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Accelerated Online Business Degree

  • Bus. Admin. Online Degree
  • Course Req.
  • Class Schedule
  • Course Rotation
  • Careers

An accelerated business degree helps you secure your place in the business world, sharpen your business instincts, and advance your career by getting or finishing your Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.

Set your own pace—the class schedule of 8-week, online, or weekend-intensive classes scheduled throughout the year allows you to progress according to your personal schedule. The accelerated degree format allows you to quickly move through the courses on your own terms.

This is a rigorous 128-credit hour curriculum, offering a liberal arts and social studies core that emphasizes the human behavior of business. Through the accelerated business degree program, you will:

  • Examine employment related litigation
  • Develop a deep understanding of buying behaviors
  • Conduct analysis of investment objectives and risks
  • Engage in real-world field practicums
  • Gain a deeper understanding of human behavior in the workplace
  • Examine your personal motivations to improve managerial and interpersonal effectiveness

 


Course Requirements

Accelerated business degree students complete three levels of core requirements that provide our graduates with a well-rounded understanding of business.

 

Level I Core Requirements  

Composition I or II*  

Fundamentals of Communication  

Finite Math, College Algebra, or Calculus
 


Level II Core Requirements  

World Civilization or American History  

Literature (culturally diverse)  

Philosophy  

Religious Studies  

Philosophy OR Religious Studies  
  (May substitute this requirement with a Level III IS course)  

Art, Music OR Theatre Appreciation  

Natural Science  

Social Institutions*  
  (Personal Financial Planning, Legal Aspects of Business, American National Government, Intro to Sociology)

Self and Society *  
  (Conflict Resolution, Mass Media, General Psychology, Psychology of Gender, Human Relations in Organizations or Intro to Sociology)


Level III Core Requirements

Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Course  

Interdisciplinary Studies (IS) Course  

* Meets core and major requirements

Major Related Requirements  

EN 112 Composition II *  

BU 110 Understanding Computers*  

PY 101 General Psychology  


Professional Studies Core Requirements  

BU 305 Legal Aspects of Business*  

BU 321 Management  

BU 322
PY 360
Organizational Behavior & Development OR
Organizational Psychology
 

CO 212 Conflict Resolution  

CO 213 Strategic Presentation  

CO 312 Writing Plans & Proposals  

CO 321 Leadership  

EC 202
EC 203
Principles of Microeconomics OR
Principles of Macroeconomics
 

EC 240 Statistical Analysis  


Business Administration Requirements  

AC 201 Accounting I  

BU 310 Marketing  

BU 330 Finance  

BU 331
BU 361
Investments OR
Money & Banking
 

BU 345
BU 346
Legan Aspects of Business II OR
Employment Law
 

BU 499 Business Policy  

EC 202
EC 203
Principles of Microeconomics** OR
Principles of Macroeconomics**
 

EC 241 Quantitative Analysis  
Three hours from:  

BU 312 Consumer Behavior  

BU 323 Personnel Management  

BU 325 Labor-Management Relations  

BU 411 International Marketing  


 

Class Schedule

Summer Semester 2014
April 28 – August 16

Fall Semester 2014
August 26 - December 20

Course Rotation

All accelerated business classes are 8 week classes unless otherwise noted. The classroom-base courses are in Kansas City, while some courses are available online.

 

CORE COURSE ROTATION
Level I
EN 111  English Comp I   Fall Face-to-Face
EN 111  English Comp I   Spring Online
EN 111  English Comp I   Summer Face-to-Face
CO 110 Fundamentals of Communication Fall (starting Fall 2014) Online
CO 110 Fundamentals of Communication Spring  Face-to-Face
MA 051 Math Fundamentals Fall 16-wk
MA 051 Math Fundamentals Spring 16-wk
MA 051 Math Fundamentals Summer 16-wk
MA 115 Finite Math Fall Face-to-Face
MA 115 Finite Math Spring Face-to-Face
MA 115 Finite Math Summer Face-to-Face
BU 110C Understanding Computers  Fall Online
BU 110C Understanding Computers  Spring Online
ED 101  Strategies for Academic Success Fall Online
ED 101  Strategies for Academic Success Spring Online
ED 101  Strategies for Academic Success Summer Online
 
