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Business Administration

Get Down to Business

Break into the world of business with a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgian Court University. As a business administration major in the GCU School of Business and Digital Media, you’ll explore macroeconomics, ethics, business organization, accounting, marketing, communications, and other areas critical to being successful in business.

Faculty members are experts in the classroom and experienced entrepreneurs and business leaders beyond campus. GCU’s business program, recognized by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), also requires internship experiences so that you will be able to put what you learn in class into action.

A GCU business degree prepares you to thrive in today’s competitive marketplace of ideas, industries, and emerging opportunities. No matter the direction you choose to pursue upon graduation, a Georgian Court degree in business administration will help get you there!

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Program Information

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
or CM251 Intercultural Communication
or CM252 Organizational Communication
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.

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
or CM251 Intercultural Communication
or CM252 Organizational Communication
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.

Complement your primary focus of study with a minor in business administration from GCU. Explore business basics and enhance your management aptitude with this comprehensive curriculum that teaches real-world skills.

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.

Get in the game with a minor in sports management from GCU. You’ll learn how to lead others in the sports industry, represent top talent, manage high-profile financial transactions, and negotiate deals.

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.

Meera Behera

Behera, Meera

Assistant Professor of Finance
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (315)
mbehera@georgian.edu
(732) 987-2162

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Jennifer Edmonds

Edmonds, Dr. Jennifer J.

Dean
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center
jedmonds@georgian.edu
732-987-2662

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Ashley Elmore Devon

Elmore-Bosonac, Ashley

Associate Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (307)
aelmore@georgian.edu
732-987-2165

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Cathleen McQuillen

McQuillen, Dr. Cathleen

Associate Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Raymond Hall (210)
cmcquillen@georgian.edu
732-987-2623

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Monahan, Joseph

Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (314)
jmonahan@georgian.edu
732-987-2668

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Mungale, Amitabh

Assistant Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (304)
amungale@georgian.edu
732-987-2725

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Bertram Okpokwasili

Okpokwasili, Bertram

Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (316)
bokpokwasili@georgian.edu
732-987-2722

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Michael J. Pawlish

Pawlish, Michael

Assistant Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (313)
mpawlish@georgian.edu
732-987-2737

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Theodora Sergiou

Sergiou, Theodora

Internship & Student Development Coordinator
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center
tsergiou@georgian.edu

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Neil Steed

Steed, Neal

Assistant Professor
School of Business & Digital Media
Farley Center (308)
nsteed@georgian.edu

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Janice Warner

Warner, Janice

Provost
Jeffries Hall 106
jwarner@georgian.edu
732-987-2314

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First-Year Students

Submit:

  • Completed application.
  • Official high school transcript.
  • Required two letters of recommendation.
  • Required essay.

Fall 2021 applicants, please apply via the Common App.

Transfer Students

Submit:

  • Completed application.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities.
  • Students with fewer than 24 credits must also submit their high school transcript and SAT or ACT scores.

Fall 2021 applicants, please apply via the Common App.

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