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Bachelor of ArtsBusiness Administration

La Verne’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration Program links business administration theory with work experience and industry practices to set students up for successful careers. The program focus on critical thinking and interpersonal skills, teaching students to work in group settings. Ethics is also paramount, with emphasis on the impact of cultural differences on business practices.

To provide maximum convenience and flexibility, the program is offered online and is available at several locations throughout California, including Bakersfield, Burbank, College of the Canyons, Crafton Hills Community College, Irvine, Mt. San Antonio College, Ontario, Oxnard, Rio Hondo Community College, and Victorville, as well as at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) and Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC).

For those seeking an online business degree, La Verne’s Bachelor’s in Business Administration can also be completed entirely online.

Campus Accelerated Program for Adults

The Campus Accelerated Program for Adults (CAPA) at La Verne offers both full-time and part-time options for those seeking a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. The program’s flexibility allows busy adults to continue their education while working. Online, on-campus, and hybrid course options allow students to create their own schedule; evening and weekend classes make it easy to balance work and school.

For students with prior schooling, CAPA makes it easy; students can transfer up to 88 credit hours towards their degree from previous college classes.

Business Administration Courses and Concentrations

The B.A. in Business Administration consists of 52 semester hours. Students must complete 12 semester hours of prerequisites, 32 semester hours of core requirements, and 8 semester hours of electives. They can also choose a concentration from the following options:

Business Finance Concentration

This concentration prepares students for successful careers in the corporate finance, industrial, or bank management fields.

Marketing Concentration

This concentration examines the tools and techniques used to determine the needs of individuals or segments of society to provide the most effective means of informing customers of the availability of goods and services and to deliver such goods and services.

Business Management Concentration

This concentration studies theoretical foundations for understanding how an organization is affected by its environment and how employees are motivated to accomplish organizational goals. It also focuses on the practical skills necessary for attracting, encouraging, and retaining human resources and the interpersonal skills needed for business administration and management.

Information Technology Concentration

This concentration prepares students for successful careers in Information Systems/Information Technology. It also provides an overview and trend analysis for decision making.

Earn Your Bachelor’s in Business Administration at La Verne

For students looking to pursue an online business degree, the University of La Verne offers business administration courses online and at conveniently-located campuses around California. Ready to get started? Attend an information session or request more information today!

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