Level II
HI 112C  World History II  Summer Face-to-Face
EN 265C Literature & Culture  Fall (starting Fall 2014) Online 
EN 265C Literature & Culture  Spring Face-to-Face
EN 265C Literature & Culture  Summer Face-to-Face
PL 111C Introduction to Philosophy  Fall  Online
PL 255C Ethics  Fall  Face-to-Face
PL 255C Ethics  Spring  Blended
PL 255C Ethics  Summer Online
RS 117 World Religions Fall  Online
RS 117 World Religions (2) Spring  Face-to-Face
RS 117 World Religions Summer Face-to-Face
AR 110 Survey of Art Summer Online
MU 110C Music Appreciation  Fall Face-to-Face
MU 110C Music Appreciation  Spring Face-to-Face
BI 111 General Biology  Fall Online
BI 111 General Biology  Spring Online
BI 111 General Biology  Summer  Online
CH 115 Molecules that Matter Spring Online
SO 101 Intro to Sociology Fall Online
SO 101 Intro to Sociology Summer Online
 
Level III
IS/RS 311 Peace Studies  Fall Blended
IS/RS 311 Peace Studies  Spring Blended
IS/PL 312 Bioethics Summer Online
IS 340 Mediation Spring Face-to-Face
IS/RS 326 Shaping the American Dream Fall Face-to-Face
 
Professional Studies Core
BU 321 Management Fall Face-to-Face
BU 321 Management Spring Online
BU 321 Management Summer Blended
BU 322C Org Behavior Fall Blended
BU 322C Org Behavior Spring Face-to-Face
BU 322C Org Behavior Summer Online
PY 360 Org Psychology Fall Online
PY 360 Org Psychology Spring Online
CO/PY 212C Conflict Resolution Fall Face-to-Face
CO/PY 212C Conflict Resolution Spring Face-to-Face
CO/PY 212C Conflict Resolution Summer Weekend
CO 213 Strategic Presentation  Spring Face-to-Face
CO 213 Strategic Presentation  Summer Face-to-Face
CO 312 Writing Plans/Proposals/Presents. Fall Face-to-Face
CO 312 Writing Plans/Proposals/Presents. Summer Face-to-Face
CO/PY 321C Leadership Fall Face-to-Face
CO/PY 321C Leadership Spring Online
CO/PY 321C Leadership Summer Blended
BU 305 Legal Aspects of Business I Fall Online
BU 305 Legal Aspects of Business I Spring Online
BU 305 Legal Aspects of Business I Summer Blended
EC 202C Microeconomics Fall-even years Face-to-Face
EC 202C Microeconomics Summer Online
EC 203 Macroeconomics Fall-odd years Face-to-Face
EC 203 Macroeconomics Spring Online
EC 240 Statistics Fall Face-to-Face
EC 240 Statistics Spring Face-to-Face
EC 240 Statistics Summer Face-to-Face
EN 112  English Comp II  Fall Face-to-Face
EN 112  English Comp II  Spring Online
EN 112  English Comp II  Summer Face-to-Face
PY 101C Gen Psych  Fall Online
PY 101C Gen Psych  Spring Face-to-Face
PY 101C Gen Psych  Summer Online
 
Business Administration major
AC 201 Principles of Accounting I Fall Face-to-Face
AC 201 Principles of Accounting I Spring Online
BU 310 Marketing Spring Face-to-Face
BU 310 Marketing Summer Online
BU 330 Finance Fall Online
BU 330 Finance Summer Face-to-Face
BU 331 Investments Summer-even years Face-to-Face
EC 361 Money & Banking Summer-odd years Online
BU 345 Legal Aspects of Business II Summer Online
BU 346 Employment Law Spring Online
BU 499C Business Policy Spring Face-to-Face
EC 202C Microeconomics Fall-even years Face-to-Face
EC 202C Microeconomics Summer Online
EC 203 Macroeconomics Fall-odd years Face-to-Face
EC 203 Macroeconomics Spring Online
EC 241 Quantitative Analysis Summer Face-to-Face
BU 312 Consumer Behavior Summer Online
BU 323 Human Resources Management  Fall Face-to-Face
BU 323 Human Resources Management  Spring Online
BU 325 Labor-Management Relations  Spring Online
BU 411 International Marketing Spring Face-to-Face
 

 

 

 

Careers with a Accelerated Business Administration Degree

With an accelerated business degree in Kansas City, you will increase your career options and opportunities, in any sector that you pursue in your career:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Computer management
  • Entrepreneurial endeavors
  • Human resources
  • International business
  • Retail sales and distribution

Kansas City has a variety of opportunities for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in business. Our accelerated business program zeros in on practical application.