Business Student with TextbookThe Business Administration major provides the maximum flexibility in course selection for a student to fulfill both personal and professional goals. Upon completion of University and College core requirements the student may pursue a myriad of unique combinations of study to satisfy either a general or specific purpose. This includes combining study from two or three of the major disciplines of study within the college including those disciplines not listed in this catalog such as Economics and Management Information Systems, and combinations with other colleges at the University. In all cases the study program of the student must be approved by the student’s faculty advisor.

Students interested in adding a Teacher Certification to a program in Business Administration can do so. A brief description of the teacher certification requirements appears elsewhere in this catalog under the Department of Education section.

The University Core Curriculum requires passing the mathematics competency exam or taking Mathematics 105. This competency is a prerequisite for CAIS 101. Students anticipating graduate study in Business are advised to take Calculus as a free elective. Upper Division coursework provides students with a common body of managerial knowledge, multinational business studies, study in a major field, and an internship or business development project. The concentration of professional courses in the last two years builds upon the broad-based analytical tools and liberal arts foundation of the first two years.

Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire basic general business knowledge
  • Develop practical technical skills necessary for initially pursuing a junior level entry position
  • Learn how to communicate with others in their organization
  • Understand the role of business in the larger society

Program Director

Tim Raynor
Assistant Dean and Undergraduate Program Director
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
University of Bridgeport
230 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Office: Mandeville 22
email: traynor@bridgeport.edu
office ph: 203-576-4687
Skype: professor.raynor
Twitter: ProfRayn

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Mar
30
Thu
Innovators Series: Analytics for Competitive Advantage @ Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center
Mar 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Innovators Series at UB presents “Analytics for Competitive Advantage: a discussion on the uses of analytics in business.”

Free to attend, but kindly RSVP to lchristi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4151.

Program:

  • 5:30-6:00pm – Wine and Cheese
  • 6:00-7:00pm – Program and Q&A
  • 7:00-7:30pm – Networking

Moderator:

  • Arthur C. McAdams III, Ph.D., Associate Dean, University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business.

Panelists:

  • Jeff Chandler, Vice President, Business Support Services Reinsurance Reporting and Management Information AXIS Capital Reinsurance
  • Richard Cimmino, Business Intelligence Portfolio Manager, The Healthcare Industry
  • Brian Rossman, Senior Business Analytics Consultant, Ironside
  • Michael Lohle, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Chair, Graduate Analytics Programs, University of Bridgeport Trefz School of Business

Presented by the University of Bridgeport in partnership with WSHU Public Radio Group and Fairfield County Business Journal.

Mar
31
Fri
“Doing Business in China” Luncheon @ Room 104
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Apr
1
Sat
“Human Resources Management in China” Presentation @ Room 104
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

Apr
3
Mon
Student Entrepreneur Center Alumni Event @ Mandeville Hall
Apr 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The University of Bridgeport office of Alumni Engagement and the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business invite you to our annual alumni event. Hear all about exciting news and advancements from the Trefz School of Business, view presentations from current students and alumni of the Student Entrepreneur Center, network, and enjoy a wine and cheese reception.  Free to attend but kindly RSVP to alumni@bridgeport.edu

Apr
19
Wed
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Apr 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

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