Bachelor of Arts inBusiness Management

A Business Management major involves studying the activities associated with running a company, such as planning, organizing, directing, monitoring and controlling. You’ll learn to think about the big picture of a business’s operations and how it interacts with larger market forces. What’s the optimal balance between worker specialization and cross-training? What are the environmental considerations of expansion? How do global markets impact sales? You’ll gain knowledge and skills that are important for any business or organization as you take 44 credit hours toward a Bachelor of Arts degree.

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Business Management Curriculum Overview

A business management major at Concordia St. Paul will develop business skills in leadership, team-building, and project management. They will explore core business principles in marketing, finance, management, law, economics and accounting with an emphasis on international perspectives and ethics. Students investigate various dimensions of business decisions by delving into case studies and working with area businesses to develop solutions to situations they may later face in the business world.

Bachelor of Arts degrees at Concordia University, St. Paul consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 128 credits.

Meet Your Professors

Renata Mayrhofer Instructor of Business Management, Chair Business Administration and Management Program
Phillip Hampton Term Faculty of Finance

Prior to his career in academics Hampton served a number of years in the finance sector, with positions at Metris Companies, U.S. Bancorp, Federal Reserve Bank and Piper Jaffray.

Rev. Dr. Michael Dorner Vice President for Finance, Assistant Professor of Accounting

Michael Dorner has served as Concordia University, St. Paul’s Vice President of Finance since 2004.

Dr. Nancy Harrower Associate Professor of Marketing and Management

Dr. Nancy Harrower brings a practical approach to teaching marketing principles.

Career Potential

You'll also have real opportunities to learn beyond the classroom through internships, delving into case studies and developing solutions to situations you may face in the business world, and applying your skills via the Business Club. Because we design our business management program to be responsive to the exact needs of the marketplace, it will be a relevant major if you’re considering a career as a business executive, project manager, salesperson, account manager or other business specialist.

  • Account Manager
  • Accountant
  • Advertising Account Executive
  • Auditor
  • Business Owner
  • Buyer
  • Nonprofit Manager
  • Retail Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative

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