Business Administration

Earn Your Degree in Business Administration

Cultivate the skills for entry-level business management at FordBridge. In our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program, learn the principles of entrepreneurism and ethical practices that drive success in today’s competitive marketplace.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Strategies

Degree Outcomes

In this Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree program, you gain an understanding of business, administration and effective management. Review the components that drive business success and master the process to create a productive organizational culture. Your final capstone course allows you to demonstrate your mastery of business planning and development.

The bachelors in business administration introduce you to a wide range of topics and learning objectives:

Introduction to designing, planning, operating and controlling production systems.

Detailed analysis and interpretation of a firm's three principal financial statements and use from a managerial perspective.

Costs of production, market structure, profit maximization, regulation and deregulation of business.

Labor markets, GDP and measures of economic well-being.

Foster and promote ethical and socially responsible business practices.

Planning, executing and defining strategies within organizations.

Career Outcomes

This degree in business administration provides career professionals with the skills necessary to develop and gain self-confidence in their business practice. Typical careers with a bachelor of science in business administration include entry-level manager, director or leader in all types of business and service organizations.

The programs offered at FordBridge may vary by content and course length. For information about specific course content, credit length and VA approval in your state, please contact a counselor.

General Education coursework prepares FordBridge graduates to think critically, communicate clearly, live responsibly in a diverse world, and thoughtfully integrate their faith and ethical convictions into all dimensions of life. These competencies, essential to an effective and satisfying life, are outlined in the General Education Learner Outcomes. General Education courses embody the breadth of human understanding and creativity contained in the liberal arts and sciences tradition. Students take an array of foundational knowledge courses that promote expanded knowledge, insight, and the outcomes identified in the University's General Education Competencies. The knowledge and skills students acquire through these courses serve as a foundation for successful careers and lifelong journeys of growing understanding and wisdom.

Competency: University Foundations Total Credits: 4.

Competency: Effective Communication Total Credits: 9-12.

Competency: Business Worldview Total Credits: 4.

Competency: Critical Thinking Total Credits: 11-12.

Competency: Global Awareness, Perspective, and Ethics Total Credits: 6-8.

MKT-245: Principles of Marketing Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-220: Introduction to Economics Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-250: Financial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-350: Managerial Accounting Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-340: Ethical and Legal Issues in Business Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-420: Organizational Behavior and Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-352: Business Statistics Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-350: Fundamentals of Business Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

ECN-360: Intermediate Economics Total Credits: 4 credits.

FIN-450: Intermediate Managerial Finance Total Credits: 4 credits.

ACC-486: Financial Statement Analysis Total Credits: 4 credits.

MGT-455: Production/Operations Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

MKT-450: Marketing Management Total Credits: 4 credits.

BUS-485: Strategic Management Total Credits: 4 credits.