Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Additional Program Offerings

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration adult degree completion program is designed for busy, working students who have life experience relevant to the business profession. Courses are held in eight-week modules and transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions is welcomed. The program provides you with a broad overview of business in the areas of accounting, finance, organizational behavior, human resources, marketing and international business. Graduates of the program hold management positions in fields such as manufacturing, financial services, health care and government enterprises.

Program Requirements

The online business administration adult degree program requires 120 semester hours, including 52 semester hours within the student’s major. Courses completed at regionally accredited colleges or universities are considered for articulation into AU credit.

Admission Requirements

  • Two (2) years demonstrated work experience, military service or other relevant adult responsibilities
  • 15 semester hours of transferable college or university credit from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale*
  • Transcripts (official, sealed in envelope) from all previously attended colleges and/or universities

*Individual circumstances may be reviewed by your admission counselor.


Aurora University has a strong network of alumni in the corporate and nonprofit industries. The BA in Business Administration program will provide you with a foundation in a wide breadth of business topics and will prepare you to enter a graduate program in business administration as well.

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Course Details

Core Courses

ACC2010  Principles of Financial Accounting – 4 hours
ACC2020  Principles of Managerial Accounting – 4 hours
BUS1020  Foundations of Management – 4 hours
BUS1070  Business Communication – 2 hours
BUS3280 Organizational Behavior – 4 hours
BUS3500 International Business – 4 hours
BUS4990 Strategy and Business Planning – 4 hours
ECN2030 Principles of Economics – 4 hours
FIN3400  Principles of Finance – 4 hours
MIT1200  Business Computer Software Apps – 2 hours
MKT2300 Principles of Marketing – 4 hours
MTH2320 General Statistics – 4 hours

Selected Courses (choose 2 additional courses, 8 semester hours)

ACC3210 Cost Accounting – 4 hours
BUS3020 Dynamics of Leading Organizations – 4 hours
BUS3250 Human Resource Management – 4 hours
BUS4200 Not-for-Profit Strategic Management – 4 hours
BUS4230 Operations Management – 4 hours
MKT3350 Consumer Behavior – 4 hours

Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.

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