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Online Bachelor's Degree

Business Administration

Business Administration
Bachelor of Science
AT A GLANCE
  • 120 credits
  • Up to 90 Credits Accepted
  • All courses are available online or on-site
  • Hybrid course format available
TUITION
  • $250 per credit
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Gain a well-rounded education that provides foundational, workplace-relevant management skills, organizational theory, and operational knowledge

The career-focused Bachelor of Science in business administration at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to help you compete for the jobs of today and tomorrow by building a comprehensive base of knowledge. This major will help you prepare for a variety of positions in for-profit, nonprofit, and public-sector organizations.

These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2021–2022 academic year. For prior year academic requirements, visit our catalog archive.

This program is also available as a minor.

Total Credits Required: 120

Required Major Courses: 33

  • (3 Credits, BMGT 110)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 221)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 364)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 365)
  • (3 Credits, MRKT 310)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 380)
  • (3 Credits, HRMN 300)
  • (3 Credits, FINC 330)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)
  • (3 Credits, BMGT 495)

Related Required Courses

The following required courses may be applied to general education or elective requirements:

  • (3 Credits, ECON 201)
  • (3 Credits, ECON 203)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
  • (3 Credits, ECON 203) (related requirement for the major)
  • (4 Credits, MATH 140) (recommended, especially if you plan to go to graduate school)
  • (3 Credits, COMM 390) (recommended)

UMGC outlines the options available to fulfill the 41 credits of general education coursework for bachelor's degrees on the General Education Requirements webpage.

In addition to the major, elective, and general education courses and requirements outlined on this page, please review the overall bachelor's degree requirements.

This is our recommended course sequence to progress through this program. You may take multiple courses simultaneously, up to your course load limit. You cannot take a prerequisite with its subsequent course during the same session. Your plan will be unique and dependent on multiple factors, including the number of credits you transfer to this program. Contact an advisor if you have any questions about this plan, course alternatives, or your course load limit.

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1
(1 Credit, LIBS 150)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2
(3 Credits, PACE 111B)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
3
(3 Credits, WRTG 111)
General Education: Communication
4
(3 Credits, WRTG 112)
General Education: Communication
5
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6
(3 Credits, BMGT 110)
Major
7
(3 Credits, SPCH 100)
General Education: Communication
8
(3 Credits, STAT 200)
General Education: Math; Major
9
(3 Credits, IFSM 300)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy; Major
10
(3 Credits, ACCT 220)
Major
11
(3 Credits, HUMN 100)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
12
(4 Credits, BIOL 103)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences; Major
13
(3 Credits, ECON 201)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Major
14
(3 Credits, ARTH 334)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
15 3-credit elective course Elective
16
(3 Credits, ECON 203)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Major
17
(3 Credits, ACCT 221)
Major
18 3-credit elective course Elective
19
(3 Credits, BMGT 364)
Major
20 3-credit elective course Elective
21
(3 Credits, BMGT 365)
Major
22 3-credit elective course Elective
23
(3 Credits, MRKT 310)
Major
24
(3 Credits, WRTG 394)
General Education: Communication
25 3-credit elective course Elective
26
(3 Credits, BMGT 380)
Major
27 3-credit elective course Elective
28 3-credit elective course Elective
29
(3 Credits, HRMN 300)
Major
30 3-credit elective course Elective
31 3-credit elective course Elective
32
(3 Credits, FINC 330)
Major
33 3-credit elective course Elective
34 3-credit elective course Elective
35
(3 Credits, BMGT 496)
Major
36 3-credit elective course Elective
37 3-credit elective course Elective
38 3-credit elective course Elective
39 3-credit elective course Elective
40
(3 Credits, BMGT 495)
Major
41 1-credit elective course Elective

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1 Introduction to Research (1 Credit, LIBS 150) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2 Program and Career Exploration in Business (3 Credits, PACE 111B) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
3 Academic Writing I (3 Credits, WRTG 111) General Education: Communication
4 Academic Writing II (3 Credits, WRTG 112) General Education: Communication
5 Elements of Nutrition (3 Credits, NUTR 100) General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6 Introduction to Business and Management (3 Credits, BMGT 110) Major
7 Foundations of Oral Communication (3 Credits, SPCH 100) General Education: Communication
8 Introduction to Statistics (3 Credits, STAT 200) General Education: Math; Major
9 Information Systems in Organizations (3 Credits, IFSM 300) General Education: Research & Computing Literacy; Major
10 Principles of Accounting I (3 Credits, ACCT 220) Major
11 Introduction to Humanities (3 Credits, HUMN 100) General Education: Arts & Humanities
12 Introduction to Biology (4 Credits, BIOL 103) General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences; Major
13 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits, ECON 201) General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Major
14 Understanding Movies (3 Credits, ARTH 334) General Education: Arts & Humanities
15 3-credit elective course Elective
16 Principles of Microeconomics (3 Credits, ECON 203) General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences; Major
17 Principles of Accounting II (3 Credits, ACCT 221) Major
18 3-credit elective course Elective
19 Management and Organization Theory (3 Credits, BMGT 364) Major
20 3-credit elective course Elective
21 Organizational Leadership (3 Credits, BMGT 365) Major
22 3-credit elective course Elective
23 Marketing Principles (3 Credits, MRKT 310) Major
24 Advanced Business Writing (3 Credits, WRTG 394) General Education: Communication
25 3-credit elective course Elective
26 Business Law I (3 Credits, BMGT 380) Major
27 3-credit elective course Elective
28 3-credit elective course Elective
29 Human Resource Management (3 Credits, HRMN 300) Major
30 3-credit elective course Elective
31 3-credit elective course Elective
32 Business Finance (3 Credits, FINC 330) Major
33 3-credit elective course Elective
34 3-credit elective course Elective
35 Business Ethics (3 Credits, BMGT 496) Major
36 3-credit elective course Elective
37 3-credit elective course Elective
38 3-credit elective course Elective
39 3-credit elective course Elective
40 Strategic Management (3 Credits, BMGT 495) Major
41 1-credit elective course Elective

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