Business Administration (BS)

Business and Information Systems
Business and Economics
HEGIS Number: 0506

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Course Descriptions
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The Business Administration BS consists of 5 Concentrations; 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 concentration. Departmental advisement is strongly suggested before the Common Body of Knowledge requirements are complete to assist in the selection of a specified concentration.

Concentration 1:Human Resource Management

The Business Administration Human Resource Management Concentration 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 Concentration will be prepared to become influential business leaders equipped with the ability to identify, analyze and solve complex human resource and management issues.

Concentration 2: Entrepreneurship

The Business Administration Entrepreneurship Concentration 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 Concentration 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.

Concentration 3: Finance

The Business Administration Finance Concentration 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.

Concentration 4: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Business Administration Logistics and Supply Chain Management Concentration 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 Concentration 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 Concentration 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.

Concentration 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 Concentration, 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.

EFFECTIVE FALL 2017 

Business Administration BS

 

Required Courses

ECON102Introduction to Microeconomics* 
ECON103Introduction to Macroeconomics 
ECON220Introduction to Economic Statistics 

Common Body of Knowledge

33 
ACC101Principles of Accounting I 
ACC102Principles of Accounting II 
OR 
ACC103Principles of Managerial Accounting 
BUS201Computer Applications in Business 
BUS283Business Law I 
BUS301Management Theory & Practice 
BUS302International Business 
FINC321Principles of Finance 
BUS348Production and Operations Management 
BUS430Ethics, Governance & Accountability 
BUS481Strategic Management** 
MKT341Principles of Marketing 

Concentration 1: Human Resource Management

 
Concentration 1: Required Courses:15 
BUS311Human Resource Management 
BUS312Staff Supervision & Employee Relations 
BUS361Management of Compensation 
BUS370Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining 
BUS375Human Resource Development and Training 
Concentration 1: Elective Courses
Choose one course from the following: 
ACC238Fraud Examination 
BUS349Entrepreneurship Basic 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON331Economics of Underdeveloped Aeas 
ECON350Industrial Organization 
ECON360Labor Economics 
ECON361Economics of Trade Unions 
ECON390Independent Research 
ECON420Advanced Economic Statistics 
PSY251Organizational Behavior 
PSY252Leadership, Motivation & Power 
PSY253Managerial & Personnel Psychology 
SOC238Industrial Society 

Concentration 2: Entrepreneurship

18 
Concentration 2: Required Courses15 
BUS349Entrepreneurship Basic 
BUS357Family Business 
BUS431Entrepreneurial Plans 
MKT344Retail Management 
MKT347Consumer Behavior 
Concentration 2: Elective Courses
Choose one course from the following: 
BUS311Human Resource Management 
BUS312Employee Relations 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON331Economics of Underveloped Areas 
ECON340International Economics 
ECON390Independent Research 
ECON420Advanced Economic Statistics 
ECON421Econometrics 
MKT346International Marketing 
PSY252Leadership, Motivation and Power 

Concentration 3: Finance

18 
Concentration 3: Required Courses15 
FINC322Investment and Securities Analysis 
FINC329Corporate Finance 
FINC475Case Studies in Finance 
ECON420Advanced Economic Statistics 
ECON421Econometrics 
Concentration 3: Elective Courses
Choose one courses from the following: 
ACC345Cost Accounting I 
FINC325Real Estate Finance 
FINC355Futures and Options 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON311Money and Banking 
ECON390Independent Research 

Concentration 4: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

18 
Concentration 4: Required Courses15 
BUS240Foundations of Supply Chain Management 
BUS365Materials and Inventory/Production Control 
BUS366Transportation Management 
BUS367Logistics Management 
BUS368E-Business Technology 
Concentration 4: Elective Courses
Choose one course from the following: 
BUS369International Supply Chain Management 
BUS371Supply Chain Modeling 
BUS372Strategic Cost Management 
BUS373Procurement Management 
BUS374International Logistics and Transportation 
BUS491Independent Study 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON340International Economics 
ECON390Independent Research 
ECON420Advanced Statistics 
ECON421Econometrics 

Concentration 5: International Business

18 
Concentration 5: Required Courses
ECON210Intermediate Macroeconomics 
ECON340International Economics 
MKT346International Marketing 
Concentration 5: Elective Courses
Choose one course from the following: 
BUS240Foundations of Supply Chain Management 
BUS349Entrepreneurship Basics 
BUS367Logistics Management 
BUS368E-Business Technology 
BUS491Independent Study in Management 
ECON200Intermediate Microeconomics 
ECON310Public Finance 
ECON311Money and Banking 
ECON390Independent Research 
ECON420Advanced Economic Statistics 
ECON421Econometrics 
Concentration 5: Language Courses***,***
Choose two (2) courses from Group I, II, or III: One course must be at the 200 level. 
Group I: Spanish 
SPAN105Intermediate Spanish I 
SPAN106Intermediate Spanish Composition 
SPAN107Intermediate Spanish for Special Purposes 
SPAN208Advanced Grammar 
SPAN240Translation I 
SPAN241Translation II 
SPAN242Commercial Spanish 
Group II: French 
FREN105Intermediate French I 
FREN106Intermediate French II 
FREN200Commercial French 
FREN213Intermediate Conversation 
FREN217Advanced Grammar and Composition 
FREN240Translation I 
FREN241Translation II 
FREN340Advanced Conversation 
Group III: Other languages 
Students interested in taking other foreign languages must choose six credits above the beginner's level in consultation with the Business and Economics and World Languages, Literatures and Humanities departments. 
Credit Totals 
Total Business program credits60 
Total Core Curriculum credits30-42 
Total free elective credits18-30 
Total credits for the BS in Business Administration120 

Notes:

* ECON 102 may also be taken to fulfill the Flexible Core: Individual and Society requirement.

** BUS 481 may also be taken toward fulfillment of the College Option Core: Writing Intensive requirement.

*** Six credits in foreign language courses may also be taken in fulfillment of the College Option Core: Foreign Language requirement. Placement in foreign language courses is determined in consultation with the World Languages, Literatures, and Humanities department. Students who do not place directly into intermediate-level courses may have to take introductory-level courses as prerequisites. Credits in introductory-level courses will subtract from the free electives credit total.

****Both foreign language courses must be taken in the same language.

• Students who have completed the Required Core: Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning requirement will be prepared to take all courses in the Business Administration program.