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BUS-BS - Business Administration


Official Name of Program

Business Administration

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Department(s) Sponsoring Program



Degree Designation

BS - Bachelor of Science



NYSED Program Code

79366 - BUS-BS

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The mission of the Business Administration program at York College is to develop professionally competent and socially responsible men and women for careers in business, government, and other entities requiring the organizational, managerial, and analytical skills necessary in today's rapidly changing global economy. The programs provide students with fundamental knowledge, the educational experience and skills to think critically and creatively, and to adapt to changing social, economic and technological environments.

Concentration 1: Human Resource Management

The Business Administration Human Resource Management Concentration is closely related to labor and industrial relations, as well as organizational behavior. The degree prepares students for positions in human resource leadership, to establish and advance organizational policies and guidelines and to utilize tools and techniques for developing transformational work environments. Graduates of the Human Resource Management Concentration will be prepared to become influential business leaders equipped with the ability to identify, analyze and solve complex human resource and management issues.

Concentration 2: Entrepreneurship

The Business Administration Entrepreneurship Concentration is designed to help students develop skills to enable them to start a small business or develop an existing business. Students are expected to develop business plans, skills in business communication, management and business administration. The Entrepreneurship Concentration focuses on encouraging students to act on their own ideas and become effective business decision-makers. The program often provides internship opportunities for students to gain real-world experience.

Concentration 3: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

The Business Administration Logistics and Supply Chain Management Concentration is designed to provide students with the specific training and education necessary to manage the flow of products and information between businesses. The Logistics and Supply Chain Management Concentration comprehensively studies the field of supply chain management including Buying, Inventory Control, Supplier Development, Logistics and Distribution, and encourages the development of functional expertise and skills. Students who complete the Logistics and Supply Chain Management Concentration will be equipped with the required skills to oversee critical aspects of the supply chain, and prepare for employment in a variety of administrative and management roles in organizations operating in; transport, purchasing, supply chain management, contract distribution, manufacturing and retailing.

Concentration 4: International Business

With the rapid globalization of business, companies must expand their operations internationally to remain competitive. The new Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - International Business Concentration, is designed to prepare students for an exciting career path by providing them with the knowledge, essential skills, practices, understanding and insight that will enable them to effectively deal with the complexities of today's global business environment, the multinational and multicultural issues involved.

As the demand for high quality international business degree graduates increases, so too do the salaries paid. Some job titles for international business degree holders include: Management Analyst; International Financial Analyst; Market Research Expert; International Trade Administrator; US Department of Commerce - Foreign Service; International Banking Officer; and United Nations - Cultural Advisers among others.

This new program also provides students with the opportunity to travel abroad through the York College Study Abroad/Away Scholarship.