120 total credits required
The online business administration courses include 120 total credit hours, including 60–63 credits of general education courses. The Bachelor of Arts option requires 75–77 credits of major courses, while the Bachelor of Science requires 78–80. In addition to the business administration courses, you may choose a concentration in accounting, finance, health management, management, marketing, or supply chain management.
Core Business Requirements
Introduction to Business and Free Enterprise is an introductory course designed to prepare students to deal effectively with the challenges of contemporary life, including business activities such as management, marketing, teamwork, leadership, globalization, economic implications, as well as future expectations. This course intends to assist students in developing the skills needed to understand the principles and processes of everyday business life; and to introduce students to the academic opportunities and activities offered by the Plaster School of Business & Entrepreneurship and the Lindenwood University community. In addition, the seminar will provide information, instruction, exercises, techniques, group interaction, and guidance in the areas of personal growth. Lab fee may be required.
This course provides an introduction to business analytics, which involves the use of statistical, predictive and optimization models to transform data into insight for making better decisions. An important goal is to encourage a more disciplined thinking process in the way a manager approaches management decision situations and to apply mathematical modeling with spreadsheets to decision making. Topics covered will include data visualization, forecasting, linear optimization, transportation and transshipment problems and simulation modeling. Hands-on projects and cases will relate to problems arising in a variety of functional areas of business, including finance, accounting, economics, marketing, sport management and supply chain management. Lab fee may be required.
Plus one of the HRM Courses Below
Required Major Course
BA Elective Requirement
Select 21 credit hours from available business electives
BS Elective Requirement
Select 24 credit hours from available business electives
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