Advance Your Career with Business Administration
Florida Southern’s flexible adult bachelor’s degree in business administration is designed with working adults like you in mind. Classes are offered entirely online so you can complete your coursework wherever you set your computer.
This comprehensive program builds a solid foundation of key business concepts while also developing civic and social responsibility. Through practical business applications using current technology and collaborative research with faculty, you’ll have the knowledge and experience to succeed as a leader in your profession and in your community.
Next term start date 1/9/2024
AACSB AccreditedAccreditation by AACSB is the mark of excellence in business education earned by fewer than five percent of business schools worldwide.
Your assigned academic advisor will be by your side from start to finish, creating a custom road map designed for your success through graduation and onward into your career.
Fully OnlineComplete your degree from the comfort of your home or wherever you prefer to learn. This fully online program is designed to be flexible and work with your schedule and your needs.
Network of Resources
As an online Business Administration student, you’ll have access to all the signature resources that Florida Southern’s Barnett School of Business has to offer. This includes academic support, career services, professional opportunities, and connections to business professionals all over the world.
Expanded Breadth of Knowledge
Fine-tune your skills with “Career Path” courses such as leadership and conflict management. These field-related courses are designed to prepare you for the career you're interested in and help propel you forward.
Affordable and Accelerated
Courses are offered at an accelerated rate so that you can finish in a timely manner. This also helps cut tuition rates down to half the price, making it more affordable and attainable for you to get your degree.
Gain an understanding of the language of business and be able to compete in today’s complex marketplace. This minor offers a robust curriculum that covers all areas of accounting including financial, tax, cost/managerial, auditing, information systems, and forensics. Coursework is taught by expert faculty, three of whom are winners of the Florida Institute of CPA’s Outstanding Educator Award.Learn More
This versatile Communication minor, with a concentration in Interpersonal and Organizational Communication, will prepare you to be a successful leader in a variety of professions. You’ll learn how to effectively communicate across diverse populations as well as conduct extensive research, create case studies, and master communication theories.Learn More
Receive a healthcare business education while earning your business bachelor’s. The Healthcare Management minor will prepare you for leadership roles within healthcare organizations. Learn how to address business challenges unique to the healthcare industry and incorporate sustainable practices into your organization.Learn More
General and Operations Managers
- Provide official transcripts of all academic work taken previously at other colleges, universities, or professional schools.
- If fewer than 25 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, student should provide official high school transcript or GED scores.
- If fewer than 25 credit hours have been earned from a regionally accredited college or university, student should provide official ACT or SAT exam scores, OR as an alternative, applicants should instead submit an updated resume and elect to apply through the test-optional policy.
- Military service-connected, educational experiences may award transfer credits. Requests should be accompanied by documents describing the educational experience. (Seven semester hours of credit may be awarded.)
International Student Requirements
- Official Translated Transcripts With Course By Course Evaluation**
- Bank Letter Verifying Funds of Sponsor***
- Sponsor's Guarantee Form
- Valid Passport
- Official TOEFL/IELTS Score****
*** A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.
**** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement.
Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
|A. General Education Requirements||40 hours|
|B. Major Requirements||66-68 hours|
Business Core Courses:
|Course Number||Course Name|
|ACC 2111||Foundations of Financial Accounting|
|ACC 2112||Foundations of Managerial Accounting|
|BUS 1115||The Dynamics of Business and Free Enterprise (waived)|
|BUS 2217||Principles of Management|
|BUS 2220||Business IT Tools|
|BUS 2705||Business Systems and Processes|
|BUS 2860||Professional Development*|
|BUS 3311||Legal Environment of Business|
|BUS 3320||Applied Statistics and Analytics for Business|
|BUS 4960/4961||Business Administration Internship* (2-4 hours)|
|BUS 4999||Seminar in Strategic Management of the Business Enterprise|
|ECO 2207||Principles of Macroeconomics|
|FIN 3453||Managerial Finance|
|MKT 3160||Marketing Principles|
Business Administration Core Courses:
- Any 3000-/4000-level BUS or ENT course not in the business core.
- Sixteen hours in selected career paths.
* Should you choose not to complete BUS 2860 Professional Development and BUS 4960/4961 Business Internship, you will need to complete an additional 4 credit hours in your selected career path.
|C. Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements||12 hours|
|D. Electives||4-6 hours|
|E. Total||124 hours|
|Base Required Fees||Cost|
|Tuition Per Credit Hour||$340|
|Technology fee per semester is based on credit hours enrolled||$30 to $120|
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