Students graduating with a major in business administration have a wide range of career options available to them. Businesses of all sizes and types look for students with the knowledge and skills to move into entry-level and mid-level managerial and supervisory positions. Trained managers are an asset in a wide variety of industries, and this program will help students develop marketable and desirable managerial skills.
Get a top-notch business education that’s tailored to your interests as a business studies major at Southern New Hampshire University.
The BS Business Studies degree programs are ideal for transfer students who want to maximize transferable college credits, switch to business from another discipline, or supplement a technical degree or background with an undergraduate degree in business.
As a business studies major, you can choose a business studies degree that focuses on your specific area of interest — from accounting and business finance to information technology and sport management — while receiving a comprehensive business education.
Free elective Credits: 30
The Foundations of Management Module will provide students with a foundational understanding of management concepts, the evolution of management and its relationship to today's work environment, as well as a greater awareness of the impact of people within organizations. Students will be introduced to managing diversity of human assets and interrelationships, effective communication strategies, and operating ethically all within a global environment.
The human relations skills that managers need to develop interaction skills that contribute directly to effective human resource management and the development of higher productivity are studied. Skill areas include leadership, motivation, communications, group dynamics, organizational development, management by objectives, and stress and time management. Students learn techniques for becoming more effective managers, subordinates, peers and persons. Students are introduced to the international aspects of human relations.
This course examines the fundamentals of policies and administration. Major tasks of procedures and developing, maintaining and utilizing an effective team are studied. Students are introduced to international human resource management.
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Writing Intensive Course.
This course focuses on the primary factors that influence behavior in organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, group dynamics, inter- group dynamics, organizational structure and design, change, culture, power and politics, environment and technology and organizational behavior in an international context. Offered every year. Writing and team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
The study begun in Business Law I continues as the topics of commercial paper, real and personal property, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, agency, business organizations, estate planning and government regulation of business are explored.
OL - two (2) 300+ level Organizational Leadership courses (except OL 490)
NOTE: BUS 307 - Business Law II Minimum Credits: 3 can be used to satisfy one OL course
OL ELE - Students must also select two (2) 300 or 400-level Organizational Leadership electives (Except OL-490)
*BUS-307 can satisfy a 300-level OL elective
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