JFK University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) completion program prepares individuals to be managers in business, government and nonprofit organizations. The program provides a sound foundation in the basic management functions of computer information systems, accounting, marketing, economics, human resources and finance.
Through the Prior Learning Assessment program, students may earn credit for previous experience that can be demonstrated to meet academic learning goals, thereby decreasing the amount of time required to complete Bachelor’s degree requirements.
Students may also link to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, which reduces the amount of time necessary to complete the MBA. For more information about these programs, see listings under "Related Downloads" on the right.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration will be able to do the following:
- Demonstrate knowledge in computer information systems, accounting, marketing, economics, human resources, finance, and basic management principles.
- Identify and evaluate ethical issues in business.
- Communicate in a variety of modalities, including written and oral communication, as well as electronic communication.
- Apply an understanding of business operations and markets, including global business operations and markets.
- Use business tools effectively to gather information and draw conclusions which will aid them in making current and future business decisions.
The BS in Business Administration degree requires completion of a total of 180 quarter units, comprised of the following:
Lower-Division General-Education Breadth (45 units)
COMPOSITION Composition/Critical Thinking and Writing (9 units)
HUMANITIES Must have completed at least one 3-unit course in two areas (12 units)
NATURAL SCIENCE (9 units)
MATHEMATICS (3 units)
SOCIAL SCIENCE Must have at least one 3-unit course in two areas (12 units)
These courses are not required for all students but are assigned as needed by the Program Chair:
COR 1000 Prior Learning Experience and Portfolio Development (3 units)
BUS 2010 Microeconomics (3 units)
BUS 2015 Macroeconomics (3 units)
BUS 2500 Math for Managers (3 units)
BUS 3002 BSBA Student Orientation (0 units)
COR 3100 Critical Thinking and Writing (4 units)
COR 3146 Information Literacy (2 units)
BUS 3000 Financial Accounting (4 units)
BUS 3020 Business Finance (4 units)
BUS 3030 Advanced Business Law (4 units)
BUS 3032 Essentials of Human Resource Management (4 units)*
BUS 3033 Problem Solving and Managerial Decision Making (4 units)
BUS 3041 Statistics and Research Applications (4 units)
BUS 3151 Principles of Management (4 units)
PLS 3113 Social, Cultural and Political Issues in Business (4 units)*
BUS 3160 Organizational Behavior (4 units)
BUS 3400 Advanced Business Communication (4 units)
BUS 3414 Project Management (4 units)
BUS 3590 Advanced International Business (4 units)
BUS 4005 Marketing (4 units)
BUS 4040 Management Information Systems (4 units)*
BUS 4043 E-Business and Commerce (4 units)
Capstone Course (6 units) **
BUS 4996 - Business Capstone 1 (3 units)
BUS 4997 - Business Capstone 2 (3 units)
* These courses are waived for students who link to the MBA program.
** Students will have the option of applying to and completing the Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership certificate in lieu of the Capstone courses.
Management Specialization (12 units)
BUS 4058 - Managing Change (4 units)
BUS 3196 - Entrepreneurship (4 units)
BUS 4385 - Cultures and Comparative Management Styles (4 units)
Marketing Specialization (12 units)
BUS 4037 - New Ventures: Market Planning (4 units)
BUS 4189 - Integrated Marketing Communication (4 units)
BUS 4385 - Culture and Comparative Management Styles (4 units)