BSBA Concentrations

Customize your business degree for the career you want. After exploring your own strengths and interests, you'll choose a concentration within the BSBA program that sets you up to succeed in the type of work you love to do. Choose from:

Your concentration will give you distinctive expertise in an area that employers value highly.

Along with a concentration to focus your business education, you have the option to further personalize your experience by declaring a minor.

Activist Marketing

Connect with people who are ready to hear your important message.

Learn how your business, nonprofit, or activist movement can make the biggest impact. This concentration builds your marketing savvy from an activist perspective, preparing you for a rewarding and world-changing career.

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Business Analytics

Learn the intricacies of business analytics—exploring an organization's data to make informed decisions.

With today's standard of technology, almost any business can harness countless data points from its software and online tools. Learn how to read the data you have available, make decisions based on its implications, and identify strategic opportunities.

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Business for Good

Account for more than just financial profit in your bottom line. Through this BSBA concentration, you’ll investigate the far-reaching impacts a company has on its community and environment. You’ll explore the interconnectedness of business and social movements, understanding how the two can—and must—work in tandem.

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Business Law

Help your organization advocate for its rights and maintain legal compliance in its operations. Your knowledge of laws, contracts, and federal and local legal systems will be an immeasurably useful and highly in-demand skill set for any office setting. 

With a concentration in business law, you'll graduate as an experienced professional prepared for ethical work, problem solving, and negotiation.

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Computer Science

A background in computer science will be an asset anywhere you go. Launch a tech startup or provide knowledgeable guidance to any organization you join—your blend of business acumen and programming experience will prove to be boundlessly versatile over time.

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Gain hands-on experience in a field that’s in higher demand than ever. Every business and nonprofit needs to take measures to protect its systems and data, and you can be in a position to shore up those defenses and guide your organization safely through the inevitable cyber threats it will experience.

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Global Business

With all kinds of markets becoming increasingly global, gaining insight on global economic and business climates is more important than ever. With this concentration, you'll obtain knowledge about the global economy that will give you an advantage come hiring time and make you a key player on international teams. 

You'll be strongly encouraged to study abroad for at least one semester. With two international campuses (Canada and Ireland), a grant program that covers nearly every expense for a summer internship in Asia, and numerous exchange partnerships around the world, we make it easy for you to develop cultural empathy and immerse yourself in another city.

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Human Resource Management

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports Human Resources (HR) is one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States. Become an expert in Human Resource Management and help organizations adapt to complex and rapidly changing laws, cultures, social conditions, and employee expectations. 

Champlain College is currently the only Vermont college that offers campus-based HR credentials.

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Information Systems & Technology

Information Technology (IT) exists to support organizational functions; businesses depend on information to survive and thrive. Our concentration in Information Systems & Technology allows you to explore the relationship between a business and its networks of information gathering and storage.

The education provided by this concentration will prove to be invaluable in an economy that relies more and more on information technology and information systems (IS).

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Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Be a driver of change in a changing world.

In this concentration, you'll learn how to incorporate innovation and creativity with business expertise. You'll discover how to develop creative ideas and solutions that benefit your organization. Through the Innovation & Entrepreneurship concentration, you'll become a resourceful, flexible, and adaptable thinker.

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Good management is a hallmark of any successful organization. Effective, responsible management of people and resources can mean a world of difference to employees, communities, and your bottom line.

Champlain's BSBA concentration in Management provides you with the skills and tools to navigate business challenges and create positive outcomes.

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