Stephen F. Austin State University

Why General Business?

Express Yourself

Business careers are booming. Job candidates with leadership skills are at the top of every employer's wish list. SFA's Department of Business Communication and Legal Studies will help you stand out. Our program utilizes faculty members' vast experiences working for major U.S. companies and corporations. Their teaching approach is hands-on, with lectures incorporating guest speakers. And their network of business professionals also allows them to reach out and bring employers to campus each semester to interview future graduates.

Commit to Excellence

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, business majors' starting salaries are among the highest - $48,089 per year. Our program offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in general business, and you select the emphasis area you wish to pursue: corporate communication or legal studies. We also offer minors in administrative law, business communication, general business and general business technology applications. A petroleum and management certificate and a teacher education program for students interested in teaching business education or technology applications in Texas' secondary schools also are available.

Team Up

At SFA, your professors know your name and act as mentors to help you stay on track. With an average class size of 29 students and a student-to-faculty ratio of 22:1, you'll get the personalized attention you need to succeed. You'll also make lifelong friendships by having the opportunity to participate in SFA's 200-plus student clubs and organizations.

Get to Know Us

To find out more about SFA's Department of Business Communication and Legal Studies, please click on the links to the left. We look forward to assisting you and hope to see you soon on campus.

Why Study General Business?

The General Business Major is a tailor-made degree plan for YOUR career goal. The general business major is ideally suited for students who know exactly what career path they plan to pursue after graduation and who wish to select courses that directly apply to that specific career. This major also allows students to obtain a broad-based BBA degree without emphasizing any one of the functional areas of business.