Business Administration Comprehensive, BS (Management)

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Comprehensive with a concentration in Management

University of Nebraska at Kearney

  • Fully Online
  • 120
    Credits
  • $259.00
    In-State
  • $396.00
    Out-of-State

Program Overview

The online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Comprehensive degree with a concentration in Management equips students with the knowledge and skills to manage projects and people effectively and efficiently. 

Students choose this program to: 

  • Gain insight from industry-focused faculty and experiential learning.
  • Become prepared for leading in a changing global economy.
  • Enhance skill and knowledge development.

Students benefit from this program by gaining a solid foundation in the various aspects of business that may move them ahead in their field or push them forward in a new career path.    Core courses in this program provide students with comprehensive skills directly applicable to the field. Courses are offered completely online.

Career Outlook: Over 90% of recent graduates who were surveyed reported they found a full-time job or that they enrolled in graduate school.  A degree in business administration provides students with foundational skills in business preparing students for a multitude of career fields.

Career paths include:

  • Consulting
  • Customer Service
  • Business Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Finance
  • Human Resources

Concentrations: Students have the option to declare a concentration when applying for admission to the Business Administration Comprehensive program, or when establishing a plan of study. The concentration is reported on the student’s transcript.

Areas of concentration in the Bachelor of Business Administration Comprehensive program:

  • Accounting (120)
  • Management (120)
  • Marketing (120)

Admissions and Requirements

To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. High School Diploma

  2. 2 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

To apply to this program:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Submit $45 application fee.

Courses You’ll Take

Core Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MGT 301Principles of Management3
An integrated study of the functions of a manager: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. An in-depth look at various management theories.
MGT 314Operations and Supply Management3
Operations management is concerned with the execution of strategy. It involves the systematic design, operation, control, and improvement of business processes to achieve organizational goals and create economic value. Successfully managing operations is vital to the long-term viability of every type of organization. This course provides a broad overview of issues in operations and supply chain management emphasizing a strategic orientation toward design and improvement issues. Specific topics include competitiveness; operations strategy; quality management; statistical process control; design of products, services, processes, and facilities; project management; forecasting; supply chain management; inventory management; lean production; and scheduling. Prerequisite: MGT 233 or equivalent and either MATH 120 or MATH 123 Students with a Supply Chain Management Emphasis or Marketing Emphasis or MIS Emphasis must complete MGT 233 or equivalent and either MATH 120 or MATH 123 or MIS 190.
BSAD 400Professional Readiness1
Current trends in written and oral business communications are covered in this course. Students will learn strategies for developing effective written communications including business letters, e-mail messages, memos, reports, and proposals. Oral communications skills including working in teams, listening, and nonverbal communications are discussed. Techniques for giving effective oral presentations are a part of this course. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.
FIN 308Principles of Finance3
Concepts of firm valuation and capital budgeting, capital structure and cost of capital, and analysis of financial statements. Prerequisites: ACCT 251 and ECON 271.
ACCT 311Business Law3
A study of the legal environment of business. Topics include legal theory, and resources, ethics, the court system, torts, contracts, government regulation, property law, and international law considerations.
MGT 493Social Responsibilities of Business: Issues and Ethics3
A study of the societal challenge of business and organizations; how business and society interface; micro and macro publics of business and organization, environment, consumerism, employee rights, equality/diversity, international business and future corporate ethos. This course covers legal, ethical and social responsibility issues of business and organizations. Prerequisite: Junior Standing.
BSAD 100Exploring Business1
The goal of this course is to help the student make a successful transition from high school to the College of Business and Technology by providing the opportunity to explore the various business disciplines and associated campus and career opportunities. The student will be asked to take an active involvement in academic issues and topics such as the facilities and offerings provided by the College of Business and Technology, requirements for successful course and program completion, and the values and skills that lead to professional and personal success.
BSAD 295Business Communications3
Current trends in written and oral business communications are covered in this course. Students will learn strategies for developing effective written communications including business letters, e-mail messages, memos, reports, and proposals. Oral communications skills including working in teams, listening, and nonverbal communications are discussed. Techniques for giving effective oral presentations are a part of the course. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or ENG 102 or English ACT score of 29 or above.
MGT 495Administrative Strategy and Policy3
As the capstone course in business, the course is designed (1) to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses in business administration, and (2) to emphasize analysis and decision-making. Prerequisite: FIN 308 and MKT 300 and either MGT 301 or MGT 355.
ACCT 251Principles of Accounting II3
Continuation of the basic accounting cycle with particular attention given to development of special procedures for control, partnerships, and corporations. Analysis of financial information used within the organization by manufacturing and service businesses. Prerequisite: ACCT 250
MKT 300Principles of Marketing3
The course will inform students of the theories, principles, and methods involved in the transaction and organized exchange of goods and services. Discussion of the history and evolution of marketing, its present-day challenges, and strategies connected with developing, pricing, promoting, and distributing goods and/or services. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.
ACCT 250Principles of Accounting I3
This course introduces students to the preparation and use of financial statements. It covers the accounting cycle, current assets, current liabilities, and plant assets. It focuses on financial reporting for service businesses or merchandising businesses organized as corporations. Prerequisite: Completion of General Studies Math requirement.
MGT 334Applied Business Analytics3
A continuation of the study of the application of statistical techniques to support decision making in business situations using descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics. A statistical computer package will be used. Prerequisite: MGT 233.
Select one of the following:3
MATH 120 Finite Mathematics | MATH 123 Applied Calculus I | MGT 133 Business Calculus and Linear Programming
Select one of the following:3
CYBR 302 Principles of Management Information Systems | ACCT 391 Accounting Information Systems | ECON 300 – ECON 498 (except ECON 388)

Elective Courses

Course NumberCourse NameCredits
MGT 355Organizational Behavior3
This course is designed to develop an understanding of and appreciation for the complex interrelationships of people in formal organizations. The course focuses on both individual and group behavior, with emphasis on motivation, leadership, conflict, and other aspects of organizational dynamics. Some sections use basic statistics and computer applications. Prerequisite: Junior standing
MGT 380Human Resource Management3
This course introduces the student to the theory and practice of human resource management. Topics include recruitment, selection, and placement; training, development and performance management; compensation; equal opportunity and the legal environment; and strategic implication of HRM and its relationship with other organizational functional areas.
Select one of the following:3
MGT 485 Seminar in Human Resource Management | MGT 490 Seminar in Organizational Behavior
Select four of the following:12
MGT 330 International Management | MGT 400 Entrepreneurship | MGT 401 Small Business Management | MGT 405 Creativity and Innovation | MGT 409 Leadership: Skills, Application, Research | MGT 410 Compensation Management | MGT 411 Labor Relations | MGT 415 Quality Management Concepts and Practice | MGT 425 Operations Research | MGT 440 Health Care Management I - Managing People Effectively | MGT 441 Health Care Management II - Managing Processes Effectively | MGT 450 Health Care Delivery: Systems and Policies | MGT International Experiential Learning: Management | MGT 475 Management Internship | MGT 498 Management Topics OR ACCT 412 Employment Law

Tuition & Fees

Nebraska Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$259.00
Fees
$52.25
Total
$311.25

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$777.00
Fees
$156.75
Total
$933.75

Out of State Residents

Per Credit Hour

Tuition
$396.00
Fees
$46.00
Total
$442.00

3 Credit Hours

Tuition
$1188.00
Fees
$138.00
Total
$1326.00

Note: The student records fee is $4 per semester.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.

Application Deadlines

Rolling admissions. Application review will begin upon receipt of all required application materials.