Business Administration

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Learn to solve the business problems of the future in the Applied Humanities Business Administration emphasis. Combining the fundamental concepts of business administration and entrepreneurial leadership with the collaborative, global, intercultural, and future-oriented practices of the humanities, this emphasis—capped with a public or private internship—prepares you for working in emerging fields connected to national and international business administration.

Core Courses
  • PAH 200 Introduction to Applied Humanities (3 units)
  • PAH 201 Applied Humanities Practice: Techniques and Technologies for Public Enrichment (3 units)
  • PAH 372 Intercultural Competence: Culture, Identity, Adaptation, and Intercultural Relations (3 units)
  • PAH 383 Pre-Internship: Building Career Readiness (3 units)
  • PAH 420 Innovation and the Human Condition: Learning How to Improve Life in the Community and Beyond (3 units)
  • PAH 493 Internship (3 units)
  • PAH 498 Senior Capstone (3 units)
  • One elective (3 units) from the approved list
Emphasis Courses
  • MIS 111 Computers and Internetworked Society (3 units)
    • Only available in Spring (Main Campus)
    • Pima CC equiv.: CIS 120 (3 units)
  • ECON 200 Basic Economic Issues (3 units)
    • Pima CC equiv.: ECN 201 (3 units) AND ECN 202 (3 units)
  • ACCT 200 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 units) OR ACCT 250 Survey of Accounting (3 units)
  • BNAD 301 Global and Financial Economics and Strategies (3 units)
    • Prerequisite: ECON 200 (3 units)
  • BNAD 302 Human Side of Organizations (3 units)
  • BNAD 303 Marketing Principles, Concepts and Tools (3 units)

Emphasis courses cannot also count toward a minor in Business Administration from the Eller College of Management.

Ready to Declare?

Thank you for your interest in Public and Applied Humanities. There are many benefits of majoring in Applied Humanities.

In Person

Meet in person with the Applied Humanities advisor.

Online Form

Complete the online major declaration form (NetID required). An academic advisor will follow up with more information as soon as possible. Please note that there may be slight delays during registration and other periods during the semester. If you have any questions, please contact