The focus of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be on foundations of business operations providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help organizations be successful in today’s globally competitive environment.  With knowledge gained from an integrated general education and business core program coupled with the business concentration courses, graduates will especially be prepared in the essential areas of economics, accounting, management, organizational communications, and marketing.  With this preparation, graduates will be equipped with the knowledge to analyze and synthesize company data and other data elements in support of business operations critical to the success of the respective organization, business, or corporation.  Graduates will especially be prepared to assume entry-level positions in the areas of business operations, management, customer service, purchasing, costs estimation, finances, and marketing as well as the positions of adjusters, public relations specialists, buyers, compensation and benefits specialists, and other similar positions.

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Implement basic knowledge of business principles required for entry-level jobs in the business and non-profit organizations such as churches;
  2. Demonstrate skills and knowledge in general education areas that are foundation to life skills and further education;
  3. Apply basic business principles and processes in accounting, project management, economics, marketing, and management to effectively work and contribute positively to the respective company or organization; and
  4. Develop basic teaming, collaboration, and leadership skills to apply in the workplace for effective operations at the individual, workgroup, corporate, and organizational levels.

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Before being graduated with the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

1.    Complete at least 128 semester hours of which at least 40 semester hours must be taken at Amridge University;

2.    Complete all required coursework for the respective degree;

3.    Pass the program capstone course and the Program Exit Examination that is given as part of the capstone course;

4.    Pass the General Competency Test (GCT);

5.    Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher; and

6.    Complete an Amridge University Degree Completion Application.  The properly completed and signed application must be submitted no later than the first day of classes of the semester prior to the semester the student plans to graduate.  Following this schedule permits the University to conduct a full audit of the respective student’s records to make sure that all courses, programs, and respective graduation requirements have been met.  Students having any questions regarding the Degree Completion Application should contact the Registrar’s Office.

The Course Requirements of 128 semester credit hours for the degree program Bachelor of Science in Business Administration includes general education courses (40 semester hours), program specific courses (56 semester hours), elective courses (28 semester hours), and a capstone course (4 semester hours).

General Education Courses
Communication
EH 1401 English Composition I
EH 1402 English Composition II
8
Humanities/Fine Arts
HM 2410 Introduction to Ethics
PH 3420 Survey of the Bible
4
Mathematics
MH 1403 College Algebra
MH 1404 Finite Math
4
Natural Science
HE 1401 Health
HE 1405 Human Nutrition
SC 1410 Introduction to Life Sciences
BY 2401 Biology I
4
Social Science/Behavioral Science
PG 2401 General Psychology
SY 2401 Introductory Sociology
HY 2403 Western Civilization I
HY 2404 Western Civilization II
GT 2405 Your American Government
HY 1401 United States History I
HY 1402 United States History II
EC 3403 Microeconomics
EC 3405 Macroeconomics
4
Electives
Humanities/Fine Arts, Mathematics/Natural Sciences, Social/Behavioral Sciences
16
Total General Education Course Hours 40
Required Courses
FD 1412 Management Intervention (required at the beginning of the student’s program) 4
BS 1401 Introduction to Business 4
BS 3400 Leadership and Organizational Dynamics 4
BS 4456 Directed Field Experience in Area of Concentration 4
(Internship) (Prerequisite: Senior standing)
OR
BS 4450 Organizational Communication 4
BS 4465 Ethical Character of Business Leadership 4
CO 1405 Microcomputer Applications 4
Total Core Hours 24
8 Concentration – General Business (GB) – 32 Hours  
BS 1406 Accounting Principles I (Prerequisite: CO 1405)
BS 2400 e-Commerce
BS 2406 Accounting Principles II (Prerequisite: BS 1406)
BS 2408 Management: Theory, Practices, and Applications
BS 2418 Marketing: Principles and Practices
EC 3403 Microeconomics
EC 3405 Macroeconomics
HD 4420 Human Resources Management: Analysis and Procedures
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
Total Concentration 32
Total Required Courses 56
Elective Courses (select from 1000-4000 level courses) 28
Capstone Course
BS 4458 e-Portfolio in Business Administration (Prerequisite: Within 12 hours of graduation)  4
Capstone Course Hours  4
Total Hours for Bachelor’s Degree   128

 

Common Titles:

  • Administrative Executive
  • Department Store Manager
  • Banker
  • Account Executive
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Bookeeper

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