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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

  • Accelerated degree program designed to fit your schedule.

  • Weekend Classes.

  • Study FULL-TIME and get the degree in less than 2 years. (Sooner with transferred credits)

  • Study PART-TIME and finish at your own pace

Objectives

The Bachelor of Business Administration program is designed to provide students with an inclusive learning environment and to prepare students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in business and continue their business education at the graduate level. The emphasis of the program is to deliver contemporary best practices in management through the exploration of specific technical business-related disciplines.

Admissions Requirements

60

College Credits

2.0

GPA

36 credits in Humanities, Math & Sciences, and Social Sciences (at least one course in each field). 24 credits in other courses.

Subject Courses
Humanities Courses in fields such as literature, philosophy, logic, foreign language, art, music appreciation, and communications, including rhetoric, composition, and speech; but excluding business communications, spelling, letter writing, and word study.
Mathematics and the Sciences Courses such as biology, chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy, and mathematics theory and analysis, including algebra, trigonometry, geometry, calculus, and other advanced mathematics courses, but excluding business mathematics and basic computations.
Social Sciences Courses such as history, economics, political science, geography, sociology, anthropology, and general psychology, but excluding courses such as practical psychology, selling techniques and social or business behavior.
Other Courses Courses accepted in this category can be from any field as long as they are not remedial. They must equal 24 credits.

5 Trimesters (1 2/3 years full-time)

Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA)

TrimesterCourse Name Semester Credits Contact Hours
TOTAL 61945
First Trimester
BBA 3301 Business Management 345
BBA 3302 Principles of Macroeconomics 345
BBA 3303 Accounting I 345
BBA 3304Business Communication 345
BBA 3305Marketing Management 345
Total 15225
Second Trimester
BBA 3306 Principles of Microeconomics 345
BBA 3307Accounting II 345
BBA 3308Business Information Technology 345
BBA 3311 Experiential Consulting Case I 345
BBA 3310Business Law and Ethics 345
Total 15225
Third Trimester
BBA 4301 Human Resources Management 345
BBA 4302 Organizational Behavior 345
BBA 3309 Financial Management 345
BBA 4304 Operations and Supply Chain Management 345
BBA 4212 Experiential Consulting Case II 345
Total 15225
Fourth Trimester
BBA 4213 Experiential Consulting Case III 345
BBA 4303 Project Management 345
BBA 4314 Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship 345
BBA 4315 International Business Management 345
BBA 4110 Practical Training Seminar 145
BBA 4311 BBA Capstone Course 345
Total16270

BBA 3301      Business Management                                                     3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an introduction to business, including the broad scope of business related topics such as management, economics, human resources, marketing, and information management.                                                                                                                                   Prerequisites:  None                                Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3302     Principles of Macroeconomics                                       3 credits (45 hours)

Description:  This course includes an introduction to macroeconomics.  This will include the various macro forces that impact on market economies.                                                                                    Prerequisites:  None                      Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3303     Accounting I                                                                        3 credits (45 hours)

Description:  This course includes an introduction to financial accounting. This will include the understanding of the composition of financial statements and common accounting terms; as well as the ability to follow accounting standards and track, and record financial transactions.                                                                                              Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3304     Business Communication                                               3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes a brief introduction to the major forms of business communication including: interpersonal communication, communication to groups, presenting/sales pitches, writing policies, requests for proposals, & business emails, and personal branding, including building resumes.                                                            Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3305     Marketing Management                                                    3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an introduction to marketing products and services. This will include exploring topics like: integrated communications, marketing mix, consumer behavior, pricing, and market segmentation, targeting and positioning.                                                                                                Prerequisites:  None                      Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3306     Principles of Microeconomics                                        3 credits (45 hours)

Description:  This course includes an introduction to microeconomics.  This will include the various forces that impact on decisions of actors in market economies.

Prerequisites:  BBA 3302 Principles of Macroeconomics                                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3307     Accounting II                                                                       3 credits (45 hours)

Description:  This course includes a continuation of financial accounting basics and an introduction to managerial accounting. This will include the understanding of specific accounts on financial statements; as well as the ability to understand the basics of managerial accounting.                                                                                                     Prerequisites:  BBA 3303 Accounting I            Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3308     Business Information Technology                                3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an introduction to the importance of information technologies in business.  This will include the various different systems (and processes) and equipment used to automate work, track information about business practices, and assist in decision making.                                                                                                        Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3309     Financial Management                                                     3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes a brief introduction to business finance methods, models and practices.  This includes the different types of financial reports and financial reporting best practices.                                                                                                 Prerequisites:  BBA 3303 Accounting I; BBA 3307 Accounting II                                Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3211      Experiential Consulting Case I                                       2 credits (30 hours)

