Applied Humanities: Business Administration Emphasis
Bachelor of Arts
College of Humanities
Solve future-oriented business problems by earning a BA in Applied Humanities: Business Administration emphasis.
In this emphasis, you will learn fundamental business administration and entrepreneurial leadership concepts through the integrative, global, intercultural, and forward-looking practices of the humanities. You will also study and practice the variety of organizational, collaborative, and leadership skills that are most often used in administrative contexts.
Upon graduation, you will be prepared to work in diverse and emerging fields connected to national and international business administration. You’ll work firsthand in the development of mission/vision/outreach plans, commercial sponsorships, customer and project management, and public speaking.
The BA in Applied Humanities provides students interested in dynamic and in-demand careers with an interdisciplinary education. Combining professional skills in these areas with the cognitive, creative, international, interpersonal, and intercultural intelligence taught in the humanities, this program offers a vital edge in these rapidly changing professions.
The program involves a mandatory internship that can be completed remotely.
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.
Earning your Bachelor of Arts in Applied Humanities: Business Administration Emphasis will build core skills, including:
- Intercultural competence
- Analytical abilities
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Entrepreneurial skills
- Organizational skills
- Problem solving
- Strategic planning
- Abstract and critical thinking
- Opportunity recognition
- Resource mobilization
- Innovation development
Graduates of the Applied Humanities: Business Administration program will be prepared to pursue careers in the following fields:
- Financial advising
- Market research analysis and promotion
- Sales management
- Business consulting
- Financial analysis
- Human resources
- Small business ownership
- Loan management
- Workforce training
- Workforce development
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