Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Southeastern University- Undergraduate Catalog

Online & Site-based

Bachelor of Business Administration (Online)

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Bachelor of Business Administration (Four-Year Plan)   

Program Description

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a general undergraduate business degree built around a common core of business courses, with 27 hours of electives, suitable to accommodate a complementary minor. This is the recognized industry standard online business degree offered by Southeastern University.

A Bachelor of Business Administration degree covers fundamental business concepts, entrepreneurship, ethical business practices, teamwork, and leadership. Students will learn to communicate professionally, develop their management proficiency, and acquire other skills necessary to advance in a career of almost any field. This online program is a total of 120 credit hours: 56 credit hours of Foundational Core courses, 18 credit hours of business pre-core, 28 credit hours of business core, 6 credit hours of business electives, and 12 credit hours of general electives. Students also have the option to add a concentration in business leadership or marketing communication.

The BBA curriculum covers the Common Professional Components (CPC) and General Knowledge and Skills as prescribed by Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and industry best-practices.

The BBA is the degree understood in the marketplace as a comprehensive business degree for graduates wishing to start or grow their careers in business. 
*Note:  Students taking courses online outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion.  State-specific requirements are specified in the SEU Catalog.  Your Academic Advisor is available to help integrate these additional courses into your plan.

Total Program Hours - 120 Credit Hours

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to read, review, and fulfill the requirements and total hours of this degree audit for their applicable degree.

Foundational Core - 34 Credit Hours

Worldview Formation - 9 Credit Hours

Habits of Inquiry - 22 Credit Hours

Discursive Inquiry - 6 Credit Hours

Natural-Scientific Inquiry - Select One with Lab:

Quantitative Inquiry - 3 Credit Hours

Major Core - 45 Credit Hours

Divine Design (Major Specific Experiential Learning) - 2 Credit Hours

Divine Design - 39 Credit Hours

To meet the Divine Design requirement, students may earn credit hours in general elective courses, declared minors/certificates, or enjoy other experiential learning opportunities such as study abroad, internships, or practicums. Other practicum options include PRAC 1001   (1 credit hour), PRAC 1002    (2 credit hours), PRAC 1003    (3 credit hours), PRAC 1004   (4 credit hours), up to 24 credit hours. General Electives are any college-level course that does not satisfy the above program requirements. Students must complete the above program requirements with the remaining credit hours earned in the Divine Design to meet the total program hours.

Additional State Requirements for Online or Partner Site Students

*Note: Students taking courses online/at an SEU partner site outside of the State of Florida may be subject to additional Foundational Core requirements for degree completion. Some of these requirements are built into your Foundational Core listed above.  Any of the requirements listed below that are not incorporated into the Foundational Core will count towards your Divine Design hours.  State-specific requirements are also specified in the SEU Catalog. Please see your Degree Audit in JICS and work with your Academic Advisor to ensure these requirements are met. 



Area I, Written Composition - 6 Credit Hours

Area II, Humanities and Fine Arts - 12 Credit Hours

* In addition to Foundational Core Discursive Inquiry requirements 

Area III, Natural Science and Mathematics - 11 Credit Hours



Select one course not taken in Foundational Core



Maryland students need an additional six credit hours in one or more of the following five areas: (i) Arts and humanities; (ii) English composition; (iii) Social and behavioral sciences; (iv) Mathematics; and (v) Biological and physical sciences.



Montana requires 6 credit hours of natural science with a laboratory experience. Students may choose to take BIOL 1334 to complete the requirement or any other science course to meet the credit hour requirement.


3 credit hours needed. The Socio-Historical requirement must be fulfilled by taking PPOL 2433 or by earning credit for one of the following combinations of classes from an accredited Nevada college:  1) HIST 100, 2) PCS 101, 3) HIST 101 and HIST 102, or 4) or HIST 101 and 217.


Ohio students need an additional two credit hours in one or more of the following areas: Oral and Written Communication, Mathematics, Statistics and Logic, Arts, Humanities, Culture and Diversity, Natural Sciences, Technology and Innovation. 


In addition to the courses listed below, Oklahoma students need an additional 7 credit hours in one ore more of the following:  History, Social Science, Behavioral Science, Humanities, Math, Natural Science, Language, or Fine Arts.

Select One:

Choose one not already chosen for Foundational Core

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