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Business Administration - Eller College

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Earn your online bachelor’s degree in business administration from the top-ranked Eller College of Management, which offers this major with an emphasis in innovation and strategy.

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Business careers require broad knowledge and application of critical thinking, data analysis and global business trends. The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration offered by the Eller College of Management meets that need through a foundation in all of the business specialties. Core courses include business communication, marketing, management, management information systems, finance, economics, operations, and business ethics. Major courses include marketing analytics, financial accounting, real estate, project management, economics of business decisions, human resources, and innovation. Dynamic faculty and high-quality student peers enrich the course experience, which is augmented by real-world projects. The combination of applied projects and the broad analytical framework of the curriculum appeals to employers and students alike.

Successful applicants will be admitted to pre-business. Qualified students who have completed all necessary prerequisite courses and the program admission requirements will then progress into the Business Administration major. Pre-business students have a cost of $525 per unit. Upon transition into the Business Administration major, the cost increases to $560 per unit.

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Career Level: Undergraduate
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
College: Eller College of Management

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $560
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

Wondering about the specific classes you can take in this program? See the course descriptions below.​

  • BCOM 314R: Business Communications - In this course, students will be introduced to analyzing business situations and preparing messages that fulfill all intended purposes of their communication, meet the needs and expectations of business audiences, and consider other relevant contextual factors. Students will devise successful communication strategies including analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
  • ENTR 420R: Innovation Principles and Environments - This course is an overview of entrepreneurial approach, strategies, and skills within a range of environments to advance technology and innovations.
  • MIS 478: Project Management - Project Management is the application of knowledge, analytical skills, scheduling software tools and techniques related to various project activities to meet project requirements. This course specifically addresses the nine project management "knowledge areas", the five project management "process groups" and the 4-way constraints of project management (i.e., scope, time, cost, quality).
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Earning your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Administration - Eller College will build core skills, including:

  • analytical thinking
  • budgeting
  • business development
  • communication skills
  • marketing
  • organizational skills
  • project management
  • sales management
  • teamwork/collaboration

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