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
  • Quick Facts

    • 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

    Download a sample degree plan for Business Administration.

  • Internship Opportunities

    An internship of 6 credit hours is required which will put you in hands-on positions giving you the opportunity to put theory into practice with organizations such as:
    • Amway
    • Bank of Holland
    • Meijer Corporation
    • Merrill Lynch
    • Palace Sports/Detroit Pistons
    • St. Mary's Health Care
    • Whitecaps Professional Baseball Corp.
    • Starbucks
    • Wood-TV 8
    • Zondervan

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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Begin Your Admission Application

Take the next step toward joining Cornerstone University's thriving, student-focused community in Grand Rapids, Mich. Submit a free application for admission today.

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