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Bachelor of Business Administration in Management online

The Lamar University Bachelor of Business Administration in Management online degree program covers basic concepts and practices in business management including human, automated and material resources.

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120 credit hours*
$248 per credit hour**

In the Bachelor of Business Administration in Management online degree program, you will gain an understanding of specialized functional areas and a broad, integrated view of the business firm as a whole. The knowledge and skills you’ll learn in this online degree program will prepare you to advance quickly into positions of increasing responsibility.

Ranked among The Princeton Review’s 300 Best Business Schools, the Lamar University College of Business offers you access to a powerful business school alumni network and a business education backed by AACSB International accreditation – the gold standard of quality in business education worldwide.

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*120 credit hours: 48 core curriculum, 27 lower level electives, 45 advanced electives

**Price includes distance learning fee.

Online Courses

Students registering for business courses in the online Bachelor of Business Administration in Management online degree program must meet all course prerequisites, including the implicit prerequisite indicated by the course level. The chair of the department offering the course must approve any exceptions. To enroll in 3000 and 4000 level courses, you must have completed 60 hours of coursework.

Core Courses
BULW 1370 Business Environment and Public Policy

Survey course emphasizing interaction of business with its external and internal environments. Introduction to public policy process and issues with focus on ethical and moral considerations.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MISY 1373 Introduction to Business Technologies

Computers are an integral part of all business activities and careers. This course is designed to introduce potential business majors to the understanding of the roles of computers in business information systems and to learn the basic skills of business software which are essential to support business activities. Students will obtain valuable information, technology knowledge and skills needed in all areas of business. Students will be introduced to the history of computing; components of a personal computer; word processing application software, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, email Internet tools. In addition, students will be introduced to basic business transactions using SAP enterprise resource planning software.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Macro I

Emphasizes monetary theory; national income analysis; fluctuation and growth; public finance; international trade; and current economic problems.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
ECON 2302 Principles of Micro II

Introduction to economic principles; allocation of resources; determination of output and prices; distribution; and managerial economics.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
ACCT 2301 Intro to Financial Accounting

Concepts of financial accounting. Emphasis is on the conceptual framework of accounting and the preparation and uses of financial statements. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing strongly recommended.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
ACCT 2302 Intro to Managerial Accounting

This course is designed for non-accounting majors. Uses of accounting information in managerial planning, decision making, and control. Includes study of cost behavior, cost-volume-profit analyses and budgeting.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
BULW 3310 Business Law

A survey of the legal environment and its impact upon business. Nature and sources of law, administrative and enforcement agencies, and governmental regulations. Students become aware of the legal framework of common business transactions.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 3310 Principles of Organizational Behavior Management

Includes the study of organization behavior concepts such as leadership, motivation, individual behavior, group behavior and communication. Their use in U.S. and multinational organizations in management practice is examined in the context of today’s legal, social, and ethical environment.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
BUAL 3310 Business Analysis I

Introduction to the quantitative methods of analysis as applied to business problems. Topics of study include collection of data, statistical description, probability theory, probability distribution, sampling theory, estimation, and introduction to test of hypothesis.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MKTG 3310 Principles of Marketing

A description and analysis of business activities designed to plan price, promote and distribute products and services to customers. Topics studies include: the marketing environment, consumer buying habits and motive, types of middlemen, marketing institutions and channels, governmental regulations, advertising and current marketing practices.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
BCOM 3350 Business Communications

Emphasis on practical applications of business writing and speaking scenarios. Course covers how to write memos, letters, resumes, analytical reports, and how to give a professional oral presentation.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
ECON 3340 Macro Economics

A descriptive-analytical approach to the dynamic forces that influence the aggregate level of economic activity. Income and employment determinants; levels of income and employment, stabilization theory; investment and income relationship; monetary and fiscal policies.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 3320 Production Management

A survey of the production function and the analytical tools used to solve problems associated with the development and operation of a production system. Analytical tools include: linear programming, critical path scheduling, waiting line, statistical quality control and forecasting.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
FINC 3310 Principles of Finance

An introductory survey of the principal issues, decision areas and analytical procedures relevant to the financial management of private business firms including capital budgeting, cost of capital, short and long-term financing, dividend policy and valuation.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
BUAL 3320 Analysis II

