Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Administration
Are you interested in human resource issues? Do you want to know more about management, advertising, and finance? If so, an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will enhance your abilities and enable you to compete more effectively in the workplace. (An on-campus option may also be available; contact a student advisor for details.)
Many organizations are interested in employees who have general business-related skills. Broad-based business skills are obtained by taking courses in the Common Body of Knowledge area and at least one course in each of the other business-related major areas - Accounting, Business Communication, Criminal Behavior, Finance, Human Resource Management, Informatics, Legal Studies, Management, and Marketing.
The U.S. Department of Education requires the University to provide the following information about each of our programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized profession.
75.00% of students who completed the program during the most recent federal award year did so within normal time.1
- General and Operations Managers, 11-1021.00
- Sales Managers, 11-2022.00
- Administrative Service Managers, 11-3011.00
- Social and Community Service Managers, 11-9151.00
- Managers-All Others, 11-9199.00
- Cost Estimators, 13-1051.00
- Management Analysts, 13-1111.00
Includes cost per credit, application fee, and fees for resources (books/eMaterials) for students completing the program in normal time.
MEDIAN GRADUATE DEBT4
- Federal: $28,883
- Private: $0
- Institutional: $0
1The on-time completion rate identifies the percentage of students completing this program during the most recent federal award year who completed it within "normal time." The term "normal time" means the length of time it would take a student to complete this program if the student is continuously enrolled, takes one course at a time, and successfully completes each attempted course. Students enrolled in this degree program are typically nontraditional students. Students may exceed "normal time" for a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, internships, practicums, clinical rotations, student teaching or administrator experiences required for licensure. Normal time to complete the program is 63 months.
2Graduates of this program will be educationally qualified to enter the occupations listed. Visit onetonline.org for job descriptions.
3The range provided represents the sum of tuition and typical fees required to complete the program within normal time, based on the University's 2012/2013 tuition levels. The actual costs that will be incurred by a particular student to complete this program will depend upon factors specific to that student. Tuition rates for this program may vary due to factors such as: (i) geographic location of the student; (ii) modality of coursework; (iii) military service; and (iv) future changes in tuition rates. The number of credits required for a particular student to complete the program will be dependent upon various factors, including: (i) transfer credits available; (ii) repeated coursework; and (iii) completion of additional specializations within this program. Please contact a student advisor for additional information.
4The figure represents the median amount of debt incurred by students who completed the program during the relevant federal award year. The actual amount of debt a particular student will incur to complete this program is dependent on various factors specific to the student. Please contact a student advisor for additional information.
- Develop a business plan for a new or existing venture that demonstrates entrepreneurial perspective.
- Identify steps to lead an organization and its members through a transition from present state to desired future state.
- Describe the interdependence of all organizational roles and processes.
- Apply a personal ethical theory to business principles.
- Analyze the skills needed in negotiating for resources, time, and organizational position power.
- Make sound business decisions from among competing choices based on the selection of an optimal solution.
- Demonstrate techniques for successful project management.
UNDERGRADUATE ELECTIVE COURSES – 18 CREDITS
HRM 335 Human Resources Management
MGT 429 Digital Business Strategies and Applications
MGT 461 Project Management
MGT 463 Management of Small Business
MGT 466 Organizational Change*
MKT 434 Consumer Communications and Sales Management
Three Upper Division Elective Courses:
COM 423 Group Dynamics: Teambuilding, Negotiation, and Conflict Management HRM 430 Employment Law MGT 445 Corporate Training and Development Required Course: CAP 485 Integrated Capstone*
CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 126