Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota


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Complete Your Undergraduate Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Transfer credits or get credit for work experience.

Get a credential that’s a requirement for many of today’s careers and see your earning power grow. The B.S. in Business Administration is a bachelor's completion program that prepares you to succeed in today’s fast-moving business environment with courses in finance, marketing, leadership and management, communications, and other disciplines relevant to business professions. Offered both online and on campus at Saint Mary’s Twin Cities, this programs has specializations in Management or Operations & Technology Management.

  • Management Specialization: Focus on additional managerial skills for business, including human resources management, team development, and leadership.
  • Operations & Technology Management Specialization: Develop skills for a variety of manufacturing and service organization settings, including technical skills in enterprise architecture and cloud computing.


Required Business and Management Courses (24 credits)

BU300 Accounting Principles (3 cr.)
BU400 Business Law (3 cr.)
BU403 Applied Business Statistics (3 cr.)
BU407 Financial Management (3 cr.)
MG305 Managerial Ethics (3 cr.)
MG311 Economics for Managers (3 cr.)
MG410 Applied Leadership and Management (3 cr.)
MG412 Critical Thinking for Organizational Leaders (3 cr.)
MK300 Principles of Marketing (3 cr.)

Required Capstone Course (3 credits)

BU490 Strategic Management Capstone (3 cr.)

Required Communication Courses (6 credits)

COM309 Professional Writing (3 cr.)
COM310 Oral Communications (3 cr.)

Required Elective Course (3 credits)

Elective choices will vary by term.

Management Specialization (12 credits)

HR340 Strategic Human Resource Management (3 cr.)
MG408 Project Management (3 cr.)
MG410 Applied Leadership and Management (3 cr.)
MG412 Critical Thinking for Organizational Leaders (3 cr.)
MG415 Total Quality and Team Development (3 cr.)

Operations & Technology Management Specialization (12 credits)

IT301 Information Technology Perspectives (3 cr.)
IT305 Enterprise Architecture Fundamentals (3 cr.)
IT457 Cloud Computing Fundamentals (3 cr.)
IT490 Bachelor of Science Completion Capstone (3 cr.)
MG415 Total Quality and Team Development (3 cr.)
MG450 Operations Management (3 cr.)

Develop skills employers seek and apply what you learn to careers in a variety of for-profit and non-profit settings, including business operations, retail, financial services, health care, and others.

Saint Mary’s generous credit-transfer policies allow you to transfer credits for previous undergraduate coursework as well as document your professional experience for credit.

1To graduate with a bachelor of science degree from Saint Mary’s University, a minimum of 122 credits is required, including a minimum of 36 core program credits that must be completed at Saint Mary’s University. Some B.S. programs may require additional core credits. All students must also meet the general education requirements. Courses listed may not reflect all current degree requirements.


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