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Bachelor’s in Business Administration

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration provides students with a customized program that aligns with their personal interests and professional goals.

  • Concentrations offered in Management and Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management.
  • Save time and money by applying up to 90 transfer credits toward this degree.
  • Complete your remaining credits entirely online or through a combination of online and on-campus courses.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills that can lead to professional advancement and graduate-level study.
  • Program is ACBSP-accredited. Learn more about this accreditation and CHEA student achievement.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the BS in Business Administration program will be able to:

  1. Apply business principles including accounting, finance, management, and marketing to business situations.

  2. Integrate information technology proficiently in the analysis of problems and the development of solutions for business situations.

  3. Apply appropriate research methods to the analysis of business issues and communicate recommendations.

  4. Work in teams to complete projects and solve problems.

  5. Assess ethical issues in economic competition and organizational management and make recommendations for resolutions.

  6. Apply principles fundamental to the discipline of a chosen Business Administration concentration

Program at a Glance:

Credits:

121

Transfer Credits:

Up to 90 transfer credits can be applied to this degree

Format:

100% online, or a blend of online and on-campus courses

Cost:

See how you can finish this degree for about $20,000

Per Credit Tuition:

$600 per credit

See if you are eligible for a corporate discount

*Tuition is based on 2019-2020 tuition and does not include fees or books.

Bachelor’s to Master’s:

Up to 12 graduate credits can be earned for this program at the undergraduate rate that also apply to the M.S. in Organizational Leadership & Management. Learn more.

Curriculum

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
PRCPRC 100 or PRC 101*1
BIS 111Application Software Fundamentals3
COM 112Speech Communication3
COM 312Practical Reasoning3
ECO 101Macroeconomics3
ECO 102Microeconomics3
ENG 101English Composition3
ENG 103Rhetoric and Research3
HUM 102Introduction to Ethics3
HUMHUM Core (choose 1)3
MAT 101Introduction to College Mathematics3
MAT 102College Algebra3
SCIScience Courses (choose 2)6
GEN EDGeneral Education Core (choose 1)3
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:Min. Credits
BUS 100Introduction to Business3
ACC 101Accounting Principles I3
LAW 103Business Law3
MKT 101Introduction to Marketing3
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ACC 222Managerial Accounting3
FIN 201Introduction to Finance3
BUS 250Associate Business Capstone Course3
MAT 109Statistics I3
HRM 201Human Resource Management3
MGT 310Ethical Leadership3
MKT 401Marketing Management3
FIN 401Financial Analysis3
MGT 404Operations Management3
BUS 450Policy & Strategy Formulation3
BUS ELEBusiness Elective (choose 5)15
ELEElective Courses (choose 5)15
GE ELEGeneral Education Elective3

Careers in Business Administration

Our Business Administration degree programs prepare you to make a difference in the work environment and can help open doors to positions in many industries. In the Philadelphia Region, employers likely to hire graduates with a degree in Business Administration include The City of Philadelphia, Comcast Corporation, The Philadelphia Zoo and many other small and mid-size businesses.

Graduates of the Business Administration Bachelor’s program can continue their education toward graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines, like Organizational Leadership & Management, Business Administration and Law. Or you can pursue professional certifications in fields like Supply Chain Management, Project Management and Management Consultancy. For more information about potential business careers for Peirce graduates, visit our Business Careers page.

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