BA Business Management

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, offered through the University of Mount Olive’s Robert L. Tillman School of Business, is tailored to working adults. The transfer-friendly degree program can be completed 100% online. The degree focuses on getting people together to accomplish desired goals and objectives. Students are taught to use available resources more efficiently and effectively.

Management comprises of planning, organizing, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling an organization or effort to accomplish a goal. No matter the situation, type of organization, or number of persons, there will always be a need for management to ensure the orderly execution of the desired outcome.

Key Program Features

Exercise the administrative management skills necessary to plan, organize, direct and control fundamental operations of business entities

Demonstrate the ability to assess and develop a firm’s human resource policies

Practice research skills necessary to gain an understanding of a firm’s external environment, including the economy, markets, and competitive global industries

Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of alternative financial choices by examining a firm’s financial statements, assessing performance, resources and potential for growth

Utilize software and technology in solving business problems

Program Details

The goal of Business Management is to prepare students for careers in business with an emphasis on developing their abilities as an ethical leader.

  • The BA degree in Business Management provides an expedited path for students interested in pursuing the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program.
  • Students may also petition to receive Experiential Learning Credit (ELC) for the knowledge, training, and skills they previously learned outside of the traditional academic setting.

Students learn the general principles of business administration in addition to the mechanics of how to run an organization. Some of the topics they will be exposed include:

  • Theories and Principles of Law
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Human Resources
  • Strategy
  • Operations
  • Management of a small business
  • International Business

More Information

  • ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I
  • HRM 322 Human Capital Management
  • MIS 331 E-Business/E-Commerce
  • MGT 311 Fundamentals of Management
  • MGT 316 Organizational Behavior
  • ACC 212 Principles of Managerial Account
  • MGT 400 Organizational Development and Change
  • FIN 320 Corporation Finance
  • MGT 385 Entrepreneurship & Small Bus Management
  • ECO 301 Applied Economics for Managers
  • BUS 370 International Business
  • BUS 302 Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
  • BUS 416 Government Regulations, the Law, and Ethics in Business
  • MGT 345 Operations and Supple Chain Management
  • BUS 410 Business Policy and Strategy
  • Operations Manager
  • Non-profit Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Consultant
  • Strategic Planner
  • Sales Manager
  • Administrator
  • Business Manager