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Business Management (BBA)

If you are an adult learner who is balancing the demands of work, home life, and the goal of achieving a degree, King’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree is designed to support your success.

Offered online and tailored to help elevate your career, our major in Business Management provides a comprehensive study program that covers essential topics such as marketing, finance, accounting, management, and entrepreneurship. The program also thoroughly equips students with skills in the areas of problem solving, decision making, communication, research methods, and business plan development.

With an emphasis on the integration of theoretical and practical knowledge, our BBA offers the opportunity to bring the business experience you’ve already earned to the classroom, and in turn, transfer your new knowledge and skills back into to the workplace.

King’s BBA program meets rigorous educational standards and is vetted for student success, and because King is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) you can be assured our programs meet the highest accreditation standards.

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

Program Curriculum

The BBA in Business Management degree comprises a minimum of 124 semester hours of study, including general education, major requirements, and electives. 

You may already have a number of college credits that align with King’s core requirements – and you can transfer up to 76 of these toward a major in Business Management, making it possible to achieve your degree in as few as four semesters.

You can also register for general education and elective courses offered online each semester.

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 made up 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. During the last semester of study, students need to pass a Comprehensive Assessment to graduate.

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

Graduates from King University’s BBA degree are well prepared to pursue advancement in a range of career paths including 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 earn 45 semester hours before beginning the BBA Business Management coursework.  If you have fewer than 45 credits you can still apply for the BBA and register for general education and elective courses offered online each semester. Once general education and elective courses are complete, you can start your Business Management courses.

If you are interested in applying to the BBA degree, please submit the following materials:

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts 

Interested? Apply here to our online BBA degree.

Technology Requirements

Students in the Business Management program are required to supply your own computer (PC or Mac), with fully functional Microsoft Office 365 and webcam. Microsoft Office 365 is available to all King students to load on the PC or Mac and is accessible at using your King University credentials. Tablets or other devices without fully functional Microsoft Office 365 do not satisfy this requirement. Some programs may require specialized software installation, and relying on an employer-provided computer is not advised.

BBA Faculty
Alexander Brumlik
Associate 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
Associate 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
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
Assistant Professor of Business, Accounting
Lucas Woodward
Assistant Professor of Business, Accounting
Svitlana Olenich
Assistant Professor of marketing

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.