BBA in General Business

  • Total Credit Hours: 120
  • Degree Format: Online

About this field

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in General Business is for students who desire a holistic understanding of all business areas rather than a specialized area of business, i.e., accounting, business management, computer information systems, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, leadership, and marketing.

The Valdosta State Difference

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Valdosta State, part of the university’s esteemed Langdale College of Business, boasts a top-notch faculty whose members are nationally recognized in their fields. Students work closely with professors in and out of class and also have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in their field by participating in the Valdosta State Co-op Program and completing internships. All students are invited to join the award-winning organization Students in Free Enterprise, and students who excel in the major may be inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an honor society for top business students. We also offer an e-degree in compact 8-week sessions. Ideal for students who work full time and want to complete their degree to advance in their jobs and career. Management students have the unique opportunity to experience the business world overseas by accompanying faculty members on an annual trip to Germany, Singapore, and Dubai.

What You'll Learn

The general business major is designed to give students the basic knowledge, skills, and values of business that build on the foundation provided by the University Core Curriculum and that are required for professional careers in business administration. The program of study provides courses in key areas of business: introduction to fraud examination, internal auditing, data analysis, economics and financial applications, managerial economics, small business management, quality management, and consumer behavior. The program stresses the importance of critical thinking skills, diverse cultural perspectives, and ethical awareness.

Career Outlook

· Business Forecaster
· Business Journalist
· Branch Manager
· Business Analyst
· Compensation Manager
· Consultant
· Distribution Manager
· Office Manager
· Employment Relations Manager
· Entrepreneur
· Information Systems Manager
· Market Research Analyst
· Market Researcher
· Marketing Director
· Media Planner
· Actuary
· Bank Manager
· Bond Broker
· Chief Financial Officer
· Leadership Development Specialist

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  • Rea and Lillian Steele
    North Campus
    Health Sciences and Business Administration Building
    Room 3002L
    Pendleton Drive
    Valdosta, GA 31698