Business Administration, BAS
The General Business concentration is designed for students who wish to obtain a breadth of knowledge in the fundamentals of business. This concentration offers students the opportunity to earn a degree in business without specializing in a particular field. The concentration provides a well-rounded program of study, and the flexibility for individual interests and career planning. The concentration includes 18 hours of business electives, so it is ideal for students that have changed their major and have courses in many areas of business.
The main objective of the program is to develop future business leaders who are creative, knowledgeable, innovative, ethical, and capable of adapting to the dynamic business environment of today’s global marketplace. Students in this program will acquire the background and training necessary to manage their own businesses or to enter the corporate world in a wide variety of entry-level positions. This concentration also provides an excellent foundation for further study in graduate and professional programs.
This concentration is available to students in the BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration) and the BAS (Bachelor of Applied Science) degree programs.
The Junior and Senior years of this concentration can be completed on campus or entirely online.
In the Accelerated Bachelor/MBA Program, you will take undergraduate and graduate classes at the same time, substituting some required undergraduate classes with MBA classes. You can take up to 12 of the 36 hours required for the MBA early.
This information is presented for informational purposes. In the event of a discrepancy between this page and the Undergraduate Bulletin, the Bulletin should always be used.
In keeping with The W's Mission, the General Education Program provides students with the skills, knowledge, and values they need to become independent, productive members of society in our continually changing world.
The W's General Education Program provides a foundation in the liberal arts that includes knowledge in the historical, literary, aesthetic, scientific, and cultural traditions that shape the world, and fosters skills that allow students to become civically responsible life-long learners ready to adapt to new challenges.
All students who complete the Mississippi University for Women general education program will demonstrate:
A student who holds a completed A.A.S. or other approved technical Associate’s degree may transfer 40 semester hours of approved career and technical credit. Career and technical coursework may only be applied to a Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
Minimum grade of C required
Total Hours Required for Business Administration, BAS - General Business Concentration: 121 Semester Hours