Business Administration Major


Major in Business Administration

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Description and Objectives


The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration is awarded to students achieving proficiency in the University’s general education requirements and the Department’s integrated and advanced course requirements. Students successfully completing the program will be well prepared to assume careers in today’s competitive business environment, to start their own business, or to continue on to graduate school.

Students majoring in business will be well grounded in the liberal arts so they may develop their creative skills and have an understanding of the environment around them. In addition, students will acquire proficiency in basic skills such as computers, economics, mathematics, and communications as well as an international perspective. Through this unique business program, Eastern students will develop both a theoretical and pragmatic understanding of how businesses operate as successful competitive organizations. Through completion of appropriate advanced courses, majors can earn a concentration in one of the following fields: Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, or International Business.

Overall, the Business Administration major combines a thorough grounding in business concepts and applications with a liberal arts foundation.



Program Admission


Minimum GPA: 2.7

NOTE: Students can apply for admission to the Business program at anytime. A business major whose cumulative GPA falls below 2.7 for two consecutive semesters will be dismissed from the major.

All students are required to successfully complete the Business Administration Competency Exam and Advanced Business Concepts & Entrepreneurial Applications (BUS 351) before being admitted to the capstone course, Management Policy and Strategy (BUS 431).

Declaration: Students may declare a major in BIS at any time and be assigned a BIS faculty adviser. Students should print and complete the change of major form located here

Program Contact:
Dr. Branko Cavarkapa
Business Administration Coordinator
cavarkapab@easternct.edu
(860) 465-4628


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