SDSU’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online degree completion program is designed so that students who satisfy all eligibility requirements can graduate with as few as 49 units (18 courses) or as many as 55 units (20 courses), depending on writing proficiency.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be awarded the same degree as on-campus students — the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. The diploma and transcript will not distinguish that the program was completed online.

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Admission Requirements

To be fully qualified for admission to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, you must have at least 60 transferable semester units by the term prior to transfer.

This includes 27 lower division preparation course units for the General Business major and at least 30 units of General Education. You must also have a 2.75+ GPA.

This program is designed for students who have not earned a bachelor's degree. If you already have a bachelor's degree, we will not be able accept your application for this program.

For more detailed admission requirements and other application information, please consult our Transfer Admissions Information.


UPDATE: This program has been approved for financial aid.

Application for Spring 2021 Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020

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For more information, please contact or call (619) 594-0845.

AACSB accredited
SDSU’s Fowler College of Business is fully accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, all of its programs — both online and on-campus — are accredited.

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Only students admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Online Degree Completion Program may enroll in these courses. Eligible students will receive course registration links via email.


Course No. Course Title FA B1 FA B2 SP B1 SP B2 SU B1 SU B2
ACCTG 325 Intermediate Managerial and Tax Accounting          ✔
BA 300 Ethical Decision Making in Business    ✔      
BA 310 Foundations of Business in a Global Environment    ✔      
BA 323 Fundamentals of Finance        ✔  ✔  
BA 350 Management and Organizational Behavior    ✔      
BA 360 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management        ✔  
BA 370 Marketing      ✔    
BA 402 Exploration of Business Career Development      ✔    
BA 405 International Business Strategy and Integration      ✔    
FIN 327 Investments        
MGT 352 Human Resource Management      ✔    
MGT 434 Business Negotiation      ✔    ✔  
MGT 475 Leadership in Organizations          ✔
MIS 306 Information Systems Analysis    ✔      
MKTG 371 Consumer Behavior      ✔    
NUTR 313 Contemporary Nutrition    ✔      
PHIL 329 Social Ethics        ✔  
RTM 404 Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Tourism  ✔        
RWS 280 Academic Reading and Writing            
RWS 390W Writing in Business Settings    ✔      


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ACCTG 0325 Intermediate Managerial and Tax Accounting
Theories, practices, and concepts to provide planning and control information to decision makers; tax considerations that impact managerial planning and decision making. May not be taken for credit by accounting majors. Prerequisites: Accountancy 202. Approved upper division business major or minor or other approved major. Not open to accounting majors.
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James Vogt
B A 0300 Ethical Decision Making in Business
Theoretical concepts and dimensions of ethics in business decisions. Ethics of decision alternatives using different approaches and philosophies, with application of an integrative ethical decision model to cases from various business subdisciplines.
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B A 0310 Foundations of Business in a Global Environment
Introduction to the program of study leading to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Integration of various business disciplines to accomplish strategic goals. Presentation of the concept of global awareness, one of the fundamental pillars of global competency necessary in today’s business world.
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B A 0323.02 Fundamentals of Finance
Objectives of financial management. Financing the business enterprise. Internal financial management. Introduction to the cost of capital, valuation, dividend policy, leverage, international finance, and the techniques of present value and its applications. Sources of capital.
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B A 0350.01 Management and Organizational Behavior
Human behavior at individual, interpersonal, and group levels including effect of organization structure on behavior. Emphasis on managerial roles, historical evolution of management, ethics, and behavior in multicultural contexts.
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Amy Randel
B A 0360.02 Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management
Managerial concepts and quantitative methods associated with the design, execution, and management of operations and supply chain systems.
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Fred Raafat
B A 0370 Marketing
Function of marketing in organizations and society. Strategic marketing planning in domestic and global settings to include marketing concepts, consumer behavior, market research, product planning, pricing, distribution, promotion, and influence of the external environment on marketing decisions.
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B A 0402 Exploration of Business Career Development
Prepare students for careers after college and transition from college to career. Personal preparation and analysis of identification of best career options for each student.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing in the Fowler College of Business.

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B A 0405 International Business Strategy and Integration
Integration of business administration principles and concepts for strategy design, implementation, and control, in domestic and global markets. Establishment of top management policy emphasized through case studies, experiential exercises, and simulations.
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FIN 0327.02 Investments
Measures of risk and return. Methods of security analysis, valuation, and capital asset pricing model. Portfolio theory and management; stocks, bonds, options, and futures; hedging; mutual funds and partnerships; and investment taxation.
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MGT 0352.02 Human Resource Management
Acquisition, development, maintenance, and termination of human resources in accordance to goals of the organization.
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MGT 0434 Business Negotiation
Origins and strategies of abstract and theoretical approaches to bargaining and negotiation in business situations faced by managers and leaders.
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MGT 0475.01 Leadership in Organizations
Leadership, communicating vision, initiating changes and innovation, and developing leadership competencies through self-assessment.
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MIS 0306 Information Systems Analysis
Systems development life cycle concept, with emphasis on analysis of requirements using structured methodology. Acquisition strategies, application design alternatives, architecture design, feasibility study, implementation plans, needs assessment, and prototyping.

Prerequisites: Management Information Systems 180.

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MKTG 0371 Consumer Behavior
Consumer behavior concepts and theories for developing, implementing, and assessing marketing strategy. Psychological, social, and environmental factors in understanding of needs, wants, preferences, and decision making related to consumption behaviors.

Prerequisite: BA 370 with a minimum grade of C (2.0). Proof of completion of prerequisite required: Copy of transcript.

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NUTR 0313 Contemporary Nutrition
Food and nutrient classifications, functions, requirements, and recommendations. Relationship of nutrition to health, fitness, performance, and disease. Menus and recipes, food packaging labels, nutrition literature.
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PHIL 0329 Social Ethics
Ethical issues of contemporary life. Individualism vs. collectivism; democracy vs. dictatorship; ethical problems arising in law, medicine, business, government and interpersonal relationships.
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Alison Brown
RTM 0404.01 Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Tourism
Concepts, definitions, and measures of essential cultural components of tourism. Integrated view of interrelated socio-cultural tourism issues with an understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures.

Prerequisite: Completion of the General Education requirement in Foundations of Learning II.B., Social and Behavioral Sciences.
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RWS 0280.02 Academic Reading and Writing
Academic prose, emphasizing purposes, structures, and styles of academic writing, with particular emphasis on elements of argument. Designed to improve students' ability to plan, draft, revise, and edit essays, as well as to improve their ability to read and analyze complex academic texts.
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RWS 0390W Writing in Business Settings
Composing effective texts and presentations for a wide range of audiences, business purposes, genres, and settings. Enhancing critical reading and writing skills by exploring how content contributes to meaning and effectiveness in business documents.
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Katie Hughes