Bachelor of Business Administration (On-Campus)

Prerequisites

Students must have completed at least 60 hours of postsecondary course work, in the following two categories:

Core Requirements (16 hours)
English Composition I3
English Composition II3
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
Linear Algebra, Finite Mathematics, Calculus, or Business Calculus4
General Education and Elective Requirements (44 hours)
Analyzing the Natural World a3-5
Exploring World Cultures a3
Understanding the Creative Arts a3
Understanding the Individual and Society a3
Understanding the Past a3
Understanding U.S. Society a3
Electives b24-26
Total Hours60

Please Note: An earned Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree from an Illinois community college fulfills the General Education requirements, per the Illinois Articulation Initiative. Students who have not earned such a degree must complete 60 transferable hours including the Core and General Education requirements above. 

Students can select from a number of different courses to satisfy the broad General Education categories listed above. Following is a brief description of each category:

  • Analyzing the Natural World: Courses in this category should introduce students to scientific and mathematical concepts and methods. 
  • Exploring World Cultures: Courses in this category should address significant aspects of any culture that is not part of the mainstream American culture. 
  • Understanding the Creative Arts: Courses in this category should focus, in close detail, on a number of significant works in literature, art, or other media. 
  • Understanding the Individual and Society: Courses in this category should introduce students either to the complexities of the individual or the relationship of the individual to social structures. 
  • Understanding the Past: Courses in this category should have as their focus significant past events. 
  • Understanding U.S. Society: Courses in this category should address some significant aspect of U.S. Society as their central focus.

BBA Curriculum for On-Campus Program

The curriculum of the 60-semester-hour program is listed below. The BBA on-campus program is a degree completion program that offers students the ability to create their upper-level business curriculum and tailor their program to their desired career outcome. Students work closely with their advisor to tailor the program. 

BBA Curriculum Courses
ACTG 210Introduction to Financial Accounting3
ACTG 211Introduction to Managerial Accounting3
BA 200Managerial Communication3
FIN 300Introduction to Finance3
IDS 200Intro to Management Information Systems4
IDS 270Business Statistics I4
IDS 355Operations Management3
MGMT 340Introduction to Organizations3
MGMT 350Business and Its External Environment3
MGMT 495Competitive Strategy4
MKTG 360Introduction to Marketing3
ECON 220Microeconomics: Theory and Applications3
Selectives
Select 21 hours of business electives. Students will work with their academic advisor and faculty who teach in the CBA to determine the best choice of electives to achieve their desired business curriculum.21
Total Hours60