Program Overview

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from Rochester College is an online degree program that aims to prepare graduates for entry-level business jobs. The Business Management major is intended for students who wish to pursue employment or a Masters of Business Administration or other graduate level business administration program. Students are encouraged to take on internships and study electives such as a foreign language to compliment the focus of their studies.

All business majors are required to take a core of business classes as well as 46 credits of general education courses. The Business Core courses provide a student with the basic foundation of business competencies and skills. The Business Core courses include: Accounting, Macro and Microeconomics, Business Communications, International Business, Business Law, Business Strategy and Policy, Ethics in Business, Principles of Finance, Elementary Statistics, and Principles of Marketing. A student must complete forty-two credit hours of business core classes.

The general education courses include classes in English/Composition, Business Mathematics, Social Sciences, Natural and Physical Sciences, History, and Political Science. The purpose of general education classes is to give a student a liberal arts education, which provides an individual with a broad foundation that shapes the way a person thinks and approaches the world.

The Business Management courses are taken from subject matters such as Human Resources, Marketing, and Finance. These courses include: Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Consumer Behavior, Integrated Marketing Communications, Risk Management, and Leadership Theory. Students must also take 13 credits of electives. The suggested elective subject areas are Business, Communications, or Psychology.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor Completion

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Rochester College is a four-year, liberal arts institution of higher learning located in Rochester, Michigan, which is a northern exurb of Detroit. The school was founded in 1959 as North Central Christian College by members of the Church of Christ. The establishment of this school was to provide a Christian college in the North Central region of the United States. Although the school maintained its Christian roots, the board decided to add a liberal arts curriculum. After another name change a few years prior, the board adopted the name Rochester College to more accurately portray the school’s liberal arts influence in a Christian environment. Rochester College offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.


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