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Degree Title

Bachelor of Business Administration

Apply by:

April 05

To begin:

May 06

Overview

FIU Online’s Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Management is a comprehensive program offered in a unique and convenient online learning format. Students learn the foundations of organizational management, with topics such as the legal environment of business, introduction to information systems, operations management, business and professional communication, strategic management, applied macroeconomics, marketing management, financial management and applications of quantitative method.

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Through our fully online program, undergraduate students in the Management track learn how to apply these concepts in the workplace, with real-world scenarios.

  • Why Apply?

    The BBA – Management track is fully online and offers a solid foundation in the areas of finance, statistics, accounting, marketing, and management. You will gain the skills to analyze and evaluate business challenges, improve efficiency and control costs and be able to make effective decisions in business scenarios. Graduates may specialize in areas such as accounting, finance, management, marketing, and statistics or pursue a career in any business-related field.


    Degree Objectives

    Upon completion of the program, you should be able to independently:

    • Demonstrate understanding of how to carry out the planning function of management.

    • Demonstrate understanding of how to carry out the organizing function of management.

    • Formulate ways to carry out the controlling function in organizations.

    • Identify ways to fulfill the leadership function of management.

    • Explain how linking the organizational social practices to the community is ultimately advantageous.


    Industry Statistics

    Graduates with a concentration in management are well prepared to pursue a career as a management analyst, and demand for qualified professionals in this area is expected to grow as organizations seek ways to improve efficiency and control costs. In 2010, the median annual wage of management analysts was $78,160 and employment of management analysts is expected to grow 22 percent from 2010 to 2020 (Occupational Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics).

    Administrative service managers and facilities managers will also be in high demand as organizations increasingly realize the importance of operating their facilities efficiently. In 2010, the median annual wage of administrative services managers was $77,890 (Occupational Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics).

  • Courses

     A total of 120 credit hours are required for the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. Students must complete 60 credit hours of lower division course work (including the business pre-core courses) and 60 credit hours of upper division course work divided between business core courses and a combination of major courses and electives.

    Pre-Core Courses

    To become eligible for admission into the College of Business, you must complete all business pre-core, Common Prerequisite Course, requirements with (a) an overall GPA of 2.50, and (b) a GPA of 2.50 for the set of seven Common Prerequisite Courses.

    A grade of "C" or higher is required in all business pre-core courses. Please refer to the FIU Undergraduate Catalog for a complete listing of core curriculum and general education requirements.

     

    • ACG 2021 Accounting for Decisions

    • ACG 3301 Accounting for Planning and Control

    • CGS 2100 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications for Business 

    • ECO 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics

    • ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics

    • STA 2023 Statistics for Business and Economics

    • MAC 2233 Calculus for Business


    Business Core Courses

    In the Bachelor of Business Administration program, you must earn 24 credit hours in business core classes listed below:

     

    • BUL 4310 Legal Environment of Business

    • ISM 3011 Introduction to Information Systems Management or CGS 3300 Introduction to Information Systems (prior to Fall 2016)

    • FIN 3403 Financial Management

    • MAN 3025 Organization and Management

    • MAN 4504 Operations Management (prior to Fall 2018) or QMB 4680 Business Analysis

    • MAN 4720 Strategic Management

    • MAR 3023 Introduction to Marketing

    • QMB 3200 Applied Business Statistics 

    Business Professional Development Courses (3 Credit-hours)

    • COM 3112 Speech and Writing for Business Communication (2 credits)

    • GEB 3003 Career Management (1 credit)

    • Students may have completed either of the following prior to Spring 2019 ONLY

    COM 3150 Advanced Communication for Business or COM 3110 Business and Professional Development

     Management Courses

    Students are required to complete the upper division major courses below with a minimum grade of “C” or higher:

    • MAN 4151 Organizational Behavior

    • MAN 4301 Human Resource Management

    • MAN 4771 Executive Skill Development

    plus two of the following courses:

    • MAN 3100 Happiness at Work

    • MAN 4600 International Management

    • MAN 4065 Business Ethics

    • ENT 4113 Entrepreneurship New Business Development

    • GEB 4110 Writing the Business Plan


    Management Major Electives

    Two (2) additional 3000 and/or 4000 level courses offered by any department in the College of Business are required (6 credit hours).

     

    Upper Division Business Elective Requirements (12 credit hours):

    Management majors may take any 3000 level or higher course preferably inside the College of Business to satisfy their Upper Division Business Elective requirement. All upper division electives outside the College of Business must demonstrate a relationship to business and receive the approval of the Global Leadership and Management Department Chair.
  • Requirements

    To ensure every student’s success, we have certain admissions requirements for each of our programs. To help you through the application process, our enrollment advisors are here to answer your questions and guide you every step of the way.


    FIU Admission Requirements

    Applications are accepted for Spring, Fall and Summer terms.


    Steps to Apply

    Freshman Students

     Please submit the following:

    • Online application

    • $30 application fee.

    • Official SAT or ACT scores.

    • Official high school transcripts.


    Transfer Students

     Please submit the following:

    • Online application

    • $30 application fee.

    • Official college transcripts.

    • If you have less than 60 transferable college credits, you must also submit official high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores in addition to any transcripts from postsecondary schools to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.


    International Students

     In addition to the above requirements, international applicants should submit:

    • Official English Language Proficiency exam scores (TOEFL or IELTS).

    • NACES official course-by-course evaluation and translation of college transcripts.

    • If you have less than 60 transferrable college credits, you must also submit official high school transcripts with translation.


    Program Admission Requirements

    Candidates must first be accepted into the university. Students admitted to Florida International University are admitted directly to their chosen major.


    Program Completion Requirements

    A total of 120 credits are required to complete the fully online undergraduate degree.  Students must complete the University Core Curriculum, University requirements and Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs requirements while satisfying requirements toward their Spanish major and are expected to make good progress based on critical indicators, such as GPA in specific courses or credits earned. In cases where students are not making good progress, a change of major may be required. The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs advisors work to redirect students to more appropriate majors when critical indicators are not met.  For specific course requirements, visit the Courses tab on this program page.


    Admission Documents

    To complete the online undergraduate programs admissions form, select your program from the application form. You may complete the online application and submit it, even before taking any entrance exams. All supporting admission documents may be sent to:

    
Florida International University
    
Office of Undergraduate Admissions

    P.O. Box 659003

    Miami, FL 33265-9003

    USA



    FIU also accepts transcripts electronically via:

    • Faster (All FL public institutions)

    • Naviance (Typically used by private high schools)

    • SMART/Joint Service Transcript – Military records

    *Meeting the university minimum requirements does not guarantee admission

  • Tuition

    We’re thrilled that you’re considering online education and want you to know exactly what to expect for tuition and fees. Education is an investment in your future. Use the following student tuition and fees calculator to determine your costs.

  • Top Faculty

    Carolina Gómez
    Prior to joining FIU, Carolina Gómez served as assistant professor at Towson University’s College of Business and Economics and at the University of Houston College of Business Administration. In the private sector, Dr. Gómez worked with Nortel in marketing and strategic planning. Her areas of expertise include empowerment, international entrepreneurship and cross-cultural issues. 

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Highlights

  • Fully online degree
  • Every online undergraduate student is paired with a success coach
  • Specialize in areas such as accounting, finance, management, marketing and statistics
  • Program starts: Fall, Spring, Summer
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