WHAT IS BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION?
This major is part of the Business Exploration Group
The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BA) major is only available to students at the Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury regional campuses. The objective of the BA major is to provide a generalized interdisciplinary business degree with special emphases on Finance, Management, Marketing and Business Communications. An advisor approved focus is also possible based on the availability of courses.
Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, students are well prepared for professions requiring general management competencies and knowledge. “Graduates earning business administration/management degrees saw a 4.7 percent increase to their average salary offer…. These graduates are also consistently high in demand,” according to responding National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE) Job Outlook employers. Business administration/management is also ranked top 5 in demand according to this research.
HOW TO DECLARE:
APPLICATION REQUIRED. Admission is very competitive and requires a strong GPA along with the completion of specific courses. Find more information and the application here.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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ACCT 2001 - Principles of Financial Accounting (Major Requirement)
COMM 1000 - The Process of Communication (Potential Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
ECON 1201 - Principles of Microeconomics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
ECON 1202 - Principles of Macroeconomics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 2)
MATH 1070Q - Mathematics for Business and Economics (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
PSYC 1100 - General Psychology 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: CA 3)
STAT 1000Q - Introduction to Statistics 1 (Major Requirement) (Gen Ed: Q Course)
POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: