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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration is awarded to students achieving proficiency in the University’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum requirements, the Business Division foundational course requirements and the Business Administration Department’s advanced course requirements. Students successfully completing the program will be well prepared to assume careers in today’s competitive business environment, start their own business or attend graduate school.

Students majoring in Business Administration will develop their critical thinking, quantitative literacy, ethical reasoning, communication, and creativity skills through the study of core business functions and the fundamental concepts and processes relevant to business. Eastern students will develop both a conceptual and pragmatic understanding of how businesses operate and will experience the opportunity to practically apply their liberal arts education through a required internship. Check out “Programs of Study” in the menu on the right for concentrations and minors.

Check out all the programs that the Department of Business Administration offer!

The department also offers the Master of Science in Organizational Management. This is a fully on-line management graduate program focused on developing the leadership skills, talent management, and interpersonal competencies required to succeed professionally.

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Students who started the Business Administration major in a catalog term prior to fall 2021 have the option of completing additional concentrations and should check their program requirements on e-web; they may contact the department chair, Dr. Emiliano Villanueva (villanuevae@easternct.edu) or their advisor if interested in switching to the current program.

The Sport and Leisure Management program has been discontinued. Students who started it in a catalog term prior to fall 2022 have the option of completing it and should check their program requirements on e-web; they may contact the department chair, Dr. Emiliano Villanueva (villanuevae@easternct.edu) or their advisor if interested in switching to the current Business Administration major, Sport Management concentration.

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Department Chair
Dr. Emiliano Villanueva
Webb Hall, Rm. 428
(860) 465-0478
villanuevae@easternct.edu
Secretary
Ms. Miranda Lau
Webb Hall Rm. 423
(860) 465-4620
laum@easternct.edu
Assistant Department Chair
Dr. Wayne Buck
Webb Hall, Rm. 450
860-465-0107
buckw@easternct.edu
Virtual Appointment
Internship Coordinator
Dr. Charles Chatterton Jr.
Webb Hall, Rm. 451
860-465-5183
chattertonc@easternct.edu

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Programs of Study

  • Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, the Business Administration major helps students develop business skills, learn to manage ethical issues, analyze strategic options and apply their learning to real organizational settings in today’s dynamic global business environment. Applied instruction delivered by a diverse faculty, pre-professional experiences, and a focus on critical thinking, ethical reasoning, quantitative literacy, communication and creativity, all contributing to the development of employability skills of our students. All Business Administration students at Eastern earn a concentration in one of the following fields: Management, Sport Management, Marketing, or International Business.

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  • The Healthcare Management minor prepares students to improve the outcomes of management functions in healthcare organizations, focusing on the fundamentals of healthcare management, quality improvement, and healthcare law.

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  • The International Business concentration in the Business Administration major focuses on international practices, standards, market institutions and regulatory structures, as well as market niches and cultural differences. The areas of financial management, international marketing strategies, global operations and logistics receive special attention.

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  • The Management concentration in the Business Administration major teaches students effective management skills required in a variety of careers and organizations in an increasingly dynamic and competitive world.

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  • The Marketing concentration in the Business Administration major addresses contemporary marketing needs by providing a solid overview of current advertising, sales and marketing best practices. Students also analyze factors influencing consumer behavior and marketing research techniques, and examine multicultural perspectives and insights into effective international marketing.

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  • Students in Sport Management prepare for careers in the field through courses in management, business finance, leadership, marketing, and sports psychology.

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