Lawrence B. Stelmach, Chairperson
David S. Beck
Business Administration is a broad, comprehensive career program that deals with the science and art of managing the human, physical and economic resources of a business enterprise. As a science and art, it deals with principles, concepts, and practices that influence the activities of finance, production, personnel, distribution and marketing. Emphasis is placed on management’s ability to analyze, plan, motivate, coordinate and control the varied activities necessary for effective and successful operation of a business organization.
In addition to going on for a Master’s in Business Administration, Delaware Valley College business graduates have found positions as: commercial loan analysts, owners/operators of businesses, accountants, compliance specialists, credit associates, supervisors, office managers, bankers, and auditors, as well as other positions in management.
There are seven specializations within Business Administration. Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, General Business Administration, Management, Marketing, and Sports Management. These specializations allow students, with departmental counseling, to focus their programs to better fit their career goals.
The total number of credits required for graduation with a degree in Business Administration is 125, which includes 4 credits for completion of the Experiential Learning Program.
The Experiential Learning Program (ExLP) at Delaware Valley College is a graduation requirement for all full-time undergraduate students. Students can choose from multiple experiential learning activities and will earn 4 credits for the ExLP depending on their major’s program requirements.
- Full-time undergraduate students must complete a minimum of two experiential learning activities with at least one for academic credit.
- Students must have completed 27 credits to enroll in Experiential Learning Activities.
- All students must complete an introductory course prior to enrolling in any Experiential Learning Activities.
Students must consult with their Department Chair for specific major requirements to complete the Experiential Learning Program.
- Business Administration Minor
- Business Administration, A.S
- Business Administration, Accounting Administration, B.S.
- Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Specialization, B.S.
- Business Administration, Financial Services Specialization, B.S.
- Business Administration, General Business Administration Specialization, B.S.
- Business Administration, Management Specialization, B.S.
- Business Administration, Marketing Specialization, B.S.
- Business Administration, Sports Management Specialization, B.S.