Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration
Asbury University’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration degree program trains students to tackle a breadth of opportunities in the career marketplace with confidence, backed by real-world experiences and exceptional faculty instruction.
Imparting the practical knowledge and interpersonal skills needed to effectively manage any size organization, our bachelor’s degree in business administration opens career paths in a variety of for-profit and not-for-profit industries and equips students to apply for graduate programs in pursuit of more advanced roles.
Business administration majors at Asbury are challenged to develop their talents in an environment that will enhance and enrich their personal and professional lives through a Christian perspective, informed by the latest business administration practices and strategies.
B.A. in Business Administration Degree Requirements
In Asbury’s business administration degree program, you’ll take business core courses and develop your personal and professional skills through interdisciplinary general education studies and a hands-on capstone project in management strategy.
With a total of at least 124 credit hours, degree requirements for the B.A. in Business Administration include:
- 36 credits in core Dayton School of Business courses
- 12 credits in courses teaching business administration principles
- 9 credits in advanced business courses of your choice
- 47 credits in Foundations general education courses
- Choice of electives to fulfill total credit requirements
Rooted in a liberal arts foundation, the business administration major builds a structure of understanding that spans small to multinational organizations, from logistics to people management and examines the individual, team and organizational levels.
Review complete degree requirements for the B.A. in Business Administration and learn more about Foundations, Asbury’s general education curriculum.
Business Administration Major Curriculum
The B.A. in Business Administration degree curriculum is interactive and comprehensive, incorporating core major courses and hands-on strategic projects.
As a business administration major, you’ll take courses such as:
- Organizational Behavior and Structure
- Human Resource Management
- Small Business Management
- International Business Ventures
- Business Law
- Strategic Management Capstone
See detailed course descriptions in the Asbury course catalog.
Business Administration Degree Outcomes
Graduates of Asbury’s bachelor’s degree in business administration go beyond simply attaining knowledge to skillfully implement practical applications of academic content. They’re qualified for entry-level managerial and administrative positions and are prepared for career advancement across a variety of industries, backed by the ability to execute decisions, implement effective management strategies and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
In the B.A. in Business Administration program, you’ll learn:
- How to engage in both domestic and international strategies
- Management of human resource capital
- How to develop and scale both small and large organizations
- Management practices that serve the company, employees and the community
This extremely versatile degree program enables graduates for a wealth of career paths, including:
- Corporate Executive
- Small Business Management
- Medical and Health Services Management
- Social Media Management
- Market Research Analyst
- Operations Research Analyst
- Human Resource Specialist
- Production Management
- Training & Development
Why Study Business Administration at Asbury University?
Gain Career-Building Experience
Business administration majors have unrivaled opportunities to make the most of their education through involvement in internship capacities and events both on and off campus. You can connect with faculty and industry professionals, develop your professional pitching and sales skills and demonstrate your business acumen.
From the Asbury Marketplace Summit and student competitions to events like the International Collegiate Sales Competition, Asbury University gives students pursuing business administration careers the hands-on experience that helps them stand out to future employers.
Small Class Sizes Facilitate Collaboration
The typical class size of core business administration courses ranges from 12 to 25 students, fostering creative, productive discussions with peers and opportunities to develop personal relationships with dedicated faculty.
Asbury Study Abroad and Off-Campus Programs
All Asbury students expand hands-on experience crossing boundaries in their field through immersive engagement courses and study abroad opportunities.
Business administration study abroad programs include the Australia Studies Centre, but Asbury students have various ways to serve communities through their work locally and across the country and globe.
Dayton School of Business Scholarship Opportunities
In addition to Asbury’s robust financial aid programs, business management majors are able to be considered for an exclusive scholarship provided by the Dayton School of Business. The Dayton Business Scholarship awards $10,000 to one to two exceptional business students per year who have been accepted to Asbury and who complete the scholarship application.
Get a Head Start On Your M.B.A.
Asbury University offers four Masters of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degrees in management, non-profit management, sport management and equine management. This means undergraduate business administration majors have a great opportunity to stay at Asbury for their advanced business degrees.
Through the +1 M.B.A. Program, Asbury business students can follow an accelerated master’s degree track and take courses as an undergraduate, allowing them to finish an M.B.A. only one year after graduating with a bachelor’s.
Business Administration Admissions and Financial Aid
Many Asbury students receive scholarships or some form of financial aid. Visit Asbury Financial Aid to see the various ways to manage the cost of your degree.
Apply to the B.A. in Business Administration at Asbury University
Asbury University’s Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration provides in-depth training in marketing, human relations, finance and other management skills to prepare students for responsible leadership in any profession or industry and for graduate business degrees.