Program Description

The Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration degree is designed for students seeking a strong and comprehensive foundation in Business. The program is more structured than other business programs, covering the breadth of business-related disciplines as defined in the business core curriculum - accounting, international business law, economics, finance, management, international business, and information systems. The program culminates in a cap stone strategy course requiring students to apply their knowledge of the various aspects of business in a market simulation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students use information, analytical tools, and problem-solving skills to make well-reasoned business decisions, considering both quantitative factors and qualitative factors such as ethical considerations.
  • Students can develop strategies addressing the legal, ethical, economic and global environment in which the enterprise operates.
  • Student will have a working knowledge in a set of analytical business tools related to: math, statistics, accounting, economics, marketing, finance and behavioral science.
  • Students can apply business core concepts, principles and analytical skills across functional lines.
  • Students can access, develop, and use information to analyze business problems and propose feasible solutions.

Degree Requirements

A minimum of 120 US credit hours consisting of the following: a minimum of 61 required US credit hours of major coursework (see below); a minimum of 30 US credit hours from the Global Citizenship Program; and 29 US credit hours of electives.

Required Courses*

*Fall 2019 intake or later. (View previous degree requirements.)

Double Major

A student majoring in business administration may not complete a double major in any other field.

Business Minor

Required Courses

After Graduation

A BSc in Business Administration unlocks a variety of career opportunities, from owning and operating your own business to helping manage the operations of an existing one. Graduates find rewarding careers in commercial and industrial companies, NGOs, and even government agencies. Employers seek out employees with critical-thinking skills, good decision-making capabilities, and strong leadership skills, all elements of a degree at WVPU.

Resources

Faculty - Business and Management

Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis
Head of Department and Associate Professor and Area Coordinator for Economics
Finance
nikolaos.antonakakis[at]webster.ac.at

Dr. Pernille Eskerod
Full Professor and Area Coordinator for Management and Organizational Behavior
pernille.eskerod[at]webster.ac.at

Dr. Maria Madlberger
Full Professor and Area Coordinator for Marketing
maria.madlberger[at]webster.ac.at

Dr. Menbere Workie Tiruneh
Associate Professor
Finance and Economics
menbere.workie[at]webster.ac.at

Dr. Ronald Hochreiter
Associate Professor
Finance
ronald.hochreiter[at]webster.ac.at

Dr. Maria-Teresa Punzi
Assistant Professor
Economics
maria-teresa.punzi[at]webster.ac.at

Dr. Eva Zedlacher
Assistant Professor
Management
eva.zedlacher[at]webster.ac.at

Mr. Adam Louis Troldahl, MA
Department Coordinator
adam.troldahl[at]webster.ac.at

Ms. Dorothy Kishbaugh, LMSW
Department Coordinator
dorothy.kishbaugh[at]webster.ac.at

Active in 2020-2021

Dr. Florin Abazi
Computer Science
abaziflo[at]webster.edu

Dr. Mehdi Ali
Economics
mehdiali29[at]webster.edu

Dr. Maximilian Benner, M.Sc.
Economics
maximilianbenner[at]webster.edu

Mr. Alfred Dolecek, MSc.
Accounting and Marketing
alfreddolecek24[at]webster.edu

Univ.-Doz. Dr. Claus Ebster
Marketing & Management
clausebster36[at]webster.edu

Mag. Alexandra Federer, MBA
Marketing
alexandrafederer[at]webster.edu

Mr. Massimiliano Falcinelli, MS
Computer Science
mfalcinelli49[at]webster.edu

Dr. Paul Fischer, LLM
Business Law
paulfischer44[at]webster.edu

Dr. Andrea Gaal
Management
andreagaal70[at]webster.edu

Dr. Hossein Hassani
Statistics
hosseinhassani57[at]webster.edu

Ms. Casandra Hutchinson, MSc
Math & Statistics
chutchinson61[at]webster.edu

Prof. Mag. Dr. Dr. Petra Inwinkl
Management
petrainwinkl[at]webster.edu

Mr. Michael Kapfer, MBA
Marketing & Public Relations
michaelkapfer77[at]webster.edu

Dr. Christian Kreuzer
Finance
ckreuzer26[at]webster.edu

Dr. Christopher Kronenberg
Management & Entrepreneurship
ckronenberg96[at]webster.edu

Mr. Charles La Fond, MBA
Management
charleslafond29[at]webster.edu

Dr. Xavier Matteucci
Marketing
xmatteucci75[at]webster.edu

Mr. Alan Noble, MA
Management
alannoble03[at]webster.edu

Dr. Heinz Palasser, MBA, MSc
Accounting
heinzpalasser17[at]webster.edu

Mag. Svetla Pehlivanova-Porenta
Management
svetlap16[at]webster.edu

Dr. Hanno Poeschl, MSc, MBA
Finance & Management
hannopoeschl35[at]webster.edu

Dr. Rudolf Rössel, MBA
Computer Science
rudolfroessel99[at]webster.edu

Dr. Roman G. Seligo
Sales Management
romanseligo46[at]webster.edu

Mr. Robert Senz
Finance
robertsenz64[at]webster.edu

Dr. A. Nicholas Simon
Business Law
nicholassimon91[at]webster.edu

Dr. Christian Steineder
Mathematics
csteineder10[at]webster.edu

Mr. Miguel Suarez Vasquez, PhD, MSc, MBA
Business & Accounting
miguelsuarez21[at]webster.edu

Dr. Owat Sunanta
Math & Statistics
owatsunanta43[at]webster.edu

Mr. William Tippin, DM, CMC
Management [Fall 2020 Visiting Sverdrup Fellow]
wmtippin[at]webster.edu

Mr. Emil Tsenov, MA
Marketing
emiltsenov73[at]webster.edu

Dipl.Kfm. Norbert Wetzel, MBA
Finance & Human Resources Management
norbertwetzel59[at]webster.edu

Mag. Christian Wozabal, MBA
Accounting
cwozabal74[at]webster.edu