Online Bachelor of Business Administration in General Business
120 credit hours | *In-state tuition: $414.76/credit hour | *Out-of-state tuition: $565/credit hour
*Tuition is based on 2021-2022 rates and is subject to change.
- Affordable business degree from a top-tier, AACSB-accredited College of Business
- Designed for students who have completed some classes in business and are now ready to complete their degree
- Allows students to develop a broad understanding of all business areas, including marketing, management, operations and supply chain management, economics, accounting, and finance
- Classes are taught by the same excellent faculty who teach in the face-to-face program
- Students can take advantage of UTEP’s College of Business Administration’s unique connections with companies throughout the country
The online BBA in General Business from UTEP’s College of Business Administration is designed to make one of the country's most sought-after degrees accessible and provide the flexibility of the online format. It is suitable for new business students or those who have already earned course credit in business and are interested in completing a bachelor’s degree entirely online. Students who completed a two-year degree at a community college and would now like to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business would find this a worthwhile option.
Advance Your Career Prospects With a Degree in General Business
Students with this degree will
- gain the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities to secure a job in business, perhaps start their own business, or enhance their opportunities for promotion at their current place of employment;
- receive a well-rounded review of all areas of business;
- develop the necessary know-how to effectively overcome most business challenges.
A total of 120 semester credit hours of coursework is required to complete the online BBA in General Business. All courses necessary to complete the program are offered online through UTEP. Transfer credit will be considered by UTEP, subject to the University's rules and regulations.
Upper Division Business Courses
|ACCT 3321||Intermediate Accounting 1||Study financial accounting principles, concepts, and objectives. Conduct an in-depth examination of elements of financial statements. Prepare financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.|
|Explore microeconomic concepts relevant to managerial decision-making. Topics include demand and supply analysis, consumer demand theory, forecasting, production and cost analysis, market structure, risk analysis and regulatory theory. Applications, including simulation, are used for an understanding of the economic tools and their potential use for solving real-world problems.|
|ECON 3320||Money and Banking||Learn the history and present characteristics of the money and banking structure of the United States. Special emphasis is placed on monetary policy as it affects the level of economic activity.|
|MGMT 3306||Entrepreneurship||Acquire an understanding of the entrepreneur and the entrepreneurial process. Emphasis is on new venture planning and establishment of new firms as opposed to dealing with problems of an established business. The distinctive focus is enterprise creation. Prerequisite: MGMT: 3303|
|MGMT 3311||Intro to Human Resource Management||Learn how to effectively utilize and manage human resources in a rapidly changing environment. Emphasis is on such topics as strategic human resource planning, staffing, performance appraisal, and compensation. Emphasis will also be placed on understanding the legal ramifications of human resource management decisions. Prerequisite: MGMT 3303|
|MGMT 3320||Small Business Management||Focus on the analysis, operation and management of small business. Acquire practical experience working with small business and gain access to entrepreneurial opportunities in the community. Investigate marketing production and administrative functions to develop overall managerial awareness and analytical skills in small business problem-solving. Prerequisite: MGMT 3303|
|FIN 3315||Investments||Get an introduction to the analysis of investment media, means of purchasing and selling securities, and personal investment decision-making. Emphasis is given to determinants of growth, safety, and income and to problems involved in achieving objectives. Prerequisite: FIN 3310|
|FIN 4310||Managerial Finance||Study the development and utilization of financial plans, policies and practices in business enterprises. Particular emphasis is given to illustrative problems and cases. Prerequisite: FIN 3310|
|MKT 4310||Principles of Retailing||Analyze retail store management including personnel requirements and career opportunities with emphasis on modern methods in buying, receiving, pricing, merchandise and financial control, sales promotion, and customer. Prerequisite: MKT 3300|
|MKT 4391||Services Marketing||Integrate concepts from other marketing areas to adapt them to services marketing. The focus is on the unique properties of services. Examine a distinctive approach to services marketing strategy development and execution. Prerequisite: MKT 3300|
|OSCM 4315||Purchasing and Supply Management||Learn the strategic and operational side of the purchasing and the supply function in the organization and between organizations. Focus on developing and implementing a procurement strategy, supplier selection and development, buyer-supplier relationships, global sourcing, negotiation, contract management, and quantity, quality, and cost/price considerations for the purchase of goods and services. Prerequisite: OSCM 3321|
|OSCM 3331||Service Operations Management||Develop methods of process analysis in service organizations, methods improvement procedures, and work measurement techniques to provide the basis for analyses of processes, layouts and job design in an organization. Restricted to majors: ACCT, BAMA, BSAD, CIS, ECON, FIN, GENB, MGMT, MKT, OSCM. Prerequisite: OSCM 3321.|