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Business Administration Impact

Business Administration

Business Administration students at Fairmont State University should expect courses in accounting, management information systems, management, marketing, finance, and economics.  Students may major in Business Administration or they may add one of the following concentrations: 

Data AnalyticsEconomicsFinanceMarketingManagement

Business Administration Mission

The mission of the College of Business and Aviation is to offer programs designed to develop student core competencies in accounting, management, marketing, economics, finance, information systems, and quantitative methods. Students acquire additional competencies in their chosen major field and learn to apply concepts of teamwork, communication, creative thinking, and adaptability for careers in positions of leadership in business, education, government, and industry.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a foundation of business knowledge and technical skills (that supports and facilitates an appreciation of lifelong professional development).
  • Use critical thinking to solve complex organizational problems.
  • Communicate effectively using oral, written, and electronic documentation skills.
  • Conceptual understanding of the overall context of international business and the ability to link theory to practice.
  • Assess the implications of personal value, legal, ethical, and social issues of individual and organizational business activities.
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Career Opportunities

A Business Administration degree opens graduates up to several corporate leadership possibilities. The positions are perfect for people who are well-organized, financially knowledgeable, and motivated to succeed.