Business Administration

Business Administration

The mission of the Department of Business Administration is to prepare students for professional, managerial, and leadership positions in business, governmental, and non-profit organizations. Emphasis is placed on the development of communication, teamwork, technical, analytical, and critical thinking skills that are needed by successful organizations competing in a global economy. Above all else, we strive to instill in students a desire to be life-long learners who will promote socially responsible solutions to organizational  problems and who will recognize the importance of ethical behavior and integrity in all aspects of their lives.

Program Outcomes:

• Business majors demonstrate broad-based business knowledge of the functions of accounting, finance, management, marketing, and the relationship of these functions to one another in an effective organization.

• Business majors apply economic concepts, statistical methods, business law, business ethics and social responsibility, and current technology to evaluate organizational problems.

• Business majors analyze business related information and develop entrepreneurial thinking skills.

• Business majors write well-organized and grammatically correct documents that conform to standard business format.

• Business majors produce well-organized and well-delivered oral presentations.

• Business majors demonstrate professional standards of team participation and leadership.

All business administration majors choose one of the following areas concentration:

Finance and Economics (18 hours)
Recommended Focus Courses: ECO 225, BA 222
BA 333 Budget and Cost Accounting 3
BA 440 Investment and Wealth Mgmt 3
Choose any 3 courses from 300-400 level ECO courses 9
Choose any 1 course from 300-400 level BA courses 3

Management (18 hours)
Recommended Focus Courses: BA 222, BA 344
BA 325 Operations Management 3
BA 341 Human Resource Management 3
BA 362 International Business 3
Choose any 3 courses from 300-400 level BA, ECO courses, or ENG 350 9

Marketing (18 hours)
Recommended Focus Courses: BA 222, BA 366
BA 355 Marketing Research 3
BA 362 International Business 3
BA 410 Digital and Concept Marketing 3
Choose any 3 courses 300- 400 level BA, or ECO courses, ENG 351, 9
FM 368, or FM 468

Entrepreneurial Leadership (18 hours)
Recommended Focus Courses: BA 344, BA 366
BA 203 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
BA 300 New Venture Startup 3
BA 303 Entrepreneurial Strategy 3
BA 403 Experiential Consulting 3
Choose any 2 courses 300- 400 level BA or ECO courses, ENG 351 6

Custom Designed Concentration (18 hours)
After consultation with your academic advisor, choose any 6 courses from 300-400 level BA, or ECO
courses, ENG 350, ENG 351, FM 368, or FM 468.

Graduates of the MHU business program have become:

  • Corporate Executives
  • Non-Profit Leaders
  • Government Leaders
  • Business Owners and Managers
  • Accountants and Auditors
  • Bankers
  • Financial Consultants and Analysts
  • Pharmaceutical Representatives
  • Professors
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Human Resource Managers
  • International Business Representatives
  • Teachers and Principals