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FYE - Kettering Majors: Business Administration

An introduction to the major disciplines at Kettering University for new students.

Business Books in the Library

Books on business-related subjects are mostly found in the call number range. They're in the middle of the stacks on the east side of the library (go to the right as you enter), starting at stack 123.

Business books in the library's stacks

Business ebooks available 24/7

Business Journals

These are just a few of the business journals Kettering has access to through subscription.

Business and Economic Horizons


Collegiate DECA is the professional organization for business students. There are regional and national competitions held by DECA. 

Business News - CNN Money

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Welcome to Business Administration

The School of Business is located on the 4th floor of the Academic Building.

You can also search for Business faculty and staff.

Business Databases

Databases are accessible on or off campus. Your 14-digit student ID number is used for authentication from outside Kettering's network. 

Business Administration Thesis

Both the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and the Bachelor of Business Administration (BSA) degrees culminate in a thesis. The library has a Digital Thesis Archive, accessible with your Kettering login credentials, with a searchable listing of all theses written since 2003. Example titles of Business Administration theses:

  • Rapid Engineering Business Models - In House Solutions vs. Outsourced Solutions
  • Inventory Management and Organizational Efficiency in a Small-Business Environment

When students are ready, the Culminating Undergraduate Experiences (CUE) assists them with thesis preparation.

Google Scholar Search


Did you know you can use Google Scholar to search Kettering databases for articles and journals? It should automatically work if you are logged into Google with your Kettering email address. 

If it's not working, after logging in, just go to Settings > Library Links from the Google Scholar homepage and type in Kettering University. Tick the check box and click Save. If we have an article, you'll see the 'Full-Text @ Kettering' link in your Google Scholar search results.

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Full-Text @ Kettering

Google Scholar also has an extension for the Chrome Browser worth checking out.

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