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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Feb
28
Tue
Executive Speaker Series: Charles V. Firlotte @ Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville Room 104)
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business presents the Executive Speaker Series

Charles V. FirlotteCharles V. Firlotte, President and Chief Executive Officer of Aquarion Water Company
“Navigating Change In Turbulent Times”

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Refreshments
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Presentation
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Q&A, Networking

 

This free event is open to all UB students, faculty, staff, and the public. Seating is limited. RSVP to Eileen Zoppi at ezoppi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4384.

Mar
3
Fri
Poster Submission Deadline: Faculty Research Day @ Bridgeport.edu/FRD
Mar 3 all-day

Are you submitting a poster for Faculty Research Day?  Today is the last day to submit your poster!

Poster Registration

First Authors Only
If you are a student or faculty/staff member who is a First Author, use this registration form to submit your poster and register for the event.

REGISTER NOW!

Mar
16
Thu
Graduate Information Session – Waterbury @ Waterbury Center
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

Click here to register!

Mar
23
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 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:

Mar
24
Fri
Faculty Research Day @ Schelfhaudt Gallery and Littlefield Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join members of the UB community for 2017 UB Faculty Research Day!

Attend this premiere academic event to learn about the diverse array of research undertaken by faculty and assisted by students. Poster presentations will begin the day, followed by a keynote address, “Beyond the Scholarship of Discovery–Opportunities for Academic Research,” delivered by featured speaker Donald H. Sebastian, Ph.D. Further discussion and awards will round out the afternoon.

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Schedule

9 – 11:15 a.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Coffee and Poster Presentations
11:30 – 12:30 a.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Multiple Rooms
1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Seed Money Grant Awardees Symposium
4 p.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Wine and Cheese Reception and Awards

 

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