Tomorrow’s Business Leaders

 

Start your own business or pursue a career in the corporate sector.

Meet the challenges as one of tomorrow’s leaders by applying the classroom theory you’ll learn to real-world activities. Gain confidence from multiple perspectives – societal, organizational, individual – that inform business decisions. Put your learning to work.

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Access to bachelor's degrees for more people, where potential trumps privilege, and tenacity and commitment matter more than one’s academic past. Honors Program? We’ve got you covered there, too.

Attentive

Attentive education that focuses on your success with faculty mentorships that linger after graduation. Standards are high, but you’ve got this with access to tutoring and professors who are engaged in your success.

Affordable

GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture and affordable tuition educate today's careers, and change the future for students at all levels, of all ages, from all walks of life.

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SBA Bachelor of Business Administration Concentrations

Accounting

The BBA with a concentration in accounting prepares graduates for productive careers in accounting or related business fields. Students who are interested in business, financial reporting and auditing, taxes or management may consider this area. The broad yet balanced curriculum offers intensive study of accounting theory combined with analytical and technical skills. Fields of accounting include cost, financial, managerial, forensic, fund and tax.

Economics

The BBA with a concentration in economics will introduce students to skills necessary to “think like an economist.” Economic training prepares students for flexible and rigorous thinking, suitable for high-performance professional careers as well as graduate study. The field emphasizes thinking on the margin, understanding human responses to incentives, recognizing the significance of market structures and failures, and interpreting societies’ allocation and distribution of limited resources – all using a set of analytical and empirical tools.

Finance

The finance concentration of the BBA degree gives students a strong foundation to prepare them for the fast paced, problem-solving world of finance. Students will study financial management, international finance, investment and stocks, which along with the core business courses, will expose students to in-depth theory and practical application. Professionals in the finance industry are key players in growing businesses by creating and maintaining value for the company. This is achieved by expertly managing cash flow, raising capital, investing profitably and overseeing or recommending acquisitions. Possible career choices are budget analyst, financial analyst, stockbroker, investment banker and personal financial planner.

International business

The BBA with a concentration in international business prepares graduates to compete effectively in a global economy. In-depth study of international business principles ensures graduates are ready for a variety of business careers in today’s multicultural business environment. Quality classroom experiences, combined with opportunities for real-life exposure, bring the various facets of international business to life. Those concentrating in international business have domestic and overseas career opportunities in management, marketing, economics, government, etc., where their international expertise helps them gain positions of responsibility.

Management

The BBA with a concentration in management aims to develop management, leadership, teamwork and communication skills, which research has deemed essential for success in the business world. The concentration provides many occasions to strengthen one’s ability to exercise leadership through service, to speak and write persuasively, and to work collaboratively with a diverse group of individuals. The content of the concentration was based upon feedback from various stakeholders to include employers, alumni, students and faculty.

Management information systems

The BBA with a concentration in management information systems (MIS) is a great choice for students who want to combine business and technology to effectively manage the information processes of today’s businesses. The MIS concentration focuses on both the business and technical aspects of information systems development and also on how decision-support tools and intelligent systems technology can be applied to the effective management of information technology both domestically and globally. Topics include: the global IT environment, project and operations management, IT planning and management, data management, application systems design and development, social networking and cross-cultural issues.

Marketing

The BBA with a concentration in marketing is a great choice for students who want to combine business acumen with creativity. Brand managers, public relation professionals, product managers, event coordinators and marketing directors are all career options with this degree. The rigorous curriculum includes a strong business base along with courses in consumer behavior, market research and international marketing. Students will have exposure to fundamentals such as customer service and expectations, pricing structure, branding, advertising and market analysis.

Supply chain management

The BBA with a concentration supply chain management (SCM) focuses on the management of resources and activities that produce and deliver the goods and services for customers. SCM plays a critical role in enhancing a company’s competitive position. SCM concentration graduates help meet the growing regional need for jobs requiring skills in inventory planning and control, purchasing, traffic and transportation management, and warehouse management.

