Business Administration Department

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1600 Harden Street
Columbia, SC 29204
Office Hours 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Business Administration Degree

Get your bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with us. Our mission is to prepare students to become professional business managers and savvy market leaders who possess a passion for life-long learning and an entrepreneurial focus.

Develop Your Skills & Knowledge

  • Learn to effectively manage and evaluate businesses and propose successful solutions using business, management and/or marketing tools.
  • Develop skills to be a leader in your community, in South Carolina, and in the global business environment.
  • Prepare to compete effectively for placement in business, the non-profit sector and graduate school.

Career Opportunities

Wondering what you can do with a Business Administration degree? With a strong business foundation, you’ll be a valuable asset across industries and organizations. You can also go on to pursue your Master of Business Administration.  
Common job tracks: 
  • Consultant
  • Business Manager
  • Marketing Professional
  • Business Owner
  • Human Resources Professional

Minors & Concentrations

The Business Administration Department offers a Business Administration major with optional minors and concentrations. Get your Business Administration degree with a focus in entrepreneurship, management, or marketing. 


Learn about market strategies, business plans, and the structure of enterprises, corporations, and franchises. Here are some of the classes you’ll take: 

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Management & Accounting for Entrepreneurs
  • Ethical, Legal and Environmental Considerations in Entrepreneurship
  • Funding Sources for Entrepreneurs


Dive into the theories, techniques, and principles necessary for effectively managing individuals and organizations. Here are some of the classes you’ll take: 

  • Introduction to Business 
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Contemporary Issues in Management
  • Organizational Theory & Behavior


Analyze what influences consumers, and how to promote, distribute, and price products. Here are some of the classes you’ll take:

  • Introduction to Business 
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Management
  • Marketing Research
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Apply Today

Our nurturing and supportive environment offers one of the best business college experiences you can get. Join the Benedict College family, and pursue your business aspirations. Get started by applying online today.

Student Story

The culture and family-oriented atmosphere were the defining reasons why one student chose Benedict. Hear about her close relationship with her dean and examples of how her business professors are always looking out for her and helping her find opportunities.

Get Your Business Degree at an HBCU

Get a strong business foundation and learn about business opportunities and challenges unique to minority business owners.  Explore the opportunities that await you at our private, historically black liberal arts college in Columbia, SC. 

Tyrone Adam Burroughs School of Business & Entrepreneurship

From classes on the latest challenges facing businesses to student organizations to internships and job opportunities, we’ll help you find ways to learn and explore your passion at our business school. 

More Business Majors

Interested in related majors within the business school? Explore our finance degree. 

Get Started

Wherever you are in the process, we’re here to help! Ready to apply? Get started today. Want more information? We’re happy to schedule a visit with you or send you more information.


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