Barton College Academic Programs

Business Administration


Degrees Offered:

Accounting (B.S. degree) Minor
Business Administration (B.S. degree) Major
Business Administration Minor
Strategic Leadership (M.B.A. degree)

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Required Courses

Business Administration Major (B.S.) Requirements:

  • Accounting courses: ACC 101, 102
  • Business courses: BUS 220, 250, 490, and choose one from BUS 320, 330, 340
  • Computer Information Systems course: CIS 110
  • Economics courses: ECO 101, 102
  • Finance course: FIN 290
  • Internship course: BUS370*
  • Management course: MGT 290
  • Management Information Systems course: MIS 290
  • Marketing course: MKT 290
  • Operations Management course: OMT 290
  • Statistics course: BUS 210
  • Additional 15 semester hours of complimentary electives (*The Program of Study which includes BUS370)

Total: 60 semester hours

Minor Programs
Accounting Minor Requirements:
Accounting courses: ACC 101, 102, 210, 220, 300, 320.
Total: 18 semester hours.

Business Administration Minor Requirements:
ACC 101; ECO 101; FIN 290; MGT 290; MKT 290; plus 2 upper level business electives.
Total: 21 semester hours.
Note: The Business Administration Minor is not available to a Business Administration (BS) major.

Our students will:

  • value citizenship, leadership, and service while behaving in ways that are socially and professionally acceptable; and
  • acquire business-ready qualities so that they may communicate effectively, problem solve, and think critically.

This will be accomplished through:

  • the dedication of our faculty to teaching and scholarship in order for students to receive the most relevant knowledge and opportunities; and
  • our commitment to small class size, experiential learning, extracurricular activities, and one-on-one interaction with our students.

A for-credit internship is required in the Business Administration B.S. degree. Students have successfully navigated internships with organizations such as:

  • Aramark
  • Bridgestone
  • Carolina Mudcats
  • CVS Pharmacy
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Adobe Systems
  • CRI Accounting
  • Deloitte Canada
  • UTC Aerospace
  • Teradata Corporation
  • Apple Gold Group
  • US Navy
  • Powrmatic of Canada
  • Wilson Economic Development
  • City of Wilson
  • Wilson YMCA
  • Wilson Chamber of Commerce
  • Preservation of Wilson
  • Wilson TOBS
  • Greenlight in Wilson

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Conferences & Conventions
FBLA Collegiate is a national association that brings business and education together through programs and services in which students, educators, and businesspeople learn about one another. The Barton chapter has won numerous awards at the state and national levels. Our members participate in both the State and National FBLA-Collegiate Leadership Conventions. The State conference is always in Charlotte, NC. The National Leadership Convention moves yearly, rotating among San Antonio, Orlando, Chicago, Anaheim, Atlanta, and Salt Lake City.

Follow this link to the FBLA-Collegiate Pathways program and Scholarship Information.

Career Opportunities

  • Accountant
  • CPA
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Financial Analyst/Adviser
  • Health Services Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Business Consultant/Developer
  • Loan Officer
  • Meeting, convention and event planner
  • Compliance Officer
  • Procurement Officer
  • Office Administrator
  • Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager
  • Sports Operations Manager
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Municipal Manager
  • Franchising Manager
  • Business Entrepreneur
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