Business Administration - Online BSBA

Designed to expand employment possibilities and open doors in your current career, SUNY Poly has launched a fully online degree completion program to meet the educational needs of learners or professionals who have job obligations, service duties, or family responsibilities. This online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Online BSBA) can be completed at a pace that fits your schedule. The flexibility enabled by the online environment empowers you to earn a BSBA degree from anywhere you need to be.

The Online BSBA is right for you if you have:*

  • at least two years of full-time work experience or a part-time equivalent
  • completed at least 45 semester credits at an accredited institution of higher education
  • courses to transfer into the degree program that have a grade of C or better

*see below for complete admission criteria

Admission Criteria

To be admitted to the Online BSBA program, applicants need to meet all of the following requirements

  1. At least two years of full-time work experience, or part-time employment that is cumulatively equivalent to two or more years of full-time work experience. The work experience must be verifiable upon request. An updated resume is required. A brief statement of purpose is encouraged, but not required.
  2. Completion of at least 45 semester credits (hereafter referred to as credits) at an accredited institution of higher education.
  3. Courses transferred into the Online BSBA must have a grade of C or better.

Course Requirements
The program is designed primarily for the student who has either an Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree or an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree or entering first-year students who meet SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s admissions criteria.

The B.S. degree will be granted to those students who satisfactorily complete at least 124 semester hours of college-level work (including lower division study) distributed as follows:

Arts and Science
(minimum 64 semester hours)

Elements of Calculus (3 cr. minimum) MAT 112 1 course
Statistics (3 cr. minimum) STA 100 1 course
Lab Science (3 cr. minimum) LSCI 000 1 course
Natural Science (3 cr. minimum) NSC 001 1 course
Microeconomics (3 cr. minimum) ECO 110 1 course
Macroeconomics(3 cr. minimum) ECO 112 1 course
Basic Communication (upper division, 3 cr. minimum) WCM 001 1 course
Upper Division Writing (3 cr. minimum) COM 306 1 course
Computer Applications CSC 000 1 course
Behavioral Science BSCI 000 1 course
American History AMH 001 1 course
Western Civilization WCV 001 1 course
Other Civilizations OCV 001 1 course
Humanities* HUM 001 1 course
Arts ART 001 1 course
Foreign Language FLN 001 1 course
Arts/Science Electives (remainder of credits) ASCI 000  

(minimum 48 semester hours)

Financial Accounting (3 cr. minimum) ACC 201 1 course
Managerial Accounting (3 cr. minimum) ACC 205 1 course
Introduction to Business (3 cr. minimum) BUS 101 1 course
Business Law (3 cr. minimum) BUS 105 1 course
Finance Principles (3 cr. minimum) FIN 302 1 course
Marketing Principles (3 cr. minimum) MKT 301 1 course
Organization Behavior (3 cr. minimum) MGT 307 1 course
Human Resource Management (3 cr. minimum) MGT 318 1 course
Issues in Business & Society (3 cr. minimum) BUS 451 1 course
Management Science (3 cr. minimum) MGS 411 1 course
Management Policy (3 cr. minimum) BUS 485 1 course
Business Elec/Specialization (remainder of credits) BUSE 000  
Unrestricted Electives (remainder of credits) ELEC 000  
Total Minimum 124

*Written communication and technical writing courses do not fulfill this requirement.


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