Learn to take the helm of a business with confidence

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management at St. Edward’s University equips you to skillfully manage an organization through the application of sound business strategies. As a Business Management student, you will gain a holistic understanding of business that will give you the ability to make smart managerial decisions in whichever industry you work in. 

Students gain a thorough understanding of how businesses operate and how different management strategies work. Coursework culminates in a strategic project where you’ll assume the role of top management in an organization. You’ll identify, analyze and solve business problems using case studies and simulations.

You'll develop core business skills in such areas as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and strategic management. You'll also learn how to implement management concepts to improve strategic performance in your workplace and community.

 

Degree Plan

For detailed descriptions and timing of courses, please see the New College Bulletin (course catalog).

REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR (54 CREDIT HOURS):

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Business Statistics
  • Legal and Social Environment of Business
  • Business Communications
  • Strategic Management
  • Microeconomics Principles
  • Macroeconomics Principles
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Global Business Responsibility and Ethics in Management
  • International Business Administration
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Two additional business courses

SUPPORT COURSES FOR MAJOR (6 CREDIT HOURS):

  • Quantitative Applications Software for PCs or Introduction to Information Systems
  • Precalculus or higher

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (UP TO 39 CREDIT HOURS)

MISSION COURSES (UP TO 12 CREDIT HOURS)

Consult an admission coordinator for credit transfer options.

Outcomes

Career opportunities for graduates of the Business Management program include working as: 
  • An operations manager for a Fortune 500 software enterprise
  • A business development manager with a retail franchise group
  • A marketing representative with a real estate firm
  • Through this program, you will develop the critical skills for managing businesses, whether in a corporate, entrepreneurial or nonprofit setting.

Outside the Classroom

Delta Mu Delta

Delta Mu Delta is a business honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students. To qualify, students must be registered in a bachelor's business administration program, have completed at least half the courses required for the degree, a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, and be in the top 20 percent. Contact: Mark Poulos, 448-8608.