The Business Administration Department provides an education that equips students with cutting-edge knowledge, professional and research skills, and ethical decision-making abilities essential for successful careers in business, industry, education, government, and for further studies at graduate and professional levels. The Department supports and promotes research and intellectual contributions aimed at improving teaching, business opportunities in the region, and awareness of global issues.
1. What can you do with a Business Administration degree?
Business is the study of all aspects of social life. Completion of a business undergraduate degree provides preparation for a diverse range of careers including: social work, politics, law, public administration, urban and environmental planning, public relations, personnel, criminal justice, counseling and other service professions. In addition, a degree in Business also can prepare you for advanced studies in: business, gerontology, social welfare, environmental studies, education, public health and urban planning.
2. Where do Business Administration graduates work?
Some graduates, indeed, have become entrepreneurs (franchise owners, contractors, restaurant owners, etc.). Many graduates are working as managers in corporations, and others have positions in government (federal, state, and local).
3. Expected Earnings
Someone who graduates in business can expect a starting salary of $41,400 and a mid-career salary of $70,000.
4. Extra Curricular Activities Available to Business Administration majors
Students in this major may join the following clubs or organizations:
Student in Free Enterprise (SIFE) National Black NBA Association Black Executive Exchange Program Future Business Leaders of America Sigma Beta Delta (Honorary society available to those with high GPA’s)
Faisal Al-khateeb Assistant Professor - Business Administration Ph.D., Louisiana State University Lake Campus - CBA 105 Phone: 504.286.5172 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Teaching Areas: Business Strategy, Operation Management and Accounting Research Interests: Inventory Modeling, IT strategy and Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Charles Briggs Assistant Professor - Business Administration Ph.D., North Dakota State University Lake Campus - CBA 209 Phone: 504.286.5173 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: email@example.com Teaching Areas: Economics, Supply Chain Management Research Interests: Transportation & Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Amaresh Das Professor - Business Administration Ph.D., University of Utah Lake Campus - CBA 104 Phone: 504.286.5164 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Teaching Areas: Principles of Micro and Macroeconomics, Principles of Finance, Statistics, Principles of Money and Banking, Public Finance and Intermediate Macro Theory Research Interests: Modeling, Macroeconometrics, Economic and Financial Time Series, and Stock Price Volatility
Adrine Harrell-Carter Assistant Professor - Business Administration College of Business and Public Administration DBA, Grenoble Ecole de Management Lake Campus - CBA 107 Phone: 504.286.5339 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: email@example.com Teaching Areas: Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Management, International Business Research Interests: Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management, International Business
Yun Doo Lee Assistant Professor - Business Administration Ph.D., University of New Orleans Lake Campus - CBA 111 Phone: 504 286 5143 Fax: 504 286 5304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Teaching Areas: Finance Research Interests: Consumer Finance, Retirement, Banking and Institutions, and Investments
Frank Martin Chair, Professor - Business Administration Ph.D., Tulane University CBA 213 Phone: 504.286.5028 Fax: 504.286.5304 E-mail: email@example.com Teaching Areas: Microeconomic Theory, Macroeconomic Theory and Public Finance Research Interests: Economic Growth, Economic Education and Forensic Economics
Simeon Okpechi Professor - Business Administration College of Business and Public Administration Ph.D., Ohio State University Lake Campus - CBA 106 Phone: 504.286.5305 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Teaching Areas: Principles of Finance, Cost Accounting, Governmental Accounting, Federal and State Taxes, Principles of Managerial Accounting Research Interests: Use of Accounting information for macro and micoeconomic decisions, Public sector budgeting and International Standard setting issues
Krishna P Poudel Assistant Professor - Business Administration Department PhD., University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA CBA, 209 Phone: 504-286-5161 Email: email@example.com Teaching areas: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Finance Research Interests: New ventures, entrepreneurship, innovation, identity
Igwe Udeh Dean and Alvin James Lawson Endowed Professor College of Business and Public Administration Ph.D., St. Louis University Lake Campus - CBA 212 Phone: 504.286.5330 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: IUdeh@suno.edu Research Interests: Strategic Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, International Business Teaching Areas: Microeconomic Theory, Macroeconomic Theory and Public Finance
Victor Ukpolo Professor of Economics - Department of Business Administration Ph.D., American University Lake Campus - CBA 114 Phone: 504.286.5017 Fax: 504.286.5304 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Teaching Areas: Economics, Business and Economics Statistics, Public Finance Research Interests: Economic Development, Macroeconomics, International Economics
Ethics Goal: Student will demonstrate an understanding of the importance of ethics and its application in the decision-making process. Communication Goal: Student is able to apply effective communication skills in a professional environment. Analysis Goal: Student is able to analyze and solve problems in an organizational setting. Technology Goal: Student is able to understand the importance of technology in organizations. Program Specific Goal: Student will create a realistic business plan that serves as the basis for starting up a business and acquiring resources.
Each student must satisfy the following requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree from the College:
Complete an approved program of study in the College with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher. Except as noted below, complete each course taken in the College with a grade of C or higher. A grade of D will be accepted for a maximum of one non-major business course taken in the College. Complete 60 hours of volunteer/community service. Pass an Exit Examination in the student’s major field of study. Satisfy all University requirements.