Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business

Degree Plan Details

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The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in General Business provides a solid core of general business courses while allowing maximum flexibility in program design to meet career goals. The General Business degree is widely recognized by corporations as the most versatile of the various degree plans. Students who graduate with this degree are prepared for careers where broad business knowledge and understanding are combined with effective problem-solving skills. The degree program is offered both in the classroom lecture and distance learning modes.

A graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business will be able to:

  • Apply a broad range of general business knowledge to make informed decisions in a competitive environment.
  • Apply the technical and cognitive skills necessary to remain relevant in contemporary business practices and issues.
  • Apply sound business concepts and theories in a variety of organizational settings.

The minimum requirements for a Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business are:

  • 33 semester hours must be completed at Amberton University.
  • 42 semester hours must be at the 3000/4000 level, 27 of which must be completed at Amberton University and applicable to the degree.
  • 120 semester hours for a degree.
  • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 is required.

Degree Plan

I. General Education Requirements45 Hours
Behavioral Science (Psychology or Sociology) 3 hours
Communication (must include oral communication skills)
Selected from: COM3401 or COM4405
3 hours
Computer Concepts (fundamentals course) 3 hours
English (ENG 1001, 1002 plus 6 hours of writing)
Six (6) hours of writing may be selected from: COM3461 or COM4441 or ENG2006
12 Hours
History and/or Government 6 hours
Humanities 3 hours
Mathematics (1021 and 1022 or the equivalent) 6 hours
Natural Science 6 hours
Religion 3 hours
II. General Electives21 Hours
III.Major Requirements54 Hours
A. Business Core 24 hours
Accounting Principles (ACC) 6 hours
Economics Principles (ECO) 6 hours
Finance (3000/4000 level) (FIN) 3 hours
Marketing (3000/4000 level) (MKT) 3 hours
BUS3101 Business Law 3 hours
BUS3104 Statistical Analysis I 3 hours
B. Advanced Business Administration courses
selected from 3000/4000 level 30 hours
(Selected from courses with the following prefixes: ACC, BUS, ECO, FIN, MGT, MIS, MKT)
Totals:120 Hours