Catalogue 2017 - 2018

Business – BBA Online Option for Part-Time Students

General Information

The Online Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) is a part-time degree completion program for part-time students. The BBA degree program provides students with broad exposure to the functional areas of business administration. Students will develop functional competency necessary for career advancement.

In order to be considered for admission, students must transfer in at least 30 credit hours. Full-time Western New England University students are not eligible to enroll in this program.

Career Opportunities

BBA majors are equipped to advance into positions of increased responsibility in the business world. In addition to seeking career advancement, students are able later to specialize either by entering graduate school or, more typically, by participating in training programs provided by employers.

Faculty

Faculty in this major come from all departments in the College of Business.

Degree Program Learning Goals

Having completed the BBA, the student will have the ability to:

  1. Solve business problems by thinking critically and applying principles of effective decision making;
  2. Generate, evaluate, and select alternatives consistent with standards of ethical behavior;
  3. Perform well on teams, to provide leadership, to contribute and collaborate to achieve team goals;
  4. Communicate professionally, to present analyses, recommendations, and plans clearly, in writing;
  5. Apply information technology concepts and tools to support business problem solving and decision making;
  6. Recognize the dynamic domestic and international factors that shape and transform the global business environment; and
  7. To understand the fundamental concepts from the business disciplines.

Degree Requirements

Core Requirements: 78 credit hours

Business Courses: 42 Credits

BIS 102Problem Solving with Business Tools

3 cr.

MAN 101/HONB 101Management and Organizational Behavior

3 cr.

AC 201/HONB 203Financial Reporting

3 cr.

MK 200/HONB 200Principles of Marketing

3 cr.

BIS 202Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 cr.

AC 202Managerial Accounting

3 cr.

FIN 214Introduction to Finance

3 cr.

BIS 221Statistics for Business Analytics

3 cr.

BUS 326Business Planning for New Ventures

3 cr.

BL 201/HONB 201Introduction to Business Law

3 cr.

BIS 310Quality and Operations Management

3 cr.

BL 424Business Law for Human Resource Management

3 cr.

MAN 323Human Resource Management

3 cr.

BUS 450Business Strategy

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:42

Non-Business Courses: 36 Credits

ENGL 132English Composition I

3 cr.

ENGL 133English Composition II

3 cr.

HUM XXXHumanities Elective

3 cr.

MATH XXXCollege-level Math

6 cr.

EC 111Principles of Microeconomics

3 cr.

EC 112Principles of Macroeconomics

3 cr.

HIST XXXHistory Perspective

3 cr.

COMM 100Principles of Communication

3 cr.

SCI XXXScience Requirement

3 cr.

PSY 101Introduction to Psychology

3 cr.

or

SO 101Introduction to Sociology

3 cr.

And

MAN 240Business and Society

3 cr.

or

PH 211Business Ethics

3 cr.

Total Credit Hours:36

Electives: 42 credit hours

GEN XXXGeneral Electives

42 cr.

Total Credit Hours:42

Total Credit Hours: 120

Total Credit hours required for graduation – 120.

Students must take 33 credit hours of coursework in 300-400 level courses. All students must take 12 hours of upper level (300-400) courses in their major at Western New England University.

General Electives must be selected in such a way as to ensure that all "perspectives of understanding" requirements have been satisfied.