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Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration

Complete a business administration degree completely online!

Here at SBU, our Associate of Applied Science Business Administration program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in today’s business world.

Our Associate of Applied Science Business Administration program is rooted in the Christian faith, making it ideal for those looking to combine their knowledge of business with their faith. We provide courses in basic business administration skills, computer skills, software applications and business knowledge. Our faculty are dedicated to teaching our students the importance of servant leadership, Christian personal and professional ethics, career development and business etiquette.

We believe that through this program, our students will be prepared for a successful career in the business world.

Upcoming SBU Worldwide Start Dates

August 19, 2024

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August 5, 2024

October 14, 2024

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September 30, 2024

January 13, 2025

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December 30, 2024

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The SBU Advantage

  • With small class sizes and open communication from faculty within a caring, Christ-centered environment, you will establish lasting relationships with your professors.
  • Benefit from one-on-one academic advising with a professor who will help you achieve your goals.
  • Complete the business administration degree completely online!

Faith Integration

As a business student at SBU, you will learn how to use Biblical truths as the foundation for your career. Professors are intentional about integrating Biblical truths in courses.

Ethics and Professional Development — As part of an intentionally Christian education, students in the Robert W. Plaster College of Business take a senior-level course in Ethics and Professional Development. The course teaches Christian personal and professional ethics and equips students with life skills such as career development, etiquette, and servant leadership, with the goal of producing ethical business leaders who will be servant leaders in the workplace.

Outcomes

A business administration degree from Southwest Baptist University will equip you for a wide variety of potential career paths, including:

  • Small business owner
  • Marketing/advertising
  • Business manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Salesperson
  • Bookkeeper
  • Office manager

Required Courses

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Business Administration requires completion of the following courses as well as all general education and graduation requirements.

Major Courses

  • FIN 3003 Personal Financial Planning (Fall)
  • MGT 4033 Human Resource Management (Fall)
  • MGT 4043 Organizational Behavior and Theory (Fall)
  • MGT 4063 Entrepreneurship and Small Business (Summer)
  • MKT 3033 Consumer Behavior (Spring)

Core Courses for Business Administration Majors

  • ACC 2013 Principles of FInancial Accounting (Spring)
  • ACC 2043 Principles of Managerial Accounting (Fall)
  • BUS 2013 Business Communications (Winterfest)
  • BUS 2023 Business Statistics (Spring)
  • BUS 3073 Legal Environment of Business I (Summer)
  • ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics (Spring)
  • ECO 2033 Principles of Macroeconomics (Fall)
  • FIN 3043 Business Finance (Spring)
  • LDR 4043 Ethics and Professional Development (Fall)
  • MGT 3013 Principles of Management (Winterfest)
  • MGT 3033 Operations Management (Spring)
  • MGT 4083 Strategic Management (Spring)
  • MKT 3023 Principles of Marketing (Fall)