Business Administration: Bachelor of Science
How many courses do I need to take? How long does this take?
The complete bachelor of science in business program is 31 courses (units) in duration. Each class lasts 7.5 weeks. You may transfer in a maximum of 15 courses (units) if you have previously taken classes.
Are students allowed to begin a new program? Or is this just for completing degrees?
Students are able to both start a program from scratch and complete their already in progress degree path.
Can I take these courses online?
Yes, courses are available in online asynchronous and synchronous format. You may also take the program face-to-face, if that is your preference, once COVID-19 restrictions pass.
How much does the program cost?
The price per course (unit) is $1500. This cost is inclusive; there are no additional fees. Books will be a separate cost.
When can I start?
There are multiple opportunities throughout the year to begin undergraduate programs in the School of Professional Studies: Fall 1 and 2, Spring 1 and 2, and Summer 1.
What should I know about the business program?
A strong business education teaches more than business. Surveys of America’s corporate sector show that executives and hiring managers are looking for college graduates who adapt well to change, communicate effectively, think analytically, and interact constructively with others.
Furthermore, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects significant growth in the field:
- 8% projected employment growth of business and financial operation occupations from 2014 to 2024.
- 623,400 new business and financial operation jobs projected from 2014 to 2024.
Suggested Minor: Digital Marketing and Sales
- Understanding of relevant terminology, concepts and theory [Knowledge]
- Ability to communicate relevant terminology, concepts and theory [Application]
- Ability to identify information required to solve problems and make responsible business decisions [Knowledge]
- Ability to critically evaluate, analyze and interpret information to solve problems and make responsible business decisions [Application]
- An awareness of the domestic and global economic, legal, cultural, and technological environment in which businesses make and implement decisions [Knowledge]
- Acquire analytical tools and skills for evaluating information, solving problems, and making sound decisions [Knowledge]
- Use analytical tools and skills for evaluating information, solving problems, and making sound decisions [Application]
- Be an effective communicator capable of preparing and delivering information orally and in writing using appropriate technologies [Application]
- Possess sensitivity to the ethical requirements of business activities [Knowledge]