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Bachelor of Business Administration

Program Details

The University of South Dakota's online Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Business Administration is designed for those interested in developing a broad-based understanding of the business disciplines. This degree will provide adult learners with the flexibility to emphasize a specific area within the broader framework of business courses. Students may select emphasis areas to meet their individual needs; such as, accounting, economics, finance, marketing, e-commerce, etc. The flexibility of the B.B.A. in Business Administration is particularly well-suited to working adults who would like to finish their degree while furthering their current career or pursuing a new one.


This is a bachelors completion program. A total of 120 credits are required, including transfer credits.

  • Students must have completed 45 credit hours.
  • Students must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or above on a four-point scale; students with a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above, but less than a 2.50 institutional (USD) grade point average or USD Beacom School of Business grade point average may be admitted on probation.
  • Students must have completed the pre-major business core including BADM 101 Survey of Business, ACCT 210 Principles of Accounting I, ACCT 211 Principles of Accounting II, ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics, ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics, BADM 220 Business Statistics, and MATH 121 Survey of Calculus or MATH 123 Calculus (or their equivalents).

Accreditation & Licensing

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

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)