Online Bachelor's in Business Administration

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Business skills can be applied to a range of industries. You could work to develop the necessary and relevant knowledge to enter a range of industries with CTU’s Bachelor of Science Business Administration program. You can study foundational business skills from industry professionals who link industry concepts with practical applications. And you can choose a general track for a variety of business topics or choose a concentration that matches your passion.

Program Credits
5 Weeks
Course Length
Online Colorado Springs
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Program Overview

Effective February 2024, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Denver South(Aurora) location.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)is a 180-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. It consists of 66 general education credits, 86 credit hours devoted to the business administration core, and 28 credit hours dedicated to either a concentration or for business electives of the student’s choosing.

The program is designed for students interested in pursuing opportunities in business administration. The BSBA program covers the core business disciplines including accounting/finance, marketing, human resources, logistics, management, and law/ethics, and allows for flexible options regarding concentrations tailored to students’ professional goals.

This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.

The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.


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Courses: General Education Credits
COMS105 Interpersonal Communications 4.5
COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5
ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5
ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5
HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4.5
MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making 4.5
PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
HUMN250 World Values and Cultures 4.5
SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5
Total Credit Hours: 66
Courses: Core Credits
ACCT201 Accounting I 4
ACCT202 Accounting II 4
BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications 4
BUS115 Introduction to Business 4
BUS270 Business Ethics and Leadership 4
FINC226 Financial Statement Analysis 4
HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4
HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change 4
IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4
MGM357 International Business Practices 4
MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4
MGMT235 Business Law I 4
MGMT345 Operations Management 4
MGMT455 Business Policies and Strategies 4
MGMT495 Business Capstone 4
MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4
MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6
SCM215 Concepts in Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4
UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4
Total Credit Hours: 86
Courses- Concentration Credits
Select 7 300 or 400 level courses from any BSBA program concentration Course 28
Total Credit Hours: 28

Total Credit Hours: 180

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Learning Outcomes

BSBA Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the application of fundamental business principles in diverse business situations.
  2. Investigate the cultural differences that exist within the global workplace.
  3. Compose organizational business decisions through data analytical problem solving.
  4. Determine ethical principles used in business decision-making.
  5. Interpret the impact of organizational change from a business perspective.



Catherine McBride, DBA

Catherine McBride, DBA

Executive Program Director

Dr. Catherine McBride has been at CTU since January 2021, serving as an Executive Program Director for the College of Business and Management. Catherine has been in higher education for 22 years, with 18 years of online education experience across a variety of institutions in varying capacities but always serving non-traditional learners.

Dr. David Gliddon

Dr. David Gliddon

Executive Program Director

Dr. Gliddon is an Executive Program Director in the College of Business and Management. In previous roles at CTU, he was a Program Chair and Lead Faculty. He has taught over 20 courses in the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral programs. He has provided service to the university on a number of committees and special projects.

Accreditations and Alignments

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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