Why Choose Business Administration?
Building on a core of business courses, this program features a sequence of major courses and honors courses, and also provides the opportunity to engage in applied learning through the careful selection of directed electives, internships, and study abroad experiences.
Students may also design specialized areas of concentration which could include such fields as international business, finance, entrepreneurship, operations, human resource management, accounting, applied statistics, computer information systems, communications, marketing and computer science. The possibilities are almost endless.
You will study under highly qualified faculty members who have combined their academic credentials with extensive work experience. You will also supplement classroom instruction with the chance to earn University credit while gaining work experience through our internship program.
The Three Year Track
Students who demonstrate exceptional academic abilities will be able to complete this course of study in only three years. The shortened time period combined with a study abroad component and two internships makes this program unique and exciting. The suggested sequence of classes is illustrated further on in this communiqué.
Earn an MBA as a Fourth Year Option
Students wishing to continue one additional year can earn an MBA. This highly sought after, prestigious degree is offered fully on-line, and can be completed anywhere your new career may take you.
Get a Great Job
The Business Administration major provides an avenue for immediate employment and for advancement to upper levels of management. Employers seek graduates for positions ranging from business manager and sales representative to production supervisor and project planner. Graduates of the program obtain positions in manufacturing, retailing, construction, financial institutions, government and a host of other fields. Students also find this major to be of value in preparation for law school.
Honors/Business Administration 3 Year Program
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
YEAR 1 (42 credit hours)
(during summer, take ISYS 105 at Ferris, at another college and transfer in, or take the proficiency test)
|Fall (17 cr. hours)||Spring (16 cr. hours)||Summer (6 cr. hours)|
|HNRS 100H||ENGL 250||Study Abroad (Directed Elective)|
|COM 121 H||ACCT 202||May, June, July, and/or August|
|ECON 221||ECON 222|
|ACCT 201||MGMT 301|
|STQM 260||Foreign Language II|
|Foreign Language I (global)|
YEAR 2 (37 credit hours)
|Fall (15 cr. hours)||Spring (16 cr. hours)||Summer (6 cr. hours)|
|MGMT 370||REG-Gen Ed — H||Internship (Directed Elective)|
|MKTG 321||BLAW 321|
|FINC 322||ISYS 321|
|MGMT 302||MGMT 447|
|ENGL 325||INTB 310 or 335|
YEAR 3 (30 credit hours)
|Fall (15 cr. hours)||Spring (15 cr. hours)|
|MGMT 373||Internship (6 credits)|
|BUSN 499||MBA online course MMBA 601 or Directed Elective|
|200 Level CE H||MBA online course MMBA 612 or Directed Elective|
Complete MBA (optional)
|MMBA625 A||MMBA710 A||MMBA730 A|
|MMBA629 A||MMBA745 A||MMBA760 A|
|MMBA635 B||MMBA720 B||MMBA640 B|
|MMBA615 B||MMBA799 B|
Note: MBA classes are taught in concentrated, seven week format rather than 15 week semesters.
A = 1st 7 weeks; B = 2nd 7 weeks.
Students must be admitted into the Honors Program prior to beginning this program. Students will bring credits earned through AP, CLEP, dual enrollment, or articulated credit that will meet freshmen level general education courses in some combination totaling 21 hours.
Advantages of the Business Administration degree program:
Advantages of the Honors Program:
For more information or to set up an appointment, please call either the College of
Business or The Honors Program.