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Business Administration

Break into the world of business with a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgian Court University. You’ll learn about economics, ethics, statistics, financial planning, marketing, management, communications, and law in a practical, hands-on way.

Business administration majors may choose to concentrate further in sports management to prepare for careers in that specialty. Upon graduation, you’ll be fully prepared to thrive in a variety of roles.

To earn this degree, you must successfully complete at least 120 credits, including your General Education requirements and the major requirements below.

Major Sequence

To earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, students must successfully complete 120 credits which include 48 credits in accounting, business, and economics coursework as follows:

AC171Principles of Financial Accounting3
AC172Principles of Managerial Accounting3
EC181Principles of Macroeconomics 13
EC182Principles of Microeconomics 13
IS224Introduction to Business Analytics3
BU121Quantitative Business Concepts 1,23
BU211Business Law3
BU213Mgmt Theory & Org. Behavior3
BU221Business Statistics & Probability3
BU241Principles of Marketing3
BU242Managerial Communications3
IS320Management Information Systems3
BU335Financial Management I3
BU350Internship & Career Preparation1
BU351Internship2
BU411Human Resource Management3
BU491Business Strategies & Policy3
Total Credits48
1

Course may also satisfy a General Education requirement.

2

BU121 Quantitative Business Concepts may be waived if the student has achieved a B or better in MA109 College Algebra, MA110 Precalculus, or MA115 Calculus I.

Optional Concentrations

Students in the B.S. in Business Administration program may choose to complete a concentration in Health Care Administration or Sports Management; each consists of 12 credits as follows:

Health Care Administration Concentration

HRP111Introduction to Health Science3
BU381Health Care Management3
BU383HlthCare InfoSys&An3
BU482Health Care Financial Management3
Total Credits12

Sports Management Concentration

BU371Principles of Sports Management3
or ES325 Wellness Program Management
BU373Sports Marketing3
BU375The Business of Sports in Society3
or ES315 Sports in Society
BU376Special Events Management3
Total Credits12


For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Our online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree-completion program offers the foundation necessary for students with 60+ college credits to become creative, ethical, solutions-focused leaders in today’s global business climate. This program is designed with the working professional in mind. Our virtual classroom experience allows you the flexibility to complete your degree in an effective learning environment—100% online. Each term is 7- or 7.5-weeks long, and students attending full time take two courses each term.

Sample Courses*

  • AC171 Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
  • AC172 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
  • BU213 Management Theory & Organizational Behavior (3)
  • BU242 Managerial Communications (3)
  • BU121 Quantitative Business Concepts (3)
  • BU211 Business Law (3)
  • BU221 Business Statistics & Probability (3)
  • BU241 Principles of Marketing (3)
  • BU335 Financial Management (3)
  • BU411 Human Resource Management (3)
  • BU450 Internship & Career Preparation (1)
  • BU451 Internship (2+)
  • BU491 Business Strategies & Policy (3)
  • EC181 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • EC182 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • IS224 Introduction to Business Analytics (3)
  • IS320 Management Information Systems (3)
  • GEN400: Visioning a Future: Justice, Compassion & Service (3)
  • PL300 Philosophical Ethics (3)
  • Choice of courses (pick one):
    • RS208 Discovering the Bible (3)
    • RS220 Christian Tradition (3)
  • WS311 Shaping Lives: Women & Gender (3)

*Students may need to take additional courses to complete their degrees based on the number of transferred credits and program requirements. Numbers in parentheses refer to number of credits.

Minor Sequence

The Minor in Business Administration requires 18 to 24 credits from:

AC476Survey of Accounting3
or AC171
AC172
Principles of Financial Accounting
and Principles of Managerial Accounting
BU476Statistical Analysis3
or BU221 Business Statistics & Probability
BU477Marketing Fundamentals3
or BU241 Principles of Marketing
BU478Principles of Management3
or BU213 Mgmt Theory & Org. Behavior
BU479Principles of Finance3
or BU335 Financial Management I
EC476Economic Survey3
or EC181
EC182
Principles of Macroeconomics
and Principles of Microeconomics
Total Credits18


For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

Minor Sequence

The Minor in Sports Management requires 18 credits from:

BU213Mgmt Theory & Org. Behavior3
BU241Principles of Marketing3
BU371Principles of Sports Management3
or ES325 Wellness Program Management
BU373Sports Marketing3
BU375The Business of Sports in Society3
or ES315 Sports in Society
BU376Special Events Management3
Total Credits18


For more information on program requirements, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

In addition to our rigorous academic program, we also emphasize career and professional development through experiential learning. All students within the School of Business & Digital Media are required to complete an internship. Specifically, in Business Administration, recent students from our program have interned with:

  • Alert Ambulance
  • Service/Statewide EMS
  • Capital Health
  • Circle Chevrolet
  • Holiday City South
  • John Hill Agency
  • Lakewood Blue Claws
  • Morrison Enterprise LLC
  • Police Athletic League
  • South American Soccer Training
  • TD Bank

Click here for the procedure for registration and completion of an internship.

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