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    Fort Lewis College
    Mar 01, 2024  
2020 - 2021 Catalog of Courses 
2020 - 2021 Catalog of Courses [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration

Associate Dean: Paul Clay

Advising Coordinator: Paul Clay, Associate Dean
Professors: Steven Elias, Eric Huggins and Douglas Lyon
Assistant Professors: Elizabeth Cartier, Carman Claw and Lorraine Taylor
Associate Professors: Ivan Guardiola, Mika Kusar, Kaori Takano and Michael Valdez
Senior Lecturer: Charles Yoos

The Business Administration major provides students with a basic understanding of the social, legal, and economic environments of business. Students receive an introduction to international business, organizational behavior, the principles of leadership and organization theory, and decision making.

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes of the Business Administration degree program are designed so that students will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in the field of study:
    a. Objective 1 - Knowledge of the economy, the principles of modern business, and organizational practices.
    b. Objective 2 - Knowledge of specific ethical issues in the operation of a business in the modern world.
  2. Employ quantitative, analytical and technological tools for decision making that are appropriate to business:
    a. Objective 1 - Competence in the use of quantitative tools.
    b. Objective 2 - Competence in the use of analytical tools.
    c. Objective 3 - Competence in the use of technological tools.
  3. Utilize effective verbal and written business communication strategies:
    a. Objective 1 - Able to produce high quality written business reports and documents.
    b. Objective 2 - Able to deliver high quality oral business presentations.
  4. Work effectively in teams.

Fort Lewis College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). The School of Business Administration’s degree program in Business Administration is included in the scope of accreditation.

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Business Administration Major 
Computer Information Systems Major  
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Major   


Business Administration Minor  
Data Analysis Minor  
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Minor  
Finance Minor  
Global Business Minor  
Tourism & Hospitality Management Minor  


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