The Department of Business Administration provides students with a range of knowledge, skills, and problem-solving abilities to respond to the need for successful management of business firms, government organizations, and other not-for-profit organizations in a changing transnational environment.

As a graduate of the Department of Business & Information Systems, a student will be able to analyze business issues and make creative, innovative and sound recommendations.



  • Accounting (B.S.)
  • Business Administration (B.S.)
  • Finance (B.S.)
  • Management Information Systems (B.S.)
  • Organizational Management (B.S.)


  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing



BA 105 : Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business offers an introduction to the principles and practices of business and an overview of the functional areas. (Designed for non-business majors/minors and prospective business teachers).


BA 260 : Business Statistics

This is an introduction to the basic statistical concepts applied to economic and buiness problems. topics include: tabular, graphical, and numerical methods for descriptive statistics; measures of central tendency, dispersion, and association for sets of data; probability; discrete and continuous probability distributions; samplin and sampling distributions; an introduction to confidence intervals. The solution of problems using spreadsheets is integral and mandatory for this course. Prerequisite: MA 101 or a semester high school pre-calculus or trigonometry, or placement test.


BA 385 : International Business

A study of the international business environment, with emphasis on commercial policies and treaties, export/import operations, government regulations affecting international business, internal international business activities, and study of cultural issues. Prerequisites: EC 282, EC 283, and BA 310



Alumni News

Camille Moore '16, (pictured to the right of former President Obama), will graduate with a Masters of Science from Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College School of information Systems in May, 2018. After graduating from Oakwood with a BA in international studies,...

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Happy New Year 2018

Greetings from Dr. Cynthia Powell-Hicks, '76 , President of the Oakwood University Alumni Association (2nd from left), and her family: (l-r) James Rodriques '13 ; Kyndall Powell Hicks Rodriques, '14 ; Dr. Calvin Hicks (seated); Dr. Allycin Powell-Hicks White, '05;...

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Alumni News

Dr. DeShawn Preston, ’11 , serves as a Higher Education Research Fellow at the Southern Education Foundation , where he primarily researches issues pertaining to developmental education and advancing opportunities for historically marginalized groups in education....

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The 107 Website Features Oakwood’s Monument

The 107 Website Features Oakwood's Monument As Confederate monuments and statues begin to finally be removed in many cities across the US, debates arise regarding how we 'honor' history and who should be honored with memorials. If anyone is looking for more...

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