School: Business
Degree Type: Bachelors Degree | Minor
Format: In-Person | Online
Student Type: Undergraduate Accelerated and Online

When designing the accelerated BA in Business Administration degree, Warner Pacific University considered today’s organizational needs. Companies expect workers to understand how all departments work together and how the latest technologies impact results. In turn, this accelerated business degree available in online and on-campus formats takes a holistic perspective, covering functional areas like accounting, marketing, and finance and blending in forward-looking organizational, leadership, and management principles.

Geared specifically toward working adults who have completed some college-level coursework, this accelerated bachelor’s degree in business blends theoretical instruction with practical, real-world examples. Students, in turn, can apply these concepts directly to their existing careers and bring their own professional insights into the classroom.

A minor in Business Administration is also available.

Bachelor of Arts In Business Administration
Requirements for the major: 36 semester credits: 30 credits in residence, 36 credits upper division
Students must also complete all requirements for a bachelor’s degree, including core requirements
All courses are three credits and five weeks

BUS 301A | Management and Leadership: From Theory to Practice | 3 credits
BUS 303A | Business and Employment Law | 3 credits
BUS 306A | Economics for Managers (Prerequisite: BUS 223A) | 3 credits
BUS 313A | Accounting for Managers (Prerequisites: BUS 107A, 223A) | 3 credits
BUS 319A | Introduction to Human Resource Management | 3 credits
BUS 321A | Organizational Behavior and Design | 3 credits
BUS 340A | Marketing for Managers | 3 credits
BUS 401A | Quantitative Analysis for Business (Prerequisites: BUS 107A, 223A) | 3 credits
BUS 445A | Global Business | 3 credits
BUS 450A | Business Policies (Prerequisite: BUS 223A | 3 credits
BUS 453A | Operations Management (Prerequisite: BUS 223A | 3 credits
BUS 461A | Finance for Business | 3 credits

Upon successful completion of the major in Business Administration, graduates will demonstrate:

  1. Critical thinking and initiative.
  2. Effective leadership and team-oriented capabilities.
  3. Effective written and oral communication.
  4. The ability to recognize ethical issues as they relate to organizations and their social responsibility.
  5. A basic knowledge of the functional areas of business, to include management, business law, organizational leadership, quantitative reasoning, economics, accounting, operations management, corporate finance, marketing, and strategic planning.
  6. Knowledge about the use of information and technologies, and the ability to apply basic tools to solve business problems.
  7. The ability to analyze and interpret basic quantitative information.
  8. The ability to apply critical thinking skills to basic business situations.
  9. The ability to synthesize and apply knowledge gained from specific business courses and real-world experiences from an organizational perspective. Includes business policies, practica, internships, and experiential learning.

Minor In Business Administration
18 Credits

BUS 301A | Management and Leadership: From Theory to Practice | 3 credits
BUS 303A | Business and Employment Law | 3 credits
BUS 306A | Economics for Managers | 3 credits
BUS 313A | Accounting for Managers | 3 credits
BUS 340A | Marketing for Managers | 3 credits
BUS 461A | Finance for Business | 3 credits

Business Administration Partners:

AFLAC
Amazon
APANO Communities United Fund
Boeing
Caterpillar
Comcast
Dress for Success Oregon
EC Electric
Enterprise
Greater Northwest United Methodist Church
Intel
Metropolitan Family Services
Microsoft
Multnomah County Library
Nordstrom
Oregon Department of Justice
Pacific Office Automation
Port of Portland
Portland Business Alliance
Royal Ridges Retreat
Schnitzer Steel
Sherwin Williams
Sodexo
State Farm Insurance
The Standard
Vancouver Vineyard Church
WSC Insurance

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