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

ACC101 Principles of Accounting I 
ACC102 Principles of Accounting II 
ACC103 Principles of Managerial Accounting 
BUS201 Computer Applications in Business 
BUS283 Business Law 1 
BUS301 Management Theory & Practice 
BUS321 Principles of Finance 
BUS348 Production/Operations Management 
BUS430 Ethics, Governance & Accountability 
BUS481 Strategic Management 
MKT341 Principles of Marketing 

Track 1: Human Resource Management

Track 1 Required Courses: 15 
BUS311 Human Resource Management 
BUS361 Management of Compensation 
BUS370 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining 
PSY252 Leadership, Motivation & Power 
PSY251 Organizational Behavior 
Track 1 Electives: Choose 7 courses from the following: 21 
ACC238 Fraud Examination 
BUS312 Staff Supervision & Employee Relations 
BUS349 Entrepreneurship Basic 
ECON361 Economics of Trade Unions 
PSY253 Managerial & Personnel Psychology 
SOC238 Industrial Society 
ECON310 Public Finance 
ECON331 Economics of Underdeveloped Aeas 
ECON350 Industrial Organization 
ECON360 Labor Economics 
ECON420 Advancement Economics Statistics 
BUS491 Independent Study in Management 
SOC238 Industrial Society 

Track 2: Entrepreneurship

Track 2 Required Courses: 15 
BUS349 Entrepreneurship Basic 
BUS357 Family Business 
BUS431 Entrepreneurial Plans 
MKT344 Retail Management 
PSY252 Leadership, Motivation & Power 
Track 2 Electives: Choose 7 courses from the following: 21 
BUS302 International Business 
BUS311 Human Resource Management 
BUS312 Employee Relations 
MKT346 International Marketing 
MKT347 Consumer Behavior 
ECON310 Public Finance 
ECON331 Economics of Underveloped Areas 
ECON340 International Economics 
ECON420 Advanced Deonomics Statistics 
ECON421 Econometrics 
BUS491 Independent Study in Management 

Track 3: Finance

Track 3 Required Courses: 24 
ACC201 Intermediate Accounting 
BUS329 Corporate Finance 
BUS322 Investment and Securities Analysis 
BUS324 International Finance 
BUS475 Case Studies in Finance 
ECON311 Money & Banking 
ECON420 Advanced Economic Statistics 
ECON421 Econometrics 
Track 3: Elective Courses: Choose 4 courses from the following
ACC345 Cost Accounting I 
BUS325 Real Estate Finance 
BUS355 Futures and Option 
BUS491 Independent Study in Management 
ECON310 Public Finance 
ECON390 Independent Study In Management 

Track 4 Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Track 4 Required Courses: 24 
BUS240 Foundations of Supply Chain Management 
BUS365 Materials and Inventory/Production Control 
BUS366 Transportation Management 
BUS367 Logistics Management 
BUS368 E-Business Technology 
BUS369 International Supply Chain Management 
ECON420 Advanced Statistics 
econ421 Econometrics 
Track 4 Electives: Choose 3 Courses from the following:
BUS371 Supply Chain Modeling 
BUS372 Strategic Cost Management 
BUS373 Procurement Management 
BUS374 International Logistics and Transportation 
BUS491 Independent Study 
ECON310 Public Finance 
ECON340 International Economics 
ECON390 Independent Study 

Track 5: International Business

Track 5 Required Courses 15 
BUS302 International Business 
BUS324 International Finance 
MKT346 International Marketing 
ECON311 Money and Banking 
ECON340 International Economics 
Track 5 Electives: Choose Three courses from the Following
BUS240 Foundations of Supply Chain Management 
BUS349 Entrepreneurship Basics 
BUS367 Logistics Management 
BUS368 E-Business Technology 
BUS491 Independent Study in Management 
ECON200 Intermediate Microeconomics 
ECON210 Intermediate Macroeconomics 
ECON310 Public Finance 
ECON420 Advancement Economics Statistics 
ECON421 Econometrics 
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  
SPAN101 Elementary Spanish I 
SPAN102 Elementary Spanish II 
SPAN103 Essential Spanish for the Bilingual Student I 
SPAN104 Essential Spanish for the Bilingual Student II 
Intermediate Spanish  
SPAN105 Intermdeiate Spanish I 
SPAN107 Intermediate Spanish for Special Purposes 
Advanced Spanish  
SPAN208 Advanced Grammar 
SPAN240 Translation I 
SPAN241 Translation II 
SPAN242 Commerical Spanish 
Group II French: Students must choose at least one course at the advanced leve  

Elementary French

FREN101 Elementary French I 
FREN102 Elementary French II 
Intermediate French  
FREN105 Intermediate French I 
FREN106 Intermediate French II 
Advanced French  
FREN200 Commercial French 
FREN213 Intermediate Conversation 
FREN217 Advanced Grammar and Composition 
FREN240 Translation I 
FREN241 Translation II 
FREN340 Advanced Conversation 
Group III Student should choose 15 credits in any other language with at least two courses at the intermediate and advanced levels.  

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