BBA in General Business

Shorelight - Cleveland State University, United States

bba-in-general-business

Next enrollment cycle

November 2021

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First Year Course Fee

USD 17,090

Course Accredited By

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 30% scholarship
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in General Business provides students a breadth of knowledge in business concepts such as accounting, finance, operations, marketing, management, selling and entrepreneurship. This major is ideal for working professionals and business owners.

Tracks

  • The BBA in General Business offers two options to satisfy the major requirements. Students must select one track to satisfy the required major field 33 credit hours:

On-Campus Track

  • The On-Campus Track provides a specific and flexible business educational experience. Students can select from business academic areas of interest that support their career direction and offers can participate in business internship experiences based on the selected minor or certificate options required to satisfy the General Business major On-Campus Track. See the curriculum for the On-Campus Track here.

Online Track

  • The Online Track provides a flexible, online business education experience which supports full-time or part-time working professionals. Students can select business courses from a variety of business disciplines such as real estate, marketing, management, accounting and additional business areas

Enrollment Cycles

  • November 2021
  • April 2022
  • July 2022

KENYA

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms C/6
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms D/3
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms C/6.5
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms C /7
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms B-/8
  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms Pass, D, 42.5%
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms Pass, D, 40%

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

UGANDA

  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 62.5. Pass Class
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 60. Pass Class
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 2.2/4
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 2.0/
  • Uganda Certificate of Education or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required. In addition, Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject.
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms O-level - E8/A-level – E
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms O-level - E8/A-level E
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms O-level - E8/A-level – E
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms O-level - D7/A-level – D
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms O-level - C5/A-level – C

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

TANZANIA

  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 2.2/4
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 2.0/4
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 42.5. Pass
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 40. Pass
  • Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms E/5
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms D/4

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

UNITED KINGDOM

  • See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms see IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms See IGCSE/GCE
  • 1-11 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirements for the high school transcript only. 12 post-secondary credits the applicant must meet entry requirement on the post-secondary transcript only.
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2.2 2 Terms 42.5, Pass Class
  • Undergraduate PS ID 2 Terms 40, Pass Class

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

BTEC

  • (BTEC) Extended Diploma (Level 3)
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms 48 UCAS Points or PPP Grade
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms 48 UCAS Points or PPP Grade
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms 64 UCAS Points or MPP Grade
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms 80 UCAS Points or MMP Grade
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms 96 UCAS Points or MMM Grade

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

GCSE/IGCSE/GCE O-LEVEL

  • 5 college preparatory subjects passed
  • Undergraduate ID 2 Terms D/3 or higher
  • Undergraduate Pre-Ed ID 2 Terms D/3 or higher
  • Undergraduate Pre-Nursing and Direct Engineering ID 2 Terms C/4 or higher
  • Undergraduate AAP 2 Terms E/2 or higher
  • Undergraduate Academic Transition 2 Terms F/1 or higher

English Requirements Certificate

IELTS

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 4.5
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • ID (2 Terms) 6 (no part below 5.0)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 5 (no part below 4.5)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 4.5
  • AAP (2 Terms) 5.5 (no part below 5.0)

TOEFL

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) Below 50
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • ID (2 Terms) 78 (no part below 17)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 60 (no part below 12)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 50
  • AAP (2 Terms) 68 (no part below 14)

Duolingo

  • Track 2 (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (3 Terms) below 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • Track 1 (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • ID (2 Terms) 100 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English - PSE (1 Term) 80 (through Spring 2022)
  • Academic English (2 Terms) 70 (through Spring 2022)
  • AAP (2 Terms) 90 (through Spring 2022)

Major Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 credit hours are required to earn the Bachelor of Business Administration General Business Major. The selection of one of two tracks is also required and students must complete 33 credit hours of 300 or 400 level courses to satisfy the General Business Major required electives.
  • Academic and Graduation Requirements: The General Business major requires completion of an overall average GPA of 2.0 within the major coursework. A grade of "C" or higher is required for all 33 credit hours of coursework associated with the major field track for the General Business major. All courses in which a grade lower than a "C" was earned associated with the major field track for the General Business major must be repeated. 

Curriculum On-Campus Track

  • The On-Campus Track requires students to select two programs from the Monte Ahuja College of Business Minor and Certificate undergraduate programs. Students who select the On-Campus Track are allowed to enroll in online courses required for their selected business minor or certificate programs.
  • Typical cost for two semesters $41,590 
  • Tuition $17,090 
  • Housing $18,570 
  • Dining $3,930
  • Other $2,000

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