Business Administration Major

The Business Administration major, sometimes referred to as a “general business degree,” provides a broad base of knowledge for beginning a business career. It enables maximum flexibility in career choice and change throughout one’s career. Students are expected to develop a basic understanding of the social, legal, and economic environments of business, including an introduction to international business, organizational behavior, the principles of leadership and organization theory, the quantitative tools of decision-making, and the functional areas of the firm.

Students work with assigned advisors to select elective courses that enhance their particular interest. Emphasis is placed on developing a general background with a well-balanced understanding of business. This program provides a sound undergraduate education for entrance into a professional career or graduate school. View the requirements of the Business Administration major.


  • Business Analytics Concentration
  • International Business Concentration
  • Management Concentration
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management Concentration

Business Administration Minors

No more than one course from the major department will count toward any minor. Students with the following majors are precluded from obtaining a minor in Business Administration: Accounting, Art-Business Art option, Business Administration (all options), Economics - Business Economics option, Exercise Science - Sports Administration option, Marketing,  A student may complete a minor in Business Administration upon satisfactorily fulfilling the requirements.

What you can do with a degree in Business Administration

  • Business entrepreneur
  • Financial planner
  • Resort manager
  • Investment banker
  • Systems analyst

Learn more about careers in Business Administration