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At EASTERN you can complete any of several bachelor's degree focusing on Business Administration.

For the BGS Concentration in Business Information Systems Management (BISM), click here.


BGS Concentration in Business Management (BM)

Build your individualized major concentration from the disciplines of Business Management and Business Information Systems. Invest in yourself. The average college graduate earns over $1 million more in lifetime earnings than a high school graduate.

Fast Track is available for those who enter with 60 or more college credits. Fast Track courses are offered at Eastern's Groton site and at Manchester Community College (MCC).

Classes meet one or two nights per week in Willimantic, at the Groton Site, and at MCC.


Management Concentration: Choose 10 courses (30 credits)
Subj Crse Title
BUS 205 Information Management
BUS 201 Principles of Management (or BUS 230 by permission)
BUS 225 Principles of Marketing
BUS 260 Operations Management
BUS 326 Sales Management
BUS 365 Business Report Writing
BUS 330 Industrial Labor Relations
BUS 331 Organizational Behavior
BUS 332 Management of Organizations
BUS 333 Human Resource Management
BUS 348 Personal Financial Planning
BUS 360 Supply Chain Management
BUS 363 Intro to Six Sigma
BUS 365 Business Report Writing
BUS 366 Lean Production Management
BUS 431 Management Policy and Strategy
BUS 450 International Business
BUS 464 Seminar in Management
BIS 361 Business Info Systems and Web Technologies
BIS 370 Systems Analysis and Design
BIS 377 Organizational Website and Database Management
BIS 442 Information Technology Project Management
PSY 303 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
PSY 304 Job Satisfaction and Motivation
PSY 305 Leadership in Organizations
Note: within these 30 credits, at least 15 credits must be 300 level or higher and at least 15 of these credits must be through Eastern.


Note: A 15-credit Minor Concentration is required in a subject in the School of Arts and Science at Eastern.





1. Eastern’s  LIBERAL ARTS CORE (LAC) REQUIREMENTS                                                       up to 46 credits

  LAC Tier I requirement is waived for those transferring a minimum of 27 credits of liberal arts and sciences course work that includes a math course above College Algebra and English composition.

At least two Tier II LAC courses and the Tier III LAC course must be taken through Easte


2. Your ACADEMIC MAJOR OR MAJOR/MINOR CONCENTRATIONS for the BGS degree      up to 45 credits. See here for available options or design your own BGS degree or Individualized Major. Call the School of Continuing Education for information.

 A minimum of 15-24 credits of your Major or Major Concentration must be earned through Eastern and 15 credits must be 300-level or higher.

One of the two required BGS concentrations must be from a subject in the School of Arts and Sciences at Eastern.


3. ELECTIVES                                                                                                                                       as needed
Utilize previous credits here – no matter how long ago you took them, or apply for Credit for Lifelong Learning.


                                                                                                                                 Degree  Minimum 120 credits


Note:  Within the total 120 credits required for the bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 30 credits must be earned through Eastern coursework.  Students must complete 30 credits of coursework numbered 200-level or higher and 30 credits must be 300-level or higher. 

Students who transfer fewer than 75 credits must also meet Eastern’s University Writing Competency Requirements.