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  • Online BS in Business Administration (BBA)


    What Is A Bachelor of Business Administration Degree?

    The Bachelor’s in Business Administration provides students with a foundational knowledge of business practices and operation. 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.

    BBA 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.
    • Major in General Business or Marketing to tailor your degree to meet your educational needs 
    • The highly-interactive online format is designed to challenge and engage students while remaining convenient for working professionals.

    Career & Jobs with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration

    A BBA degree can lead to a wide array of jobs including roles in:
    • Accounting/Bookkeeping
    • Banking
    • Financial Analysis
    • Human Resources
    • Sales

    State restrictions may apply to some programs.


    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 116 quarter credits (equivalent to 77 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 
    ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric I3.0
    ENGL 102Composition and Rhetoric II3.0
    ENGL 103Composition and Rhetoric III3.0
    MATH 181Introduction to Analysis I3.0
    MATH 183Introduction to Analysis III3.0
    BIO 161General Biology I3.0
    CHEM 111General Chemistry I4.0
    PSY 101General Psychology I3.0
    COM 270Business Communication3.0
    PHIL 105Critical Reasoning3.0
    English Literature Elective (ENGL 200 - 399)3.0
    Fine Arts Elective3.0
    History Elective4.0
    General Education Electives21.0 
    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, International Area Studies, Language or Philosophy3.0
    Social Science 
    Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology3.0
    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, International Area Studies, Language, Philosophy, Anthropology, History, Sociology, Political Science, Psychology, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Science12.0
    Business Requirements 
    BUSN 111Foundations of Business4.0
    MGMT 370Business Consulting4.0
    ACCT 115Financial Accounting Foundations4.0
    ACCT 116Managerial Accounting Foundations4.0
    BLAW 201Business Law I4.0
    STAT 201Introduction to Business Statistics4.0
    ECON 201Principles of Microeconomics4.0
    ECON 202Principles of Macroeconomics4.0
    FIN 301Introduction to Finance4.0
    MIS 200Management of Information Systems4.0
    MKTG 201Introduction to Marketing Management4.0
    ORGB 300Organizational Behavior4.0
    OPM 200Operations Management4.0
    INTB 200International Business4.0
    MGMT 260Introduction to Entrepreneurship4.0
    MGMT 450Strategy and Competitive Advantage4.0
    Major Requirements32.0
    Choose eight courses from five of the following categories: ACCT, ECON, FIN, HRMT, INTB, MGMT, MIS, BLAW, MKTG, OPM and STAT. 
    Free Electives22.0
    Total Credits180.0

    View Course Descriptions and the complete curriculum, which includes classes only offered on campus.

    Admissions Criteria

    • Transfer Students
      • A minimum of 24 previous college credits from a regionally accredited institution
      • GPA of 2.5 or above
      • First-Year Students
        • Between 0 – 23 previous college credits from a regionally accredited institution
        • Must have been out of high school for a minimum of 2 years

      Required Documents

      With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.

      • A completed application
        • Transfer Students
          • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
        • First-Year Students
          • Official high school transcripts
          • Official ACT/SAT scores
          • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
      • Additional requirements for International Students


      The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $508 per credit. (A 40% discount off Drexel's regular tuition rate of $846 per credit)

      • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
      • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
        • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
        • All students must contact within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
        • 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

      2017-2018 Academic Year


      Classes Begin

      Classes End

      Exams Begin

      Exams End

      Fall 2017

      September 25, 2017

      December 9, 2017

      December 11, 2017

      December 16, 2017

      Winter 2018

      January 8, 2018

      March 17, 2018

      March 19, 2018

      March 24, 2018

      Spring 2018

      April 2, 2018

      June 9, 2018

      June 11, 2018

      June 15, 2018

      Summer 2018

      June 25, 2018

      September 1, 2018

      September 4, 2018

      September 8, 2018

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