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
Requirements for students starting at Eastern in Fall 2008 or later:
Admission to the Program
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).