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Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major: General Business

Jan. 9, 2023

Next Start Date

40

Courses Required

$376

Cost Per Credit Hour

120

Total Credit Hours

Prepare to Succeed in Any Business

The BSBA with a major in General Business, offered by the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, will give you the versatility you need to enter any segment of the business world. The basic skills you achieve through this program will be applicable in many different industries, such as government, real estate or business services. You will gain an understanding of how to run a business, including management skills, business research skills, and the use of financial data. The program is entirely online, making it easy to pursue advanced education in conjunction with your busy work schedule.

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Learning Formats

Online Asynchronous


Start Date

January 9, 2023

Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

John Chambers College of Business and Economics

Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major: General Business

Program Details

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The online BSBA with a major in General Business, offered through the WVU John Chambers School of Business and Economics, gives students an overall understanding of business and how organizations operate. They also learn business and management skills, including the ability to research, interpret and use business and financial data. Graduates of this program are well prepared to enter corporate management training programs, or to apply their skills to virtually any industry.

Students must be admitted to the WVU John Chambers School of Business and Economics during the Fall, Spring, or Summer terms. They will plan a customized curriculum with their advisors, taking 30 credits of upper-level business courses, but no more than 9 credits in any specific discipline.

Students with BSBA with a major in General Business choose upper-level business course electives from accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and tourism management, management, marketing, management information systems, and organizational leadership courses.

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Admission Requirements

Contact Amy Roberts-Dixon to discuss eligibility.


Admissions

Admissions Process

* All prospective students must apply for admission to West Virginia University. For information on how to apply visit apply.wvu.edu.

Application Requirements

All prospective students must apply for admission to West Virginia University. Applicants can apply online. Applicants must send official transcripts to the following address:

WVU Office of Admissions
PO Box 6009
Morgantown, WV 26506-6009
or
Email: WVUadmissions@mail.wvu.edu

For questions and assistance with your application, contact Kyle Patrick.

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Estimated Tuition and Fees

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major: General Business requires 120 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $376.

Total Degree Cost

$45,120 – Residents and Non-Residents

Cost Breakdown by Credit Hours

Credits Cost
1 $376
3 $1,128
6 $2,256
9 $3,384

Meet Amy Roberts-Dixon

Your personal admissions and enrollment coach

Email: amy.roberts@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: (304) 293-4959

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Amy Roberts-Dixon serves as a Senior Academic Advisor for the Chambers College of Business and Economics, working with students interested in the online General Business major and the B&E on-campus transfer students.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships. WVU’s FAFSA Code is 003827.


Career Paths

Students who graduate from WVU Online with the BSBA in General Business have access to the WVU John Chambers School of Business and Economics Center for Career Development. The CCD helps students with resume writing, interview prep and finding internships and full-time employment. For more information, visit business.wvu.edu/careers.

Graduates of WVU Online with the BSBA in General Business work in a variety of industries, such as government, real estate, and business services. Careers include sales, project management, business analysis, and management.

Wondering what you can do with a degree from WVU's General Business major? Check out the WVU Career Services website at https://careerservices.wvu.edu and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) site at https://www.onetcenter.org.

General and Operations Managers
Projected Growth: 7-10% *Bright Outlook

Business Intelligence Analyst
Projected Growth: 7-10% *Bright Outlook

Business Professor
Projected Growth: 11% or Higher *Bright Outlook

Sales Representative
Projected Growth: 2-3% *Bright Outlook

Business Continuity Planners
Projected Growth: 4-6% *Bright Outlook

Agents and Business Managers
Projected Growth: 7-10% *Bright Outlook

Accountant
Projected Growth: 4-6% *Bright Outlook


Information about careers on this list comes from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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