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Business Administration Degree, BS - Everglades University

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

All degree programs are offered online and on campus.

The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Administration seeks to provide students with a well-rounded view of the purpose and operations of business entities from a financial, economics, marketing and management perspective combined with a solid general education foundation. Graduates will be able to understand a variety of general business principles, to use analytical, technical and critical thinking skills to solve problems in an ethical manner, and to communicate effectively in the business environment.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION DESCRIPTION
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Administration provides instruction in management skills. Students in this program will use a computer and software applications necessary in a business environment. This program of study will prepare graduates for managerial employment positions such as managers, assistant managers, supervisors, and other related administrative assignments in the business environment.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Administration provides instruction in relevant business skills. Students in this program will use a computer and software applications typically used in a business environment. This program of study will prepare graduates for managerial employment positions such as managers, assistant managers, supervisors, and other related administrative assignments in the business environment.

PROGRAM OUTLINE
To receive a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Business Administration, students must complete 123 credits as described below. The length of this program is approximately 41 months (this will vary if a student transfers in credits).

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (30 CREDIT HOURS)
English (6 Credit Hours)
English Composition I 3.0 credit hours
English Composition II 3.0 credit hours
Computer (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Computer Applications 3.0 credit hours
Communications (3 Credit Hours)
Speech 3.0 credit hours
Humanities / Fine Arts  3 Credit Hours)
American Literature 3.0 credit hours
Math (6 Credit Hours)
College Algebra 3.0 credit hours
(OR)
College Math (or Math courses equivalent or higher) 3.0 credit hours
Statistics (required) 3.0 credit hours
Social Science 3 Credit Hours)
Political Science 3.0 credit hours
Natural Science (3 Credit Hours)
Fundamentals of Nutrition 3.0 credit hours
Behavioral Science (3 Credit Hours)
Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours
LOWER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (18 CREDIT HOURS)
Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Sustainability 3.0 credit hours
Financial  Management 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Business 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES* (21 CREDIT HOURS)
Interdisciplinary Studies 1 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 2 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 5 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 6 3.0 credit hours
Interdisciplinary Studies 7 3.0 credit hours
( OR )
Principles of Supervision 3.0 credit hours
Microeconomics 3.0 credit hours
Customer Relationship Management 3.0 credit hours
Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours
Accounting Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Negotiation Communications 3.0 credit hours
Organization and Technology of Information Systems 3.0 credit hours

* The IDS courses allow credit for appropriate prior learning. Construction, Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Macroeconomics, Finance, Management Information Systems, International Business, and Human Resource Management are commonly accepted disciplines for transfer credit into this degree major. Additional courses may be evaluated and accepted at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs or Associate Dean.

UPPER DIVISION REQUIRED COURSES (54 CREDIT HOURS)
Relationship Management 3.0 credit hours
Writing for Managers 3.0 credit hours
International Business 3.0 credit hours
Management Information Systems 3.0 credit hours
Principles of Financial Management 3.0 credit hours
Business Law 3.0 credit hours
Critical Thinking in Business 3.0 credit hours
Marketing Management 3.0 credit hours
Research and Statistical Analysis 3.0 credit hours
Operations Management 3.0 credit hours
Effective Team Management 3.0 credit hours
Quantitative Methods in Administration 3.0 credit hours
Managerial Accounting and Financial Analysis 3.0 credit hours
Business Ethics 3.0 credit hours
Global Strategy and Policy 3.0 credit hours
Project Management 3.0 credit hours
Human Resources Management 3.0 credit hours
Business Capstone Course 3.0 credit hours
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED AS DESCRIBED ABOVE 123 CREDITS

Note: All programs are offered online and/or on campus.