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  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree
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A Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Siena Heights University will open many types of employment opportunities for you. With Siena Heights University’s emphasis on communication and ethics, you may confidently choose to start a new career or take your work in the business field to the next level.


The Capstone Experience: To complete the major, Business students adopt the role of CEO and present a final case analysis to a panel of industry professionals—demonstrating the student’s understanding of business’s best practices.

NEW! Complete your BBA completely online!

A Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Siena Heights University will open many types of employment opportunities for you. BBA grads pursue careers in advertising, banking, small business ownership, manufacturing and retailing. You will master the skills employers are seeking. With Siena Heights University’s emphasis on 21st century skills and ethics, you may confidently choose to start a new career or take your work in the business field to the next level.

Please refer to the Information Packet under Important Documents at www.sienaheights.edu/online for more information about the BBA offered completely online!

Contact Information for the Distance Learning Programs:

Call: 866.937.2748
Email: online@sienaheights.edu

BACHELORS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

CONCENTRATIONS

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
NOTE: Not all concentrations are available at all locations. Please check with your advisor.
Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type REQUIRED
Required Credit Hours 33Credit Hours
Course Type COGNATE
Required Credit Hours 20Credit Hours
Course Type LIBERAL ARTS
Required Credit Hours 29Credit Hours
Course Type ELECTIVE
Required Credit Hours 38Credit Hours
Total for major
120Credit Hours
Course Name
Course Type
Credit Hours
Course Name Intro to Information Systems
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Macroeconomics
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Microeconomics
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Prin of Accounting II
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 4
Course Name Principles of Accounting I
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 4
Course Name Statistics & Society
Course Type REQUIRED COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Management Principles/Cases
Course Type REQUIRED ELECTIVE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Managerial Finance
Course Type REQUIRED ELECTIVE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Marketing Principles/Cases
Course Type REQUIRED ELECTIVE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Personal Finance
Course Type REQUIRED ELECTIVE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Strategic Management
Course Type REQUIRED ELECTIVE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Business Communications or Managerial Communications
Course Type REQUIRED REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Introduction to Business
Course Type REQUIRED REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3

Communication
The ability to express ideas in writing, verbally and  visually 

Creativity
The ability to develop original ideas or use common solutions in unique ways

Analytical ability
The skill to effectively separate a complex problem into its component parts in order to identify solutions

Integrative thinking
The ability to detect interrelationships among component parts and assess their importance in creating solutions

Ethics
The ability to examine decisions in light of ethical and corporate social responsibility principles as well as their effects on stakeholders worldwide. 

The business learning outcomes are skills employers seek, and therefore cornerstones of the program. 

Professor of Management
Online Learning
Online Learning
734-219-3990
Instructor of Business Management
Business Administration
517-264-7689
Assistant Professor of Business
Division of Business & Management
517-264-7626
Professor of Accounting
Accounting
Adrian
517-264-7859
Professor of Management
Online Learning
Online Learning
734-996-4521
Assistant Professor of Economics
Economics
517-264-7621
Assistant Professor of Business Management
Division of Business & Management
Adrian
517-264-7622
Associate Professor of Marketing
Business Administration
Adrian
517-264-7625

Learn about internship opportunities in the Business Administration program.

NOTE: Internships apply to Adrian campus undergraduate students only.

About Internships

The heart of the internship is the success the intern achieves in encountering and solving real-life problems in a professional workplace setting.

The SHU business internship program provides the following benefits:

  • Help to provide students with relevant work experience, which is key to securing a job upon graduation.
  • While not required, internship credit can be applied to the major requirements.
  • Paid internships help defray educational costs for the student.
  • Students develop a digital portfolio of their internship project to share with prospective employers.

Our students have interned at numerous companies, including:

  • Anderson Corp.
  • Croswell Opera House
  • Enterprise
  • First Federal Bank
  • Greenstone Farm Credit
  • Kapnick Insurance
  • Kraft Foods
  • NBC Toledo Channel 24
  • The Palace of Auburn Hills
  • Promedica Health Systems
  • WLEN Radio
  • Wacker Silicones
 

Learn about the career opportunities you can have with a degree in Business Administration.

When you graduate with a BBA degree from Siena Heights University you are prepared for the following business careers:

  • Account Executive
  • Arts Administrator
  • Benefits Coordinator
  • Customer Relations Specialist
  • Financial Planner
  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Media Buyer
  • Advertising Manager
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Small Business Owner
  • Sales Manager
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Training Specialist

Learn more about the Business Management Association (BMA) campus club.

The Business Management Association (BMA) is a campus club that welcomes students interested in business (from accounting to entrepreneurship, from international studies to marketing). The club serves three major purposes: education, service, and social enrichment.

Volunteering as a club officer provides students the additional opportunity to develop, strengthen and apply leadership skills.

Bachelor of Business Administration

A Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Siena Heights University will open many types of employment opportunities for you. BBA grads pursue careers in advertising, banking, small business ownership, manufacturing and retailing. You will master the skills employers are seeking. With Siena Heights University’s emphasis on 21st century skills and ethics, you may confidently choose to start a new career or take your work in the business field to the next level.

Business majors at Siena Heights will also receive a concentration in one or more of the following areas:

ACCOUNTING
Students in the accounting concentration sharpen their skills on the basics and then move on to advanced skills like analysis and interpretation of accounting information for decision-making purposes. Among the many topic areas for accounting students are accounting, auditing and taxation.

COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Our well-balanced and comprehensive curriculum enables students to assume responsible roles as systems analysts, software programmers, database administrators, network specialists, web developers and information systems managers. 

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Learn the necessary skills to start and manage your own business.

FINANCE
The emphasis in the finance concentration is on money and markets. You will learn the tools necessary to analyze corporate statements and the best investment strategies for individuals and businesses.

MANAGEMENT
Management students focus on the issues of leadership, labor relations, organizational behavior, teamwork and entrepreneurship.

MARKETING
Students interested in marketing want to enter career fields like product management, market research, and e-commerce.

Additional Info

Degree:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Business Adm

Division:

  • Division of Business and Management

Location(s):