Description: This course teaches the students how to conduct a business analysis and to develop a deliverable that will meet the needs of an organization.  Students will conduct an in-classroom experiential project with a client that only requires novice-level skills to complete.
Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 3310     Business Law and Ethics                                                     3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an introduction to topics in legal, ethical and economic issues in business.  This will include business entities formation, contracts and the UCC, warranties, as well as other common risk and legal considerations for business managers.                                                                                                                                   Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4110      Practical Training Seminar                                              1 credit (45 hours)

Description: This course prepares students to apply BBA course concepts, skills, and capabilities to actual job experiences. The student is required to obtain a position in their area of concentration and apply what they’ve learned to the actual job experience.  This internship requires that the student perform duties directly for an employer, at the employer’s location, at the employer’s discretion, and under the employer’s supervision.  A faculty advisor provides oversight.                                                                               Prerequisites:  BBA 3305 Marketing Management, BBA 3301 Business Management, BBA 3304 Business Communication, BBA 3303 Accounting I, BBA 3307 Accounting II, BBA 3302 Principles of Macroeconomics, BBA 3306 Principles of Microeconomics, BBA 3309 Financial Management, BBA 3310 Business Law and Ethics, BBA 3308 Business Information Technology                                      Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4301     Human Resources Management                                   3 credits (45 hours)

Description:  This course includes an introduction to human resource management models and practices.  This includes the all of the different human resources areas including: recruitment, selection, training, performance management, employment law, HRIS systems, and compensation/benefits.                                                                   Prerequisites:  BBA 3301 Business Management                        Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4302     Organizational Behavior                                                  3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an overview of organizational behavior, the skills and solid understanding to meet the management challenges of a new century. Also, the most recent OB developments and contemporary trends, such as the impact of OB on the services sector; the effects of the economic downturn, how to manage people in these challenging times; the new role of stress on motivation and leadership; the effects of downsizing, the trends towards ’greening’ businesses, outsourcing, and the stresses on company’s ethical standards.                                                                                            Prerequisites:  BBA 3301 Business Management                        Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4303     Project Management                                                         3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an introduction to project management. This will include the basics of project management for all types of projects from construction to information technology.                                                                                                           Prerequisites:  BBA 3301 Business Management                        Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4304     Operations and Supply Chain Management               3 credits (45 hours)

Description:  This course includes an introduction to production and operations management. This will include content on supply chain management, quality/process improvement models, and quantitative methods for management.                                                                                                                                     Prerequisites:  BBA 3301 Business Management                        Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4212     Experiential Consulting Case II                                      3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course teaches the students how to conduct a business analysis and to develop a deliverable that will meet the needs of an organization.  Students will conduct an in-classroom experiential project with a client that requires moderate-level skills to complete.
Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4213     Experiential Consulting Case III                                     3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course teaches the students how to conduct a business analysis and to develop a deliverable that will meet the needs of an organization.  Students will conduct an in-classroom experiential project with a client that requires advanced-level skills to complete.
Prerequisites:  None                           Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4314     Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship                   3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes instruction on how to open, operate, and manage a small business entity.  The course tries to develop a knowledge and appreciation of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management through the study of new ventures, and management of small firms.

Prerequisites:  BBA 3301 Business Management

Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4315     International Business Management                            3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course focuses on the global business environment and helps students develop an understanding of the global economy.  Various topics will be explored including: the interrelation of government and business across borders, the economic dynamics between countries/regions, international monetary systems, international trade and foreign direct investments.
Prerequisites:  None

Corequisites:  None

 

BBA 4311      BBA Capstone Course                                                     3 credits (45 hours)

Description: This course includes an application of the business topics addressed in the BBA curriculum. Students will operate a fictional business and complete the steps necessary to produce a major event. This includes administration, human resources, legal, accounting, marketing, project management, and operations.

Prerequisites:  BBA 3305 Marketing Management, BBA 3301 Business Management, BBA 3304 Business Communication, BBA 3303 Accounting I, BBA 3307 Accounting II, BBA 3302 Principles of Macroeconomics, BBA 3306 Principles of Microeconomics, BBA 3309 Financial Management, BBA 3310 Business Law and Ethics, BBA 3308 Business Information Technology                                Corequisites:  None

61 semester credits completed with a minimum overall G.P.A. of 2.0 or higher, combined with the 60 semester credits required to transfer in, to total 121 credits for the bachelor degree.

Admissions Process

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