College of Business, Performing Arts, and Leadership

Catalog Degree Listing

Accounting (BBA Degree Completion)

Viterbo’s accounting degree completion program is an online program that allows students to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration degree following the completion of an associate degree in accounting or the completion of the required accounting prerequisite courses. Accounting represents the study of measurement, processing, and communication of financial information, allowing students to build upon their practical experience and skills while expanding upon knowledge in finance, management, and leadership.

Accounting (BBA)

Viterbo’s accounting program has an excellent reputation for developing students’ technical and leadership skills in this exciting and ever-changing profession. Often described as the language of business, accounting is a lucrative field that is in high demand in the business world. Students will learn to keep pace with the latest trends in technology, increased government regulation, tax law changes, the globalization of business, and the ongoing restructuring of corporations.

Accounting (Minor)

Accounting minors get a foundation of financial and managerial expertise and then add additional emphasis in areas like cost accounting, federal tax, and nonprofit accounting. An accounting minor layers the language of business onto other programs that might use it every day in the workplace like arts administrators or nurse managers.

Arts Management (Minor)

The Minor in Arts administrations provides students with the skills  needed to help arts facilities to run smoothly so artists, production teams, and audiences have an exceptional experience at events. Art directors, creative services managers, and directors of development have a passion for the visual and performing arts enhanced by a strong foundation of business practices.

Business Administration (BBA)

Viterbo’s business administration program is broad and flexible and provides students with a solid foundation in a variety of major business topics, including marketing, finance, management, ethics, and law. Students can design an academic program that concentrates on their areas of interest and prepares them for employment in today’s rapidly evolving business world.

Business Administration (Minor)

The business administration minor is designed for non-business majors. It provides the foundation business knowledge that will prepare students to work in the business world or pursue graduate business education. It complements pre-health majors very well. This minor requires a minimum of 15 credits.

Business Leadership (BBA Degree Completion)

Viterbo’s business leadership degree completion program is an online program that allows students to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration degree using previously earned college credit, military credit, or credit for prior learning. Most students enter this program with 30+ prior college credits in business disciplines. Business leadership represents the study of organizational theory and management, allowing students to build upon their practical experience and skills while expanding upon knowledge in finance, marketing, and accounting. Formally this degree was known as Organizational Management.

Dance (Minor)

Make your love of dance part of your college degree at Viterbo University! Students can minor in dance, where dance and some music courses are offered in order to reach the credit requirement. Students with an artistic inclination, motivation for career advancement, and verification of a commitment to dance are all great candidates for pursuing a minor in dance at Viterbo University.  The total credits required of the minor is 14. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals. A qualifying audition is offered for students who wish to test out of DANC 110 and/or other lower division dance courses, although the total credit requirement remains the same. 

Ethics (Minor)

Minors at Viterbo University generally require between 15–25 credits upon completion. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals.

Finance (BBA)

Viterbo’s finance program provides students with in-depth financial knowledge and strong analytical, communication, leadership, and decision-making skills for success in today’s always-expanding financial environment. Students in this program benefit from Viterbo’s Charles D. Gelatt Finance Simulation Laboratory, faculty with years of finance experience, and courses grounded in ethical decision-making for business professionals.

Finance (Minor)

Finance minors have a one course introduction to finance and then tailor their study to the areas of finance, personal economics, and financial accounting that interest them. Finance minors bring analytical skill to other careers that benefit from “run the numbers” decision-making and analytical thinking.

Health Care and Wellness Management (BS)

Viterbo’s health care and wellness management program provides students with the perfect blend of real-life health care practice and in-depth health care and wellness management knowledge. Students in this program benefit from faculty with leadership experience in health care settings, partnerships with leading health care providers, and courses grounded in ethical decision-making for business professionals.

Health Care Management (BBA Degree Completion)

Viterbo’s health care management degree completion program is an online program that allows students to complete a Bachelor of Business Administration degree using previously earned college credit, military credit, or credit for prior learning. Most students enter this program with 30+ prior college credits in business or health care disciplines. Health care management represents the study of business in health care settings, allowing students to build upon their practical experience and skills while expanding upon knowledge in legal and ethical issues, quality improvement, marketing, and economic aspects of health care.

Health Care Management (Minor)

Minors at Viterbo University generally require between 15-25 credits upon completion. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals.

