Bachelor in General Business Administration

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee

Program Description
AACSB Accredited

Bachelor in General Business Administration

University of South Florida Sarasota–Manatee

Bachelor’s in General Business Administration

"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure." — Colin Powell

Program Overview

USFSM’s General Business Administration program prepares students for positions in an interdisciplinary business world that values cross-functional abilities. This program offers two concentrations: Applied Business and Aging Services Management.

The Applied Business concentration covers an overview of several administrations at a variety of businesses and organizations. With a focus on technical business understanding, this general business degree allows for a broad study of four disciplines: Finance, Information Systems, Management and Marketing. This program gives students the flexibility in deciding which best fits their interests.

The concentration in Aging Services Management fosters the development of leadership skills in the realm of aging services. The aging demographic in our region, state and beyond presents business opportunities that serve older adults in a variety of organizational settings, including the rapidly evolving workplace comprised of both older and multigenerational employees.

This program is designed to provide foundational knowledge about aging and related issues that can be applied to relevant business interests to best meet the needs and desires of the nation’s elderly population. Elective coursework can be individualized based on specific interests in aging and may include advanced reading, research or applied engagement within the community.

Is the General Business Administration Program Right for You?

Do you enjoy a fast-paced working atmosphere? Are you an effective textual and verbal communicator? Do you have the ability to maintain working relationships? If so, a career in Business Administration might suit your personality type. This field demands professionals who are people orientated, who thrive in team environments and enjoy detailed tasks. They must have strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to analyze, identify and address relevant issues with critical analysis.

Future Careers

There are several career opportunities available to graduates of General Business Administration. Many of our students land positions in the following career fields:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Information systems
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • International business
  • Elder care

Depending on the student’s career goals, potential job titles for General Business Administration majors include:

  • Manager or Assistant Manager
  • Executive Administration
  • Social Media Strategist
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Property Manager
  • Personal Banker
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Underwriter
  • …and many more!

USFSM’s General Business Administration program gives students the tools to succeed as well as aligns them with opportunities for internships or first jobs that will aid in a transition from graduation to their dream career.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 23, 2017
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Sept. 2018
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