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Business Administration

The Business Administration major is offered online and at our campus in Thomasville.  This program provides students with a strong foundation of business practices and how to apply them to real-world circumstances.  The business program focuses on providing students with the skills of analysis of business problems and opportunities, key business functions as well as analysis and implementation of business practices.

The Business Division’s Business Leadership Advisory Board is comprised of corporate leaders from Fortune 500 companies, as well as principals from across the United States. These leaders provide valuable information concerning course content, internships, job opportunities and current business issues critical to the success of our students.

A broad range of experiences are offered to business students, including:

  • Project courses providing practical hands-on experiences in real-world application.
  • Internships with diverse businesses and organizations.
  • Field visits to industry leader organizations.
  • Business expert series and guest lecturers.
  • Mentor opportunities with industry leaders in the Executive Mentoring Program.
  • Membership in the Sigma Beta Delta honor society for international business, management and administration.

Program Director:  Dr. Pauline Ray  229-226-1621 ext 1024



  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • Oral Communication for Professionals
  • University Studies
  • College Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Science elective
  • Inquiry electives (2 courses)
  • Creativity electives (2 courses)
  • Cultural Foundation electives (3 courses)


  • Introduction to Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Principles of Finance
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Management Information Systems
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Professional Communications
  • Business Research Methods
  • Strategy


  • Labor Relations
  • Industrial & Organizational Psychology
  • Training & Development
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Upper Level Business Electives (2 courses)

Open Electives/Minor 39 credits

TOTAL CREDITS                             120

CIP Code 52.0201


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in this sector are expected to grow at 7% annually (faster than average) through 2028. In addition, those with business administration degrees may elect to pursue careers in:

  • Cost Estimators
  • Management Analyst
  • Purchasing Management, Buyers and Purchasing Agents
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Budget Managers

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Students with no prior college, please provide an official high school transcript or GED. Students with prior college credit  must submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges.

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