The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Online degree completion program is ideal for non-traditional students who have some college, some professional work experience and want to enhance their career development by finishing what they started. Even if you started at a community college or another university, the CSU BBA General Business Online degree completion program can help you earn your degree with a flexible schedule, conveniently and economically 100% online while maintaining work-life-school balance.
Time to Complete: To be determined after a review of transcripts.
Credits: To be determined after a review of transcripts.
The Cleveland State BBA Online degree completion offers flexibility for students who want to take classes online – or in-person during the day or evening at our downtown Cleveland campus. This provides the opportunity for students to take advanced business courses that will meet their professional needs and career goals – and all at the same Cleveland State.
Did you know that according to the Brookings Institute median career earnings for a bachelor’s degree graduate are 70% higher than for someone with some college but no degree? The General Business major can enhance your earning potential for roles in:
BBA Upper-Division Core Requirements
|OSM 311||Introduction to Operations Management||3 Credits|
|IST 305||Information Technology for Competitive Advantage||3 Credits|
|FIN 351||Introduction to Financial Management||3 Credits|
|MGT 321||Organizational Behavior||3 Credits|
|BUS 351||Business, Society and Government||3 Credits|
|MGT 465||Management Strategy and Policy||3 Credits|
Major Coursework: General Business Major – BBA Degree Online
|OSM 442||Innovation Management||3 Credits|
General Business Major Electives: Select 10 courses from list below for a minimum of 30 credit hours
|MKT 441||Integrated Marketing Communication||3 Credits|
|ACT 360||International Accounting||3 Credits|
|MGT 301||Principles of Management||3 Credits|
|FIN 350||Financial Decision Making / Bloomberg||3 Credits|
|MGT 340||Human Resources Management||3 Credits|
|OSM 425||International Operations Management||3 Credits|
|FIN 353||Introduction to Investments||3 Credits|
|OSM 416||Supply Chain Management||3 Credits|
|FIN 360||Financial Marketing / Institutions||3 Credits|
|OSM 421||Service Operations Management||3 Credits|
|MKT 456||Customer Relations||3 Credits|
|OSM 438||International Field Experience in Supply Chain Management||3 Credits|
The program is designed to utilize previous college course work and accommodate students who have completed an AA or AS degree at a community college. Students must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Students must have completed the required CSU general education course work:
General Education Courses
|Introduction to University Life: Only required for first-year CSU students|
|English Composition: ENG 100/101 and ENG 102 (grades of "C" or higher)|
|Math: MTH 148 and MTH 149 (grades of "C" or higher)|
|Natural Science: 7 credits of Natural Science with Lab|
|Social Science: 3 credits of Non-US Social Science|
|Arts and Humanities: 3 credits of Introductory Arts and Humanities, 3 credits of Non-US Arts and Humanities|
|Social Diversity: 3 credits of African-American Experience and 3 credits of US Diversity|
|Foreign Language: Submission of official high school transcripts showing 2 years of same language successfully completed; completion of 2 consecutive semesters of introductory foreign language courses at CSU or transfer institution; waiver of Foreign Language through verification of Modern Language Department by demonstrated proficiency|
Students must have completed all BBA - Lower Divisional Core Course Work:
Lower Divisional Core Course Work
|BUS 151||World of Business|
|GAD 250||Business Communication|
|IST 203||Software Tools|
|ACT 221||Introductory Accounting I|
|ACT 222||Introductory Accounting II|
|BUS 201||Applied Business Statistics|
|OSM 202||Introduction to Business Analytics|
|MKT 301||Fundamentals of Marketing|
Application Requirements for the Online BBA:
Students may begin the program in any semester. Applications must be submitted no later than one month before the semester of entry. Please refer to the University Calendar for dates.
For additional program requirements, please see https://business.csuohio.edu/academics/admission-requirements.
Interested students should fill out the Request Information form and indicate their preference for the BBA program.
For more information on the Online BBA program, visit https://business.csuohio.edu/academics/online-bba-degree-completion
For program information contact:
Monte Ahuja College of Business Undergraduate Advising Office
1860 E. 18th Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
The BBA General Business degree completion curriculum consists of foundational courses in business and a broad cross-section of advanced business courses in a variety of disciplines including management, accounting, finance and operations/supply chain. The curriculum is comprised of four sections:
Our faculty in the Monte Ahuja College of Business are a diverse group of professors with industry-leading expertise in their disciplines and related, applied, professional business experience. The majority of faculty are actively involved in the community as consultants and members of professional organizations bringing a richness of practical application in addition to creating top-notch research.
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