General Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree Program Highlights
The bachelor’s degree in general business administration program at McNeese provides students with a broad foundation of knowledge in a variety of key business areas, including accounting, finance, economics, marketing and management. From understanding financial analysis and business decision-making to navigating legal and ethical issues, this program teaches students businesses concepts from the local to the global scale, while also helping students to develop their administrative, communicative and managerial skills.
Enhance your degree with a minor in entrepreneurship
The College of Business offers a minor in entrepreneurship to students in any major. With this secondary concentration, students learn how to identify and develop business ideas and opportunities from the planning stages to eventual execution.
At a Glance
Degree Type: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Program Length: 4 years (120 credit hours)
General Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree Program Concentrations
With this concentration, you'll focus on the skills relating specifically to the construction industry, including project planning, civil engineering principles and operations management.Construction Management Curriculum
As a business education major, you'll develop the skills to teach everything from budgeting to interest rates to junior high and high school students, and help familiarize them with the fundamentals of how markets work.Business Education Curriculum
What Can You Do with a General Business Management Degree?
A degree in general business administration opens to door to a range of career opportunities in business development, administration, finance, project management and sales. Or, further your course of study to achieve professional career goals or to specialize your skillset.
Graduate Schools or Programs
Master of Business Administration
Master of Business Communication
Master of Economics
Master of International Business
Job Titles or Employers
Administrative Services Manager
Advertising and Promotions Manager
Commercial Loan Officer
Human Resources Specialist
Market Research Analyst
Real Estate Appraiser
Training and Development Specialist
The Southwest Louisiana Entrepreneurial and Economic Development (SEED) Center serves as a hub for economic development in Southwest Louisiana. The Center houses the Student Innovation Center, and hosts the spring Undergraduate Scholar and Research Symposium, which offers students the opportunity to conduct research projects under the supervision of faculty mentors.
McNeese has more than 100 student organizations and clubs on campus, including ones that compliment general business administration majors’ academic courses. Get involved on campus with the Entrepreneurship club, the Society for Human Resource Management and the Delta Sigma Pi co-ed professional business fraternity.
Business Pitch Competition
Held annually, the SEED Center’s Business Pitch competition helps local entrepreneurs start their businesses with startup funding and the use of SEED Center’s business incubator. Since the competition’s start in 2013, McNeese students have won funding for their business ideas in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.
Programs Related to the Bachelor’s in General Business Administration
Not sure if the general business administration bachelor’s program is right for you? Check out these other undergraduate degree programs at McNeese and talk about your options with a recruiter.
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