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Required Courses

Successful candidates will enter the business administration bachelor’s program with at least 30 semester credit hours of college coursework completed or an Associate’s Degree (AA or AS).  Experiential credit, CLEP testing, and Challenge Exams are available to earn non-traditional course credit.  Up to 30 credit hours of non-traditional credit may be earned; however, a student’s last 30 semester credit hours must be earned at Cumberland University.

BUA 101 Introduction to Business

BUA 251 Business Communications

CIS 170   Introduction to Microcomputers

Upon entry into an online degree program, students are required to take ONL 213 Foundations of Online Learning for three (3) credit hours. Students who do not enroll in ONL 213 may be automatically enrolled in their first term to meet this requirement.

Core Business courses:

The following 13 courses are required as part of the core business curriculum:

Course Number Title  
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3
ECON 241 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 242 Principles of Microeconomics 3
CIS 300 Principles of Information Systems 3

MGT 363

MGT 364

Principles of Management or

Organizational Structure & Behavior
BUA 365 Quantitative Methods 3
BUA 340 Legal Environment of Business 3
FIN 449 Business Finance 3
BUA 460 Business and Society 3
BUA 485 International Business 3
BUA 496 Business Policy 3

A minimum of four (4) courses must be taken in one of the following concentrations:

General Business

Technology Management

Hospitality Management