Management - B.S.B.A.

The Management Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree program prepares students for careers in a variety of managerial and professional positions at a wide range of firms. Students learn general management concepts and have the opportunity to select a specialty area, as available on their campus. 

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply the major concepts, skills and values of business administration.
  • Communicate effectively to diverse audiences, purposes and situations through a variety of professional methods within business administration.
  • Use decision-support tools to resolve contemporary business issues using ethical business practices.
  • Apply strategies to effectively manage teams.

As part of the program, students are offered the opportunity to develop expertise in the following concepts: business planning, SWOT analysis and strategic planning, business process analysis, development of human capital, financial literacy, information technology, and operations and supply chain management.  

Students may apply these skills in internships and study abroad programs. These programs are tailored based on student learning and professional goals, jointly designed in collaboration with students, faculty advisors and business partners. Students also meet with faculty advisers to determine a specialty area and career focus that best suits their desired professional objectives.

Graduates are prepared for professional management positions in disciplines such as operations, human resources, finance and information technology. Graduates may also pursue entrepreneurial paths or careers in for-profit, nonprofit and government settings.


A four-year program leading to the bachelor of science in business administration degree

Business Foundations
ACCT1210Financial Accounting3
ACCT1220Managerial Accounting3
BUS1001Introduction to Business and Management3
BUS3010Business Analytics3
BUS4030Global Strategy Capstone3
FIT1040Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions3
LAW2001The Legal Environment of Business I3
MGMT2001Human Resource Management3
MGMT2030Operations and Supply Chain Management I3
MRKT1001Marketing Foundations3
Major Courses
LEAD1010Foundations of Leadership Studies3
MGMT2020Organizational Behavior3
MGMT3030Managerial Technology3
MGMT3040Process and Quality Management3
RMGT2001Enterprise Risk Management3
Major Electives
Choose one course 2000 level or higher from the following disciplines: ENTR, MGMT, RMGT*3
Choose one of the following: **3
International Resource Management
Operations and Supply Chain Management II ***
Compensation, Benefits and Total Rewards
Training and Development
Contemporary Issues in Operations and Supply Chain Management Strategy
Human Resource Management Seminar
Risk Analysis and Loss Prevention *
Applied/Experiential Learning
Choose 3 credits from BUS4799, DEE3999, Study Abroad
Applied/Experiential Learning
Choose 9 credits from the following:9
College of Business Internship Ic
Directed Experiential Education D
Study Abroad Sa
Related Professional Studies
CAR0010Career Management1
FYS1020First-Year Seminar1
A&S Core Experience
Communications Foundation Courses 9
Rhetoric & Composition I
Rhetoric & Composition II
Communication Skills
Integrative Learning 6
Two ILS courses, one at the 2000 level, and one at the 4000 level
Arts and Humanities 6
Ethics: A Global Perspective
One course from ART, HIST, HUM, LIT, or REL
A Survey of College Mathematics (or higher, based on student's placement)
Statistics I
One course from BIO, CHM, PHY or SCI
Social Sciences 6
One course from ANTH, GEND, LEAD, PSCI, PSYC, RES or SOC
A&S Electives6
One course with an EASC attribute
Free Electives #
15 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university 15
Total Credits122.0

3000 and 4000 level RMGT courses are only offered online.


Students are responsible for meeting prerequisites.


MGMT3035 Operations and Supply Chain Management II may only be offered online.

IcTypically, internships require a minimum of six credits. Students interested in a 9 or 12-credit internship can apply additional experiential learning and free elective credits, if available. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty advisor before scheduling internship and free elective credits.

D Directed Experiential Education (DEE) opportunities are based on project availability with community partners and student eligibility. For more information, visit Experiential Education & Career Services (EE&CS). 

SaTo be eligible to count toward Applied/ Experiential Learning, a Study Abroad offering must meet certain requirements. Contact JWU Global to discuss eligible Study Abroad options for this degree program.

#  In addition to classes, free elective credits may be applied to a number of options such as internship, study abroad, Directed Experiential Education courses and courses in a specialization or minor as relevant. For Accelerated Master's program students, up to three graduate-level courses may apply. Students are strongly encouraged to contact a faculty advisor before scheduling free elective credits.

NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Pre-Algebra or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).

Note: Students must pass ENG0001 Writing Workshop or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in ILS 2000-level courses

In collaboration with academic colleges across all JWU campuses, JWU Global Study Abroad programs offer a variety of international options for major, minor, arts and sciences, and elective credit at many affordable price points for students during the academic year, break periods, and summer. Faculty-led, exchange, affiliate, and direct-enroll programs range in duration from one week to a full semester or full year. Financial aid may be applied and scholarships are available. Visit the study abroad website for information, program descriptions and online applications. Where will you go?