Choose the type of business leader you want to be.
The business world is not one-size-fits-all. It’s complex and requires leaders with varying skills and backgrounds. That is why at Rosemont, we not only offer a traditional BS in Business Administration, we offer multiple opportunities for students to specialize their BSBA.
Choose Your Path to Success
- BS in Business Administration (traditional)
- BSBA in Business Communication
- BSBA in Leadership Studies
- BSBA in Organizational Development
No matter the path you choose, you’ll be supported by faculty who have firsthand experience in the field, and by staff who are trained in supporting busy, working adults.
A Well-Rounded Curriculum
The BS in Business Administration curriculum consists of 120-credits (40 courses). Students can transfer up to 90-credits, which can include credit for life experience determined through a Prior Learning Assessment.
Core Business Courses (42 Credits)
Each BSBA program has the same foundational core business curriculum ensuring all students gain an understanding of business operations, best business practices, business ethics, and organizational and management techniques.
- BACC 0100: Financial Accounting I
- ACC 0200: Managerial Accounting
- ECO 0320: Principles of Macroeconomics
- ECO 1006: Microeconomics
- BUS 0220: Business Statistics I
- BUS 0215: Principles of Business and Finance
- BUS 0420: Marketing
- BUS 0454: Organization Behavior
- BUS 0461: Management
- BUS 0479: Managing Information Technology
- BUS 0481: Business Law
- BUS 0488: Introduction to Business Research
- BUS 0495: Ethical Decision Making in Business
- BUS 0496: Capstone
Focus Area Curriculum (15 Credits)
All students will take 5 courses to focus their BSBA. If you choose the traditional option, you will work with your advisor to select the 5 courses that align with your areas of interest.
BSBA–Traditional (15 Credits)
- Work with your advisor to select the 5 courses, totaling 15-credits, that align with your areas of interest.
BSBA in Business Communications (15 Credits)
- COM 0418: Organizational Communication
- COM 0285: Communications: Theories and Strategies
- COM 0410: Critical Thinking and Writing
- COM 0400: Intercultural Communication
- COM 0485: Positional Bargaining and Principled Negotiation
BSBA in Leadership Studies (15 Credits)
- LDS 0300: Foundations of Leadership
- LDS 0320: Leadership in Organizations and Society
- LDS 0340: Multi-Cultural Issues in Leadership
- LDS 0360: Leadership Decision Process
- LDS 0380: Leadership Systems: Strategy and Process
BSBA in Organizational Development (15 Credits)
- BUS 0452: Management of Human Resources
- BUS 0456: Building and Managing a Diverse Workplace
- BUS 0440: Labor Relations and Economics
- BIT 0380: Information Systems Project Management
- FIN 0300: Financial Institutions and Markets
General Education (42 Credits)
All students must take 14 General Education courses in writing, humanities, science, and multiculturalism. These courses reflect Rosemont’s approach to a liberal arts education.
General Electives (21 Credits)
Each BSBA program allows for 7 elective courses, allowing students opportunities to further customize their learning. This also allows flexibility for those transferring in previous credits that may not map to the core, focus, or general education curriculum.
Skills and Outcomes
The BS in Business Administration programs are designed to provide you with a strong foundation in global business topics, with the ability to dive deeper in areas that match your interests, and that are in high-demand in the business field. As a student you will:
- Learn how to apply and synthesize the functional areas of the business to make sound ethical business decisions.
- Use the resources necessary to locate, evaluate, and communicate information and ideas.
- Gain an understanding of the quantitative and qualitative evaluation skills necessary to solve complex business problems.
- Gain the personal and group communication skills necessary to achieve both personal and organizational goals and objectives.
- Gain an understanding of the political, legal, ethical, social, and cultural issues related to the operation of global business.
Structured to Meet the Needs of Busy, Working Adults
- Convenient Online Format: Courses are offered online and structured to allow you to complete coursework independently, when it’s convenient for you.
- Manageable Coursework: Full-time accelerated students take two courses every seven weeks.
- Immediate ROI: Classroom learning will come to life through case studies where you’ll be encouraged to use your own job as a learning lab—which has the added benefit of reinforcing your value to your current employer.
- Experienced, Supportive Faculty: Our faculty are experienced professionals. They are experts in what they teach and have strong connections in their professional communities.
- Expand Your World: As busy adults, it can be hard to expand your worldview. Rosemont attracts a diverse student body, which brings different experiences and knowledge to the classroom, providing a robust learning experience.
- Easy & Free to Apply: We believe a quality education should be affordable and attainable, and our application process reflects this commitment. Applying is easy, and free.