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Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree for Adult Learners

King University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program 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 program 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 program provides a fast-track for adult learners to attain a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, 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 program in as few as four semesters.

Online and On-Campus BBA Program 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 program is ideal for those who prefer to engage in distance learning.

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

Quality Business Education from an Accredited Program

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

Program Curriculum

The Bachelor of Business Administration 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 Bachelor of Business Administration 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 BBA program curriculum is comprised of 60-semester-hours of major coursework (15 courses) that provides a holistic overview of different business disciplines such as accounting, finance, marketing, communications, leadership, and management. 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 program 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

BBA Program Admission Requirements

Students must have previously earned 45 semester hours to gain admission into the Bachelor of Business Administration program. If you are interested in applying to the BBA program, 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 program.

Technology Requirements

A laptop computer with Microsoft Office 365, wireless, and webcam capability is required. Microsoft Office 365 is available to all King students to load on their PC or Mac and is accessible at Office.com using their King University credentials.

BBA Faculty
Alexander Brumlik
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Jason Caudill
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Mary Connor
School of Business, Economics & Technology
George Darko
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Kathryn Drum
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Sam Evans
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Chris Kauffman
Chris Kauffman
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Aubrey Lee
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Charles Little
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Brendia Morrison
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Mark Pate
Mark Pate
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Terry Payne
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Xan Polk
School of Business, Economics & Technology
David Robinson
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Joel Vance
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Elizabeth Woodson
School of Business, Economics & Technology
Lucas Woodward
School of Business, Economics & Technology

Elevate Your Career with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

Available online and on-campus, King University’s Bachelor of Business Administration program 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 program today or contact us to learn more.