Special programs and student activities
The College of Business Administration has an exchange program with
AUDENCIA Nantes - Ecole de Management in France. Students from AUDENCIA
Nantes attend BGSU during the academic year, joining students in
business and other classes and activities. Students from the College
of Business Administration and from any major at BGSU and other
universities participate in a summer program in Nantes, France.
The summer education
abroad program is designed to introduce students to Europe and the
environment of European business, while gaining first-hand experience
living in a foreign environment. Students spend five weeks in courses
in Nantes and complete the program by spending several days visiting
institutions of the European Union located in Brussels, Belgium.
includes courses in European business and economic environments,
the European Union, and French and other European cultures. Students
earn at least six credit hours at the undergraduate or graduate
levels. All courses except optional French language courses are
taught in English by international faculty. Class sessions are three
and ½ days per week, allowing time each week for students
to travel to other areas in Europe.
information, contact the Nantes program coordinator in the Department
of Management, 3005 Business Administration (419-372-9532), or Undergraduate
Studies in Business, 371 Business Administration (419-372-2747),
or see www.cba.bgsu.edu.
and cooperative education
Opportunities for business administration students to gain practical
experience in a work setting are provided through internships and
cooperative education (see Cooperative
education programs). Students in all programs are encouraged
to participate and may receive credit if taken in conjunction with
an internship course. Students specializing in health care administration
and hospitality management must meet internship or cooperative education
requirements. For further information contact the department, program
or college office.
Officers Training Corps
College of Business Administration students participate in a variety
of college, department, program, and university student organizations.
Approximately 20 student organizations in the college provide development,
service, and social activities for business, economics, and other
students. For more information, contact Undergraduate Studies in
Business, 371 Business Administration (419-372-2747), or department
and program offices in the college or see www.cba.bgsu.edu.
Students of outstanding achievement in business and management may
be recognized by Beta Gamma Sigma, the national scholastic honor
society. The purposes of Beta Gamma Sigma are to encourage and reward
scholarship and accomplishment, to promote the advancement of education
in the art and science of business and to foster integrity in the
conduct of business operations.
also recognized for their outstanding achievements by the awarding
of University, college, department and program honors and scholarships
and by inclusion in other honor societies and the CBA honors program.