The College of Business offers the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree with majors in accounting, finance, management, information systems, and marketing. To prepare students for the business challenges of the future, the program provides a solid foundation in the diverse academic disciplines related to the needs of business, industry, and government. Curriculum The BSBA is a comprehensive four-year program that includes a liberal arts and science foundation, a business administration core curriculum, a major, and a choice of elective courses. Freshman and Sophomore Years Students concentrate the first two years of study on general course work in composition, the humanities and fine arts, history, social and behavioral sciences, natural and physical sciences, and mathematics. Successful completion of the courses is designed to broaden the student’s intellectual awareness and enhance the development of cultural literacy and analytical thinking. Junior and Senior Years The remaining two years of coursework develops the student’s understanding of the diverse functions of business in the US and world-wide economy. This is accomplished by studying the essential concepts of business administration as well as focusing on one of the major disciplines. For more detailed information on the courses, please see the Undergraduate Catalog. Learning Goals Goal 1: The BSBA graduate will have a fundamental knowledge and understanding of the following core business foundation areas: accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, international business, and quantitative methods. Goal 2: BSBA graduates will produce effective business communications in both written and presentation form. Goal 3: The BSBA graduate will be able to integrate knowledge from the business disciplines to address a firm’s strategic business decisions. Goal 4: The BSBA graduate will demonstrate reflective and critical thinking abilities. Faculty The UAH business faculty strives to create a success-oriented and student-focused learning environment where students are actively engaged in the educational process. The faculty and staff are accessible and cooperative. Our courses are designed around the attainment of practical application skills that prepare students for future careers. This focus, reflected in the design of the curricula, provides a total educational experience emphasizing critical thinking, problem-solving, communication skills, and preparation for life-long learning.