Human Resources Management (Minor)

Most successful companies regard people as their biggest asset, and the quality management of human resources as central to their business strategy. HR professionals now find themselves in more and more leadership roles, which has led to an increase in HR positions both nationally and internationally. This minor combines business and management courses with psychology classes, which give students a better understanding of the skills needed to work in a human resources department. This minor is great for students who wish to go into HR after graduation, or simply wish to strengthen their personal and business skills. 

Management and Leadership (BBA)

Viterbo’s management and leadership program prepares students for success by instilling the important leadership skills that employers seek. In addition to business concepts and theories, Viterbo students learn skills in communication, project management, problem-solving, and ethical decision-making. Viterbo graduates have an excellent reputation with area employers.

Marketing (BBA)

Viterbo’s marketing program prepares students for creating, communicating, and delivering messages of value in a rapidly evolving business world. Viterbo’s marketing students benefit from a project-based curriculum that applies marketing theory in serving actual regional businesses, which provides students with real world experiences that employers seek. Classes are also taught by faculty members who bring their own unique business experiences to the classroom.

Marketing (Minor)

Minors at Viterbo University generally require between 15-25 credits upon completion. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals.

Music (BA)

The Bachelor of Arts in Music degree is for students who want a general degree in music with the flexibility to pursue a broader scope of liberal studies. Bachelor of Arts students have more available credits to double major or add multiple minors that uniquely prepare them for professional careers in the music industry, such as independent artists, business entrepreneurs or managers, non-profit workers, or church musicians, to name a few. The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Music (Minor)

Minors at Viterbo University generally require between 15–25 credits upon completion. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals.

Music Education PK-12 (BM)

The Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree prepares students for teacher licensure through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Students are certified to teach K–12 general music, 6–12 choral music, and receive instrumental instruction in compliance with the state rule requiring broad preparedness in music. Viterbo University has active student chapters in the National Association for Music Education, National Association of Teachers of Singing, and the American Choral Directors Association and a near 100% placement rate for its graduates. The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Music Performance (BM)

The Bachelor of Music in Music Performance—Voice degree prepares singers for careers not limited to work with professional vocal ensembles, opera companies, production companies, and music academies. Viterbo University singers can receive rigorous training in both classical and contemporary styles and are competitive in the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Classical Singer, and Schubert Club competitions. Viterbo performance graduates consistently matriculate to prestigious graduate programs and opera internships. The program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

Music Theatre (BFA)

This conservatory-style program is for students who demonstrate the talent, potential, commitment, and drive needed to pursue careers as professional musical theatre artists. Students focus in acting, singing, and dancing while enriching their knowledge on the practice of theatre. The Viterbo program is an excellent choice for those who aspire to become professional artists.

Servant Leadership (Minor)

A minor in servant leadership at Viterbo University provides an opportunity for individuals to develop and deepen their vocation to engage in competent, creative, and faithful leadership that works for the common good. Those with this minor generally plan on serving as a leader in ministry, non-profit organizations, or business. The total credits of the minor requirements are 15. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.

Sport Leadership (Minor)

Minors at Viterbo University generally require between 15-25 credits upon completion. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals.

Sport Management and Leadership (BBA)

Viterbo’s sport management and leadership program provides students with an education that features real world amateur and professional sport experiences and interactions with professionals in the industry. In addition to business concepts and theories, students will learn new perspectives and skills in athlete, facilities, and project management, as well as problem-solving, leadership, and ethical decision-making. 

Theatre (BA)

This conservatory-style program is for students who demonstrate the talent, potential, commitment and drive needed to pursue careers as professional theatre artists. Students have the options of having their emphasis in acting, and design, and technical, or stage management. To enrich knowledge on theatre, students in this program take courses in theatre history, dramatic literature, makeup, introductory design, and technical production. The Viterbo program is an excellent choice for those who aspire to become professional actors, or behind the scenes staff such as theatre technicians and managers. 

Theatre (BFA)

This conservatory-style program is for students who demonstrate the talent, potential, commitment, and drive needed to pursue careers as professional theatre artists. Students have the options of having their emphasis in acting or stage management. To enrich knowledge on theatre, students in this program take courses in theatre history, dramatic literature, makeup, introductory design, and technical production. The Viterbo program is an excellent choice for those who aspire to become professional actors, or behind the scenes staff such as theatre managers. 

Theatre (Minor)

Minors at Viterbo University generally require between 15-25 credits upon completion. Transfer course and waivers and/or substitutions could modify these credit totals.