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Business and Economics

Business Administration Major


Core courses plus the following:

BUAD 411 Business Law
BUAD 441 International Business
ECON 212 Principles of Macroeconomics
CON 311 Contemporary Economic Issues OR
ECON 401 Economic Development OR
ECON 411 International Economics
MKTG 301 Principles of Marketing
MKTG 311 Research Methods and Statistics
electives (excluding BUAD 111)

The major in business administration provides a general background for people entering a career in business.

Internships and careers in business

Business administration graduates are working in management, sales, banking, production supervision, program management and other positions requiring skills in leadership, planning, organizing and implementation.

EMU business student Kathryn TaylorBusiness administration major Kathryn Taylor (left) interned at Dynamic Aviations where she honed her communication skills while managing clients. Fellow business major Isaac Wyse was interested in analytics and interned at a nearby manufacturing company. Tasked with improving the efficiency of the welders, Isaac used quantitative methods and waiting line simulations to achieve his goal. Learn more about business internships

Minors and concentrations

Students can develop a specialty by adding a minor or the human resources concentration.

Those interested in managing computer information systems should add a computer science minor, which consists of 18 SH determined between students and their advisors. Recommended courses include CS 230 Networking and Data Communications, CS 270 Databases and Information Management, and CS 470 Project Management.