BBA, Business Administration, General Business

  • BBA general business

Bachelor of Business Administration, General Business

Brandman University’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree is a comprehensive and flexible degree program that will prepare students for professional opportunities in today’s dynamic, global business environment. They will gain exposure to key business drivers that successful organizations employ to function and grow. While not as specialized as more specific degree programs, a general business degree is valuable because it offers students a comprehensive overview of all the components of business operations. The core curriculum introduces students to the principles of accounting, organizational leadership, marketing, and information systems management.

In addition to these fundamental college courses, general business students can customize their education plan to delve into a variety of topics, making this one of the most flexible Bachelor of Business Administration programs.  A bachelor’s degree in general business is a highly marketable program for students hoping to advance their careers in the fields of their choice because it can be applied to virtually any industry.  Brandman offers year-round sessions and online business degree classes to ensure that busy students can meet their academic requirements.  Check out more information about getting an online degree in finance, entrepreneurship, marketing, and even HR.

What Jobs Can I Get with my Degree?

A business degree will prepare you for an unlimited number of career positions in almost every field imaginable. Many general business graduates go on to work as accountants, auditors, budget analysts, financial analysts and examiners, fundraising professionals, and financial advisors. According to U.S. News and World Report[1], the fastest growing business careers are meeting, convention and event planners (estimated to increase 33.2% through 2022), and market research analysts (estimated to grow at 31.6%). As corporations expand, they often seek out general business graduates for company-specific skill training due to their flexibility, extensive knowledge, and broad skillsets. They are particularly sought after for their strong research capabilities, aptitudes for analyzing and interpreting data, and abilities to work both independently and cooperatively.

Brandman University offers an on-campus or online bachelor’s in business administration degree that transforms students into effective and innovative professionals. The adaptability of this dynamic degree and expansive list of potential job opportunities for graduates make it the perfect choice for students who are ready to take the next step in advancing their careers.  For those students looking for a graduate degree, please check out the Master of Business Administration degree program.  Students are always looking for the best business schools, but there are many factors to consider like tuition rates, location, online classes, etc.  Be sure to learn more about tuition, start dates, and financial aid options at Brandman University.

Admission Requirements

Applicants intending on enrolling in this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  1. 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent.
  2. Completed application package. Applications are available online.
  3. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.
  4. For those applying under an active military agreement with Brandman University, admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts. If additional coursework from other institutions is submitted prior to admission this coursework will also be included in determining admissibility and transferability for course credit.

Graduation Requirements–Bachelor Degrees

  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • 36 credits earned in upper- division coursework.
  • Minimum of 30 credits completed in residence at Brandman; 18 of which must be upper-division credits, 12 of which must be completed in students major.
  • A 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale at Brandman and transfer work.
  • A 2.0 grade point average in all major and minor coursework. Programs may have additional grade requirements.
  • Resolution of all “I” grades.
  • LBSU 302 Information Fluency and Academic Integrity (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)
  • LBSU 304 Liberal Arts Core Foundations- (Cannot be used as an elective in a major, minor, or certificate program)

All courses taken in the major program must be passed with a grade equivalent of “C” or higher. All required courses must be taken for a letter grade where the option exists.

 

Lower-Division Core Requirements

ACCU 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACCU 202 Principles of Accounting II 3
CSCU 200 Introduction to Computers and Data Processing 3
ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECNU 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATU 203 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Credits 18

 

Upper-Division Core Requirements

ACCU 360 Financial Statement Analysis 3
COMU 410 Organizational Communication 3
FINU 305 Business Finance 3
MGTU 301 Principles of Management 3
MGTU 310 Legal Environment of Business 3
MGTU 400 Global Environment of Business 3
MGTU 315 Operations Management 3
MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing 3
OLCU 350 Leadership and Professional Ethics 3
OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse and Multicultural Organizations 3
MGTU 410 Strategic Management (Core Capstone Course) 3
Total Credits 33

Prior to enrolling in the capstone course (MGTU 410), all courses in the BBA core must be completed; one core course may be taken concurrently. Formulating and implementing strategies using content from all core classes is emphasized

 

General Business Emphasis

Complete 21 credits of upper-division coursework in a minimum of three of the six functional areas of Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Organizational Leadership, Marketing, and Information Systems Management.  
Total Credits 21
Brandman University Online
Online campus
Some programs available to California residents only
Antelope Valley Campus Building
Antelope Valley Campus Building
39115 Trade Center Drive, Suite 203, Palmdale, CA, 93551
Fairfield Campus Building
Fairfield Campus Building
4820 Business Center Drive, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA, 94534
Hanford Campus Building
Hanford Campus Building
325 Mall Drive, Hanford, CA, 93230
Brandman Irvine Campus Building
Brandman Irvine Campus Building
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, 1st Floor, Irvine, CA, 92618
Lacey Campus Building
Lacey Campus Building
1445 Galaxy Drive NE, Suite 201, Lacey, WA, 98516
28237 La Piedra Rd., Bldg. 3000, Menifee, CA, 92584
Modesto Campus Building
Modesto Campus Building
5222 Pirrone Court, Salida, CA, 95368
Monterey Campus Building
Monterey Campus Building
99 Pacific Street, Suite 375-B, Monterey, CA, 93940
Brandman University Online
Brandman University Online
16355 Laguna Canyon Road, Irvine, CA, 92618
Ontario Campus Building
Ontario Campus Building
3990 Concours Street, Suite 100, Ontario, CA, 91764
Palm Desert Campus Building
Palm Desert Campus Building
75-105 Merle Dr., Suite 800, Bldg. B, Palm Desert, CA, 92211
Riverside Campus Building
Riverside Campus Building
3550 Vine Street, Suite 200, Riverside, CA, 92507
Roseville Campus Building
Roseville Campus Building
400 Sunrise Avenue, Roseville, CA, 95661
San Diego Campus Building
San Diego Campus Building
7460 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA, 92108
Santa Maria Campus Building
Santa Maria Campus Building
1300 E. Cypress Street, Building A-1, Santa Maria, CA, 93454
Travis AFB Building
Travis AFB Building
530 Hickam Avenue, Bldg 249, Suite 10, Travis AFB, CA, 94535
Victorville Campus Building
Victorville Campus Building
13911 Park Avenue, Suite 100, Victorville, CA, 92392
Visalia Campus Building
Visalia Campus Building
649 South County Center Drive, Visalia, CA, 93277
Walnut Creek Campus Building
Walnut Creek Campus Building
2950 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA, 94597
Yuba City Campus Building
Yuba City Campus Building
3301 East Onstott Road, Yuba City, CA, 95991
Yucaipa Campus Building
Yucaipa Campus Building
11711 Sand Canyon Rd., Yucaipa, CA, 92399