ENACTUS students are committed to making the community — and the world — a better place to live.

SPECIALIZE YOUR DEGREE. Make sure your business degree is tailor-made to fit your needs. You'll have the opportunity for elective courses specializing in management, marketing, finance or human resources.

ADVANCE YOUR DEGREE. How motivated are you? Hop on the fast track, and you could earn a Bachelor's plus a Master’s of Business Administration in just four years, thanks to BCU’s accelerated, “3-plus-1” M.B.A. program


Core Courses

ACCT 203 - Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 204 - Principles of Accounting II
BUAD 223 - Legal Environment of Business
BUAD 225 - Principles of Management
BUAD 301 - Principles of Marketing
BUAD 330 - Principles of Corporate Finance
BUAD 350 - Production and Operations Management
BUAD 385 - Global Management
BUAD 429 - Strategic Management
ECON 210 - Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 211 - Principles of Macroeconomics
MATH 200 - Elementary Statistics
MIS 220 - Microcomputer Applications for Business
SPEC 111 - Public Speaking
WRTG 225 - Organizational Communications

Additional Program Requirements

The business administration major requires 40 credit hours of BUAD classes. To graduate, majors must maintain a grade of C- or better in all major core and supporting courses. 

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