Business Administration (BS)

Business and Information Systems
Business and Economics

The Online Bulletin is for information purposes only. Current students must complete the requirements as outlined in the York Bulletin as applicable.
Course Descriptions
Course descriptions can be found in the online PDF version of the Bulletin

The Business Administration BS consists of 5 Tracks; Human Resource Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management and International Business. Students must complete "The Common Body of Knowledge" as well as all requirements identified for their chosen track. Departmental advisement is strongly suggested before the Common Body of Knowledge requirements are complete to assist in the selection of a specified track.

Track #1: Human Resource Management

The Business Administration Human Resource Management Track is closely related to labor and industrial relations, as well as organizational behavior. The degree prepares students for positions in human resource leadership, to establish and advance organizational policies and guidelines and to utilize tools and techniques for developing transformational work environments. Graduates of the Human Resource Management Track will be prepared to become influential business leaders equipped with the ability to identify, analyze and solve complex human resource and management issues.

Track #2: Entrepreneurship

The Business Administration Entrepreneurship Track is designed to help students develop skills to enable them to start a small business or develop an existing business. Students are expected to develop business plans, skills in business communication, management and business administration. The Entrepreneurship track focuses on encouraging students to act on their own ideas and become effective business decision-makers. The program often provides internship opportunities for students to gain real-world experience.

Track #3: Finance

The Business Administration Finance Track provides students with the quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills necessary for graduate programs and provides skills that are in high demand across the corporate, government and nonprofit sectors. In addition, students are taught to analyze the valuation of securities and to comprehend the influence of the monetary and banking system on economic activity. Students have the opportunity to also take financial planning certification exams

Track #4: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Business Administration Logistics and Supply Chain Management Track is designed to provide students with the specific training and education necessary to manage the flow of products and information between businesses. The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Track comprehensively studies the field of supply chain management including Buying, Inventory Control, Supplier Development, Logistics and Distribution, and encourages the development of functional expertise and skills.

Students who complete the Logistics and Supply Chain Management track will be equipped with the required skills to oversee critical aspects of the supply chain, and prepare for employment in a variety of administrative and management roles in organizations operating in; transport, purchasing, supply chain management, contract distribution, manufacturing and retailing.

Track #5 International Business

With the rapid globalization of business, companies must expand their operations internationally to remain competitive. The new Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - International Business Track, is designed to prepare students for an exciting career path by providing them with the knowledge, essential skills, practices, understanding and insight that will enable them to effectively deal with the complexities of today's global business environment, the multinational and multicultural issues involved.

As the demand for high quality international business degree graduates increases, so too do the salaries paid. Some job titles for international business degree holders include: Management Analyst; International Financial Analyst; Market Research Expert; International Trade Administrator; US Department of Commerce - Foreign Service; International Banking Officer; and United Nations - Cultural Advisers among others.

This new program also provides students with the opportunity to travel abroad through the York College Study Abroad/Away Scholarship.

Business Administration BS


Common Body of Knowledge

ACC101Principles of Accounting I 
ACC102Principles of Accounting II 
ACC103Principles of Managerial Accounting 
BUS201Computer Applications in Business 
BUS283Business Law 1 
BUS301Management Theory & Practice 
BUS321Principles of Finance 
BUS348Production/Operations Management 
BUS430Ethics, Governance & Accountability 
BUS481Strategic Management 
MKT341Principles of Marketing 

Track 1: Human Resource Management

Track 1 Required Courses:15 
BUS311Human Resource Management 
BUS361Management of Compensation 
BUS370Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining 
PSY252Leadership, Motivation & Power 
PSY251Organizational Behavior 
Track 1 Electives: Choose 7 courses from the following:21 
ACC238Fraud Examination 
BUS312Staff Supervision & Employee Relations 
BUS349Entrepreneurship Basic 
ECON361Economics of Trade Unions 
PSY253Managerial & Personnel Psychology 
SOC238Industrial Society 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON331Economics of Underdeveloped Aeas 
ECON350Industrial Organization 
ECON360Labor Economics 
ECON420Advancement Economics Statistics 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
SOC238Industrial Society 

Track 2: Entrepreneurship

Track 2 Required Courses:15 
BUS349Entrepreneurship Basic 
BUS357Family Business 
BUS431Entrepreneurial Plans 
MKT344Retail Management 
PSY252Leadership, Motivation & Power 
Track 2 Electives: Choose 7 courses from the following:21 
BUS302International Business 
BUS311Human Resource Management 
BUS312Employee Relations 
MKT346International Marketing 
MKT347Consumer Behavior 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON331Economics of Underveloped Areas 
ECON340International Economics 
ECON420Advanced Economic Statistics 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 

Track 3: Finance

Track 3 Required Courses:24 
ACC201Intermediate Accounting 
BUS329Corporate Finance 
BUS322Investment and Securities Analysis 
BUS324International Finance 
BUS475Case Studies in Finance 
ECON311Money & Banking 
ECON420Advanced Economic Statistics 
Track 3: Elective Courses: Choose 4 courses from the following
ACC345Cost Accounting I 
BUS325Real Estate Finance 
BUS355Futures and Option 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON390Independent Study In Management 

Track 4 Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Track 4 Required Courses:24 
BUS240Foundations of Supply Chain Management 
BUS365Materials and Inventory/Production Control 
BUS366Transportation Management 
BUS367Logistics Management 
BUS368E-Business Technology 
BUS369International Supply Chain Management 
ECON420Advanced Statistics 
Track 4 Electives: Choose 3 Courses from the following:
BUS371Supply Chain Modeling 
BUS372Strategic Cost Management 
BUS373Procurement Management 
BUS374International Logistics and Transportation 
BUS491Independent Study 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON340International Economics 
ECON390Independent Study 

Track 5: International Business

Track 5 Required Courses15 
BUS302International Business 
BUS324International Finance 
MKT346International Marketing 
ECON311Money and Banking 
ECON340International Economics 
Track 5 Electives: Choose Three courses from the Following
BUS240Foundations of Supply Chain Management 
BUS349Entrepreneurship Basics 
BUS367Logistics Management 
BUS368E-Business Technology 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
ECON200Intermediate Microeconomics 
ECON210Intermediate Macroeconomics 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON420Advancement Economics Statistics 
Track 5: Language Electives - Students are expected to choose Language electives (choose minimum of five courses from Group I, II or III) 15 credits The five courses must come from the same group. Also, the student must take three classes greater than elementary language with at least one at the advanced level 
Group I: Elementary Spanish 
SPAN101Elementary Spanish I 
SPAN102Elementary Spanish II 
SPAN103Essential Spanish for the Bilingual Student I 
SPAN104Essential Spanish for the Bilingual Student II 
Intermediate Spanish 
SPAN105Intermdeiate Spanish I 
SPAN107Intermediate Spanish for Special Purposes 
Advanced Spanish 
SPAN208Advanced Grammar 
SPAN240Translation I 
SPAN241Translation II 
SPAN242Commercial Spanish 
Group II French: Students must choose at least one course at the advanced leve 

Elementary French

FREN101Elementary French I 
FREN102Elementary French II 
Intermediate French 
FREN105Intermediate French I 
FREN106Intermediate French II 
Advanced French 
FREN200Commercial French 
FREN213Intermediate Conversation 
FREN217Advanced Grammar and Composition 
FREN240Translation I 
FREN241Translation II 
FREN340Advanced Conversation 
Group III Student should choose 15 credits in any other language with at least two courses at the intermediate and advanced levels.