Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Management

Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


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Most business students aim for a manager or director’s office, but such positions require preparation via a multidimensional program of study. This degree provides the tools for analysis, strategic planning, accounting, budgeting, leadership, and more.

This program is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Management

Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Careers

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Management?

You want to be the boss. You're motivated, ambitious, and have a positive outlook. What else do you need to succeed? Plenty. The best managers understand and apply principles of effective decision-making, group dynamics, teamwork, project management, communication, ethics, and more. By pursuing a degree in management at Northern Arizona University, you will build the necessary professional expertise to be an effective business leader.

Here, you will prepare for a career in general management, human resource management, or small business management. Courses emphasize leadership, group dynamics and teamwork, analytical problem solving, and ethics. You will also prepare to manage change in the international business arena. Students also have an opportunity to gain practical experience through research and class projects for business, government, and not-for-profit organizations. In addition, opportunities are available to serve on cooperative education job assignments and internships.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Project management
  • Human resources management
  • Government
  • Banking

With further education, one of these paths is possible:
  • Financial analyst
  • Security broker
  • Attorney
  • Certified public accountant

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Management

Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

The W. A. Franke College of Business

Management

Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 120
Highest Mathematics Required MAT 121
Additional Admission Requirements Required
Emphasis, Minor, Certificate Required
Additional Fees/Program Fees Required
University Honors Program Optional
AZ Transfer Students complete AGEC-B Recommended
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Purpose Statement

The BSBA in Management program at NAU prepares graduates for entry-level business professional positions with the intention of providing a foundation to transition into managerial positions. Graduates’ skills include proficient analysis, skillful decision-making, and effective communication. Our graduates will add value to their organizations through competent management of relationships, processes, and projects to achieve results for improved performance. The Management Area’s vision for the NAU Franke College of Business undergraduate Management degree is to build students’ identities as leaders and decision makers. The AACSB-accredited management degree develops students’ knowledge and expertise in managing both complex and simple organizational forms (including both for-profit and not-for-profit ventures; in both the manufacturing and service sectors), and provides students with a comprehensive overview of the skills necessary to compete effectively in business and to become successful managers. The Management Area faculty seeks to build on the strengths of a NAU liberal arts foundation and the core of the business program, by further developing analytical skills, problem-solving skills, strategic thinking abilities, effective oral and written communication abilities, and effective leadership and teamwork skills. The program emphasizes behavioral dynamics, decision making skills, ethics and corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurial skills, leadership skills, project management, international relations, and human resources skills for students of traditional age (often minority and/or first generation students), who likely have little to no previous work experience.

Student Learning Outcomes

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The W. A. Franke College of Business

Management

Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Details

Additional Admission Requirements
Major Requirements
Certificate Requirements
General Electives
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The W. A. Franke College of Business

Management

Management, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


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