Business Administration

B.S.B.A. - Business Administration

The Business Administration major is an excellent path to a rewarding career in many fields of endeavor. This major is found in management positions in corporate, government, and non-profit organizations. The skills of the Business Administration major are in high demand and career advancement is a given for the motivated graduate in Business. The major includes coursework in addition to core business classes so that you can emphasize Management, Marketing, Finance/Economics, Accounting, Management Information Systems or combinations thereof.

Course Requirements

Core Requirements



CS 210 Navigating the Digital Society
EN 112  Composition 2  
PY 101  General Psychology


AC 201 Principles of Accounting I   
AC 202 Principles of Accounting II
BL 305 Legal Aspects of Business I
BU 340 Business Communications
BU 499 Business Policy
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics
EC 203 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 240 Statistical Analysis
EC 241 Quantitative Analysis
FI 330 Finance
MG 321 Management  OR
MG 322 Organizational Behavior & Development
MG 498 Strategic Management
MK 310 Marketing 

Twenty-one hours of electives must be chosen from three of the  
following areas: Accounting, Finance and Economics, Marketing,  
Management, and Information Science.  [View courses below.]

AC 350 Cost Accounting
AC 361 Intermediate Accounting I  
AC 362 Intermediate Accounting II  
AC 365 Accounting Information Systems  
AC 451 Tax Accounting I   
AC 452 Tax Accounting II   


FI   331 Investments  
FI   435 Financial Policy  
EC 312 Intermediate Microeconomics  
EC 361 Money and Banking
EC 382 International Economics

MK 312 Consumer Behavior   
MK 313 Promotion Strategy   
MK 316 Personal Selling   
MK 411 International Marketing   
MK 412 Services Marketing   
MK 415 Marketing Policy
MK 417 Marketing Research


MG 323 Human Resources Management   
MG 325 Labor Management Relations
MG 326 Operations Management   
BL 345 Legal Aspects Business II OR  
BL 346 Employment Law  
MG 427 Procurement Management

Curriculum Sheet 2017-18

Curriculum Sheet 2016-17

Career Opportunities - Business Administration

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Avila University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The University will host a visit February 26-27, 2018 with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Avila University has been accredited by HLC since 1946. The team will review the institution’s ongoing ability to meet HLC’s Criteria for Accreditation.

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