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  • BS in Business Administration

    Overview


    The online Bachelor's in Business Administration degree offered by LeBow College of Business is a degree completion program with distinguished accreditation by AACSB International - the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

    The program provides a broad business education that introduces students to all functional areas of business, building quantitative knowledge and developing an understanding of skills essential to today’s global organizations. The Business Administration curriculum includes a wide array of courses designed to teach students to think and communicate ideas effectively, and to understand the economic, social and legal systems in which business operates.

    Program Features

    • Courses are taught by the same on-campus faculty who are among the world's most highly-respected business educators.
    • The curriculum introduces students to all functional areas of business, the quantitative aspects of decision making and the behavioral factors common to all organizational structures.
    • The highly-interactive online format is designed to challenge and engage students while remaining convenient for working professionals.

    Residency

    Drexel's online BS in Business Administration program features one required residency, a four-day intensive course that provides students with an opportunity to investigate viable career paths, analyze internal and external motivators, and enhance their communication, leadership, and presentation skills.


    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.

    You can transfer up to 90 quarter credits (equivalent to 60 semester credits) from any accredited institution of higher learning as long as the grade is a C or better and was earned within the past 10 years.

    General Education Requirements 
    CIVC 101Introduction to Civic Engagement1.0
    ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research3.0
    ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II: Advanced Research and Evidence-Based Writing3.0
    ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III: Themes and Genres3.0
    COM 270Business Communication3.0
    MATH 181Introduction to Analysis I4.0
    MATH 182Introduction to Analysis II.0
    PHIL 105Critical Reasoning3.0
    PSY 101General Psychology I3.0
    UNIV B101The Drexel Experience1.0
    UNIV B201Career Management1.0
    English literature elective ENGL 200 - ENGL 3993.0
    Fine Arts elective3.0
    History elective4.0
    Science courses (choose two of the following)6.0
    BIO 100Applied Cells, Genetics & Physiology 
    or BIO 101Applied Biological Diversity, Ecology & Evolution 
    CHEM 151Applied Chemistry 
    PHYS 151Applied Physics 
    General Education Electives 
    Select seven (21 credits) general education electives, with a minimum of one course in each of the following three categories. Take the remaining 12.0 credits from any of the topics listed under Additional General Education Electives. 
    Society and Culture 
    Communication, English, Fine Arts, Global Studies, Language or Philosophy3.0
    Social Science 
    Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology3.0
    Science 
    Computer Science, Information Systems, Science3.0
    Additional General Education Electives 
    Twelve (12) credits must be earned by taking 4 courses from the following topics: Communication, English, Fine Arts, Global Studies, Language, Philosophy, Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Science12.0
    Business Requirements 
    ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
    ACCT 116Managerial Accounting Foundations4.0
    BUSN 111Foundations of Business I 4.0
    BUSN 112Foundations of Business II4.0
    BLAW 201Business Law I4.0
    ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
    ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
    FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
    INTB 200International Business4.0
    MGMT 450Strategy and Competitive Advantage4.0
    MIS 200Management Information Systems4.0
    MKTG 201Introduction to Marketing Management4.0
    OPM 200Operations Management4.0
    ORGB 300Organizational Behavior4.0
    STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
    Select one of the following: 
    MGMT 370Business Consulting 
    MGMT 371Business Consulting for Nonprofits 
    MGMT 260Introduction to Entrepreneurship 
    MGMT 451Management Simulation 
    STAT 202Business Statistics II 
    Major Requirements32.0
    Free Electives18.0
    Total Credits180.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A minimum of 24 previous college credits with a GPA of 2.5

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $498 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $829 per credit)


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2016     

    September 19, 2016

    December 3, 2016

    December 5, 2016

    December 10, 2016

    Winter 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    March 18, 2017

    March 20, 2017

    March 25, 2017

    Spring 2017 

    April 3, 2017

    June 10, 2017

    June 12, 2017

    June 16, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    June 26, 2017

    September 2, 2017

    September 5, 2017

    September 9, 2017

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