The Bachelor of Science in Business
Building upon the experience and success of Dean's associate degree programs in Business, the 4-year Bachelor of Science in Business degree focuses not just on a single area of specialization, but exposes its students to all facets including marketing, accounting ,finance, management, technology and consulting. Class work includes numerous opportunities to interact with national and international leaders in business and industry. The work on campus-based consulting projects in the first year to off-campus group consulting projects in the second and third years. This real-world work experience culminates in a comprehensive and independent placement in the senior year.
Students will develop skills in communication, critical thinking, decision making and teamwork - all skills designed to mirror the exact skills that will get them hired and promoted. Through the course of study in the Bachelor's Degree in Business, students will be provided an opportunity to learn how to:
• identify, analyze, and interpret business and financial concepts, theories, and practices.
• articulate how business organizations implement the functions of planning, organizing, leading, staffing, financing, and controlling the organization.
• identify legal and ethical issues and responsibility found in domestic and global business environments.
• apply fundamental quantitative and statistical tools and methods to analyze practical business and economic problems in order to make effective decisions for organizations.
• understand group and individual dynamics within domestic and international business organizations.
• utilize and understand the impact of information technologies on business organizations and management.
• determine and demonstrate the appropriate written and oral communication skills and principles needed in a variety of business and professional situations.
Students concentrating in Management will also learn to:
- identify legal issues and responsibility found in domestic and global business environments.
- explain the major principles associated with careers in the management field.
- identify and explain the principles and dynamics of human resource management.
- understand the implications of management in a global environment.
- articulate the principles associated with entrepreneurship.
- identify key trends in national and international labor markets.
Students concentrating in Sport Management will also learn to:
- explain, differentiate, and define sport management terminology.
- identify and discuss the impact of sport(s) on the financial, economic, and social environments.
- understand and explain the critical issues of legal liability and risk management as they pertain to sport management.
- explain the major principles associated with careers in the sport management field (management, marketing, financial, legal and ethical).
- identify and explain the functions of major sport organizations both amateur and professional.
- identify significant events which have shaped the history and development of sport.
- explain the psychological dynamics that influence sport performance and culture.
- identify key trends in national and international labor markets .
When students leave Dean with these solid fundamentals and experiences, plus on-the-job experience and a command of technology, well, they're in business.