Launch your career in business with Davenport’s BBA in Business
Bachelor of Business Administration - Business (120 credits)
Gain the critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to take businesses in new directions with this bachelor in business degree at Davenport University. Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), Davenport’s business administration degree combines a solid business curriculum with research and management principles. Through this bachelor in business, you’ll also develop soft skills like teamwork, communication and leadership — skills that will set you apart when searching for business administration jobs.
Earn your business degree online through Davenport’s Global Campus or in-person at our campuses in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing or Midland. Whichever path you choose, you’ll learn from expert business faculty who will work hard to make sure you receive a well-rounded business degree.
What can you do with a bachelor in business administration degree?
Be ready to launch your business career in any industry with this business administration degree at Davenport. This robust bachelor in business has hands-on learning opportunities woven throughout it, as well as career-focused classes delivered online, on campus or a blend of both. This diverse business administration degree at Davenport will give you just what you need for success in business administration jobs. Enhance your bachelor in business and expand your knowledge by choosing one of two specialties.
Explore classes for Davenport’s business administration degree
Through your bachelor business administration, you’ll take a range of business courses, such as professional ethics, accounting foundations, corporate finance, marketing foundations and business-focused IT courses, such as intro to data analytics. You’ll gain hands-on experience through a business administration degree internship or through an internship alternative course where you’ll work to resolve real-life business challenges. Tailor your business degree with one of these two specializations:
- Supply chain logistics
- Global project management
Foundations of Excellence
|ACES100 or OPEN||Achieving Career and Education Success or (if exempt) Open Elective||3|
|DATA275||Introduction to Data Analytics||3|
|SOSC||Social Science Elective||3|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3|
|STAT220||Introduction to Statistics||3|
|MATH120 or MATH125||College Mathematics or Intermediate Algebra||3|
Foundations of Business
|ACCT201||Accounting Foundations I||4|
|ACCT202||Accounting Foundations II||4|
|BITS211||Microcomp Appl Spreadsheet||3|
|GPMT287||Principles of Project Mgmt||3|
|LEGL210||Business Law Foundations||3|
|28 or 40 Credits|
|BUSN489 or MGMT490||Field Experience in Business or Management BBA Internship||3|
|BUSN495||Business Planning Capstone||4|
|MGMT413||Sustainable Supply Chain Mgmt||3|
|RMGI321||Risk Mgmt & Insur Analysis||3|
|SCMT320||Enterprise Management Systems||3|
|SCMT370||Procurement & Global Sourcing||3|
Choose an additional 12 credits in Open Electives, the BBA Honors Specialty or choose a specialty from the list below:
Global Project Management Specialty [CTGT]
|GPMT385||Project Scheduling with Agile||3|
|GPMT400||Project Fincl/Risk Analysis||3|
|GPMT410||Global Sourcing for Projects||3|
|GPMT446 or GPMT490 or GPMT499||Project Quality Management or Project Management Internship or Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)® Preparation||3|
Risk Management and Insurance Specialty [RMGI]
|RMGI420 or RMGI457||Insurance Company Operations and Regulations or Managing Enterprise Risk||3|
|RMGI454||Risk Analysis & Forecasting||3|
|RMGI455||Assessment & Treatment of Risk||3|
Supply Chain and Logistics Specialty [SCLS]
|LEGL320||International Business Law||3|
|SCMT440||Warehousing Mgmt Systems||3|
International Business Specialty [INBS]
|LEGL320||International Business Law||3|
|MGMT467 or SOSC301||International Management or Globalization and World Diversity||3|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
- Business, BBA (web)
- Business, BBA (pdf)
- Specialty: Global Project Mgmt (web)
- Specialty: Global Project Mgmt (pdf)
- Specialty: Risk Management and Insurance (web)
- Specialty: Risk Management and Insurance (pdf)
- Specialty: Supply Chain and Logistics (web)
- Specialty: Supply Chain and Logistics (pdf)
- Specialty: International Business (web)
- Specialty: International Business (pdf)
Why pursue a business administration degree at Davenport?
Davenport’s bachelor in business administration gives you a broad foundation in all aspects of business. Well before you graduate, you’ll put your bachelor of business administration degree courses to work in the real world by consulting with actual businesses that need insight from experts to improve performance and efficiency. Through business degree internships, you’ll gain more hands-on experience to refine your skills and network with professionals.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Polish your skills and network with business professionals through internships and other real-world business degree experiences.
Receive 1:1 attention from Davenport’s expert business degree faculty through small class sizes that allow for deeper connections.
Get started on your bachelor in business administration
Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your business administration degree at Davenport.
Supply Chain Logistics:
Examine the various components of supply chain management including an emphasis on inventory control, distribution, transportation and supplier relations.
Global Project Management:
Learn financial and risk management of project management in a global environment by focusing on activity-based forecasting, estimating management reserve, budgeting, risk management and costs associated with projects. This specialty will also prepare you for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam.