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In Ancilla College’s Business Administration program you will gain powerful business skills and a foundation to build better business practices. Your degree will provide you with hands-on experiences and knowledge related to accounting, economics, management, business law, and marketing.

The degree you earn will do more than hang on your wall—You will learn to solve problems, plan for success, think critically, lead a team, and adapt to changing environments. Students with concentrations in Business are prepared to contribute in either not-for-profit or profit-oriented organizations as either entrepreneurs, managers or skilled professionals. Every company, no matter how small or large, needs educated people with leadership ability and an understanding of finance, marketing, and production.

Why a business administration degree?

Knowing how businesses operate in today’s economy has never been more important.  If you’re interested in anything from becoming an accountant to an starting your own business as an entrepreneur, getting your business administration degree is a great first step in the right direction.

An Ancilla Business Administration degree is a great first step in anyone’s career choice.  Whether you want to start a new business, earn a promotion, or gain the knowledge necessary to join a new employer, a degree from Ancilla College can help prepare you for life’s changing events.

Career options…

Accounting Advertising Construction Management
Ecommerce Entrepreneurship Finance
Financial Management Financial Planning Hospitality Management
Human Resources Industrial Management Labor Relations
Management Marketing Nonprofit Management
Project Management Tax Preparation Restaurant Management

What courses are offered?

First semester courses usually include:

Freshman Seminar - Humanities 101 – 1 credit hour
Writing I – 3 cr. hrs.
Computer Literacy – 3 cr. hrs.
General Psychology - 3 cr. hrs.
College Algebra - 3 cr. hrs.
(You may be able to test out of several of these courses, and you can transfer in comparable coursework from other institutions.)

Second Semester
Business Law – 3 cr. hrs.
Public Speaking - 3 cr. hrs.
a Religion, Philosophy or Ethics course – choose one for 3 cr. hrs.
Writing II - 3 cr. hrs.
(Again, you may be able to test out of several of these courses, and you can transfer in comparable coursework from other institutions.)

In your second semester you are asked to also choose a Business elective from:
BADM 100 Intro to Business, BADM 160 Personal Finance, BIS 210 Computer Applications for Business, MGT 210 Principles of Management, MKT 220 Principles of Marketing, or MATH 215 Statistics.

The second year of the program:

Financial Accounting – 3 cr. hrs.
Microeconomics – 3 cr. hrs.
Introduction to Sociology – 3 cr. hrs.
a Science course (all Ancilla students must take two lab-based Science courses) – 5 cr. hrs.
a Literature Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy course - 3 cr. hrs.

Managerial Accounting – 3 cr. hrs.
Macroeconomics 3 cr. hrs.
a second Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy course - 3 cr. hrs.
a History or Political Science course 3 cr. hrs.
a second Science course (all Ancilla students must take two lab-based Science courses) – 5 cr. hrs.

To apply to Ancilla in Business Administration you can fill out our free application by clicking here. If you would like more information about Business Administration please contact us at admissions@ancilla.edu