Business Administration Online Degree Completion Program

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Description

The AACSB-accredited Online Degree Completion program is designed to provide the junior and senior-level courses required to complete a BS in Business Administration. This program is aimed at qualified transfer students who are otherwise unable to commit to the on-campus program. The coursework is 100% online and allows you the flexibility to enroll either full or part-time depending on your schedule.

Build specialized competencies in human resources, organizational management, business analytics, and information systems while building your professional expertise. Develop teamwork, communication, and presentation skills that are the key to success as a manager. You will have numerous opportunities to work on class projects, case analyses, and business simulations to develop critical thinking and team building skills. You will also receive personal guidance from a dedicated academic advisor to help you develop a customized degree completion plan and get priority registration into our online business courses.  

Students interested in business studies may also wish to consider the College's majors in Accounting, Finance, International Business, and Marketing.

General Education (41 credits)
 

Admission to the Program

Applicants should have completed significant credits toward an associate degree and introductory business courses. Consultation at time of application will help prospective students determine feasibility and time to graduation.

  1. Students must apply to The College.
  2. Obtain and submit all required documents including college transcripts from all institutions you have attended.

A student's cumulative GPA in the foundation courses is used to determine whether the student will be admitted to the major. Students must earn a minimum average GPA of 2.5 in the seven foundation courses below, with no grade lower than “C-.” Transfer grades are included in the calculation of the overall GPA.

Foundation Course Requirements (21-22 credits)

  • CIS 217 Fundamentals of Business Computing
  • ACC 281 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • ACC 282 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • ECN 201 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECN 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECN 204 Introduction to Business Statistics

Note: An introductory statistics course from another discipline may be substituted for ECN 204. However, credit towards graduation will be allowed for only one introductory statistics course.

Program Requirements

Students pursue the Business Administration Major as part of a Bachelor of Science degree, and must satisfy its requirements. Students are also bound by the policies and procedures of the School of Business and Management. To satisfy degree requirements, students must earn 1) a grade of at least C- in all courses required for the major, and 2) an overall GPA of 2.0 in all courses required for the major.

Only business students who have declared their major or minor are permitted to register for 400 level courses in the School of Business and Management.

Prerequisites (0-6 credits)

  • MTH 111-College Algebra
  • MTH 122-Pre-Calculus

Co-requisite Courses (4 credits)

  • BUS 377 Business Communications
  • BUS 389 Business Careers Seminar (1 credit)

Business Core Courses (27 credits)

  • ECN 304 Intermediate Statistics
  • BUS 325 Principles of Finance
  • BUS 335 Principles of Marketing
  • BUS 345 International Business Environment
  • BUS 361 Production and Operations Management
  • BUS 366 Organizational Behavior
  • BUS 375 Business Law I
  • BUS 378 Business, Government, and Society
  • BUS 475 Strategic Management

Management Specialty Courses (6 credits)

  • BUS 317 Management Information Systems
  • BUS 465 Human Resources Management

Management Electives (9 credits)

 

Total Credits (120 credits)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

Goal 1: Knowledge of Business: Students master knowledge of key business concepts and theories

Objective 1.1 Students are able to apply key business concepts and theories associated with core business areas.

Goal 2: Analytical and Critical Writing: Students are capable of critically analyzing business conditions, and communicate effectively in a written format.

Objective 2.1 Students demonstrate skills to critically analyze business issues.

Objective 2.2 Students demonstrate effective written communication skills.

Goal 3: Professional Preparedness: Students are prepared for successfully entering the job market.

Objective 3.1 Students demonstrate market readiness in a professional setting.