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General Business Degree (Mountain View & Salem Campuses)

Business Administration programs
(Mountain View/Salem Campuses)

Are you already active in the workforce and looking to expand your business skills and knowledge via evening and online business courses? Are you seeking to expand the employment opportunities available to you and improve your standard of living?

Our general business degree program is designed for non-traditional students at the SBU-Mountain View and SBU-Salem campuses. Both associate's and bachelor's degrees are offered. You will learn a broad curriculum of study in business administration-related courses with a Christ-centered worldview, preparing you for diverse, ever-changing, global careers, and equipping you for continued education and service.

Want to learn more?

Visit the SBU-Mountain View Campus page or the SBU-Salem Campus page to learn more about the campus, admissions process, cost and financial aid, and more.

Mountain View, MO Campus

Salem, MO Campus

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The SBU Advantage

  • Be equipped for a lifetime of success by a school that is committed to doing what it takes to help you graduate and succeed.
  • Receive a high-quality, Christian higher education close to home.
  • Further your education while remaining active in the workforce through afternoon and evening classes that work with your schedule.
  • Benefit from small class sizes that provide opportunities for individualized instruction, academic guidance and networking.

Faith Integration

Southwest Baptist University is a Christ-centered university and is committed to the integration of faith and academics in all programs and degrees. Class discussions include open dialogue about how faith impacts the academic discipline. Students are encouraged to consider their own faith and how they will incorporate their faith in their chosen career paths. SBU's goal is to produce academically qualified career professionals who are also servant leaders in today's global society.


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

General Business courses

Mountain View and Salem campuses

Fall Semesters

ACC 2043 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ECO 2033 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
FIN 3003 Personal Financial Planning 3
LDR 4043 Ethics and Professional Development 3
MGT 4033 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 4043 Organizational Behavior and Theory 3
MKT 3023 Principles of Marketing 3

Winterfest terms

BUS 2013 Business Communications 3
MGT 3013 Principles of Management 3

Spring Semesters

ACC 2013 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BUS 2023 Business Statistics 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics 3
FIN 3053 Business Finance 3
MGT 3033 Operations Management 3
MGT 4083 Strategic Management 3
MKT 3033 Consumer Behavior 3

Summer terms

MGT 4063 Entrepreneurship and Small Business 3
BUS 3073 Legal Environment of Business I 3

This course matrix for general business courses on the SBU-Mountain View and Salem campuses does not
include general education and graduation requirements. A total of 128 hours is required for graduation.

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General Business Courses