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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

The focus of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be on the foundations of business operations providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help organizations be successful in today’s globally competitive environment.  With the 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. 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;
  3. Demonstrate the ability to analyze problems that can be resolved with an understanding of employee behavior by effective, ethical, and culturally sensitive resolutions designed to promote productivity in the workplace.

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

4.  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 (60 semester hours), elective courses (28 semester hours).

General Education Courses
EH 1401 English Composition I
EH 1402 English Composition II
Humanities/Fine Arts
HM 2410 Introduction to Ethics
PH 3420 Survey of the Bible
MH 1403 College Algebra
MH 1404 Finite Math
Natural Science
HE 1401 Health
HE 1405 Human Nutrition
SC 1410 Introduction to Life Sciences
BY 2401 Biology I
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
Humanities/Fine Arts, Mathematics/Natural Sciences, Social/Behavioral Sciences
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)
BS 4450 Organizational Communication 4
BS 4465 Ethical Character of Business Leadership 4
CO 1405 Microcomputer Applications 4
BS 4458 e-Portfolio in Business Administration 4
Total Core Hours 28
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
Total Concentration 32
Total Required Courses 60
Elective Courses (select from 1000-4000 level courses) 28
Total Hours for Bachelor’s Degree  128

Common Titles:

  • Account Manager
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Business Office Manager
  • Advertising and Marketing Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Public Relations Manager
  • Sales Manager

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