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Business Administration (B.S)

The Adult Undergraduate Business Administration program will give you a broad understanding of business concepts and practices. The core foundation of business administration is planning, leading, organizing, and controlling the aspects of a small or worldwide business. 

The objective of the Business Administration program is to provide students with a solid grounding in business administration and accounting in sufficient depth to achieve a professional position in a variety of industries.


Required Courses 43 hours
Business Administration (B.S)
ACCT 1310 Principles of Accounting I 3 hours
ACCT 1320 Principles of Accounting II 3 hours
ECON 1530 Macroeconomic Principles 3 hours
ECON 1540 Microeconomic Principles 3 hours
BUSAD 1090 Spreadsheet Applications 1 hour
BUSAD 2000 Principles of Marketing 3 hours
BUSAD 2100 Business and Economic Statistics 3 hours
BUSAD 2500 Principles of Management 3 hours
BUSAD 2700 Business Law I 3 hours
BUSAD 3100 Managing Information Systems 3 hours
BUSAD 3300 Quantitative Methods 3 hours
BUSAD 3700 Financial Management 3 hours
BUSAD 4800 Strategic Management 3 hours
COMM 1200 Introduction to Professional and Academic Communication 3 hours
Senior Comprehensive:
BUSAD 4970 Business Internship 3 hours

Twelve hours of the above requirements must be upper level courses from NWU. Students must achieve a minimum grade of C-.

Business Administration majors must also complete a departmentally approved math course (MATH 1100 College Algebra or above).

General Education Requirements (39-45 hours)
Requirement Hours
English and Communication 6-9
Developing Foundations 8-9
Global Perspectives 6-8
Western Intellectual and Religious Traditions 3
U.S. Culture and Society 6
Fine Arts 3
Scientific Inquiry 7