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Bachelor of Business Administration

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Program Overview

Enhance your understanding of business management and prepare for the next step in your career with the online Bachelor of Business Administration at King University.

Designed for adult learners seeking to finish their bachelor’s degree, our program offers you a comprehensive overview of business management practices, and trains you in the skills you need to enter positions of leadership in your organization.

At King, you’ll gain proficiency in skills crucial to the successful practice of business management, such as:

  • Problem solving in organizational settings
  • Business communication
  • Ethical decision making for effective leadership
  • Business research methods
  • Business plan development to build successful enterprises
  • Managerial economics
  • Self-analysis

You’ll also develop a solid understanding of fundamental management topics, such as economics, financial accounting, corporate finance, business law, and human resource management. Because these aptitudes are in demand throughout the workforce, you’ll graduate with a highly marketable skill set applicable to any number of industries. Ultimately, this increases your potential for both financial earnings and leadership roles. Graduates of the online Bachelor of Business Administration program are well prepared for a number of career fields, such as management, consulting, or small business ownership. The program can also prepare you for further academic study.

Our online business degree program is offered fully online, which means you’ll be able to finish your degree on your own schedule. Online programs can easily fit around your life, and allow you to immediately apply your training in your current place of employment. Major coursework can be completed in 16 months.

The BBA Degree is Designed for…

  • Individuals with some college credit seeking to finish their bachelor’s degree
  • Working adults who want to enter positions of management
  • Those seeking additional business education to enhance their current careers

Accreditation

King University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404.679.4500 for questions about the accreditation of King University.

 

Courses and Requirements

Our online business degree requires 48 semester hours (12 courses) of major coursework. To graduate from King University, students must complete a total of 124 semester hours, which includes a mixture of major courses, general education courses, and additional courses which may come from credit transfers or electives.

Course of Study

To graduate from King University with a baccalaureate degree, all students must have earned 30 semester hours of common experience and general education courses. These courses include Foundations of Christian Thought and Practice, Citizenship, English Composition, Human Creative Products, Quantitative Literacy, Science, and additional credit hours from general education courses.

Students must earn a total of 46 semester hours of general electives.

Course # Title Description Credits
ECON 2000 Introduction to Economic Principles This course covers both micro-economic theory (theories of demand, supply, production, cost, and market structures) and macroeconomic theory (theories of economic institutions, GDP, unemployment, and inflation). 4
BUSA 2100 Management Communication Techniques and practices in business writing and oral communication, including communicating through letters, memoranda, reports, effective speaking, interviewing, and conference skills. 4
BUSA 2200 Management Information Systems An introduction to management information systems for decision-making. Students will learn the basic concepts of databases, spreadsheet software, and information technology as they relate to managerial decision-making and the maintenance of competitive advantage. 4
BUSA 3200 Financial Accounting An introduction to financial accounting principles and practices, financial statement analysis, as well as managerial accounting. 4
BUSA 3210 Management of Organizations A survey course with an overview of business operation, terminology, and practices with an emphasis on introducing fundamental management practices. 4
BUSA 3230 Corporate Finance A study of the foundations of corporate financial management, including cash flow analysis, financial analysis and planning, management of financial resources, and capital for the firm. 4
BUSA 3231 Managerial Accounting An introduction to managerial accounting, an accounting process where accounting information is used for managerial decisions. In addition, this course will make use of a spreadsheet for managerial problem solving and scenario analysis. 4
BUSA 3240 Principles of Marketing Extensive study of business activities that seek to satisfy customer needs. Topics covered include an analysis of the marketing environment, industrial and consumer markets, buyer behavior, measuring and forecasting demand, and the marketing mix (product, price, promotion, and place). In addition, an emphasis on the interaction of management and marketing decision-making will be stressed. 4
BUSA 3260 Statistics and Business Research Methods An introduction to inferential statistics and the major areas of research in business. Attention is given to problem definition, research design, information gathering, and data analysis and presentation to assist managers in the decision-making process. Each student will develop a research proposal and carry out a field project in a related business discipline. 4
BUSA 3271 Human Resource Management Introduces the student to the human resources/ personnel functions. Topics covered include recruitment, assessment, compensation, motivation, appraisal, development, legal environment, labor relations, and employee relations. Emphasis on how managers can deal with and utilize the human resources function. 4
BUSA 3276 Business Law An introduction to legal institutions and processes followed by a study of the laws governing contracts, torts, employment law, agency, sales, intellectual property, forms of business, and business regulation. 4
BUSA 3280 Strategic Management and Business Policy An overview course that seeks to integrate the concepts, techniques, and knowledge from business administration and economics courses. Its primary focus is on strategic, ethical decision-making and servant leadership. This course culminates with a dynamic computer simulation case. 4

Admission Requirements

Students applying for the online Bachelor of Business Administration degree program must meet the following requirements:

  1. Students must have previously earned 45 semester hours to gain admission into an online undergraduate program at King. These hours may be applied to the general education, major, or general electives requirements of the program. If a student has fewer than 45 hours, they must complete King’s Pathway program to obtain the necessary credits before declaring their major.
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.2 on a 4.0 scale
  3. Students with less than a 2.2 high school GPA may be considered and accepted on a conditional basis provided they are able to demonstrate their plans to succeed in the program.

General Admission Requirements

General requirements for admission to King University include graduation from an accredited or recognized high school, GED, or secondary institution with a minimum of 16 academic units, distributed as follows:

  1. Four units of English
  2. Two units of algebra (Algebra I and II)
  3. One unit of geometry
  4. Two units of foreign language
  5. Two units from history and social studies
  6. One unit of natural science
  7. Four units of other academic electives

Students educated at home should follow the same procedures as any other candidate for the freshman class.

Students should present a high school transcript and documentation, or its equivalent.

How to Apply

Students applying for an online business program must submit the following materials:

  1. A completed online application
  2. An official transcript request form. A scanned copy may be emailed to transcripts2@learninghouse.com or faxed to 800.473.2512.

Have questions about this program or the admissions process? Request a brochure and get connected to one of our knowledgeable enrollment counselors.

Tuition & Fees

King University helps minimize the cost of your education through our transfer credit policy. We will accept up to 76 transfer credits from regionally accredited colleges and universities.

CostTotal
Full Program Tuition$305 per semester hour$37,820
Full Program Fees$100 Technology Fee (per course)
$125 Graduation Fee (one-time)
$3,225
Full Program Total$41,045
Tuition with maximum transfer credits (Up to 76)$305 per semester hour$14,640
Fees with maximum transfer credits $100 Technology Fee (per course)
$125 Graduation Fee (one-time)
$1,325
Total with Transfer Credits$15,965

Career Outcomes

  • General management
  • Office manager
  • Operations management
  • Retail management
  • Management consultant
  • Human resources
  • Public relations
  • Accountant
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Entrepreneur
Online Learning

Studying online prepares you for a successful future. Discover a learning format that offers:

  • Flexibility and Convenience
  • Personalized Academics
  • Equal Excellence
  • Opportunity for Self Insight