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Business Administration (General Business)

Availability: Gulf Park, Hattiesburg and Online Options

Business Administration (General Business)

Earn Your Degree in Business

A degree in Business Administration (General Business) provides you with functional knowledge and skills in accounting, finance, management, and marketing that may be applied in a variety of organizational settings. Please note that General Business majors may not declare a business minor. 

Students are encouraged to consider studying abroad! In fact, many business students are awarded study abroad scholarships to assist with the expense of attending study abroad programs. Southern Miss Business faculty lead three programs: British Studies, Asian Studies, and Italian Studies.

The College of Business and Economic Development is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). 

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20study-abroad country options
120credit hours total
21hours to Business Administration minor

What Will I Learn?

Students earing a Business Administration (general business) degree will develop a flexible program of study in the business disciplines tied to career interests and objectives.

All students will acquire:

  • Knowledge of current business practices and theory in accounting, finance, management, and marketing
  • The ability to think critically
  • Effective communication skill
  • Competency in current technology
  • Competency in ethical decision-making

Expert Faculty Who Are There to Help

Our outstanding faculty members are committed to teaching, scholarship, and professional service in their efforts to provide the very best educational foundation for Southern Miss students.


Degree Plan Availability
Business Administration (General Business) BSBAGulf Park, Hattiesburg, Online 100%
Business Administration Minor

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3021 Scianna Hall (SCH) 
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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