Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Business Management
SUCCESS WITH INTEGRITY
A Business Management degree from Belmont Abbey College equips you for success with integrity. Guided by the tenets of Catholicism and the Benedictine tradition, you will find opportunities inside and outside the classroom to grow into a leader with a wise and ethical professional life. Courses in communication, finance, and legal studies will allow you to develop your skills in creative and critical thinking, decision-making, writing, and speaking — skills that can, and have, shaped students’ careers after graduation.
Possible career paths:
Marketing, banking, real estate, economic advising, insurance, international business
Average class size
In addition to the specific requirements listed in the section below, all students at the Abbey are required to earn credits in our core liberal arts curriculum.
In addition to the Core Curriculum requirements, the following requirements are specific to the Business major:
15 lower-division hours:
EC 201: Introductory Economics I
EC 202: Introductory Economics II
AC 211: Principles of Financial Accounting
AC 212: Principles of Managerial Accounting
BU 265: Spreadsheet and Database Applications
27 Hours at 300 level or above:
BU 300: Management
BU 306: Quantitative Analysis
BU 309: Marketing
BU 310: Finance
BU 315W: Business Communication
BU 407: Management Seminar
BU 412: Legal Environment of Business
BU 437: Operations Management
IB 310: International Business
BU 453: Internship
Students seeking to graduate with a major in Business may have no more than two grades below a “C” in the major and must have a major area GPA of 2.00 or higher.
For a double major in Accounting and Business Management, the requirements for each major must be fulfilled.
*It is the student’s responsibility to verify that all degree requirements for graduation are fulfilled.
This writing- and speaking-intensive course gives special attention to forms of communication commonly found in the business world.
This course surveys topics dealing with the basic nature and application of financial concepts. Various techniques and their use in financial decision-making and problem-solving within an organization will be given emphasis.
Legal Environment of Business
This course examines the substantive legal issues involved in American business, including contracts, torts, intellectual property, employment law, business entities, and real estate. The course also describes the processes by which business legal disputes are resolved, including litigation, mediation, and arbitration.
With Abbey Online, you get a quality education without ever having to step foot on campus. We tailor digital learning to fit your needs, from flexible programs to affordable course materials to support from your advisor every step of the way. This program is also offered in-person.
More about the experience
ELENA DURAN ‘21
My time at Belmont Abbey College has provided me with a rich and cultivating educational experience. As a business major, I’ve got to encounter some of the best professors the school has to offer. With their close guidance, I feel as though I’m prepared to step forth into a successful life.
Wall Street Journal
The Wall Street Journal is a must-read for Business students. The Journal primarily covers topics related to the American economy and international business. Students who read The Journal will acquire a more well-rounded view of the events and people shaping the worlds of business, finance, politics and technology.