Online degree in business administration
All students intending to pursue the B.S.B.A., management track, online, must ensure that they transfer in all of UNCP's general education requirements (including two hours of physical education)in order to complete the degree online. UNCP will offer all of the management courses necessary for the degree online, but non-major courses are not necessarily available online.
Course of Study
(This applies to most Community Colleges in the State of North Carolina. If you have specific questions contact the Office of Distance Education at 1-800-949-UNCP x 6758 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Requirements for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration: Management
Community College Courses
General Education Core (44 SHC) Forty-four semester hours of credit in general education core courses are required as outlined on the NCCCS Curriculum Standards for Associate in Arts degree programs. The general education core includes study in the areas of humanities and fine arts, social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences and mathematics, and English composition.
English composition (6 SHC) Two English composition courses are required.
ENG 111. Expository Writing
The second composition course must be selected from the following:
ENG 112. Argument-Based Research
ENG 113. Literature-Based Research
ENG 114. Professional Research and Reporting
Humanities/Fine Arts (12 SHC**) Four courses from three discipline areas are required. One course must be a literature course. Three additional courses from the following discipline areas are required: music, art, drama, dance, foreign language, interdisciplinary humanities, literature, philosophy, and religion.
Social/Behavioral Sciences (12 SHC)
At least one course must be a history course.
Three additional courses from the following discipline areas are required: anthropology, economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, and sociology.
Natural Sciences/Mathematics (14 SHC minimum)
Natural Sciences (8 SHC) Select at least (2) courses including the accompanying labs from the biological and physical sciences.
Mathematics (6 SHC)
The following course is recommended:
MAT 171. Precalculus Algebra (3 SHC)
The following course is required:
MAT 263 Brief Calculus and MAT 263A Brief Calculus Lab (4SHC) or
MAT 271 Calculus I and MAT 271A Calculus I Lab (4SHC)
Other Required Hours (20 SHC)*
The following courses are recommended:
ACC 120. Principles of Accounting I (4 SHC)
ACC 121. Principles of Accounting II (4 SHC)
CIS 110. Introduction to Computers (3 SHC)
ECO 251. Principles of Microeconomics (3 SHC)
ECO 252. Principles of Macroeconomics (3 SHC)
BUS 115 Business Law I (3SHC)
Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) at community college: 64
University of North Carolina at Pembroke Courses
Business Administration Courses
DSC 209 Spreadsheet and Database Management
DSC 313 Business Statistics I
DSC 314 Business Statistics II
MGT 303 Business Communications
MGT 306 Organization and Management
MKT 312 Principles of Marketing
FIN 310 Business Finance
Either ECN 301 Managerial Economics
or ECN 304 Money , Financial Markets, and Institutions or FIN 304
ITM 301 Management Information Systems
MGT 441 Operations Management
MGT 466 Business Policy
MGT 309 Organization and Management
MGT 315 International Management
MGT 408 Human Resource Management
MGT 410 Small Business Management
Business Administration electives 300 or 400 level (6 SHC)
University Electives (12 SHC)
Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) at UNC Pembroke: 60
Total Semester Hours Credit (SHC) at community college and UNC Pembroke: 124
* Students must meet the receiving university's foreign language and/or health and physical education requirements, if applicable, prior to or after transfer to the senior institution. UNCP requires 2 hours of Physical Education.
** 3 SHC in Speech/Communication may be substituted for 3 SHC in Humanities/Fine Arts. Speech/Communication may not substitute for the literature requirement.
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