Bachelor of Business Administration
Do you like working with people? Are you interested in a career of managing people? Do you aspire for a position of authority, responsibility, or leadership? The business management major of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.B.A.) is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to secure an executive or management position or to advance in responsibility at a current position managing people.
The business management major provides meaningful coursework in all the functional areas of business, e.g., accounting, business law, computers, economics, finance, human resources, leadership, management, marketing, sales, etc. Additionally, students will receive a valuable education in the liberal arts that will complement their required business coursework. The broad knowledge provided by this combination of professional knowledge in business and liberal education will position students for a career in a wide range of job titles encompassing manufacturing to services to non-profits to even starting and running a business (entrepreneurship).
Students begin the Bachelor of Business Administration program as a pre-major in any one of the majors. After successfully completing the first two years of coursework, students move to their major which can be accounting, business management, computers, economics, finance, marketing, or operations management. (Note: All of the coursework for the business management major is available on all of the regional campuses. For any of the other business majors, students will have to attend the Kent Campus for some portion of the major course requirements.) The B.B.A. degree requires successful completion of a minimum 121 credit hours.
Students interested in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree should see a faculty advisor at Kent State Salem prior to registering for classes. An advisor can answer questions, address concerns, and provide specifics concerning majors, course requirements, course sequencing, electives, possible job opportunities, etc.