Emphasis on use of statistics in business decision-making. Topics of study include hypothesis testing, inferences between two populations, analysis of variance, chi-squared and other non-parametric tests, simple-multiple linear regression/correlation analysis, classical time series analysis, and index numbers.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MISY 3310 Principles of Management Information Systems

This course gives an overview of why information systems are so important today and how they are transforming organizations and management. The students will understand the relationship between the various types of information systems. They will learn to analyze the relationship between information systems and organizations. Also, students will learn how a database management system organizes information. Students would compare the various types of telecommunications networks and network services and become knowledgeable about new business applications, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Knowledge Management (KM). The course also covers how the internet can be used for electronic commerce and for electronic business, how the internet is becoming the foundation for new business models, new business processes, and new ways of distributing knowledge. The students will develop proficiency in using application tools such as spreadsheet and database for development of Information Systems. In addition, the students are introduced to basic business transactions using SAP- a widely used Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software among the Fortune 500 companies.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 4370 Strategic Analysis

The capstone course for the undergraduate business program. This course has been developed to help you understand the task of the strategic management process in a digital global environment. The course assumes that a company’s success depends on you to adapt to rapidly changing markets, globalization, shifting governmental policies and new technologies. The emphasis of this course will be on sharpening analytical decision-making and communication skills. The case study method and /or a global simulation will be used to acquaint the student with probable, authentic strategic situations in the economy.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
Specialization Courses
ACCT 3340 Cost Accounting

Cost accounting with a managerial emphasis: job order and process cost; standard cost and variance analysis; budgetary control; relevant costing for decision making, capital budgeting.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 3330 Human Resources Management

A behavioral approach to the management of the human resource in business enterprise. The fundamentals of human relations and organizational behavior will be used to structure an understanding of the managerial problems of recruitment, selection, training, promotion, and termination of personnel. Supervision of the work force will be considered as an examination of theories of motivation, communication, and leadership.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MKTG 4310 Marketing Management

The planning and execution of various marketing activities from the managerial viewpoint are presented, via: determining the basic product or service market analysis, price policies, product promotion, management of the sales force and sales analysis and physical distribution with logistics system concept.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 4340 Quality and Productivity Management

A survey course emphasizing the need for improved productivity in profit and non-profit organizations. The course will focus on the historical and current aspects of productivity as well as problems and methods of measuring planning and implementing productivity programs.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 4380 Seminar on Entrepreneurship

Designed to give student overview of the new venture creation process. Includes topics of entrepreneurial psychology opportunities in the marketplace, gathering resources, and the "Business Plan".

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 3340 Project Management

Designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of managing projects. Students will be guided through a systematic approach for the planning and execution of modern projects.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
MGMT 4320 Advanced Organization Behavior

A survey of organization theory with emphasis on behavioral issues in both the private and public sectors.

Duration: 8 weeks
Credit Hours: 3

Calendar

There are several opportunities throughout the year to begin Lamar University’s online Bachelor of Business Administration in Management online degree program. Find the start date below that works best for you and apply before the application deadline associated with it.

Upcoming Start Dates:

October 25, 2017

Apply by September 25, 2017

January 16, 2018

Apply by December 14, 2017

March 19, 2018

Apply by February 19, 2018

Tuition & Financial Aid

For nearly a century, Lamar University has been committed to offering a high quality education that is also accessible to students at all levels of financial need.

Tuition

Total program cost depends upon transfer hours and program advisement relevant to program requirements. For more information, contact a Lamar University enrollment specialist.

$248

Per Credit Hour. Price includes distance learning fee.

Financial Aid

Ready to get started on your degree program online, but need help finding ways to fund your education? We can help you discover student financing sources that include grants, loans and other payment options. Learn more about financial aid here.

Admissions

Lamar University’s online programs have specific requirements that applicants must meet to enroll. Please review the admission guidelines carefully. For specific questions or more details, view our admission FAQs.

* All applicants must submit official, sealed, transcripts from each institution attended to the Admissions Office. All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution. Send transcripts to: Lamar University Online Admissions, P.O. Box 10017, Beaumont, Texas 77710
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Online Application

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Official Transcripts

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Program-Specific Requirements

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