Online Business Development Degree

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Business Development

From large multinationals to small local shops, growth is one of the most common measures of business success. Tap into the research, methods, and theories behind growing a business with the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Business Development concentration from CTU. You’ll have the opportunity to dive deep into psychological theories, data, and research to study the personality, behaviors, motivation, and success factors of individuals who excel at creating and maintaining businesses. You can also apply psychological research on consumer behavior, innovation, leadership, and personality to the dynamics of entrepreneurship.

The BSBA in Business Development:

  • Has CTU Fast Track exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
  • Is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Is ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the fifth year in a row*

At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

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* CTU’s Online Bachelor’s programs are ranked among the Best by U.S. News and World Report
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

CLASSES START

  • October 01, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

180

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

Online Business Development Program Details

  • Program Overview

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Development (BSBA-BD) is a 180-credit hour program that is offered online. It consists of 66 general education credits, 86 credit hours devoted to the business administration core, and 28 credit hours in the business development concentration.

    This degree program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing entrepreneurship opportunities and looking to enhance their skills to develop various business ventures. The concentration focuses on the holistic approach to business development, using psychological research and theory to determine what makes an entrepreneur successful. The core focus is on foundational business skills, functional areas of business development, as well as competencies and professional leadership skills utilized in diverse industries.

     

    The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

     

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
    or
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5
    or
    COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
     
    ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5
    ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
     
    GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5
    or
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
     
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4.5
    MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making 4.5
     
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    or
    HUMN250 World Values and Cultures 4.5
     
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACCT201 Accounting I 4
    ACCT202 Accounting II 4
    BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications 4
    ECON310 Global Managerial Economics 4
    FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis 4
    HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4
    HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
    MGM316 International Business Communications 4
    MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4
    MGM355 International Business Practices 4
    MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4
    MGMT235 Business Law I 4
    MGMT345 Operations Management 4
    MGMT455 Business Policies and Strategies 4
    MGMT495 Business Capstone 4
    MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4
    MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6
    SCM210 Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4
     
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    or
    MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4
    Total Credit Hours: 86
    Courses: Business Development Concentration
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    BADM475 Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship 4
    BHVS316 Psychology and Mass Media 4
    CB460 Sales and Advertising 4
    CB475 Consumer Behavior: Groups and Society 4
    PSYC305 Psychology of Entrepreneurship/Intrapreneurship 4
    PSYC325 Psychology and Social Media 4
    PSYC426 Leadership 4
    Total Credit Hours: 28

    Total Credit Hours: 180

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    This degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

    This program is designed in alignment with the standards of the American Management Association (AMA), and the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (CFED).

     

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