Business Administration


Overview & Academics

The Business Administration major at North Carolina Wesleyan University provides a broad education in business. The Business Administration major provides students with a well-rounded education in general policy and strategy which is beneficial for students who want to work in a general management position, a family business or are unsure of a specific area of concentration. Students who want to own their own business can benefit from entrepreneurship concentration.

Students also have the flexibility to pursue a particular area of interest in greater depth. You may even decide to add a new concentration in entrepreneurship to your program.

 

Career Options

  • Private banking and financial management industry: investment and personal, lending and loan-making.
  • Real Estate: Financing, investment, and property management opportunities.
  • Insurance and risk management.
  • Human Resources: Relay and enforce labor law, policies in employment, coordinating employee benefits.
  • Operations Management: Manage processes of workflow and production.
  • Logistics: Transportation and distribution of products and services.
  • Research and development of new products; product innovation; entrepreneurship.

Major Requirements

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting or Cost Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Legal Environment
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Info Systems
  • Operations Management
  • International Business
  • Business Strategy and Policy
  • Business Administration Capstone
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Economics I
  • Principles of Economics II
  • Business Communication
  • Elementary Statistic
  • Business & Professional Ethics
  • Sociology of the Workplace

 

Six semester credit hours from the following: any upper-level ACC, BUS, CIS, ECO or MKT course.

Requirements for Entrepreneurship Concentration:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting or Cost Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Legal Environment
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Info Systems
  • Operations Management
  • International Business
  • Business Strategy and Policy
  • Business Administration Capstone
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Economics I
  • Principles of Economics II
  • Business Communication
  • Elementary Statistic

Concentration Requirements:

  • Small Business Management
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Business and Society
  • Small Business Consulting

 

 

Requirements for Logistics Concentration:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting or Cost Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Legal Environment
  • Corporate Finance
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management Info Systems
  • Operations Management
  • International Business
  • Business Strategy and Policy
  • Business Administration Capstone
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Economics I
  • Principles of Economics II
  • Business Communication
  • Elementary Statistic

Concentration Requirements:

  • Advanced Operations Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Contemporary Logistics

Minor Requirements

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting or Cost Accounting Principles of Management
  • Legal Environment
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Management Info Systems
  • Principles of Economics I
  • Principles of Economics II
  • Principles of Marketing
    Only available to students not completing a major in the School of Business.

Business Administration Faculty