Candidates for the BBA degree should declare a concentration no later than the first semester of their senior year.
There are a variety of concentrations available to Anderson BBA students. Each concentration offers its own benefits and opportunities. Details of each concentration and its required courses can be found by clicking on the links included below. The required hours for each concentration are listed on the checklist.
Known as the “generic” business major, Business Administration and Management is all about learning how to be a boss - how to run a successful, competitive company, and how to interact with clients, employees, shareholders, etc. While in the program, students can expect to take courses in math, organizational management, human resources, business law and ethics, public relations, advertising and more.
Becoming an entrepreneur means taking risks and seizing opportunities while creating your own business. An entrepreneur organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for business ventures, all the while striving to minimize risk and maximize the potential of their business. They also must be able to successfully manage and operate every aspect of their business.
Human Resource Management covers a wide variety of tasks and functions within an organization, including recruiting and hiring employees, compensation and benefits, corporate policy, employee assistance and training. Jobs in this industry include recruiters, EEO officers, employer relations specialists, benefits managers, labor relations and training and development managers.
International business majors learn all of the basic business concepts and then focus on international finance, sales and marketing. Many programs require proficiency in a foreign language. Students also take cultural studies courses to learn about the customs, laws and business rules of other countries. Students will also benefit from mastering a foreign language.
The field of management information systems (MIS) encompasses the analysis, design, implementation, and management of information systems. Information systems help to control operations through transaction processing, and also support planning and decision-making activities in all functional areas of an organization.
The Operations Management concentration provides students with management skills for planning, coordinating, and controlling the people and technology used to transform raw materials into goods and services. Students studying Operations Management are well prepared to contribution to the economic development and competitiveness of New Mexico and the U.S.
The basic purpose of accounting is to provide relevant information to management, investors, creditors, government and sometimes the general public. Accounting is an indispensable to running a business. Accountants to participate in planning, analyzing and steering the activities of forms and individuals; providing tax advice and preparation services; and preparing statistics for private and government surveys.
Managers need finance to find funding sources for their firms, to identify and manage risk, and to decide whether to make capital expenditures or produce new products. Individuals use the principles of finance to set long term financial goals. Areas of study in the field of finance include financial management, banking, planning, investments, insurance, money flow, real estate and financial services.
The IFDM program is a model of interdisciplinary education for the 21st century that will give students necessary critical, creative, and technical skills to apply digital technologies in innovative and productive ways. The program has four objectives: (1) integrating filmmaking and digital media, (2) building a Native New Mexican Hollywood, (3) training the citizens of New Mexico and (4) fostering research.
The International Management – Latin America concentration focuses on the aspects of the global work environment in Latin America, how Latin America contributes to international business and how global companies impact Latin America. Students seeking this concentration are encouraged consider participating in exchange programs to gain experience working and studying abroad.
The exchange of goods and services is perhaps the oldest form of business known to humankind. Students completing a marketing degree program can expect classes in business concepts, economics, consumer behavior, advertising, sales, etc. Marketing managers might directly liaison with store buyers or they may be able to work in retail or sales management.
Great leadership is in demand in every type of organization, and a degree in Organizational Leadership involves building a team and leading that team to succeed in business ventures of all sorts. While most management classes give an overall view of how to run a business, Organizational Leadership focuses on project management and supervisory skills with a real - world approach to management