Stephen F. Austin State University

Why General Business or Business Communication and Corporate Education?

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 allows students to select courses from different academic departments within the College of Business. This major features a broad-based general knowledge of business. General Business majors may choose to take a variety of business-related courses including:

The General Business major with an emphasis in teacher certification prepares the student for teaching school business subjects or technology applications.

Why Study Business Communication and Corporate Education?

The Business Communication and Corporate Education major is designed to accentuate and integrate the practical application of methods from business, education, training, and human resource development to prepare students for the communication management and employee development challenges of business. The program emphasizes leadership; technology-driven performance and improvement solutions; training, developing, and coaching human assets; and effective communication. It prepares students to utilize and integrate communication and "people" skills needed by leaders for improvements in workforce performance beneficial to individuals, teams, and organizations.

Online BBA completion program with a major in General Business

A wide variety of courses for both the General Business major and the Business Communication and Corporate Education major are offered online. The Bachelor of Business Administration Online Completion Program allows students who have completed certain required courses and/or equivalents to finish the last two years or more of a degree program through web-based classes. The program is designed for students who are limited by time and distance in their options for completing the B.B.A. with a major in General Business.