- Major Courses, General Education Courses, Business Core Courses and Concentration/Minor/Certificate Courses
- Admission and Transfer Requirements
- Graduation Requirements
Why Choose Business Administration?
The Business Administration degree provides considerable flexibility and a broad-based education in business that is intended to significantly extend your career options. The program offers considerable flexibility in terms of the concentrations you may choose to complete your degree. As a key part of this degree, the College of Business offers a wide array of business-related concentrations:
- Fleet Management
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Lean Systems
- Leadership and Project Management
- Legal Studies
- Operations and Supply Management
- Risk Management and Insurance
- Small Business & Entrepreneurship
There are also a variety of unique certificates, minors or course combinations that can be used to complete your degree. We encourage you to visit: http: www.ferris.edu/business/degrees for details and information about available minor options.
This program’s goals include:
- Providing a broad-based business education that will widen the field of start-up positions open to them upon graduation,
- Delivering a solid undergraduate curriculum for those who intend to go to graduate school, and, finally,
- Establishing a foundation for long-term career flexibility in a fast-paced and ever-changing competitive world.
To achieve these ends, the Business Administration Degree Program incorporates a combination of core business courses, application-oriented courses, internship opportunities, and active student engagement opportunities. It also includes focused concentrations that allow students to pursue specific areas of interest.
Our faculty combine corporate, consulting, and academic experience to deliver the course content in practical and applied ways that effectively prepare students for their future careers in business. Courses on topics such as Management Metrics and Decision Making, Human Resource Management, Business Ethics, and Cases on Strategy give students critical thinking and business skills that are invaluable in the workplace.
Students are strongly encouraged to be involved in professional development activities relevant to their chosen fields. There are a number of registered student organizations affiliated with national and regional professional associations. Students get opportunities to debate current issues, network with professionals, and engage in other career-enhancing activities that complement their in-class learning.
When combined with a minor or specialized concentration, the Business Administration major provides an avenue for immediate employment and career advancement.
Employers seek graduates for positions ranging from business manager and sales representative to production supervisor and project planner. Graduates of the program with specialized concentrations obtain positions in manufacturing, retailing, construction, financial institutions, government and a host of other fields. Students also find this major to be of value in preparation for graduate or law school.
Business Administration with Concentrations - 120 Credits
Major Courses - 30 Credits Required
MGMT 491 - Internship (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED) OR COB Directed Elective