The Business Administration degree provides students with a strong knowledge base across the fundamental disciplines of business: accounting, finance, management, and operations management/information systems. At the David Eccles School of Business, students learn to manage technology and identify entrepreneurial opportunities, learning the social implications of doing global business and developing the values and ethics to succeed and prosper. The Business Administration curriculum consists of classes in accounting, finance, management, and information systems, as well as a global perspectives business course. Graduates of this program possess a mix of business, technical, and essential communication skills required of management and leadership roles, preparing them for a wide range of business careers.
The Student Experience
In addition to academic opportunities, the David Eccles School of Business houses a number of extracurricular activities and clubs. Join an area-specific club to hone your business skills—such as Business Leaders Incorporated (BLinc), the OM Club for operations management, or the TEK club for information systems—or take the opportunity to network and participate in Eccles Global (a learning abroad program for business students) or an internship. Students may also wish to complete an undergraduate research project or pursue a startup opportunity through the Lassonde Entrepreneurship Institute.
The Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration is highly desired for a number of coveted professional positions in many industry sectors. Graduates of the program have pursued careers in management training and leadership development, business analysis, marketing and brand management, sales and customer service, and a variety of roles in government, non-profit, and health services. Consider work as an HR specialist, creditor, or lender, or let your entrepreneurial skills shine through as you start your own business venture. Work as a professor or financial analyst is also possible with additional education and certification, such as an MBA.