Bachelor of Business Administration

Success is not an accident. It is the result of commitment, preparation and a dedicated effort. Learn human, material and logistics management to create a smooth flow with the supply chain management degree. Our classes focus on quality management, materials management and procurement and human resources, so that you will have the footing to create a smooth flow in your career. 

 

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 9 hours
Concentration 21 hours

  • MGT221 Supply Chain Management
  • MGT317 Human Resource Management
  • MGT324 Logistics and Distribution
  • MGT356 Quality Management
  • MGT422 Materials Management and Procurement 
  • MGT455 Lean Organizations
  • MGT470 Internship

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.

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

Supply Chain Management (MGT221) - This course is an overview of supply chain management and will briefly cover the topics of procurement, lean organizations, Total Quality Management, logistics and materials management.

Human Resource Management (MGT317) - A study of the human resource function in business. Major areas of study will include staffing, recruitment, training and development, wage and salary administration, job analysis and evaluation and labor relations.

Quality Management (MGT356) - A study of Quality Management principles and philosophy including the ideas of Deming, Juran and Crosby, employee involvement, Kaizen, statistical process control and Six Sigma.

Materials Management and Procurement (MGT422) - Studying the requirements for managing the flow of materials in various processes to include planning and inventory control. The nature of the procurement function in organizations, including supplier relations, supplier selection, issuing of contracts and contract law as it relates to procurement, long-term partnering and make versus buy decisions.

Lean Organizations (MGT455) - The application of just-in-time principles throughout the supply chain, including how to define and eliminate waste; the utilization of information in lieu of inventory; Pull versus Push systems; Kanban signaling and material coordination; and an in-depth look at the Toyota Production System.

  • Lean Consultant 
  • Logistics Manager
  • Materials Management Supervisor
  • Production Scheduler
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Jeep
  • Marathon
  • Mercy Health System 
  • National Machinery 
  • Toledo Molding & Die

Faculty

Kristina Collins
Kristina L. Collins Assistant Professor of Management

Testimonials

  • "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 TU because of its reputation for excellence, national recognition, many extracurricular opportunities and because it offers in a small, diverse college environment. I have learned the significance of academics, leadership, diversity, communication, and relationships. TU allowed me to get out of my comfort zone in order to lead and inspire. It has prepared me to make wise and imperative decisions that will benefit me in my career and my life.”

    – Ivan Santiago, Class of 2015

  • "I chose Tiffin University because of the curriculum, the online opportunities, and the fact that it is a brick-and-mortar school close to my home. I made many invaluable contacts through my TU experience."

    – John Carpenter

  • "Tiffin is a small and very safe town. It is closely located to three international airports. People who live in this town are very friendly and open-minded to other cultures. As an international student, Tiffin University has been a good decision for me.”

    - Omar Alfehri, Saudi Arabia

  • "TU gave me the extra boost needed to move forward with accomplishing my dream of becoming a small business owner. With the help and encouragement of my professors and coach, I was able to take that leap into the business world knowing I could not succeed if I did not take risks."

    – Emily Miller

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