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Mr. Larry Falcetto
Associate Professor of Accounting
Emporia State University
If you want to understand the big picture of how successful businesses operate and how to be a business leader who is adept at analysis and works quickly with market changes, you are meant to major in business administration at ESU. By studying business administration, ESU will help you become a manager, move up the corporate ladder or start your own business by teaching you to think critically, analytically and ethically about business issues. By completing our challenging program, you will become a knowledgeable leader in business, government or the non-profit sector. And the corporate world values those with business administration skills. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Summer 2010 Salary Survey, the current average salary for a business administration major is $43,879 a year.
In your degree program at Emporia State, you will take classes in accounting, computer information systems, economics, finance, international business, management, and marketing. This program of study gives a general background in many areas of business administration to prepare you for a variety of jobs.
In addition to your academic studies, you will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience by participating in an internship coordinated through the School of Business. Emporia State's business internship program has an excellent relationship with businesses throughout the state that help students benefit from the experiences they receive in a work setting.