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2018-2019 Florida Tech Catalog 
    
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Business Administration, B.S.


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Major Code: 7067 Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Delivery Mode(s): Classroom Age Restriction: No
Admission Status: Undergraduate Location(s): Main Campus - Melbourne

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is designed for students who want to study business in an environment that fosters creative thinking, diversity, ethical behavior and leadership skills. Students learn to create value and manage change; value individual contributions and respect cultural social differences; make thoughtful decisions, set high standards and be accountable to stakeholders and society as a whole; and lead by fostering critical thinking, effective collaboration, and creativity in solving complex business problems. The skills and knowledge learned will permit students to contribute significantly to their chosen occupations after graduation.

The curriculum for the business administration major permits the student to acquire a foundation in all areas of business administration (accounting, business law, information systems, economics, finance, marketing, management, quantitative methods and statistics). It includes a capstone experience in senior year that combines business plan research with a practicum experience. The practicum allows students an option to start a business in the college’s Student Business Incubator.

After graduation, the business administration major has an excellent background in the business and management fields and can directly enter the job market, in commerce, industry, government or other areas. Many students may wish to continue into graduate school or enter one of the professional fields such as law, where they will have had an excellent undergraduate preparation.

Curriculum


Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration must complete the minimum course requirements as outlined in the following curriculum.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Fall (15 credit hours)


Junior Year


Senior Year


Fall (15 credit hours)


Spring (15 credit hours)


Restricted Electives: Global Emphasis


Total Credits Required: 121


*Restricted Elective (COM) can be COM 2224 Business and Professional Writing , COM 2225 Writing for the Media  or COM 2425 Introduction to Communication .

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