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Advantage Institute | Business Administration

B.A. in Business Administration

Our rigorous curriculum focuses on the human behavioral aspects of business, based on a solid foundation from social science and liberal arts.

You’ll learn to:

  • Engage in real-world field projects
  • Gain a deeper understanding of human behavior in the workplace
  • Understand buying behaviors
  • Analyze investment objectives and risks
  • Examine employment-related litigation
  • Examine your motivations to improve managerial and interpersonal effectiveness

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

Course Requirements

Course Requirements

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

Core Requirements  

Click here for the Bachelor's Core Curriculum

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 Organizational Behavior & Development OR
PY 360 Organizational Psychology   
CO 212 Conflict Resolution   
CO 213 Strategic Presentation   
CO 312 Writing Plans & Proposals   
CO 321 Leadership   
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics OR
EC 203 Principles of Macroeconomics   
EC 240 Statistical Analysis  

Business Administration Requirements  

AC 201 Accounting I   
BU 310 Marketing   
BU 330 Finance   
BU 331 Investments OR
BU 361 Money & Banking   
BU 345 Legal Aspects of Business II OR
BU 346 Employment Law   
BU 499 Business Policy   
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics** OR
EC 203 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

Career Possibilities with a Business Administration Degree

Kansas City, your Business Administration degree will increase your career options and opportunities, in any sector that you pursue including:

  • 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. The Advantage Institute business program zeros in on practical applications that employers are seeking.

The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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