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Business Degree - Bachelor of Science

Degree Information

This cohort degree program in Business is designed to provide a foundation of professional skills need to become a successful global business manager. Dynamic course experiences will focus on a broad foundation that will enable the student to be a valuable asset to their organization in a variety of areas. The focus on finance and accounting, marketing, supply chain management, business systems and information management and organizational structures and management are applied in theory and application through business simulation. Effective communication, critical thinking, ethics, legal application, global business application, and decision making tools are integrated throughout the curriculum to enhance the learning experience and allow student application in their workplace and society.

Prerequisites for the College of Business' Business Accelerated Cohort Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

Bellevue University's College of Business offers Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion Programs for working adult students, those with past employment history or those with significant volunteer experience who have completed an associate's degree or a minimum of 60 semester hours of transferable credit from regionally accredited institutions of higher education.

The accelerated nature of the degree presumes that students have organizational life experiences that can be applied to their studies. This allows for application-based instructor to student interaction and a student's contribution to peer-to-peer learning.

Prior to beginning the cohort-based major, you need to:

  • Possess an associate's degree, or 60 semester hours completed with a grade of "C-" or higher from an accredited institution of higher learning. Please submit copies of official transcripts.
  • Be currently employed, have a past employment history or have significant volunteer experience (such as serving on a not-for-profit Board of Directors or serving as an officer of a volunteer organization for a period of years) where the academic content of the major can be applied; and
  • Submit an Application for Admission, completed, signed, and accompanied by the $50 processing fee

Curriculum

Major Requirements (36 credit hours)

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  • BUSC 309 Business Communications

    This course focuses on the practical application of business communication. Emphasis will be placed on learning the different types of writing required in the modern business environment including an introduction to professional presentations. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 319 Decision Making in a Business Environment

    This course focuses on the knowledge needed to understand and apply processes for making business decisions. Emphasis is placed on the role of capitalism as the underlying assumptions for making economic decisions in the U.S. Emphasis will also be placed on developing critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 329 Foundations of Fiscal Management

    This course focuses on the practical application of accounting concepts and processes and financial data analysis. The importance of the management of business information systems will also be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on how these basic concepts are used in today’s global business environment. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 426 Business Accounting and Finance

    This course is designed to introduce fundamentals of managerial accounting and financial decision making. The course covers accounting and management decision making, cost concepts, long and short-term strategic and operational planning, and control of cost. Accounting and financial decisions and how they relate to ethical behavior and to management’s responsibility to stakeholders will also be covered. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 436 Business Marketing and Supply Chain

    This course provides an introduction to the functions of marketing and supply chain management. It covers current marketing concepts and practical application for both entrepreneurs and business organizations. The relationships between marketing and supply chain will be addressed to include key decisions within operations management. Additional emphasis will be given to global markets, the internet, social media, and multicultural marketing. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 446 Management of Information Systems

    This course addresses the use of systems and information within the business environment. The process of developing and utilizing information within various systems of an organization will be examined. Case studies and application of theory will be utilized to demonstrate the role of information and systems within business. The course will also focus on issues including the use of social media, record keeping, and data mining for competitive advantages. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 456 Business Management and Organizational Behavior

    This course examines the process of achieving desired results through the efficient use of human and material resources. An overview of theory and practice of management is presented covering the basic functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling, and issues related to teams, groups, empowerment, and change. The course will focus on problems related to perception, motivation, leadership, cultural diversity, interpersonal and group dynamics, stress, influence, decision-making, ethics, international management issues, and change. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 466 Global Business Management

    This course is an overview of global management theory and practices. Management strategies for operations and marketing in a global economy are examined. Economic theory is also examined as it relates to these strategies. Also included are team work and communication skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

  • BUSC 476 Business Capstone

    Students present a formal Professional Capstone project covering the material presented throughout the previous courses in both a written and oral format. This course allows students to synthesize their knowledge into a collection of a comprehensive paper and professional presentation. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.
    Course Syllabus

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