 


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Careers and Grad School Prep

  • Accountant
  • Advertising executive
  • Business analyst
  • Communications
  • Consultant
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial analyst
  • Marketing manager

Engaged Learning

GGC fosters partnerships with local community organizations to provide tangible experiences that move portfolios to the top of the employment pile.

What can I do with this Major?Career Exploration / Readiness

Minors, Certificates, Certifications

Minors, certificates and certifications add value and enhance degrees for enrolled degree-seeking students. Learn more about available professional certificate programs for non-degree seeking students.

African American studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an African American studies minor.

Anthropology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an anthropology minor.

Biology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biology minor.

Biomedical sciences for academic enhancers certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences for academic enhancers certificate.

Biomedical sciences for career changers certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a biomedical sciences for career changers certificate.

Business administration minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business administration minor (non-business majors).

Business intelligence certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a business intelligence certificate.

Chemistry minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a chemistry minor.

Creative writing minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a creative writing minor.

Criminal justice / criminology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a criminal justice / criminology minor.

Cybersecurity certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a cybersecurity certificate.

English minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an English minor.

Film minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a film minor.

Gender studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gender studies minor.

Geography minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a geography minor.

Gerontology certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a gerontology certificate.

Global studies certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a global studies certification.

History minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a history minor.

Information Technology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with an information technology minor.

Integrative arts minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a integrative arts minor.

Latin American studies certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Latin American studies certificate.

Mathematics minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a mathematics minor.

Musical studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a musical studies minor.

Paralegal certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a paralegal certification.

Physics minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a physics minor.

Political science minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a political science minor.

Professional studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a professional studies minor.

Religious studies minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a religious studies minor.

Sociology minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a sociology minor.

Spanish for professionals certificate

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish for professionals certificate.

Spanish minor

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a Spanish minor.

TESOL certification

Learn the requirements to expand your academic interests and enhance your bachelor’s degree with a TESOL certification.

Articulation Agreements

Business Administration: 2+2 Agreement with Gwinnett Technical College

Any students who successfully complete all requirements for the Associate of Science (AS) in General Business degree program at Gwinnett Technical College (GTC), and who is otherwise eligible for admission will, upon application, be accepted at Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) and may transfer the credits from the AS in General Business to the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program at GGC’s School of Business. Note: only the AS in General Business degree program at GTC is acceptable for this articulation program. No other degree program, diploma or certificate from GTC, be it business or another discipline, is covered.

GGC School of Business contact: SBAAdvising@ggc.edu

Information Technology: 4+1 Agreement with Kennesaw State University

Students graduating with a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will be automatically admitted to the Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) program at Kennesaw State University (KSU) if they meet the following criteria:

Satisfies KSU Graduate College Admission Requirements

  • Provides resume / vita
  • Provides statement of purpose
  • Provides two letters of recommendation
  • Has overall GPA of 2.75 or higher from GGC

GGC School of Business contact: Dr. Melinda Cline, professor of management information systems, mcline@ggc.edu

KSU Contact: Dr. Lei Li, MSIT coordinator and professor of information technology, lli13@kennesaw.edu

Supply Chain: 4+1 Agreement with Clayton State University

Students graduating with a Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree will be automatically admitted to the Master of Science in Supply Chain Analytics program at Clayton State University (CSU) if they meet the following criteria:

Satisfies CSU Graduate College Admission Requirements

  • Provides resume / vita 
  • Provides statement of purpose
  • Provides two letters of recommendation
  • Has an overall GGC GPA of 2.75 or higher

GGC School of Business contact: Dr. Sanjaya Mayadunne, associate professor of decision sciences and management information systems, smaydunne@ggc.edu

CSU Contact: Dr. Kimberly Johnson, associate professor of management, kimberlyjohnson@clayton.edu

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Get Involved

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Unique to GGC’s focus on student engagement, faculty invite students at all levels – including freshmen – to collaborate on research projects, conference presentations, even co-authoring articles published in academic journals.

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