Online: Business Administration

Get down to business with a degree from DeSales University 

The Business Administration major is an in-depth exploration of the administrative and operational aspects of a business. You'll examine the features of a well-organized and efficient company in today's global business environment. The curriculum focuses on an overview of all business functions including administration, marketing, finance, and management. Business faculty will also focus on the key elements in business planning, organizing, staffing, and budgeting. 

How quickly can I earn my degree?

40 courses (120 credits) are required for graduation. But, did you know?

Please refer to the Undergraduate Catalog for a more detailed explanation of the specific degree requirements and course prerequisites.

Core Classes
(15 required courses)

Basic Requirements (2 courses)
 EN103 Composition & Rhetoric I
 EN104 Composition & Rhetoric II

Modes of Thinking
(4 courses)
 MOT Literature: EN 110, 112, 115, EN 118
 MOT Natural Science: BI 209, 211, or CH 209
 MOT Philosophy: PL 109
 MOT Mathematics: MA 110 or MA 121
 MOT Social Science: Covered By Major

Cultural Literacy
(6 courses)
 Humanities 1: H1201, HI 213, or P0 201
 Humanities 2: HI 202, HI 214, HI 262, or P0 202
 Humanities 3: Great Works of Art or Music
 Humanities 4: Great Works of Literature
 Foreign Language or World Cultures Course 1 *
 Foreign Language or World Cultures Course 2 *
 *Students must complete either two consecutive language courses or
  two World Cultures courses to satisfy this requirement.
  Languages are recommended for IB majors.


Christian Values and Theology 
(3 courses)
 TH109 Catholic Theology
 Intermediate Theology (200 - 300 level)
 Values Seminar: MG, PL, TH

Electives
(as needed)
    Select courses from any academic area.

Business Administration Major
(16 required courses)

MG 100 Introduction to Business
MG 201 Principles of Management
MG 211 Quantitative Business Analysis 
MK 201 Principles of Marketing
EC 209 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC 210 Principles of Microeconomics
AB 217 Financial Accounting
AB 219 Managerial Accounting
AB 272 The Legal Environment of Business
FN 330 or 331 Financial Management
MG 233 Business Communication Skills
MG 310 New Ventures, Inc.
MG 340 International Business
MG 452 Business Policy Formulation
MK 215 Sales and Sales Management
Business Elective


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