Business Administration (BS) Program Overview

Do you dream of running your company or working with a global firm? A business administration degree at Bluefield College’s Caudill School of Business is the answer. You have the option of an on-campus, traditional program or a self-paced, online business administration program. Both prepare you for the real world. Our experience-focused program is built on outside-the-box thinking. You can choose accounting, management, or information technology as a concentration to power your business degree with in-demand specialized knowledge. If you’re thinking globally, a study abroad opportunity in social entrepreneurship is possible.
 

Business Degree Opportunities

Bluefield business administration students can take advantage of networking with BC’s engaged alumni, and a robust internship program with local, digital, and regional professionals. The undergraduate online program offers courses in an 8-week format, making it a flexible choice. No matter which style of learning you choose, a capstone course focuses on the real-world problems you want to solve. When you’re ready for an MBA program, your business degree provides a firm foundation for graduate work.

Are you a future servant leader? Do you believe in ethical leadership? Are you looking for a program that listens to you? Then complete the request information form to learn how BC can customize your educational journey.

Available Concentrations


Accounting

Cybersecurity

Information Technology

Management


The Academic Catalog is the student guide to all policies and procedures for Bluefield College.

On-Campus: August 19, 2021
Online: August 18, 2021

On-Campus Tuition & Fees
Online Per Credit: $365

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Courses & Requirements:

General Education & Degree Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (BS)
General Education (49-52 Credits)

General Education requirements may be fulfilled in more specific courses for certain majors


  • Bluefield Core (9* Credits)
  • Composition (6 Credits)
  • Christian Studies (3*- 6** Credits)
  • Fine Arts (3 Credits)
  • History (6 Credits)
  • Literature (3 Credits)
  • Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
  • Math (3*- 6** Credits)
  • Science (4 Credits)
  • Social Science (3 Credits)
  • Speech (3 Credits)

 

* On-Campus   ** Online

Major Requirements (36 Credits)

  • Introduction to Business
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Principles of Management
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Business Communication
  • Business Finance
  • Business Internship
  • Business Policy and Strategy
Concentration (10-16 Credits)

Choose your Concentration (4 Available)


  • Concentration – Accounting (15 Credits)
    • Business Law
    • Intermediate Accounting I
    • Intermediate Accounting II
    • Cost Accounting
    • Auditing
    • Income Taxes
    • Government & Not-for-Profit Accounting
    • Special Topics in Business

 

  • Concentration – Cybersecurity (16 Credits)
    • Program Design & Development
    • Visual Basic
    • Database Concepts
    • Database Fundamentals
    • Cybersecurity & IT Certification Preparation
    • Data Communications
    • Management Information Systems

 

  • Concentration – Information Technology (10 Credits)
    • Program Design & Development
    • Visual Basic
    • Database Concepts
    • Special Topics in Business
    • Data Communication
    • Internet Technologies
    • Management Information Systems

 

  • Concentration – Management (10 Credits)
    • Personal Finance
    • International Business
    • Business Ethics
    • Quantitative Methods for Management
    • Human Resources Management
    • Management Information Systems
Electives (5-9)
Total Credits: 120

Career opportunities available to graduates of this program include:

General Manager
Project Manager
Small Business Owner
Information Technology Support Specialist
Cybersecurity Technician

Early College students,

Congratulations! You have elected to enroll in an online, college-level course. Each course is different in its requirements involving theory, application, depth of reflection, and research. Occasionally, the title of a course has been chosen to broadly describe the course content. As an Early College student, you may need to communicate with the instructor to discuss your ability to meet the course’s requirements within the first two days of the course, within the drop/add period. This allows you time to select another option if you believe the course requirements are beyond your current level of learning.

Your grades will be final and appear on your Bluefield College transcript, so it is important that you do your best.

If you have a learning disability, it is important that you communicate that with our Associate Director of Academic Support, Mr. Wayne Pelts, prior to your classes starting. Mr. Pelts will need documentation in order to offer any accommodations. You may reach Mr. Pelts at wpelts@bluefield.edu.

An advisor will contact you prior to each enrollment period to discuss course options and will assist you in enrolling in your online classes. Remember we are here to support you and help you be successful.