Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with Major in Management and a Concentration in Business Administration


Program Description

Major Description

Students selecting a major in Management will be awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree under the program of study offered by the William G. McGowan School of Business. A minor in Management is also available as a part of the William G. McGowan School of Business program of study.

The Management major at King's College provides an extensive general background in business; the major requirements emphasize the fundamental principles of business management along with the entrepreneurial and global aspects of business required of a business professional. The management major is provided with a thorough foundation in the fields of accounting, economics, computer systems, finance, law and the quantitative aspects of the business. Through the selection of a concentration of study, a management major can achieve a major in Management along with a Concentration in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Health Care Management, Human Resources Management, or International Business Management. Utilizing the elective courses a student can achieve a double concentration, double major or minor from the other majors in the McGowan School of Business or the College of Arts and Sciences.


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The Management concentrations gives the student strategic training in business, an appreciation of and ability to use the modern tools of management, and exposure to a broad range of business subjects and opportunities, and a wide range of career options, such as business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, or government service, as well as graduate and/ or professional school.

The Management concentrations integrate and build upon the CORE Curriculum courses/skills, including oral and written communication competencies, information technology, and critical thinking to enhance the learning of business. A variety of elective courses are available to meet the desires and interests of the students. These courses and the availability of internships contribute significant depth to the student's education.

Business Administration Concentration

Students in the Business Administration concentration follow a curriculum that will provide them with a breadth of knowledge in business which develops upon the McGowan School of Business core curriculum and the liberal arts tradition and core provided by the College. This concentration allows students to pursue a wide variety of professional careers in business administration. If you're considering a more specialized concentration, students may utilize their elective courses to pursue a second concentration or major within the McGowan School of Business or from the other majors within the College.

Degree Requirements

Required Core Courses (15 Credits)

  • CIS 110 Introduction to Computer Applications for Business
  • CORE 153 Principles of Economics: Macro
  • CORE 180 Social Science in an American Context
  • CORE 193/IB 241 Globalization
  • MATH 123 Finite Math

Business Foundations (39 Credits)

  • ECON 112 Principles of Economics: Micro
  • ECON 221 Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics
  • MSB 100 Introduction to Business (1 credit)
  • MSB 110 Introduction to Financial Reporting
  • MSB 120 Introduction to Management Control and Planning
  • MSB 200 Principles of Management
  • MSB 210 Principles of Marketing
  • MSB 220 Financial Management
  • MSB 240 Business Law I
  • MSB 250 Business Communication and Mentoring
  • MSB 287 Business Ethics
  • MSB 305 Organizational Behavior
  • MSB 400 Professional Seminar (2 credits)
  • MSB 480 Strategic Management

Electives (15 Credits)

Students may choose from any elective course offered/accepted by the College, including non-business courses from the arts and sciences including study abroad experiences and foreign languages.

Required Courses (8 courses - 20 credits)

  • BUS 330 Entrepreneurial Business Management
  • BUS 345 Business Law II
  • BUS 363 Operations Management
  • BUS 363L Operations Management Lab (1 credit)
  • BUS 470 Leadership
  • HRM 210 Introduction to Human Resources Management
  • IB 450 Management of Multinational Corporations
  • CARP 412 Career Planning II (1 credit)
Last updated Oct 2020

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