The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BBA) program is a professionally focused degree designed to produce graduates who possess the practical knowledge and the associated critical thinking skills desired in today’s competitive business world. Coursework will prepare students for the latest professional challenges and opportunities; merging academic work with practical skills readily employable in the business environment. Students will be grounded in the study of business through a core curriculum of management, information systems, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, and business strategy.

Degree programs from Aston American University are primarily designed to serve the education needs of working adults with the flexibility and support of a modern online institution. The BBA program empowers candidates to focus on their passion, impact their future, and change their world. Graduates of Aston American University’s Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of:

  • Multidisciplinary subject matters represented in the business curriculum;
  • Key concepts and foundational principles of financial and managerial accounting;
  • Basic concepts and principles of economics;
  • Key concepts, foundational principles, and basic legal and regulatory facts pertaining to the business environment;
  • History, theories, principles, and functions of the management process;
  • Key concepts and foundational principles of corporate finance and investments;
  • Key concepts and foundational principles of marketing and market research;
  • International dimensions of the contemporary business environment; and
  • Moral and ethical business decision-making and leadership.

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program
requires 120 completed credits: (40 courses).

10 General Education Classes

FDN100 Foundations and Online Succes 3
ENG100 English Composition 3
CRT100 Critical Thinking, Decision Making 3
RES100 Research for the 21st Century 3
ETH100 Ethics 3
PSY100 Psychology 3
MATH100 Math in Society 3
BUS200 Business Communication 3
BUS201 Public Speaking 3
PATH300 Career Pathways 3
General Credits in Total: 30

20 Core Classes

BUS305 Intro to Business 3
MGT335 Foundations of Leadersh 3
MGT300 Principles of Management 3
BUS385 Information Technology and Society 3
MKT300 Marketing 3
ECON300 Introduction to Leadership 3
MGT395 Investment Management 3
BUS320B Business Law and Ethics 3
MGT350 Organizational Behavior 3
MGT340 Strategic Management 3
BUS330 International Business 3
ACT300 Principles of Accounting 3
HRM310 Human Resources Management 3
BUS370 Entrepreneurship 3
FIN300 Intro to Finance 3
MGT360 Operations Management 3
BUS380 Business Information Systems 3
MGT320 Quality Management 3
STAT300 Business Statistics 3
MGT390 Project Management 3
Core Credits in Total: 60

10 General Elective Classes

BUS325 International Law 3
BUS360 Principles of Ecommerce 3
HRM360 Cultural Diversity in the Workplace (HR) 3
SEO300 Search Engine Optimization and Marketing 3
ETH100 Ethics 3
PSY100 Psychology 3
MATH100 Math in Society 3
BUS200 Business Communication 3
BUS201 Public Speaking 3
PATH300 Career Pathways 3
General Credits in Total: 30

Transfer of Credits from Other Schools

Academic credits earned at other recognized institutions with a letter grade of a "C" or better may be transferred toward Aston American University’s degree programs. The admission’s office of Aston American University will evaluate applicant transcripts and academic records to determine the number of transferable credits accepted.

Transfer credits may be given for academic coursework completed or tangible evidence of significant professional accomplishment(s), such as technical papers published, major projects completed, or other noteworthy, well-documented professional achievements.

The maximum transfer is 40 credits.

Academic Calendar

Aston American University’s BBA program on average takes 18-24 months to complete. The academic year consists of four (4) semesters with two to four (2-4) courses per semester. Courses are based on a flexible and self-learning structure to accommodate each student’s business and personal responsibilities.

Exam System and Course Passing

Students are required to pass a final examination at the end of each course. A minimum score of 70% on the final examination is needed in order to successfully pass the course.

E-Learning System

The e-learning system is an online educational management system with tailored course materials where students and lecturers interact. Course materials include presentations, readings, videos, assignments, quizzes, and a final exam. Following enrollment, a unique username and password will be issued for each student to access the e-learning platform.

Program taught in:
  • English

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