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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

CBU's Business Administration major is an excellent program for students who want to become effective leaders and who would like to possess the skills to plan, organize and motivate others around them.

The major in Business Administration provides a variety of courses that prepare students to be competitive in the workforce. The degree is structured to provide a foundation of specific business topics in areas including: Management, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Business Law.

This major is designed to allow you to complete your degree in four years. The degree will develop in the graduate the potential for career advancement in all areas of business management.

Our approach to the education process generates self-confident, productive business professionals who have the capability and motivation to succeed in the rigorous educational environment designed within the business program. Upon graduation students will have demonstrated success in innovation-oriented, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and possess cross-cultural awareness, sensitivity and skills for effective leadership in the global environment.

TRADITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Business Administration Major (57 units) BS

Lower Division Core Business Courses

ACC 250 Principles of Accounting I

ACC 251 Principles of Accounting II

BUS 101 Introduction to Business

BUS 217 Microeconomics

BUS 218 Macroeconomics

BUS 237 Management Based on Biblical Principles

CIS 270 Business IT Application

Upper Division Core Business Courses

BUS 303 Business Finance

BUS 315 Business Statistics

BUS 334 International Business

BUS 358 Business Law

BUS 463 Business and Organizational Management

BUS 485 Business Policy and Strategy

MKT 333 Principles of Marketing

Upper Division Business Administration Courses

BUS 440 Quantitative Business Analysis

CONCENTRATION COURSES (12 UNITS)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: International

Business or Management

International Business (12 units)

(See the proposed four year curriculum) BUS 434 International Economics

BUS 444 International Marketing

BUS 454 International Management

ICS 430 Intercultural Communications

Management (12 units)

(See the proposed four year curriculum)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

BUS 343 Human Resource Management

BUS 356 Business Communication

BUS 357 Small Business Management

BUS 361 Entrepreneurial Opportunity Analysis

BUS 362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS 435 Leadership in Organizations

BUS 454 International Management

BUS 464 Family Business Management

BUS 475 Project and Team Management

BUS 491 Internship in Business

Social Entrepreneurship (12 units)

(See the proposed four year curriculum)

BUS 361 Entrepreneurial Opportunity Analysis

BUS 362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS 363 Microfinance

Complete three (3) additional units from the following:

ICS 375 World Movements and Current Events

BUS 491 Business Internship

Entrepreneurship (12 units)

(See the proposed four year curriculum)
BUS 357 Small Business

BUS 361 Entrepreneurial Opportunity Analysis

BUS 366 The Entrepreneur

Complete three (3) additional units from the following:

BUS 362 Social Entrepreneurship

BUS 435 Leadership in Organization

BUS 454 Family Business Management

BUS 491 Internship in Business

Learning Outside the Classroom

The competitiveness of the coursework is enhanced by a variety of available value-added experiences. Students bridge academic concepts with real working-world experience by interning at local and global businesses and enhance their skills for effective leadership in the global economy by studying in our two-week summer program at Oxford University, in England.

The School of Business professors bring practical, application-oriented instruction into the classroom to equip you to solve real-world challenges. The faculty members of the School have extensive experience and knowledge in their field of expertise and are able to translate the academic experience into practical and marketable business skills for each of our students.

Career Opportunities

Alumni of the Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business are executives at major national and international corporations, top government officials and successful entrepreneurs. Some of the highly respected firms that have actively recruited and hired our graduates for management positions include Bank of America, Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Shell Oil Corporation, Glaxo Smith Kline, Ford Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Fleetwood Enterprises, Bourns Incorporated, Ernst & Young and Pepsi Cola.

Student Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and technical skills in the following nine (9) disciplines of business:

  1. Accounting
  2. Financial Management
  3. Economics
  4. Quantitative Analysis
  5. Business Law
  6. Management
  7. Marketing
  8. Business Communication
  9. Information Management
  • Critical thinking skills regarding the nine (9) disciplines above, through listening, speaking, writing, reading, and presenting visually.
  • Transfer of knowledge and skills to a profession and the workplace regarding one or more of the nine (9) disciplines above.
  • Respect for cross-national and cross-cultural religious, traditional, aesthetic, and philosophical experiences and perspectives regarding the nine (9) disciplines above.
  • A personal and social ethic that integrates Biblical Christian faith with one or more of the nine (9) disciplines above.

Program Requirements

The program requires completion of 57 units.

Upper Division Administration Courses

Concentration Courses (12 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: International Business or Management.

Entrepreneurship (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units and can select from the following:

Complete 3 additional units from the following:

Finance (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

Complete six (6) additional units from the following:

International Business (12 units)

Students must complete 12 units from the following:

Management (12 units)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following:

Social Entrepreneurship (12 units)

Complete twelve (12) units from the following: