Management (B.B.A.)

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree (BBA) with a concentration in Management is one of five BBA's offered by the Southwestern Adventist University's Department of Business. The goal of the Business Department is to prepare the student for a career in business, guiding them in obtaining the abilities needed to succeed in their chosen area; Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance or International Business. The student will develop competencies in integrity, research and critical thinking, communications, leadership, and professional skills through classroom instruction and activities, projects, case studies, interaction with professionals from the community, and other methods. 

The job market for Management majors is broad and our Management graduates have found jobs such as human resources, compensation or benefits specialists, purchasing, administration executives, administration assistants, administrative support, data entry and analysis, healthcare administration and support, insurance or medical claims and billing, and many others. Some of our graduates choose to continue their education in graduate school resulting in successful careers in many of these fields at an even higher level. 

 

To view general education requirements for this major, please visit http://catalog.swau.edu/undergraduate/2016-2017. 

BUSINESS CORE

ACCT 211 Accounting Principles I ......................................3

ACCT 212 Accounting Principles II.....................................3

BUAD 203 Research in Business ...........................................1

BUAD 211 Profiles of Entrepreneurship ..............................3

BUAD 270 Management Information Systems ...................3

BUAD 301 Principles of Management..................................3

BUAD 311 Business Law ........................................................3

BUAD 321 Business Finance..................................................3

BUAD 460 Ethics & Business Social Responsibility............3

BUAD 466 Production and Operations Management........3

BUAD 472 Business Policies and Strategies ......................... 3

ECON 211 Macroeconomics.................................................. 3

ECON 212 Microeconomics .................................................. 3

MKTG 343 Principles of Marketing.......................................3 

TOTAL: 40

MANAGEMENT CONCENTRATION

BUAD 317 Business Communications ................................. 3

BUAD 372 Human Resources Management........................3

BUAD 423 Organizational Behavior.....................................3

BUAD 454 International Management.................................3

BUAD Management Electives.........................................6

TOTAL: 18

REQUIRED COGNATE

MATH 241 Introduction to Probability and Statistics.........3 

 

First Year

First Semester

ENGL 121—Freshman comp ...............................................3

MATH 110—College Algebra ....................................................3

RLGN xxx—Religion Course ................................................3

UNIV 110—Principles of Active Learning...............................1

Lab Science Course ....................................................................4

TOTAL:​ 14

Second Semester

BUAD 211—Profiles of Entrepreneurship ...............................3

HIST xxx—History Course .........................................................3

CSIS xxx—Computer Science Course.......................................3

KINA 111—Physical Fitness.......................................................1

RLGN xxx—Religion Course ................................................3

Lab Science Course ....................................................................4

TOTAL:​ 17

Second Year

ACCT 211—Principles of Accounting I....................................3

BUAD 270—Management Information Systems ...............3

ECON 211—Macroeconomics...................................................3

ENGL 220—Research Writing...................................................3

MATH 241—Introduction to Probability and Statistics.........3

TOTAL:​ 15

ACCT 212—Principles of Accounting II ..................................3

BUAD 203—Research in Business ..........................................1

COMM 111—Speech ..................................................................3

ECON 212—Microeconomics ...................................................3

HIST xxx—History Course .........................................................3

KINA xxx—Kinesiology Activity Course ..................................1

TOTAL:​ 14

Third Year

BUAD 301—Principles of Management...................................3

BUAD 311—Business Law .........................................................3

BUAD 321—Business Finance...................................................3

MKTG 343—Principles of Marketing .......................................3

ENGL xxx—English Literature Course......................................3

KINA xxx—Kinesiology Activity Course ..................................1

TOTAL:​ 16

BUAD 317—Business Communications ..................................3

BUAD 372—Human Resources Management.........................3

RLGN xxx—Religion Course ................................................3

BUAD xxx—Management Electives (upper division) .............6

KINA xxx —Kinesiology Activity Course ..................................1

TOTAL:​ 16

Fourth Year

BUAD 423—Organizational Behavior......................................3

BUAD 454—International Management..................................3

BUAD 460—Ethics & Business Social Responsibility ............3

BUAD 466—Production & Operations ....................................3

RLGN xxx—Religion Course ................................................3

TOTAL:​ 15

BUAD 472—Business Policies and Strategies (Capstone) .....3

BUAD xxx—Business Electives (upper division) ................ 12

TOTAL:​ 15