Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program prepares students for entry-level management positions or to become better business managers and administrators; to become better employees as they lead, direct and work in their organizations with sound leadership and professional business judgment and to gain the newest concepts in the academic field of administration. It is our goal to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and expertise through business core courses and emphasis within this program.

CURRICULUM

Course No.

Title

Credits

 

 

General Education Courses (36 credits required)

   
               

English/Composition (6 credits)

       

ENG 105

English Composition I

3

 

ENG 110

English Composition II

3

 
               

Math (3-6 credits)

           

BUS 115

Business Math

(3)

 

MTH 105

Algebra

       

(3)

 
               

Social Studies (9-12 credits)

         

HIS 105

American History

(3)

 

GOV 105

American Government

(3)

 

PSY 105

General Psychology

(3)

 

SOC 105

Intro to Sociology

(3)

 
               

Humanities and the Arts (9-12 credits including at least 3 credits of literature)

ART 105

Art History

(3)

 

HUM 105

Introduction to Humanities

(3)

 

LIT 205

American Literature

(3)

 

PHL 305

Critical Thinking

(3)

 
               

Sciences (6 credits)

           

SCI 105

Biology

(3)

 

SCI 110

Environmental Science

(3)

 
               

General Electives (15 credits)

       

General Electives shall come from existing courses offered by Bristol University, that have exceeded the number of credits required for that General Education section; from courses offered by other Colleges and Universities from which transfer credits are allowed.

Business Core Courses (60 credits)

   
       

BUS 105

Business Communications

3

 

BUS 110

Computer Essentials

3

 

BUS 125

Principles of Accounting I

3

 

BUS 135

Principles of Business

3

 

BUS 140

Business Statistics

   

3

 

BUS 250

Principles of Marketing

   

3

 

BUS 260

Principles of Management

3

 

BUS 210

Management Information Systems

 

3

 

Bus 215

Leadership

3

 

BUS 225

Principles of Accounting II

3

 

BUS 275

Principles of Business Law

3

 

ECN 201

Principles of Macroeconomics 

3

 

ECN 202

Principles of Microeconomics 

3

 

BUS 310

E-Commerce

     

3

 

BUS 325

Financial Management

   

3

 

BUS 405

Organizational Theory and Behavior

 

3

 

BUS 415

Operations Management

   

3

 

BUS 420

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management   3  

BUS 422 

Managerial Decision Making and Strategy

 

3

 

BUS 499

Strategic Management Capstone

 

3

 
       

Business Electives (9 credit hours)

   

Any courses that can be found in the Business Administrative Emphasis; Sports Management Emphasis; or, Hospitality Management Emphasis; or other courses transferred from other colleges and universities are eligible for the Business General Electives section.

Emphasis Courses[1](Students choose 15 credits for each emphasis)

     

To achieve an area emphasis, a student must select 15 credits in the area they wish to focus. The courses that make up these areas of emphasis are outlined below:

       

Business Administration Emphasis (15 credits)

     

BUS 399

Business Internship

     

(3-6)

 
BUS 410

Business Ethics

     

(3)

 

BUS 421

Supply Chain Management

 

(3)

 

BUS 423

Project Management

   

(3)

 

BUS 424

International Business Management

(3)

 
               

Sports Management Emphasis (15 credits)

     

SMG 101

Introduction to Sports Management

 

(3)

 

SMG 275

Sports Marketing

     

(3)

 

SMG 310

Sports, Society, and Ethics

   

(3)

 

SMG 320

Legal Issues in Sports

   

(3)

 

SMG 399

Sports Business Internship

   

(3-6)

 

SMG 420

Economics of Sports in the US

 

(3)

 

SMG 430

Sports Facilities Management

 

(3)

 
               

Hospitality Management Emphasis (15 credits)

     

HMG 101

Introduction to Hospitality Management

(3)

 

HMG 275

Hospitality Marketing

   

(3)

 

HMG 280

Hotel and Restaurant Accounting

 

(3)

 

BUS 420

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

(3)

 

HMG 399

Hospitality Business Internship

 

(3-6)

 

HMG 410

Hospitality Law and Legal Issues

 

(3)

 

HMG 440

Hospitality Leadership Strategy

 

(3)

 
               

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE

 

120

 

 


[1]The emphasis selected by the student should be in the area of expertise that most closely defines his or her prior work experience or current career path.

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Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Degree Programs

Associate Degree in Business Administration ➤ Bachelor Degree in Business Administration ➤
  • Business Administration Emphasis
  • Sports Management Emphasis
  • Hospitality Management Emphasis
Master of Business Administration ➤
  • Business Administration Emphasis
  • Sports Management Emphasis
  • International Business Emphasis
  • Marketing Emphasis