Bachelor of Business Administration

You’re a natural born leader. You persuade others without even realizing it. You are the president of your favorite organization, and your peers put their trust in you. Learn how to manage effectively and ethically with classes at TU like organizational behavior, accounting, human resources management and managerial studies. Then, you can use that natural talent to run a successful, revered company.

Become A Leader In The World Of Business With TU’s Management Major!

As a management major at Tiffin University, you can expect to develop the managerial problem solving and strategic thinking skills tht will help you become a leader in today’s ever-evolving global economy. The management major has been developed for your “total person” – both for your growth as an individual, and for your career aspirations. The real resources and real engagement you’ll find as management major will give you the skills, talents and competencies necessary for real world results in the 21st century.

Below are just a few examples of the variety of real opportunities you’ll have as a TU student to make real connections outside of the classroom.  These clubs and organizations will provide you with real advantages and real resources, all leading to your real world success!

Human Resources Management Club - The HR Club provides members with opportunities to meet Human Resource Professionals and learn more about the types of jobs available in HRM. The club engages speakers who address the world of work for the HR perspective and allows students to network with current and future HR professionals.

Hospitality & Tourism Club - The mission of the Hospitality & Tourism Club is to create awareness and educate you on the unprecedented growth rate of the hospitality industry, the diverse career opportunities available, and the current industry events impacting the global economy. Throughout the year, the club hosts Hospitality Management alumni speakers. Members also attend regional and national hospitality conventions, trade shows and expositions.

Delta Mu Delta - The Iota Epsilon chapter of Delta Mu Delta is located at Tiffin University. This is a national honor society for business.

Circle K - Circle K International is a collegiate service organization with a worldwide membership that promotes fellowship, leadership and service.

Student Government -  TU’s Student Government is primarily involved in organizing the campus programming, social activities and serving as the voice and advocate for students concerning campus matters.

World Student Association (W.S.A.) - The W.S.A. is concerned with helping to foster cultural growth and diversity on our campus and providing awareness of international student concerns within the community at large.

Also available to TU students are activities of all kinds, events, and academic and other special interest organizations that include: Delta Sigma Kappa Honorary Society, Communication Club, TU TIMES (TU’s School Newspaper) and Greek Organizations, among others.

Core Curriculum of the School of Business 18 hours
Management Core 9 hours

  • ACC228 Managerial Accounting 
  • CIS312 Information Systems for Managers
  • MGT301 Organizational Behavior 

Concentration Core 21-24 hours

Total BBA hours 121 

 

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate course offerings for this major. Consult the official Academic Bulletin for detailed registration and advising information.

 

Online - Offered in two 7-week terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July and August

On Campus - Offered in a 15-week semester format with a start date of January and August

Off Campus - The managerial studies concentraiton is offered in a 7-week hybrid format with start dates of January and August. Locations, include: 
• Terra Community College
• Owens Community College Toledo Campus
• Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus
• Cuyahoga Community College Corporate College West Campus

Managerial Accounting (ACC228) - This course is designed to provide information to the management student who will be charged with directing and controlling operations from within the organization. Emphasis is placed on corporation reports, statements, schedules and summaries prepared for the use of management.

Information Systems for Managers (CIS312) - Introduces the foundations of information systems and their expanding role in the business environment. The technology of information systems will be discussed as it relates to supporting the day-to-day operations of an organization, with a strong emphasis on the use of it in managerial decision-making. This is a writing intensive course.

Organizational Behavior (MGT301) - A study of the interface between the individual, the formal and the informal groups in organizational settings. Focus will be on individual growth, developing interpersonal skills and understanding group dynamics.

  • Event Planner
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Government Agencies
  • Human Resources
  • International Tourism Development
  • Investments Advisor
  • Labor Negotiation
  • Manufacturing/Retail Management
  • Cardinal Health
  • Champion Home Exteriors
  • National Machinery
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Whirlpool Corporation

Faculty

Kristina Collins
Kristina L. Collins Assistant Professor of Management
Lisa Kahle-Piasecki, Ph.D.
Lisa Kahle-Piasecki, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Information Systems & Management
Teresa E. Shafer, Ph.D.
Teresa E. Shafer, Ph.D. Professor of Management
Thomas Debbink, Ph.D.
Thomas Debbink, Ph.D. Professor of Management
 James Gucker, J.D.
James Gucker, J.D. Associate Professor of Business Law
Teresa Miller
Teresa Miller Associate Professor of Hospitality Management & Marketing
 Sharon Perry-Fantini, Ph.D.
Sharon Perry-Fantini, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Management
Diego Hernandez
Diego Hernandez Assistant Professor of Management

Testimonials

  • "I chose Tiffin University because I heard so many great things about it from other students. Now that I am here, I am very happy. TU has numerous resources on campus, such as the Pfeiffer Library and Student Success Center. These places offer assistance for all of my academic needs."

         - Ali Alshehri, Saudi Arabia

  • "The aspects of Tiffin University that I really like include low tuition cost and the fact that there are generous scholarships available for international students. Tiffin’s quiet atmosphere makes it easy to concentrate on your studies, but the surrounding cities have plenty to explore including a vibrant entertainment scene.”

    - Xin Guo, China

  • "I chose Tiffin because it is a university with people from all parts of the world, and the fact I could be here and meet all of them is simply amazing. Better yet, I came here for swimming and it was an honor for me to be a part of TU’s newest athletic program.”

    - Ygor Bortolato, Brazil

  • "Tiffin University was my top choice when searching for colleges. I knew with nationally recognized Criminal Justice Programs, I would receive the best education for my future career goals. Because my undergraduate experience was so positive and rewarding, I have pursued my Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice at TU working as a graduate assistant for First-Year Programs. As a GA, I have been able to give back to an institution that has given so much to me and my fellow classmates. Go Dragons!”

    – Sean M. Durocher, Class of 2015

  • "What I love about Tiffin University is the fact that I am learning about real-life experiences inside the classroom. Once I graduate, I know I will be prepared for a career in my field. I am thankful for the support I have received from my professors and classmates."

    - Hasan Abdul Elah, UAE

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