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Online Bachelor of Business Administration Completion

The online bachelor's degree completion program will allow adult students to obtain their Bachelor of Business Administration within five semesters (2 years). This program is for individuals with approximately two years of college credit, or 48 credit hours.

A BBA will prepare you for any number of career opportunities, including accounting, finance, human resources, marketing or management, to name just a few.

Admissions Criteria

Applicants to the BBA Completion program must meet the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 48 college-level credits from an accredited college or university. Students without 48 hours can take the hours needed in our online Associate of Arts in General Studies program.

    Credit from the following standardized evaluation programs also applies:

    • CLEP (College Level Examination Program)
    • PEP (Proficiency Examination Program)
    • ACE (American Council on Education)
    • Other standardized evaluations

No specific course prerequisites apply.

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all higher education coursework you've completed
  • Two years of full-time work experience
  • A writing proficiency test may be required based on transcript evaluation
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) may be required for applicants whose native language is not English

*There is no minimum age requirement for this program.

To apply for the Online BBA Completion program, students must:

  • Submit online application for admission
  • Submit official transcripts from all previously attended colleges
  • Submit a resume

*Note: Transcripts are official only if sent directly to the Office of Admissions from the registrar of the institution attended.

Program Outline

54 credit hours total. All courses are three credit hours offered in 8 week, fully online format.

  • ICON 200 - Intro to Virtual Franciscan Education
    • Connects students to the university, the community, and Catholic and Franciscan spiritual and intellectual traditions. Through an exploration of the university’s Franciscan Values and its liberal arts tradition, students will become connected to the university’s unique mission and values while sharpening skills that will ease the transition to college-level study.
  • PHIL 323 - Ethics
    • Use critical thinking to analyze and resolve questions and problems in ethics. Learn about and apply principal ethical theories, as well as how to discern and apply a personal approach to moral questions and problems.
  • BUS 230 - Principles of Management
    • Study the process and functions of management, human behavior, organizational structure and environment, corporate culture, organization change and development, human resource development, leadership and operational considerations.
  • ACCT 106 - Introduction to Financial Accounting
    • This course prepares students to ready and interpret financial information, and provides a brief overview of generally accepted accounting principles, international financial reporting standards and cash flow information.
  • RELI 210 - Religions East and West
    • ´╗┐´╗┐Study of major eastern and western religions in their history, beliefs, practices, and impact.
  • ACCT 110 - Basics of Managerial Accounting
    • Learn how managers use financial information to make business decisions. Study cost systems, production cost flow, budgeting, cash flow, contribution margin and break-even analysis, earnings before and after taxes, ratio and trend analysis.
  • ECON 208 - Microeconomic Theory
    • Study of consumer behavior, behavior of firm, price information, market structure, and antitrust regulations. Distributuion of income, international trade and theory of growth.
  • BUS 233 - Human Resource Management
    • Learn about ethical approaches to human resource management and how it is affected by legal, global and economic environments. Study the importance of the human resource function and its role in managing, motivating and rewarding employees.
  • ECON 207 - Macroeconomic Theory
    • Study of national income determination; savings, consumption, investment. Government expenditures, imports, and exports. Employment, inflation cycles. Monetary and fiscal policies.
  • BUS 270 - Business Law
    • This course will introduce students to the judicial system, contracts, uniform commercial code, agency and employment law, partnership, corporations, creditors’ rights and property law.
  • BUS 360 - Business Statistics
    • This course will introduce students to descriptive statistics, elements of probability, sampling and sampling distribution and teach students about hypotheses testing, correlations and regression analysis, and estimation.
  • BUS 281 - Introduction to Marketing
    • Learn about the social, economic, legal, global and other environmental aspects of marketing. The changing environment and its effect on marketing strategy and variables will be studied, along with the components necessary to develop a marketing plan.
  • BUS 350 - Managerial Finance
    • Study theories used by financial managers in organizations to maximize value, as well as working capital management, valuation theory, security investment analysis, capital budgeting, cost-of-funds estimation, capital structure analysis and dividend policy.
  • BUS 433 - Organizational Dynamics
    • Learn about organizational environment and internal dynamics; behavioral science in organizations; techniques of motivation, communication and leadership; managing goals, problems and time; interpersonal effectiveness; and team building.
  • BUS 317 - Culture & International Management
    • Explore language and communication, cultural and pragmatic disparities of background, and other issues vital to the success of international business ventures, including negotiating, selection and training of expatriates, compensation and repatriation issues.
  • BUS 439 - Production/Operations Management
    • Review basic management concepts. Focus on systems concepts, analytical techniques of POM, product selection and design, layout and location of facilities, and inventory control and scheduling.
  • BUS 341 - E-Commerce
    • Overview of electronic commerce, infrastructure issues, ISPs, e-commerce marketing (including web-page design), Internet-based commerce transatctions (services and physical goods), payment mechanisms/financial servcies, critcal success factors for e-commerce, and the future of e-commerce.
  • BUS 489 - Business System Analysis and Design 
    • Integrate all the functional areas of business in the senior capstone course. Focus on applied analysis of business situations, advanced information systems, business systems analysis and designs, and strategic management.

Graduation Requirements

The following requirements must be completed to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from USF's accelerated adult program:

  • A minimum of 120 semester credits
  • A minimum of 30 semester credits of upper division (300-400) study level* with a GPA of at least 2.0 in all courses
    *Will be met in the program
  • All courses listed in the program of study
  • One course that meets each of the General Education learning outcomes
  • At least 32 of the credits must have been obtained from USF

Contact Us

If you have questions about getting started in our online BBA Completion program, please let us know by contacting admissions.