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Business Administration (BBA) (Classroom Evening)

King University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is designed for adult learners who have earned some college credits and seek to complete their bachelor’s degree and enhance their business management knowledge. With the goal of helping students elevate their careers, the program provides a comprehensive curriculum that covers different important business subjects such as marketing, finance, accounting, management, and entrepreneurship.

In addition, emphasizing the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge, the BBA degree allows you to apply your past and current business experience to the classroom and take the newly acquired knowledge back to your job.

Why Earn Your BBA Degree at King University?

Accelerated Pathway to a BBA Degree

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree provides a fast track for adult learners to attain a BBA in Business Management, allowing students to apply previously earned college credits to the program requirements. With that said, you can transfer up to 76 college credits and complete the BBA degree in as few as four semesters.

Online and On-Campus BBA Degree Options

The program offers a flexible learning format that enables working adults to complete their degree at King online or on campus. The on-campus program option gives students the opportunity to have in-person interaction with our renowned faculty while the online BBA degree is ideal for those who prefer to engage in distance learning.

Learn more about King University’s Online Bachelor of Business Administration degree.

Quality Business Education from an Accredited Degree

King University promises to provide quality education to our students. Our Bachelor of Business Administration degree is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). You can be confident that our BBA degree meets rigorous educational standards and is vetted for student success.

Program Curriculum

The Business Management program curriculum requires students to complete at least 124 semester hours of study, which includes general education, major requirements, and electives. However, geared towards adult learners who have earned some college credits, the curriculum allows students to transfer up to 76 credit hours to fulfill part of the requirements.

Students who need additional core and/or elective courses to fulfill the 124 semester hours may transfer those credit hours from another accredited institution or register for core and elective courses offered each semester through the Pathway and Quest programs at King University.

Through rigorous coursework, students attain a comprehensive understanding of fundamental managerial topics such as problem-solving, ethical decision making, business communication, managerial economics, business research methods, and business plan development.

Review the detailed curriculum of the Business Management program.

To graduate from King University with a baccalaureate degree, all students must have earned a total of 38 semester hours of common experience and general education including:

Common Experience

  • King 4020 – OAK (0 s.h.)
  • RELG 1001 – Foundations of Christian Thought and Practice (4 s.h.)

General Education Experience

  • Citizenship (4 s.h.)
  • English Composition (4 s.h.)
  • English Composition II (2 s.h.)
  • Human Creative Products (4 s.h.)
  • Human Culture (4 s.h.)
  • History (4 s.h.)
  • Literature (4 s.h.)
  • Quantitative Literacy (4 s.h.)
  • Science (4 s.h.)

Total – 38 s.h.

The Business Management program curriculum is comprised of 60-semester-hours of major coursework (15 courses) that provides a holistic overview of different business disciplines such as management, accounting, finance, marketing, communications, and leadership. Students can complete the major courses in as little as 16 months. During the last semester of study, students need to pass a Comprehensive Assessment to graduate.

  • ECON 2000 – Introduction to Economic Principles (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 2100 – Management Communication (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 2200 – Management Information Systems (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 2250 – Principles of Marketing (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 2301 – Financial Accounting (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 2302 – Managerial Accounting (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3210 – Management of Organizations (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3230 – Corporate Finance (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3260 – Statistics and Business Research Methods (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3271 – Human Resource Management (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3275 – Operations Management (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3276 – Business Law (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3280 – Strategic Management and Business Policy (4 s.h.)
  • ECON 3290 – Managerial Economics (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 3850 – Small Business Entrepreneurship (4 s.h.)
  • BUSA 4990 – Comprehensive Assessment (0 s.h.)

Total – 60 s.h.

  • General Education Minimum Requirements (38 s.h.)
  • Major Requirements (60 s.h.)
  • Electives (26 s.h.)

Minimum to Earn BBA – 124 s.h.

Careers with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

Earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree enables you to integrate management, administration, and strategy theory into your current or future career. It also equips you with the credential you need to climb up the career ladder and become a leader in your profession.

Graduates from King University’s BBA degree are well prepared to pursue advancement in a range of career paths such as accounting, finance, marketing, information systems, human resources, and entrepreneurship.

As the demand for business and financial professionals keeps growing, high-paying job opportunities abound for our BBA graduates. Potential job titles include:

  • Accountant/Auditor
  • Sales Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Marketing Manager

Bachelor of Business Administration Degree Admission Requirements

Students must have previously earned 45 semester hours to gain admission into the BBA degree. If you are interested in applying to the BBA degree, please submit the following materials:

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts that show a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.2 on a 4.0 scale

The program is also offered online. If you prefer to join the program remotely, you may apply to our Online BBA degree.

Technology Requirements

Students in the Business Management program are required to supply their own laptop computer (PC or Mac), with fully functional Microsoft Office 2016 or newer, wireless capability, and webcam. Microsoft Office 365 is available to all King students to load on the PC or Mac and is accessible at Office.com using their King University credentials. Tablets or other devices without fully functional Microsoft Office 2016 or newer do not satisfy this requirement.

BBA Faculty
Alexander Brumlik
Assistant Professor of Economics, Associate Director King Institute of Regional Economic Studies (KIRES)
Jason Caudill
Professor of Business, Management Information Systems
George Darko
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
Kathryn Drum
Associate Professor of Business, Finance
Chris Kauffman
Chris Kauffman
Associate Professor of Economics
Charles Little
Professor of Business, Marketing, International Business Department Chair
Brendia Morrison
Assistant Professor of Business, Management and Marketing
Mark Pate
Mark Pate
Dean, School of Business, Economics and Technology
Terry Payne
Associate Professor of Business
Xan Polk
Associate Professor of Business, Management and Marketing
David Robinson
Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Business, Law
Emilia Suggs
Assistant Professor of Economics
Joel Vance
Associate Professor of Business, Statistics
Elizabeth Woodson
Associate Professor of Business, Accounting
Lucas Woodward
Associate Professor of Business, Accounting

Elevate Your Career with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

Available online and on-campus, King University’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree provides quality business education and an accelerated pathway for adult learners to complete their bachelor’s degree. Ready to continue your education and advance your career? Apply to our BBA degree today or contact us to learn more.