Undergraduate Programs - Online Business Administration
The University of Wyoming College of Business and Outreach Credit Programs, a division of the UW Outreach School, offer students an accredited business administration degree program through Online UW. This UW program is designed for the student to complete the last two years of the Business Administration degree online.
After completing UW approved general education courses and business administration prerequisites at a community college (click here) or other university, students are eligible to apply for admission into the online undergraduate business administration degree program. All students transferring to the College of Business will be required to apply and be fully admitted to the University of Wyoming, have a 2.50 cumulative grade point average, and Advanced Business Standing (ABS) before being considered for admission into the business administration online program. The application for the business administration degree program must be completed on or before October 15 for spring enrollment, and March 1 for summer and fall enrollment. Apply Online. Students must attain a 2.50 GPA for graduation for both College of Business and UW courses, and must take the ETS exam to graduate.
A major in business administration provides you with a good foundation in all business disciplines and prepares you for a wide variety of careers. As a business administration major, you will take the required business core curriculum and additional coursework in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as coursework in the legal aspects of business and computer applications. Many employers want college graduates who possess a general knowledge of all business functions. Business administration graduates are well suited for these organizations.
A major in business administration presents a vast array of career options. Some of our students have pursued such wide-ranging careers as:
- Small business owner/manager
- Retail or industrial store manager
- Business consultant
- Project manager
- Health care management
- Bank manager
- State and federal service
- Stock broker
- Technology manager
- Insurance agent
- Hotel/motel management
- Sales representative
Core Classes for Business Administration Major
All College of Business majors are required to meet general education requirements through the University Studies requirements as well as preparatory classes in accounting, economics, English, mathematics, statistics, and information management that are required for Advanced Business Standing.
Business administration majors take a mix of required and elective courses as listed below. To view the course descriptions in the course catalog, click here.
Required Common Coursework:
Principles of Accounting I & II (ACCT 1010 & ACCT 1020)
Legal Environment of Business (MGT 1040)
Introduction to Information Management (IMGT 2400)
Management and Organization (MGT 3210)
Introduction to Marketing (MKT 3210)
Corporate Finance (FIN 3250)
Production and Operations Management (DSCI 3210)
Business Strategy and Policy (MGT 4800) capstone course (to be taken the final semester of senior year)
You will build additional depth by taking more required coursework:
Managerial Accounting (ACCT 2110)
Law for Managers (MGT 4340)
Business Ethics (MGT 3110)
Computer Applications (DSCI 4240)
Financial Markets & Institutions (FIN 3520)
Human Resource Management (MGT 4410)
Marketing Management (MKT 4430)
6 hours of 4000 level Restricted Business Electives
To ensure you the availability of required courses in this program, enrollment into courses is managed and approved by the College of Business Academic Advising Office.