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School of Business Administration Undergraduate Programs


Our graduates have the disciplinary depth and interdisciplinary breadth to innovatively confront the challenges that exist today and that will emerge I the future.  Our Nexus learning and teaching model focuses on the active learning and real-world problem-solving through collaboration between students and faculty across disciplines and with external partners.

Undergraduate Goals and Outcomes

Goal #1. Ethical Responsibility… students will:

a) Use appropriate frameworks to make ethical decisions.
b) Implement ethical decisions.

Goal #2. Functional Business Knowledge… students will:

a) Demonstrate knowledge of core concepts in functional business areas.
b) Apply relevant knowledge and critical skills from their areas of concentration.

Goal #3. Analytical Skills… students will:

a) Use quantitative tools to analyze business-related issues.
b) Use technology to analyze business-related issues.

Goal #4 Communication Skills… students will:

a) Make effective business presentations.
b) Write effective business documents.

Goal #5 Integrative Learning and Decision Making… students will:

a) Demonstrate the ability to work together in cross-disciplinary teams.
b) Blend knowledge and skills sets from different disciplinary areas to identify business opportunities and to provide solutions to real-world problems.

Program Description

The School of Business Administration offers six undergraduate degree programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP): the B.S. in Accounting, B.S. in Finance, B.S. in International Business, B.S. in Management, B.S. in Marketing, and the B.S. Fashion Merchandising and Management. Regardless of degree program, all undergraduate business students complete the business core.


  • ACCT-101        Financial Accounting
  • ACCT-102        Managerial Accounting
  • BLAW-301        Business Law
  • ECON-205        Macroeconomics
  • ECON-206        Microeconomics
  • FINC-301        Financial Management
  • MGMT-301        Principles of Management
  • MGMT-401        Operations Management
  • *FASHMGT-451        Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • MGMT-498        Business Capstone I
  • MGMT-499        Business Capstone II
  • MKTG-302        Principles of Marketing
  • MIS-202        Management Information Systems
  • STAT-201        Intro to Statistics
  • STAT-202        Applied Business Statistics

*Fashion Merchandising and Management students substitute FASHMGT-451Operations and Supply Chain Management for MGMT-401 Operations Management

Today’s top companies seek graduates who possess in-depth knowledge of their fields as well as the versatility to work at the intersection of traditional disciplines.  School of Business Administration students are actively immersed in real-world challenges from day one, collaborating with team members from across disciplines and engaging with an array of industry partners.  That’s what makes PhilaU the model for professional education, and that’s how our program provides students an exceptional advantage over other candidates in a rapidly changing job market.