Business Administration

Current Business Administration Plan of Study (2017-18)

Previous Business Administration Plans of Study


Program Emphasis/Objective

The program objective of the major in Business Administration is to prepare business leaders who are effective general managers with expertise in managerial communications, finance, management and marketing.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, students are well prepared for professions requiring general management competencies and knowledge. “Graduates earning business administration/management degrees saw a 4.7 percent increase to their average salary offer…. These graduates are also consistently high in demand,” according to responding National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) Job Outlook employers. Business administration/management is also ranked top 5 in demand according to this research.

Academic Program

The core curriculum of the Business Administration major requires a three credit business writing and oral presentations course called BADM 4075W (Business Communications) and BUSN 3005 (Career Development in Business). The Extended Core Requirements of the Business Administration major consist of advanced three credit courses in Finance, Marketing, and Management. Students select one course in each of these disciplines offered at their campus to complete their Extended Core Requirement.

Three advisor-approved Business electives are required for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The general business electives may be taken in any business discipline subject to approval by the student’s advisor. Students may generalize by taking their required business electives in different disciplines or may choose to focus by concentrating the required business electives to promote specific career goals.

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The Business Administration major is available to students at the Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury Campuses.

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