The online general business degree from Campbellsville University provides students insight on various aspects of business, preparing them for more opportunities in the corporate environment.
B.S. General Business Overview
Campbellsville University’s associate degree in general studies allows students to develop a broad foundation of collegiate-level knowledge while exploring a variety of topics. Students pursuing this degree can determine which field they want to pursue further for a bachelor’s degree, making it the ideal program for students who are not sure which career path is of most interest to them. Additionally, students can immediately apply the skills they acquire through the degree to their current career or to an entry-level position in a variety of fields.
The 64-credit online associate degree in general studies covers subjects such as business administration, Christian studies, speech and interpersonal communications, English composition and psychology. Twelve credit hours of elective courses are also required and can be from any discipline.
The online general studies associate degree additionally requires students to take the ETS Proficiency Profile Exam before their graduation. This exam evaluates a student’s reading, writing, mathematical and critical thinking skills as a result of the general education program.
Students can conveniently earn their general studies degree online with a flexible format. The program can be completed is as little as two years. Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
The online general business bachelor’s degree is made up of 120 credit hours, with 39 credit hours focusing on general business. There are nine credit hours of courses required within this program’s general education requirements.
The General Education component of undergraduate degrees provides the student with a basic understanding of a broad range of subjects. This supports the liberal arts emphasis of the University’s academic mission.
Students must taken these courses as part of the General Education component and do not count as part of this degree:
- ECO 221: Macroeconomics
- MTH 111: College Algebra
- CIS 100: Computer Concepts & Applications
Take all of the following:
- ACC 223: Principles of Accounting I
- ACC 224: Principles of Accounting II
- BA 301: Marketing I
- BA 303: Business Law I
- BA 311: Principles of Management
- BA 314: Human Resource Management
- BA 324: Introduction to Finance
- BA 360: Principles of MIS
- BA 384: Business Ethics
- BA 498: Business Capstone
- BIT 340: Business Communication
- ECO 222: Microeconomics
- ECO 361: Social Statistics
Students must take courses totaling 40 credit hours to complete the 120 credit hours requirement for a bachelor’s degree. In conjunction with the online general business degree, students may pursue a minor in another discipline, but are not required to do so.
To apply to Campbellsville’s general business program, prospective students must submit or complete the following:
- Complete the online application.
- Submit official copies of transcripts from each college or university previously or currently attended, along with a complete record of all courses attempted, to the Office of Admissions.
- If transferring less than 24 credit hours, submit official copies their final high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores to the Office of Admissions.
- Must have completed ECO 221: Macroeconomics, MTH 111: College Algebra and CSI: 100.
Costs & Financial Aid
The online general business bachelor’s degree costs $399 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover available financial aid options.
There are several academic, performance and diversity scholarships available for general business students.
A maximum of 72 credits can be transferred from a regionally accredited institution. Students wishing to transfer credits from an associate degree can easily do so through Campbellsville University’s Transfer Scholarship.
Campbellsville University is a military-friendly school and a proud member of the Yellow Ribbon program. Students who are currently serving at home or abroad or are veterans can further their education in a conducive online environment.
Careers in Business
Graduates of Campbellsville University’s online bachelor’s degree in general business can pursue numerous careers. Potential career outcomes include:
- Personal financial adviser
- Sales manager
- Loan Officer
- Human resources specialist
- Purchasing agent/buyer
Why CU Online?
Focused on Your Growth
Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.
Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.
Affordable and Convenient
Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format so you can study whenever and wherever you want.
Campbellsville University is traditionally fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Benefits of Learning Online
Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.
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You can apply to our online degree programs through the online application form. Remember to submit official copies of your high school and/or college transcripts, along with any other required documentation that is specific to your degree program. You can visit the admissions process page to learn more about what to expect throughout the process.