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BS in Business

About the Bachelor of Science in Business Degree Program

The business world is constantly changing, creating new opportunities in a variety of career fields and industries. The Bellevue University Bachelor of Science in Business will prepare you to advance your career with both the latest knowledge and critical workplace skills employers seek.

In this accelerated online business degree, you will apply practical learning in all key areas of business operations such as:

  • Marketing
  • Economics
  • Finance and accounting
  • Management of business systems and information
  • Change management
  • Human resources management

The accelerated cohort format will enable you to complete a bachelor’s degree online or in-class faster, saving time and money. Readily available digital learning materials at no extra cost will help make your education affordable. Our business degree is interactive and mobile-friendly, using case studies and simulations which will give you the chance to practice skills in:

  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Business communication

You’ll register for classes just once, and experience the program course-by-course with a dynamic community of peers who share similar goals. Together you’ll be exposed to a variety of perspectives and draw from faculty’s and other participants’ professional, real world experiences. Integrating hands-on, applied learning with theory, all Bellevue University degrees are designed to deliver a transformative learning experience that is flexible to accommodate your personal and work life.

Performance Outcomes

Whether you are a professional currently working in a large corporate environment or owner of a small entrepreneurial venture, the Bellevue University Business Degree will help you to develop the level of performance you’ll need to succeed professionally. In the Capstone course, you’ll demonstrate mastery of the knowledge, skills, and abilities learned over the duration of your study in the program, using a real business simulation project.

The Bachelor of Science in Business program will prepare graduates to:

  • Communicate in a positive and productive manner to support the business.
  • Make decisions to solve problems that eliminate inefficiencies and decrease costs.
  • Develop and implement initiatives that enable the business to prosper.
  • Interpret financial statements and concepts to improve business performance.

Major Requirements: Business (35 credit hours)

— Following Curriculum effective Fall 2021–

Term 1

1st Six weeks:

BUSC 384
Foundations of Business
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn the basics of supply and demand of consumer goods and services. Course topics include pervasive business technology such as Microsoft Office 365 as well as disruptive digital technology, and resources, terminology, and concepts for the major functional areas in business. Students will be introduced to various careers in business.

BUSC 387
Applied Business Project 1
(1 Credit)
BUSC 394
Communications in Business
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn how to create and deliver effective messages across multiple business entities. Communication topics include best practices for composing, transmitting, and interpreting messages. Additional areas of focus include how to articulate your thoughts clearly, persuasive communication, active listening, professional writing, and integrating social media with business communication.

Term 2

1st Six weeks:

BUSC 404
Management
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn how to set strategy and coordinate efforts of employees to accomplish the objectives of the business. Management topics include interpreting key performance indicators; linking actions, behaviors, and consequences; and optimizing business performance. Additional skill areas of focus include analytical skills, inductive reasoning, and critical thinking.

2nd Six weeks:

BUSC 414
Human Resources
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn how to manage employment-related aspects of the business. Human resource topics include employee recruitment, establishing policies and procedures, and managing performance issues. Additional skill areas of focus include negotiation, conflict management, conflict resolution, and collaboration.

Term 3

1st Six weeks:

BUSC 424
Marketing
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn how to create, communicate, and deliver effective messaging and information that has value for business stakeholders. Marketing topics include ethical and legal implications of decisions, best practices for traditional, digital, and social media marketing, and analyzing marketing data to maximize business performance. Additional skill areas of focus include marketing and communications technology, and digital media.

2nd Six weeks:

BUSC 434
Economics Principles
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn how to analyze the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics topics include systems and design thinking, performance analytics, and crafting a business strategy. Additional areas of focus include techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods and services.

Term 4

1st Six weeks:

BUSC 444
Finance and Accounting Principles
(4 Credits)

In this course, students learn how to manage risk and uncertainty based on the assets, liabilities, and capital of the business. Finance topics include financial statement analysis, predicting opportunities and identifying risks, and establishing rates of return. Additional skill areas of focus include business analysis, policy analysis, bookkeeping, and insurance.

2nd Six weeks:

BUSC 464
Business Capstone
(4 Credits)

In this course, students demonstrate mastery of knowledge, skills, and abilities learned over the duration of their study in the program. By completing a contemporary business simulation, students will demonstrate business competencies by managing a business in the simulation.

Major Requirements: Business (36 credit hours)

— Following Curriculum effective Fall 2017– (see below for curriculum valid until Fall 2017)

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In this course, students learn the basics of the provision of goods and services to consumers. Course topics include customary business technology, resources, terminology and concepts.

— Following Curriculum valid until Fall 2017–

YBUSC 309 Business Communications
This course focuses on the practical application of business communication. Emphasis will be placed on learning the different types of writing required in the modern business environment including an introduction to professional presentations. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 319 Decision Making in a Business Environment
This course focuses on the knowledge needed to understand and apply processes for making business decisions. Emphasis is placed on the role of capitalism as the underlying assumptions for making economic decisions in the U.S. Emphasis will also be placed on developing critical thinking skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 329 Foundations of Fiscal Management
This course focuses on the practical application of accounting concepts and processes and financial data analysis. The importance of the management of business information systems will also be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on how these basic concepts are used in today’s global business environment. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 426 Business Accounting and Finance
This course is designed to introduce fundamentals of managerial accounting and financial decision making. The course covers accounting and management decision making, cost concepts, long and short-term strategic and operational planning, and control of cost. Accounting and financial decisions and how they relate to ethical behavior and to management’s responsibility to stakeholders will also be covered. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 436 Business Marketing and Supply Chain
This course provides an introduction to the functions of marketing and supply chain management. It covers current marketing concepts and practical application for both entrepreneurs and business organizations. The relationships between marketing and supply chain will be addressed to include key decisions within operations management. Additional emphasis will be given to global markets, the internet, social media, and multicultural marketing. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 446 Management of Information Systems
This course addresses the use of systems and information within the business environment. The process of developing and utilizing information within various systems of an organization will be examined. Case studies and application of theory will be utilized to demonstrate the role of information and systems within business. The course will also focus on issues including the use of social media, record keeping, and data mining for competitive advantages. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 456 Business Management and Organizational Behavior
This course examines the process of achieving desired results through the efficient use of human and material resources. An overview of theory and practice of management is presented covering the basic functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling, and issues related to teams, groups, empowerment, and change. The course will focus on problems related to perception, motivation, leadership, cultural diversity, interpersonal and group dynamics, stress, influence, decision-making, ethics, international management issues, and change. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 466 Global Business Management
This course is an overview of global management theory and practices. Management strategies for operations and marketing in a global economy are examined. Economic theory is also examined as it relates to these strategies. Also included are team work and communication skills. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.

YBUSC 476 Business Capstone
Students present a formal Professional Capstone project covering the material presented throughout the previous courses in both a written and oral format. This course allows students to synthesize their knowledge into a collection of a comprehensive paper and professional presentation. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the College of Business’ Bachelor of Science in Business accelerated degree program.