Program Contact: Anthony Asare 203-582-3452

Degree Completion Program

This online program is designed for business professionals who have an associate’s degree or a minimum of 30 transferrable credits and would like to pursue a four-year degree in business.

Nontraditional, adult professionals who are looking to change careers or increase their opportunities as well as recent associate degree graduates who wish to continue their studies may complete this program part-time via an online format, with a curriculum that builds on the individual’s prior educational preparation.

Students who maintain a grade point average of 3.00 or higher and have earned 90 or more credits are eligible to apply for our accelerated dual-degree programs. The programs include a dual BBA degree combined with either a Professional Master in Business Administration (PMBA), Master of Science in Organizational Leadership (MSOL) or Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA). The students are permitted to enroll in up to 9 credits of graduate classes which will double count toward their BBA and graduate program.

Bachelor of Business Administration
Degree Completion Program Curriculum

Degree Requirements
BBA Core Curriculum (36 credits)
BBA 205Introduction to Information Systems3
BBA 215Financial Accounting3
BBA 220Managerial Accounting3
BBA 225Essentials of Management and Organizational Behavior3
BBA 230Business Law and Society3
BBA 240Fundamentals of Financial Management3
BBA 245Marketing Principles3
BBA 310Advanced Business Communications3
BBA 320Project Management3
BBA 350Applications of Business Analytics3
BBA 490Strategic Management3
EC 272Advanced Applied Statistics3
University Curriculum (46 credits)
BBA 210Globalization and International Business3
BBA 420Corporate Sustainability3
EC 111Principles of Microeconomics3
EC 112Principles of Macroeconomics3
EN 101Introduction to Academic Reading and Writing3
EN 102Academic Writing and Research3
MA 170Probability and Data Analysis3
UC Core and Advanced Core 125
BBA Electives 9
Complete 9 credits of 300- or 400-level online business courses, including the following BBA courses:
Digital and Social Media Marketing
Negotiation and Persuasion
Career Advancement and Organizational Presence
Change Management
Open Electives (30 credits)30
Total Credits121

3 credits of fine arts, 6 credits of humanities, 7 credits of science and 9 credits of UC electives. Students can complete this requirement in part with up to four 4-credit advanced core courses.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Business Administration program, students will demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Effective Communication and Social Intelligence: Capabilities with respect to effective written and oral communications, and the interpersonal skills required to work effectively as a member of a team.

  2. Business Strategy and Integration: An understanding of the interdependence of the various functional areas of business, and the ability to make a well-reasoned recommendation concerning a business situation.

  3. Knowledge of Core Business Functions: An understanding of core business functions and an ability to apply functional knowledge to practical business problems.

  4. Ethics, Diversity and Globalization: Ability to identify ethical issues related to business practices, to recognize the complexity and ambiguity of those issues, to apply of an ethical decision-making framework, and to formulate an ethically justifiable solution; an awareness and appreciation of the diversity in the workplace; and an awareness of issues surrounding the globalization of both domestic and international business activities as well as the ability to develop strategies to address those issues.

Admission requirements include an associate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or equivalent coursework totaling a minimum of 30 transferable credits, with a grade point average of at least 2.50; transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended; and a resume.

The application process is managed through the Office of Graduate and Online Admissions.