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Why Major in Business Administration?

Business administration is a flexible degree for students with a passion for leadership and management, opening doors to a variety of career possibilities from international big business to small local entities. The program features small classes, taught by faculty who encourage student engagement and professional growth though hands-on learning. We are committed to nurturing long-term student success.

$53K
AVERAGE SALARY OFFER OF OUR
BUSINESS ADMIN UNDERGRADUATES

$165K
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
SPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS IN 2016

29:1
STUDENT TO FACULTY RATIO
(0 STUDENT INSTRUCTORS)

LEAD
GIVE BACK & LEARN TO LEAD

 

 

BUSINESS ADMIN CAREERS
 

Business Analyst

 

Business careers run a huge spectrum from the very creative to the incredibly technical and analytical.  Here are just a few of the sectors you may find yourself in:

  • Business development manager
  • Stock plan administration manger 
  • Operations manager
  • Sustainability officer
  • Business management analyst

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BUSINESS ADMIN STUDENTS

Nikki, Business Administration '16

 

Students that study business administration often have several traits in common.  Many are natural leaders, unafraid to take risks, have a competitive spirit, ability to take initiative and have solid communication skills.   

Meet Nikki.  "I decided to attend Weber State because it was affordable with tuition costs and close to home.  I was able to live with my parents, work full-time, and pursue college without a housing expense or any student loans. " (read Nikki's full story)

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A QUICK LOOK AT THIS MAJOR
  

DEGREE:

Bachelor of Science in
Business Administration

HOURS REQUIRED: 120 total
40 Upper division required
MIN. CUMULATIVE GPA:

C or higher in Math 1050
C or higher in ENGL 2010

C-  or higher for all
Business Foundations courses
2.5 cumulative GPA for Business
Foundations courses
2.5 overall university GPA

MINOR: Not required
GRAD MAP: Grad Maps
CATALOG: Business Administration (BS)
GET ADMITTED: Goddard Admissions
ACCREDITED AACSB Accredited

 

YOU'LL TAKE COURSES LIKE THESE:

  • Leadership and Group Effectiveness (MGMT 4300)
  • Consumer Behavior (MKTG 3100)
  • Quality Management and Process Improvement (SCM 4100)
  • Money and Banking (ECON 3200)

 See full list of course requirements

YOU'LL LEARN SKILLS LIKE THESE:

  • Project management
  • Production management
  • Customer service
  • Organizational leadership
  • Strategic planning
  • Business ethics
  • Financial management

YOU'LL GET THESE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCES:

  • Join a club
  • Do site-visits
  • Work on case studies with actual company current challenges

 

OUR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MAJORS ARE WORKING FOR THESE COMPANIES (AND MORE)

 

Goldman Sachs  U.S. Air Force      Vivint  Dell  Intermountain Healthcare  Marketstar