Bachelor of Science in Business Management

If you’re looking for a degree that can give you the flexibility to advance in a variety of different career fields, then Brown College's Bachelor degree in Business Management could be the perfect choice for you. Whether you're looking to succeed in finance, advertising, the technology sector, healthcare, the entertainment industry, or almost any other industry you can think of, business management training can set you apart.

As you earn your Business Management degree, you can take advantage of our convenient Business Management Blended Learning option. Blended Learning allows you to combine the flexibility of online learning with the structure and interaction of attending class in person.

As part of the program, you'll also gain meaningful experience to add to your resume through an internship that allows you to learn how the business world works firsthand by working in a professional setting.

With an emphasis on both the theory and practice of business management, the Brown College Business Management program is designed to give you the solid business skills you need to pursue career opportunities in the industry of choice, as well as the freedom to move around in many different fields.

Some of the topics you'll explore in your coursework include organizational theory, marketing management, project management, business law, entrepreneurship, international business, and much more.

Your objectives in the program will include:

  • Applying critical thinking to strategically solve business problems and make decisions within a complex global business environment.
  • Mastering effective interpersonal communication in the business environment.
  • Applying Fayol’s five functions of management: leading, planning, organizing, directing, and controlling.
  • Demonstrating professionalism by promoting ethical behavior and standards, demonstrating appropriate time management, advocating quality of service, and promoting honesty and integrity in business transactions.
  • Showing respect for and promoting diversity in the workplace in order to be an effective manager in a global society.

As you earn your Bachelor degree in Business Management, your coursework will focus on helping you develop the knowledge and skills you need to pursue entry-level management positions in a wide range of business environments. You'll be working with expert instructors, many of whom have direct experience in business management.

If you'd like to combine the flexibility and convenience of studying online with the structure of attending class in person and interacting with your professor face to face, you can get the best of both worlds by taking advantage of our new Business Management Blended Learning option. Blended Learning allows you to split your time between attending class online and coming to class in person, to fit with your busy schedule. If you're interested in the Blended Learning option, ask your student advisor for more information.

Here's a look at some of the key coursework in the Business Management program:

  • In Strategic Planning, you'll have the opportunity to explore the strategic planning process and the role it plays in business planning, operation, and growth.
  • In Project Management, you'll learn a framework and a practical step-by step process for managing projects in a business environment. This course discusses project management from both a technical and behavioral perspective.
  • In International Marketing, you'll study the marketing function within an organization from a global perspective. Topics include international marketing issues involving product development, price, distribution, and promotion.
  • In Business Ethics, you'll examine the moral issues faced by professionals in business and industry in the performance of their jobs, including a discussion of the way ethics approaches questions regarding the morality of human actions and character.

Other core requirements in this program include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Policies and Strategies
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • International Business
  • Financial, Project, and Marketing Management
  • Business Management Capstone Project
  • Internship
  • College Success

Course curriculum is subject to change.

Once you've earned your Business Management Bachelor degree from Brown College, some of the roles you'll be qualified to pursue might include:

  • Account Manager/Executive
  • Business Development Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Services Representative
  • Marketing Services Representative/Specialist
  • ... and more!