Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration

Program Description

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration degree is designed for students seeking a strong and comprehensive foundation in Business. The program is more structured than other business programs, covering the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum - accounting, international business law, economics, finance, management, international business, and information systems. The program culminates in a cap stone strategy course requiring students to apply their knowledge of the various aspects of business in a market simulation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students use information, analytical tools, and problem-solving skills to make well-reasoned business decisions, considering both quantitative factors and qualitative factors such as ethical considerations.
  • Students can develop strategies addressing the legal, ethical, economic and global environment in which the enterprise operates.
  • Student will have a working knowledge in a set of analytical business tools related to: math, statistics, accounting, economics, marketing, finance and behavioral science.
  • Students can apply business core concepts, principles and analytical skills across functional lines.
  • Students can access, develop, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions.

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 128 US credit hours consisting of the following: a minimum of 61 required US credit hours of major coursework (see below); a minimum of 30 US credit hours from the Global Citizenship Program; and 37 US credit hours of electives.

Required Courses*

*Fall 2019 intake or later. (View previous degree requirements.)

Double Major

A student majoring in business administration may not complete a double major in any other field.

Business Minor

Required Courses

After Graduation

A BSc in Business Administration unlocks a variety of career opportunities, from owning and operating your own business to helping manage the operations of an existing one. Graduates find rewarding careers in commercial and industrial companies, NGOs, and even government agencies. Employers seek out employees with critical-thinking skills, good decision-making capabilities, and strong leadership skills, all elements of a degree at WVPU.