BBS in Business Administration/MBA

This program is designed to equip and transform students to be servant leaders with the knowledge and skills to increase job security, to position themselves for advancement within their own organizations, and for future employment and leadership opportunities within both the profit and nonprofit sectors of business. The accelerated program is for individuals who may be inspired to continue their educational journey to a master’s degree while pursuing an undergraduate degree because it will give them a competitive advantage in the workplace and is more cost-effective to do so.

UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (BBS)

Professional Studies Requirement
PRST 3301 Lifelong Learning (S-L)

3

English

9

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

and

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

or

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

History

6

Choose two:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

HIST 2301 - World Civilization I

HIST 2302 - World Civilization II

Kinesiology

2

KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living

and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.

Mathematics

3

Choose one:

MATH 1301 - Math for Liberal Arts

MATH 1303 - College Algebra

MATH 1304 - Trigonometry

MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis

MATH 1308 - Calculus for Business Analysis

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

4

One laboratory science from Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics

Religion

12

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

(If hours transferred at time of initial enrollment at DBU do not equal 60 or more hours, additional religion hours will be required.)

Social Science
POLS 2301  American National Government
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics

6

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

48

BBS in Business Administration

 

Required Courses

30

ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics
ENTR 3301 - Principles of Entrepreneurship (S-L)
FINA 3301 - Corporate Financial Management
MANA 3301 - Principles of Management (S-L)
MANA 3305 - Managerial Statistics
MANA 3308 - Business and Public Law
MANA 4320 - Strategy and Problems in Management
MRKT 3301 - Principles of Marketing

Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses

6

MANA 6310 - Leadership in Management
MANA 6320 - Business Ethics

Additional Upper-Level Electives Required*
Additional Lower or Upper-Level Electives Required*

15
21

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED

120

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required. Students must complete all Undergraduate hours and shared undergraduate/graduate hours prior to enrolling for remaining Graduate hours.

*Elective Requirements

  • In order to satisfy the “Undergraduate only” portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.

  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees.

REMAINING GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (MBa)

MBA Core Curriculum

18

ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting
FINA 6301 - Corporate Finance
MANA 6302 - Quantitative Analysis for Managers
MANA 6341 - Strategic Management Decisions (S-L) (Capstone course)
MISM 6314 - Management Information Systems
MRKT 6301 - Creative Problem Solving for Marketing Decisions (S-L)

MBA Concentration

12

Students may choose from the MBA concentrations listed below to take 12 hours in a specialized field:

  • Accounting

  • Business Communication

  • Business Innovation Strategy 

  • Business Intelligence and Analytics 

  • Conflict Resolution Management

  • Cybersecurity

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Finance

  • Health Care Management

  • International Business

  • IT and Innovation

  • IT Security for Managers

  • Leading the Nonprofit Organization

  • Management

  • Marketing

  • Project Management

  • Technology and Engineering

TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED

30

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE

150

Students must successfully complete PRST 3301 within the first term.

Students are required to take the Major Field Test (MFT)as part of MANA 4320 Strategy and Problems in Management. Students will prepare for the exam through completion of the coursework of MANA 4320. 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to course descriptions for course requisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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