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A Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Siena Heights University will open many types of employment opportunities for you. With SHU’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.

FAST FACT: 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.

The ability to express ideas in writing, verbally and  visually 

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

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. 



The business program prepares students for management positions in a wide variety of organizational settings. NOTE: One elective is required as part of the program requirements.
Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type COGNATE
Required Credit Hours 33Credit Hours
Course Type COGNATE
Required Credit Hours 20Credit Hours
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 Human Resource Management or Organizational Behavior
Course Type MGT
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Management Principles/Cases
Course Type MGT
Credit Hours 3
Course Name OM: A Supply Chain Perspective or Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Course Type MGT
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Project Management or Managing Quality or Management Information Systems
Course Type MGT
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Business Communications or Managerial Communications
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Business Ethics or Business and Society
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Introduction to Business
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Management Information Systems
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Strategic Management
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Intro to Information Systems
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Macroeconomics Services Practice
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Microeconomics
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Prin of Accounting II
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 4
Course Name Principles of Accounting I
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 4
Course Name Statistics & Society
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Managerial Finance
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Marketing Principles/Cases
Course Type REQUIRED
Credit Hours 3
Professor of Management
Online Learning
Online Learning
Assistant Professor of Business
Business Administration
Professor of Management
Online Learning
Online Learning
Assistant Professor of Economics
Division of Business & Management
Business Administration
Division of Business & Management

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

Business schools are a dime a dozen, so why earn a management or marketing degree with Siena Heights University's College for Professional Studies? SHU will help students become competent in business principles and analysis, leading to rational decision-making.

SHU's Online BBA program offers the following concentrations:

• Accounting
• Finance
• Health Care Management
• Information Technology Management
• Management
• Marketing

 CPS business students also engage in big ethical issues that come with management and marketing. SHU's foundation in professionalism, supporting the Catholic principle of solidarity with communities they serve and the dignity of workers, gives a deeper purpose and broader education -- firmly rooted in the liberal arts -- better than run-of-the-mill business schools can.

SHU's Dominican and Catholic traditions support the reach for respect and inclusion, and for the common good that is an important element of the management and marketing professions. 

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.

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  • Bachelor of Business Adm


  • Division of Business and Management



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