2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Jun 26, 2019  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Program - BS in Business Administration


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The BS in Business Administration General Program is for students interested in building core business skills that can be applied in a variety of organizations, from global corporations to local small businesses. These skills can be utilized in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

In this concentration, students have the opportunity to:

  • Explore the roles and functions of managers and the procedures for organizing and leading organizations.
  • Learn about basic marketing functions and gain insight into marketing terminology, practices, and technologies.
  • Examine the fundamentals of data science and how digital data tools can be used to solve business problems and drive decision-making.

Degree Requirements


  • 181 total quarter credit hours
  • General education  courses (45 cr.)
  • Business courses (61 cr.)
  • Elective courses (70 cr.)
  • Capstone course (5 cr.)

Concentration Curriculum


Electives (70 cr.)


Students are to select 14 additional courses to fulfill the elective requirement. Students may choose courses from either general education  courses, BS in Business Administration courses, courses from any of Walden’s bachelor’s degree programs, or Accelerate Into Master’s (AIM)  courses. At least 25 credits must be at the 3000 level or higher. Individual course prerequisites apply.

Note on Minors: Electives can also be used to complete a six-course minor .