BSBA Emphasis Areas

Choose from six specialties to strengthen your résumé

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis areas that will give you an edge in your field. Emphasis areas can give you specialized skills and knowledge that employers seek. Our mountain locations allow us to offer some unique programs that will help you turn what you love into your career! Our Bachelor’s in Business emphasis areas include:

  • Specialize your business administration degree with an emphasis area including Sustainable Business.Sustainable Business
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Resort Management
  • Ski & Snowboard Business
  • Management & Marketing
  • Accounting

Sustainable Business explores how an enterprise can not only grow, but grow responsibly. Businesses that understand the interconnected systems of humans and the environment are equipped to adapt and thrive. This covers the E3 of Sustainability: economics, equity, environment. Demand for sustainability skills for business are increasing.

Entrepreneurship is for those not inclined to live by the status quo: ready to break new ground, start their own business, and develop new products, services or markets.

The Resort Management emphasis builds on the practical knowledge you will gain in our well-known Resort Management Associate Degree program. In a world-class resort atmosphere, you will learn first-hand how to succeed in the competitive hospitality industry.

Ski & Snowboard Business brings outdoor equipment manufacturing and marketing to our bachelor’s in business administration. One of only a few of its kind in the nation, this specialized emphasis will keep you immersed in the outdoor sports you love while giving you a competitive edge in the ski and snowboard industry.

Management & Marketing develops a well-rounded specialty in these key business functions. The knowledge you gain with this emphasis is valuable to small and large employers worldwide.

The Accounting emphasis is the first program in Colorado that is designed specifically to meet the new education requirements to sit for the CPA exam in Colorado. If you plan to become a CPA, this program will take you there.