Business Administration Degree
With a major in Business Administration you’ll learn a broad foundation of business knowledge.Request Information
With a major in Business Administration you’ll learn a broad foundation of business
knowledge. You’ll be exposed to a variety of experiences that you may face on a daily
basis in your business careers. Be prepared to take an active role in all areas of
You’ll focus on general business skills which will make you a flexible practitioner
in the job market.
Why a Business Administration Degree?
The bachelor’s degree in business administration is the most flexible program offered within McKendree’s School of Business. With a B.B.A. in Business Administration, you’ll receive a broad foundation of business knowledge and gain practical experiences that will prepare you to be adaptable in the job market.
About the Business Administration Major
Housed within the School of Business, the B.B.A. in Business Administration gives students the opportunity to choose their electives from at least two areas of business, including accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Students in this major get the general business skills they need to succeed while also specializing in specific areas of interest.
Choose from two major tracks geared toward the business world and the education field.
Business Administration: This track is intended for students whose careers are well established and who desire to add business knowledge to their professional credentials.
Business, Marketing, and Computing Education (Secondary): This track prepares students for a career in teaching at the secondary school level in grades 9-12.
A minor in business administration is available only to students majoring in a non-business area other than computer information systems.
McKendree University provides you with interactive learning opportunities through our small class sizes, experienced faculty, and unique internship experiences that move you beyond the classroom. We are committed to your success in the degree programs we offer, the internships and extracurricular activities that will set you apart, and the college experience you’ll get here. Just 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri, McKendree University is located in historic Lebanon, Illinois, and affords students a host of enriching cultural, career, and entertainment opportunities.
Coursework provides a broad foundation for careers or graduate school in one of the business areas
Two major tracks give you the choice to specialize in business or education
Exciting internship opportunities give you on-the-job experience before you graduate
Related clubs and honor societies allow you to meet others and enhance your resume
Graduates in business administration find employment in a wide variety of professional fields, from corporations to government agencies to education.
Principles of Retailing
Management Information Systems
Club Information / Honor Societies
Sigma Beta Delta (Business Honor Society)
Phi Beta Lambda (Business Service Club)
Meet the Faculty
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Piper Academic Center (PAC) 107
Piper Academic Center (PAC) 102
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