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Baldwin Business Online

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Program of Study
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Program of Study

This Bachelor of Arts degree features small, interactive online classes with lots of feedback from faculty and connection with other students. You’ll earn the same respected degree — and be taught by the same distinguished professors — as students in the residential college.

The Online Business Major

Three concentrations available, each requiring 15 courses (45 semester hours):

ENTREPRENEURSHIP MANAGEMENT WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP
Required courses:
BUAD 104  Perspectives on Sustainability
BUAD 200  Management Principles
BUAD 208  Accounting Principles
BUAD 209  Financial Decision Making
BUAD 220  Legal Environment of Business
BUAD 222  Social Science Statistics
BUAD 230  Marketing Principles
BUAD 306  The Entrepreneur
BUAD 313  Computerized Accounting for the Small Business
BUAD 338  Market Research
BUAD 350  Project Management for Sustainable Impact
BUAD 400  Strategy & Sustainability in Business Decisions
BUAD 401  Business Senior Seminar
ECON 101  Microeconomics
ECON 102  International and Macroeconomics
Required courses:
BUAD 104  Perspectives on Sustainability
BUAD 200  Management Principles
BUAD 208  Accounting Principles
BUAD 209  Financial Decision Making
BUAD 220  Legal Environment of Business
BUAD 222  Social Science Statistics
BUAD 230  Marketing Principles
BUAD 250  The Female Executive: Strategies in the Workplace
BUAD 302  Managing Human Resources
BUAD 305  Global Business
BUAD 307  Business & Society
BUAD 400  Strategy & Sustainability in Business Decisions
BUAD 401  Business Senior Seminar
ECON 101  Microeconomics
ECON 102  International and Macroeconomics
Required Courses:
BUAD 104  Perspectives on Sustainability
BUAD 200  Management Principles
BUAD 208  Accounting Principles
BUAD 209  Financial Decision Making
BUAD 220  Legal Environment of Business
BUAD 222  Social Science Statistics
BUAD 230  Marketing Principles
BUAD 250  The Female Executive: Strategies in the Workplace
BUAD 400  Strategy & Sustainability in Business Decisions
BUAD 401  Business Senior Seminar
ECON 101  Microeconomics
ECON 102  International and Macroeconomics
INT 230  History and Theories of Leadership
PSYC 214  Psychology of Women
WS 100  Focus on Women

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, you must complete a total of 126 semester hours, including the 45 for your major as well as general education requirements as listed in the Academic Catalog.

Technical requirements

  • Personal computer with voice and video communication capabilities
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software programs

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Transfer credit

Get credit for what you already know.

Mary Baldwin offers generous transfer credit. You don’t want to waste time taking classes on subjects you already know well – you can get academic credit for prior learning as well as for classes you’ve taken at other regionally accredited universities.

Find out how to transfer up to 90 semester hours. Transfer credit is generally granted only for work completed prior to enrollment.

Community College Graduates:

If you hold a transfer-oriented associate’s degree from a school in the Virginia Community College System, many of your general education requirements are already covered.toparrow

Academic Timeline

Academic Calendar

Mary Baldwin offers three academic terms per year:

  • Fall Semester begins in late August or early September
    September 1 – December 14, 2014

    • Courses available for fall 2014: MBC 101, BUAD 104, BUAD 200, BUAD 220, BUAD 230, BUAD 250, ECON 101, HIST 111, MUS 100
  • Spring Semester begins in early January
    January 5 – May 12, 2015
  • Summer Session begins in late May
    May 26 – August 14, 2015

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Time to Completion

How long it takes you to earn your degree depends on how many credits you are able to transfer and how many classes you are able to take each semester.

If you start out with an associate’s degree and enroll full time (four to five courses per semester, or 11 courses per year), you can complete the degree in two years.

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Cost and Financial Aid

The return on your investment to earn MBC’s online business degree will be invaluable. But we know that costs matter, and do all we can to keep college affordable for you.

Your total out-of-pocket cost will depend on two things: how many credits you transfer, and how much financial aid  you are eligible for.

Financial Aid
Our dedicated financial aid counselors will work with you to identify funding sources and tailor a financial aid package for you. This may include federal student aid, the Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant, veteran’s benefits, loans, and scholarship assistance.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition per credit hour: $438 per credit hour, or $1,314 per typical 3-credit course
Technology fee:  $55 per semester
Initial registration fee: $50 (one-time fee)

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