Bachelor of Arts in Business

The Bachelor of Arts in Business in CBU's Global College combines courses in business administration with a liberal arts education, all delivered online.
 
Degree Type: BA
Global College Online
 

About the Bachelor of Arts in Business

The Bachelor of Arts in Business in CBU’s Global College is uniquely designed for adult learners like you who already possess valuable experience and are ready to integrate their knowledge in an academic setting.  By combining online courses in business administration with a liberal arts education, it allows you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of business, as well as in-demand workforce skills such as critical thinking, analytics, team development, and communication.

Through the integration of elective courses into the curriculum, you will have the opportunity to specialize in a specific area of business, such as supply chain management, project management or organizational leadership.  It also allows you to explore multiple areas of interest rather than specializing, if you prefer.  This online degree is designed to meet the needs of today’s busy adult learners by maximizing flexibility and choice.

What You’ll Study

The Bachelor of Arts in Business degree requires a total of 121 credit hours.  The curriculum includes online courses from the CBU School of Business in accounting, finance, marketing, management, economics, and business law. In addition, it includes general education courses in subjects such as English, history, mathematics, and social sciences. 

  • General Education – 31 credits
  • General Electives – 8 credits
  • Business Support Courses – 6 credits
  • Business Major Courses – 61 credits
  • Major-Specific Electives – 15 credits

The program requires elective courses that allow students to specialize in specific areas of business, such as supply chain management, project management and organizational leadership.  This degree is uniquely designed for adult learners who may already possess valuable experience and are ready to integrate their knowledge in an academic setting. 

Careers

The Bachelor of Arts in Business program prepares you for an exciting career by providing you with a solid foundation in key business concepts, as well as the soft skills that are essential in any business role.  The program provides you with hands-on experience and connections with professionals in your field through internships and other networking opportunities.  

  • banking
    • consulting
      • marketing
        • management
          • human resourses
  • operations
    • logistics
      • non-profit/government grant writing
        • non-profit/government policy analysts
          • public administrators

Is the BA in Business for you?

If you are an adult learner who already has some practical business experience under your belt and you’re ready to learn more and use what you already know in an online academic setting, the BA in Business could be perfect for you!

Meet the Faculty