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Business Administration, BA

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Incorporate practical experience with the theories you're learning in the classroom!

Develop logic, writing, and problem-solving skills as you learn how to create marketing plans, produce projects and campaigns, and become grounded in ethical business practices. 

The transferrable skills learned as a business major will prepare you well for life. You’ll have opportunities to intern in settings of your choice – whether it’s the non-profit, church, or corporate sector. You can work with fellow students in Malone’s nationally-recognized Students for Free Enterprise (SIFE) team and network with local, national, and international corporations – all while focusing on serving others.  As a business administration major, you may choose a concentration in economics, finance, management, or marketing. You can also minor in business administration - see requirements below.


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 A major in Business Administration consists of 48 hours of business, accounting, and economics courses:

 Additional Information

You must maintain a minimum major GPA of 2.25 to graduate with the business administration major.

  • BUS 240 meets the Quantitative Reasoning requirement of the general education program.
  •  ECON 202 meets the American Cultures and Institutions and the Social Science requirements of the general education program.

    If you are not familiar with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, take
  • BUS 112: Fundamentals of Computer Applications.

 Within the business administration major, four optional concentrations are available:

Economics Concentration:

Three of the following five courses:

Finance Concentration:

Three of the following five courses:

Management Concentration:

Three of the following five options:

 One from among:

Marketing Concentration:

Three of the following five courses:

Additional Information:

In any of the above concentrations, an appropriate BUS 450 course may by substituted for a course within the concentration if approved by the department chair.

If you choose to pursue a concentration, the business and economics courses of a concentration may be used to satisfy the requirement for six hours of 300- or 400-level business or economics electives for the business administration major. Generally, a business administration major without a concentration will total 48 hours and a business administration major with a concentration will total 51 hours.

 

 Requirements for the Business Administration minor are:



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