Degree Requirements

Business Administration Online

The new online degree in Business Administration from JBU provides you with a flexible path to complete your bachelor’s degree when entering the program with 60 hours of college credit. Each of the online classes is eight weeks in length. After being admitted to JBU, you may begin your program at the start of any semester, if the prerequisite(s) for specific courses have been satisfied.  

To graduate with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration through JBU's Degree Completion Program you must:

  1. Complete 51 semester hours in the program
    COR1103 - Orientation to Online Adult Learning
    ATG2173 - Principles of Financial Accounting
    ATG2183 - Principles of Managerial Accounting
    BUS1123 - Business Communication
    BUS2113 - Financial Spreadsheet Applications
    BUS 2153 - Financial Mathematics
    BUS 2193 - Business Statistics
    BUS 3153 - Applied Business Ethics
    BUS 4143 - Business Law
    BUS 4173 - Business Finance
    BUS 4193 - Organizational Behavior
    BUS 4993 - Strategic Management
    ECN 2113 - Principles of Microeconomics
    ECN 2123 - Principles of Macroeconomics
    ECN 4103 - International Economics
    MGT 2173 - Principles of Management
    MKT 3143 - Principles of Marketing

  2. Complete a total of 124 semester hours accepted by John Brown University
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (4.0 scale) or above for all degree work and 2.25 in the major
  4. Complete the following general education requirements:
    1. English Composition - 6 hours
    2. Humanities/Fine Arts - 9 hours* 
    3. Natural Science - 3 hours
    4. Mathematics - 3 hours (Must be College Algebra)
    5. Natural Science/Math - 3 hours
    6. Social/Behavioral Science - 9 hours*
    7. Health/Physical Education - 3 hours
    8. Biblical Studies - 6 hours**

*8 hours maximum in one discipline

**If you have not had Biblical Studies courses, online options are available at JBU. Talk with your advisor if you need to fulfill this requirement.

Note:The last number in the course number indicates the total credit hour(s) per course