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Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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Become Exposed to the Core Aspects of Business.

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In the world of business, managers play a crucial role. That’s why at LSU Alexandria through LSU Online we are equipping students of our Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program with the tools to evaluate and improve business practices with sound scientific and financial knowledge. As a student in the BS in Business Administration program, you will gain broad exposure to the most important disciplines of business, including finance, management, and marketing.

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Continuous Support

You will have a dedicated concierge assigned to you from the application process to graduation. They are here to offer support along the way so that you can focus on performance in your classes.

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Earn a Degree on Your Time

LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.

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Learning Outcomes

Our former graduates have succeeded in a wide range of careers, including law, medicine, and education. This degree can help students become advertising executives, human resources specialist, city managers, commercial loan officers, sales managers, accountant, and market research assistant.

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Expert Faculty

Our experienced faculty members are dedicated to providing top-quality education in a convenient online format. These are the same faculty that teach the on-campus courses and are actively engaged in helping students succeed.

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The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Business Administration program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.

Total credit hours: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $291

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Course Listings

General Education Courses (39 Credit Hours)

  • ENGL 1001: English Composition | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 1002: English Composition II | Credit Hours: 3
  • FIAR 1001: Introduction to Fine Arts | Credit Hours: 3
  • General Education Humanities | Credit Hours: 6
  • CMST 2060: Public Speaking | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1021: College Algebra | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 2011: General Statistics | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1001: General Biology I | Credit Hours: 3
  • BIOL 1002: General Biology II | Credit Hours: 3
  • PHSC 1001: Physical Science I | Credit Hours: 3
  • POLI 2051: American Government | Credit Hours: 3
  • PSYC 3001: Cultural Diversity | Credit Hours: 3


Foundation Courses (18 Credit Hours)

  • ACCT 2001: Financial Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • BUSN 1001: Introduction to Business | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMIS 1150: Personal Productivity Using IT Tools | Credit Hours: 3
  • ECON 2010: Principles of Macroeconomics | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 3200: Principles of Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 3401: Principles of Marketing | Credit Hours: 3


Major Requirements (27 Credit Hours)

  • ACCT 2101: Managerial Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • BLAW 3201: Business Law I | Credit Hours: 3
  • CMIS 2100: Fundamentals of Information Systems | Credit Hours: 3
  • ECON 2020: Principles of Microeconomics | Credit Hours: 3
  • ECON 3035: Money and Banking | Credit Hours: 3
  • FINC 3715: Business Finance | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 3211: Business and Society | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 4830: Business Policy | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 4420: Multinational Management | Credit Hours: 3


Foundation Electives (24 Credit Hours - choose from the below)

  • MGMT 3320: Human Resource Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 4322: Employee Selection & Placement | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 4420: Multinational Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • MGMT 4620: Human Behavior in Organizations | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 3411: Consumer Analysis and Behavior | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 3430: Advertising | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 4423: Sales Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 4440: Marketing on the Internet | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 4443: International Marketing | Credit Hours: 3
  • MKTG 4451: Marketing Management | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 3020: Intermediate Accounting I | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 3021: intermediate Accounting II | Credit Hours: 3


Additional Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

  • ACCT 3121: Cost Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 3221: Tax Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • ENGL 2002: Professional Writing | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 1431: Calculus of Business Economics Application | Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Electives | 6 Credit Hours

Note: Course substitutions will be considered. There are often multiple ways to complete degree requirements.

Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshmen must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at time of high school graduation
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0


Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution
Why Choose LSUA's Online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Program through LSU Online?
  • Build your resume with a top-ranked degree
  • Students finish on average within four years
  • Connect with a global alumni network
  • Earn a diploma identical to every LSUA graduate
  • Take advantage of affordable tuition and financial aid options
  • Learn from an experienced faculty
Career Opportunities
  • Advertising Executive
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • City Managers
  • Commercial Loan Officers
  • Sales Managers
  • Accountant
  • Market Research Assistant

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