Business administration

  • The applied technology program emphasizes the practical application of business management and examines human resource development, production process planning and technological innovations.
  • The entrepreneurship emphasis is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to develop, market and manage their own business.
  • The quantitative (mathematics degree) economics track is designed to prepare students for the successful pursuit of higher degrees in economics and related academic disciplines requiring a strong background in mathematics and statistics.
  • The qualitative (social science degree) economics track provides a broadly based liberal arts education in “political economy,” an area of study that cuts across the normally separate domains of economics and politics.
  • Students choosing the finance emphasis are prepared for careers with banks and other financial institutions, securities firms and government agencies that oversee the financial sector.
  • The personal financial planning emphasis curriculum prepares students for successful completion of the Certificate in Financial Planning, as well as for the entry-level positions in the financial services industry.
  • Students choosing the real estate emphasis are prepared for careers in real estate sales, property management, financing and sales.
  • Graduates with the hospitality degree are employed in entry-level management positions in one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the world. Students develop general business and managerial skills applied specifically to the various tourism operating environments and applicable across all service based industries.
  • The program serves business professionals interested in pursuing careers in the areas of administration, communication and/or development and training in government, health and private sectors.
  • The program prepares students for technology and teaching positions in business/industry, government, military, education, health and medicine and various training organizations.
  • The instructional technology emphasis serves both professional educators and those involved in instructional design, development and training in government, health and private sectors.
  • The business administration management emphasis is a broad degree preparing students for careers in a wide range of business settings. The emphasis is appropriate for students who wish to obtain a business degree but who do not wish to specialize in a specific area of emphasis.
  • The human resource management emphasis is designed to provide students with the competencies needed to help organizations acquire, develop and retain the people whose efforts are crucial to organizational success.
  • The degree plans prepares graduates to work in industry to manage the networked businesses and processes involved in the flow of goods and services to customers.
  • The marketing major is designed to provide a broad-based business education and a strong knowledge of the basic marketing principles. The marketing curriculum develops the executive skills that are critical to success in all business occupations.
  • The Tourism major develops decision-making, financial, and strategic management skills appropriate for careers in tourism, casino, resort, and hospitality industries. Students develop an understanding of the stakeholders and industry practices necessary for success in entry-level managerial positions in these industries or other general business sectors.
  • The Casino Resort Management major develops decision-making, financial, and strategic management skills appropriate for careers in the casino and resort industries. Students develop an understanding of the stakeholders and industry practices necessary for success in entry-level managerial positions in the gaming industry or other general business sectors.