Degree:Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.)
Specializations:Human Resources Management
Minors:Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation
Certificates:Human Resources Management Certificate
Management Development Certificate
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Certificate
Department:Building 76A, Room 309
(850) 474-2310
CIP Code:52.0201
Semester Hours Required For Degree: 120

The B.S.B.A. in Management is an included program in the University's accreditation by AACSB International. 

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degree with a major in Management is for people who aim for or hold positions of organizational leadership. Management encompasses a variety of leadership skills, and the management program builds administrative competence for careers in industrial, service, governmental, educational, and other settings. The orientation is toward effective utilization of resources and information and the direction of human affairs in a complex changing environment. Students choose one of two specializations.

Management Specialization

This specialization prepares students for a broad range of managerial and leadership positions in various organizations. It emphasizes  on understanding organizational processes; identifying constraints, inefficiencies and conflicts within an organizations;  utilizing conceptual, analytical and technical management-oriented methodologies to enhance an organization's  core competencies and improve utilization of its resources; and devise operational and strategic plans to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

Human Resources Management Specialization

This specialization focuses on issues related to the management of people as the most valuable resource within an organization. It emphasizes on a comprehensive understanding of issues involved with workforce management and required core competencies therewith in modern business organizations where employees are regarded as human capital, and effective people management is perceived as the impetus for development of successful long-term competitive strategies. 

Program Requirements

In addition to general University requirements, students seeking the B.S.B.A. in Management must meet the requirements listed below. A minimum course grade of “C” is required in all College of Business prerequisites and courses.

Students should consult with their academic advisor for courses which may satisfy both the General Education requirements and common prerequisites.