BA Business Administration Curriculum

Program Credits
Liberal Arts Curriculum: General Education 40
Business Core 44
Electives 36
Total 120

New England College’s BA in Business Administration helps you develop a strong business acumen and the core competencies to success in any business profession. Classes include core liberal arts courses as well as business courses across many disciplines, including accounting, finance, international business, economics and information systems. Below is a complete listing of New England College’s BA Business Administration curriculum offered 100% online.

Liberal Arts Curriculum: General Education Courses

Course Number Liberal Arts Curriculum: General Education Courses Credits
WR1010 Writing in the Liberal Arts and Sciences I 4
WR1020 Writing in the Liberal Arts and Sciences II 4
MT1020 College Algebra 4
  LAS 1 (choose one)
LAS1110 One Love: Marley, Language and Learning  
LAS1111 History of Political Thought  
  LAS 2 4
BU2420 Organizational Behavior and Management   
  LAS 3 4
EN2570 Beginning Creative Writing   
  LAS 4 (choose one)
NSM1000 The Way of Science  
PS2110 Writing and Research in the Social Sciences  
  LAS 5 4
ES1110 Environmental Science: A Global Concern  
  LAS 6 (choose one)
AR1230 Introduction to Art and Art History  
EN1020 Introduction to Literature  
EN1930 Survey of American Literature  
  LAS 7 4
BU3620 International Business  
Total Liberal Arts Curriculum: General Education Credits 40

Business Core Courses

Course Number Business Core Courses Credits
AC2210 Financial Accounting 4
AC2220 Management Accounting 4
BU1110 Introduction to Business 4
BU2110 Quantitative Methods 4
BU2510 Principles of Marketing 4
BU3310 Business Finance 4
BU3880 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4
BU4040 Strategic Management 4
CT2430 Information Systems in Organizations 4
EC2110 Introduction to Macroeconomics 4
EC2120 Introduction to Microeconomics 4
Total Business Core Credits 44

Students who require or desire stronger knowledge in the key subjects of math and writing can enroll in foundational courses. Computer Technology (CT1100) is also available to help students review key computer and Internet basics, as well as the Microsoft Office suite.

Elective Courses

Course Number Elective Courses Credits
  Foundational Courses
MT0991 Fundamentals of Mathematics (4 credits)  
WR0990 Foundations of Written Communication (2 credits)  
CT1100 Computer Technology (2 credits)  
  Choose Seven Electives 28
AR1230 Introduction to Art and Art History  
EN1020 Introduction to Literature  
EN1930 Survey of American Literature  
HS1130 Evolution of American Democracy  
MT1100 Introduction to Quantitative Reasoning  
PO1110 U.S. Politics  
PO2420 World Geography  
PS1110 Introduction to Psychology  
PS2050 Social Psychology  
PS2120 Web U: Using the Internet to Understand Your World   
PS2140 Human Development I  
PS3110 Juvenile Delinquency  
PS3170 Forensic Psychology  
PS3210 Abnormal Psychology  
SO1110 Introduction to Sociology  
SO1130 Criminology  
  Choose Up to Two Additional Electives as Needed 0-8
Total Elective Credits 36