Business AdministrationBachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program provides instruction and learning experiences for students, leading them to successful careers in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. This is a broad program addressing all functional areas of business within a framework that integrates these functions into a comprehensive business strategy.

Core requirements in the program consist of such business administration courses as macroeconomics, microeconomics, marketing, finance, business communications, accounting, statistics and more. If you’re interested in various aspects of business and management, the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program at Friends University provides a comprehensive knowledge base for many areas of the business world.

Friends University Testimonial

Faculty made it a point to provide numerous opportunities for students to be successful outside of the classroom – via internships, volunteer opportunities and job offerings.

Kevin Diemer, Business Administration Graduate, 2014

Program Outcomes

  • Understand the concepts of the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading and controlling) and be able to make decisions accordingly.
  • Understand the concepts related to the business environment and be able to make decisions accordingly.
  • Be able to effectively communicate in a business setting.

Course Requirements

View the courses required for a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

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Academic Plan

Wondering where to start? This recommended schedule will help keep you on track, from your first semester to graduation.

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Career Options

A degree in Business Administration can be used in more ways than you may think. Take a look at some of the potential careers that can result from this area of study.

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4-Year Career Plan

The path to your future career starts long before graduation. Learn what steps you need to take along the way to put you a step ahead.

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Career Services

We’re here to help. Get in touch with our Career Services team to prepare and plan for your future profession.

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Friends University Testimonial

You’ll have unparalleled access to professors and critical thinking that I don’t think is prevalent at a larger institution.

Rodney Pitts, Business Administration

Featured Faculty

Arlen Honts

Dr. Arlen Honts

  • Professor of Business
  • Business and Information Technology
  • B.S., M.B.A., University of Oklahoma; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

Dr. James "Jim" D. Long

  • Professor of Finance; Division Chair of Business & Information Technology
  • Business and Information Technology
Nichole Pendleton

Nichole Pendleton

  • Associate Professor of Accounting
  • Business and Information Technology
  • B.S., M.Acc., Kansas State University
Dick Teter

Dr. Dick Teter

  • Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Business and Information Technology
  • B.A., Wichita State University; B.S., Oral Roberts University; M.S., Friends University; Ph.D., Kansas State University

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