Strategic leadership matters.

The economy is rapidly changing and there are new opportunities every day for those who show leadership knowledge. A degree in Business Administration equips you with the abilities and skills to be a proactive leader. Cornerstone sets students up to graduate with the competencies that future employers seek.

  • Overview

    • School: Traditional Undergrad Academics
    • Division: Business
    • Degree Type: Bachelor of Science, Minor
    • Format: Residential
    • Location: Grand Rapids
  • Program Details

    • Major Credit Hours: 42 (requires minor)
    • Minor Credit Hours: 18
    • Career Opportunities:
      • Banker
      • Budget analyst
      • Clerical aide
      • Education supervisor
      • Event manager
    • Application Deadline: Rolling admission
      • Fall semester—August 15
      • Spring semester—January 1

    Degree Completion

    You can earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in as few as three or four years.

    Download a semester-by-semester class planning guide to preview the steps required to complete your degree.

  • Related Majors

    If you have interest in business administration, learn more about other degree programs the Business Division offers:

    Internship Locations

    100% of Cornerstone University's traditional undergraduate students complete an internship experience.

    Business administration majors have received hands-on, professional training as interns with these organizations:

    • Alpha Women's Center (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
    • Mavin Global
    • West Michigan Broadband
    • WOOD TV8
    • YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

Major Courses and Catalog

In addition to completing the university's core curriculum, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree requires the following classes:

  • ACC-221 Accounting I — 3 credit hours
  • ACC-222 Accounting II — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-211 Business Statistics — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-213 Business Communications — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-361 Business Law — 3 credit hours
  • BUS-380 Internship — 3 credit hours
  • ECN-231 Macroeconomics — 3 credit hours
  • ECN-232 Microeconomics — 3 credit hours
  • FIN-341 Principles of Finance — 3 credit hours
  • MGT-231 Principles of Management — 3 credit hours
  • MGT-432 Capstone Seminar: Strategic Management — 3 credit hours
  • MKT-251 Principles of Marketing — 3 credit hours
  • Program electives — 6 credit hours

For course descriptions and graduation requirements, view the 2016-17 Cornerstone University Undergraduate Academic Catalog.

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