B.S. in Business Administration Curriculum Guide (PDF)
This curriculum provides a broad exposure to all functions of business, a necessary requirement for a successful professional career. The world of business is becoming increasingly complex, interactive, and internationalized. Thus the narrowly trained functional specialist is fast being replaced by the broadly educated generalist. This curriculum is also recommended for those desiring to pursue further study in law or public administration. Students planning to enter graduate school are advised to enroll in calculus.
The degree of Bachelor of Science in a program in Business Administration is conferred upon students who complete an approved program of study with a 2.0 cumulative GPA and a 2.5 GPA in professional course work. A minimum grade of C must be earned in all courses pertaining to the major course of study.
A major consists of a minimum of 27 semester hours of advanced course work in one area of concentration. Concentrations are offered in accounting, management, and marketing. Dual concentrations are available with an additional 18 hours of that curriculum.
The specific objectives of the business curricula are
Upon successful completion of the Business Administration Program, students should be able to
Lillian Grose, Assistant Professor of Accounting, was the guest speaker at Delgado Community College Alpha Beta Gamma Initiation ceremony on April 14, 2013. She discussed the evolution of education in New Orleans and the economic benefits of higher education. Ms. Grose is a former advisor for the Delgado West Bank Chapter of the International Business Honor Society.
Business Policies and Problems Professor Rabalais recently sent a message of kudos to the business faculty and the liberal art support at OLHCC for providing the strong background that has allowed his students to be so successful in their BUS414 capstone course. Using The Business Strategy Game, an online exercise, teams compete at the task of running an athletic footwear company in a global marketplace. Students apply the concepts learned in previous business courses in an effort to run a competitive yet profitable company. Mr. Rabalais reports that students love the program and constantly stop him to say how much fun they are having with it.
The Congratulations Email follows:
Sent: Sun 9/19/2010 7:11 PM
To: Rabalais, Jason
Subject: BSG Global Top 100 Performances in Your Class
Dear Professor Rabalais:
Congratulations are in order for students in your class who earned a Global Top 100 ranking for their company's BSG performance during the week of 13-Sep-10 through 19-Sep-10.
The co-managers of Awesome Allstars (Company A) earned a Global Top 100 ranking on the following performance criteria:
Earnings Per Share - Their EPS of $7.91 was the 57th best EPS performance of the week, worldwide!
Return on Average Equity - Their ROE of 45.1% was the 8th best ROE performance of the week, worldwide!
Stock Price - Their Stock Price of $120.90 was the 75th best Stock Price performance of the week, worldwide!
You should be quite proud of your students for such an excellent performance - a performance that reflects quite well on you and the caliber of instruction that students are receiving in your course. View the Global Top 100 lists for the week of 13-Sep-10 through 19-Sep-10.
Each Monday we compile lists of the prior week's best-performing companies worldwide based on each of four measures: Overall Score (current year), Earnings Per Share, Return On Average Equity, and Stock Price.
Congratulations once again to you and your students and thank you for using BSG in your class. As always, please call or e-mail if you have any questions or any suggestions for improving the simulation.
Best regards from the BSG author team,
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