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General Business Administration Major

Overview of the General Business Administration major (online)


The Charlton College of Business (CCB) online Bachelor of Science in General Business Administration (GBA) offers prospective students the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in business. Applicants must have completed at least 24 transferable credits and have an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher to be considered for admission.


The curriculum consists of five required business courses and 15 electives from a variety of business disciplines. The program offers students the opportunity to explore different branches of knowledge while gaining the fundamental management skills necessary for advancement in any career. Students are able to follow a course of study that best fits their personal interests and professional needs. This online program gives students the convenience of accessing their courses when and where they want and the flexibility of completing a bachelor’s degree while meeting employment obligations and family responsibilities.


Program Requirements


Candidates must have completed at least 24 transferable credits with a GPA of 2.5 or higher to be considered for admission. Admitted students may transfer up to 75 eligible credits from an accredited college or university.


The following must be completed to graduate:


•   A total of 120 credits for the Bachelor of Science degree.

•   University Studies requirements.

•   Five required business courses.

•   At least 30 course credits earned at UMass Dartmouth that are at the 300 level or higher.


For a list of all the courses required to complete this 120 credit hour General Business Administration degree, please see the General Business Admin Self-Tracking Sheet (PDF). 


For more information please visit www.umassd.edu/extension.