Jun 13, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Business Administration, B.A.

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A degree in business administration will help you build the skills, knowledge, and experience to land a job and thrive in today’s evolving economy. Graduates are in demand in a variety of industries, including marketing, management, banking, financial planning, insurance, and business analytics. Whether you dream to work for a large firm, start-up, or non-profit or start your own business, a business administration degree opens the doors to many career opportunities. Our experienced faculty take students beyond the classroom with internships in marketing, health care, and data analytics among other fields.

Total Major Requirements 54 Credits

Other Requirements

General Education Requirements

For specific information about general education requirements and expectations, see the General Education Requirements  in the Academic Programs section of this catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Completion of at least 120 credits and all requirements for this specific program, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.000.

Minimum Total of Credits for The Degree: 120

Learning Goals and Assessment

Learning Goals:

As UMF graduates with a degree in business administration, students will be able to:

  • Understand financial institutions and become financially literate.
  • Understand the functions and operations of domestic and global markets.
  • Understand a business plan with micro and macro implications.
  • Understand and apply real-world data to make decisions and/or recommend policy.
  • Critically examine business and economics paradigms.
  • Become autonomous learners, bringing knowledge and skills learned in one area to enhance and integrate complex decision-making in related areas.

Assessment Criteria:

In order to assess our success in achieving the goals of our program listed above, we ask our students to produce evidence of this mastery with papers, group presentations, internships, service learning, research papers, and projects, case study analysis, engaged discussion in classes, and by examination. In the final analysis, it is our graduates’ success in the greater world that we value most highly.

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