A concentration in business administration provides preparation in academic areas that help a student understand business organizations and their operations, and to manage effectively in a business environment. For some students, the business-administration concentration may serve as good preparation for a career in nonprofit organizations.
Business administration combines study in traditional academic disciplines, such as economics, with the study of professional subjects that provide theory and concepts useful in understanding business problems and decision making, and which assist students in applying theoretical knowledge to practical problems. Business-administration programs should include an understanding of the international, global and ethical issues confronting business today. The student's rationale should give evidence that these guidelines have been incorporated into the degree program.
Business administration concentrations should evidence knowledge in each of the following core areas:
Other suggested studies include:
This is not intended as a comprehensive listing. The degree-program rationale should discuss the appropriateness of all studies in relation to future career plans