This major serves as a business capstone to the various applied science programs offered at the community colleges. It is intended to prepare you for careers that require both technical skills and business knowledge.
If you have already completed an A.A.S. degree and are interested in continuing your education in business and management this is the ideal degree for you.
An individual with a bachelor’s degree earns, on average, nearly $20,000 more per year than someone with an associate’s degree (Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010, Annual Social and Economic Supplement).
Convenience is key to a successful education in today’s world. Courses in this degree
program are offered online and on campus, making it easy for you to complete a bachelor’s
degree on your schedule.
Special Admissions Requirements
To be eligible for this degree applicants must meet the university criteria and have earned an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in a technical major from a regionally-accredited institution of higher education.
Note: Students not meeting the admission requirements of an A.A.S. degree in an occupational program, but who have completed 24 or more hours in technical course work and have met other university admission criteria, may be considered for admission.
General Education Requirements
I. General Education Requirements (37 Hours)
Communications (9 Hours)
• Written Communication (6)
• Oral Communication (3)
Mathematics (3 Hours)
• Elementary Statistics (3)
Social and Behavioral Science (9 Hours)
• Principles of Microeconomics (3)
• Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
• One additional non-economics social science course (3)
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 Hours)
• One Humanities course (3)
• One Fine Arts Course (3)
• One Humanities or Fine Arts Course (3)
Physical and Life Sciences (7 Hours)
[One science must have a lab]
• Life Science (3-4)
• Physical Science (3-4)
B.A. in Business and Applied Science Curriculum
Students must meet all university and college requirements for a bachelor’s degree as specified in the GSU catalog.
II. Additional CBPA Requirements (9 hours)
• MGMT 3210 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (3)
• MIS 2101 Basics of Information Technology (3)
• STAT 2700 Statistics for Management II (3)
• MIS Collegial Proficiency Exams (70% or higher score on all prior to 2nd semester)
III. Program Requirements (42 Hours)
• ACCT 2110 Financial Accounting (3)
• ACCT 2111 Managerial Accounting (3)
• BLAW 2100 Business Law I (3)
• ENTR 3100 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)
• FIN 3110 Principles of Financial Management (3)
• MGMT 2100 Introduction to Management Strategies (3)
• MGMT 3200 Business Communications (3)
• MGMT 3300 Human Resource Management (3)
• MGMT 3400 Production and Operations Management (3)
• MGMT 4500 Organizational Behavior (3)
• MGMT 4600 Globalization of Business (3)
• MIS 3101 Management Information Systems (3)
• MKTG 2100 Introduction to Marketing Management (3)
• MGMT 4900 Strategic Management (Capstone) (3)
IV. Applied Science Courses (24 Hours)
These courses are transferred from your A.A.S. degree
V. Electives (8 Hours)
Must be 3000 or 4000 level courses offered by CBPA
Total - 120 Hours [37 General Education and 83 Program Requirements]