General Business Major
Utilizing evening and weekend formats, the
B.S. in Business Administration is designed for non-traditional students
enrolled primarily through the University branch campuses in Mountain View,
Salem, and Springfield.
The SBU Advantage
- With our
emphasis on a personalized, Christ-centered education and college
experience, you will leave SBU better prepared to be a Christ-like servant
in the business world of the future.
- SBU's College of Business and
Computer Science has achieved special accreditation through the
“teaching-focused” Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.
- All of our faculty have work experience in the disciplines in which they
teach and none teach in more than three subject areas. Two faculty members
have received the University’s Distinguished Teacher award.
The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration is
a general business program that requires completion of a modified College
Core Curriculum (33 hours) and an additional 18 hours of business courses,
as well as all general education and graduation requirements for the
Bachelor of Science degree.
Clubs and Organizations
- Delta Epsilon Chi (Accounting Club): A campus organization designed
to foster community and academic enrichment for students pursuing
degrees in either Accounting or Accounting and Information Assurance.
SBU Accounting students benefit from a variety of activities and trips
throughout the year. The organization name comes from the accounting
phrase (D)ebits (E)qual (C)redits.
- Delta Mu Delta: A national business administration honor society
that recognizes and encourages academic excellence of students at
qualifying colleges and universities to create a DMD community that
fosters the well-being of its individual members and the business
community through life-time membership.
- Enactus: Formerly Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), SBU Enactus is
a team of servant leaders that promotes free enterprise education as a
critical means of preparing others to lead rewarding, self-sufficient
lives in a global society.
Working in partnership with business and
higher education, Enactus is a global, not-for-profit that organizes and
motivates teams of university students who teach others an understanding
of the principles and values of market economics.
SBU Enactus has
won its regional competition 29 of the past 30 years and gone on to
succeed at the national level. In 2013, SBU Enactus finished in the Top
8 in the country!
Available private scholarships include:
and Jane Black Excellence Scholarship
Dr. B. E. Clark Distinguished
Van and Pearl Clark Memorial Scholarship
and Siew Lin Lam Scholarship
Patrick Andrew Halligan Memorial Scholarship
Gladys Henderson Scholarship
Jack Henry and Associates Scholarship
Ralph Stufflebam Scholarship
Dexter Yager Business Scholarship
Psalm 15: In an effort to encourage dialogue and in hopes of
ingraining Christian perspectives in business and computer science students,
the College has adopted Psalm 15 as a guiding principle for our students.
The College is specifically dedicated to producing “Psalm 15 Professionals”
for servant leadership roles in business and computer science. Using Psalm
15 as a basis, eight character traits that should be hallmarks of students
and graduates of the College are Integrity, Service, Respect, Charity,
Faithfulness, Truthfulness, Humility, and Perseverance.