Online BBA: General Business

Degree Maps/Sample Schedules Listed by Catalog Year

The Management Department offers this degree completion program via the Internet for all students.

This major is based on a broad range of course options rather than a narrow focus on a single discipline. Graduates find careers in large and small businesses, in government agencies, and in the nonprofit sector.

Freshman/Sophomore
Lower-Division Courses

Listed below are the required lower-division NMSU courses. A number of the courses are available as Internet courses from the Las Cruces, Alamogordo, Doña Ana, Grants or Carlsbad campuses. These courses may be completed at:

  • NMSU in Las Cruces
  • or via the Internet
  • or equivalent courses may be taken at a community college or 4-year institution near where you live.

General Education/Other Foundation Courses: Must be selected from the approved New Mexico General Education Common Core list.

  • COMM 265G. Principles of Communication (3 cr)
  • ENGL 111G. Rhetoric and Composition (4 cr)
  • ENGL 203G. Business and Professional Communication (3 cr)
  • E ST 251. Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences (3 cr)
  • MATH 120. Intermediate Algebra (3 cr)
  • MATH 121. College Algebra (3 cr)
  • MATH 142G. Calculus for Biological and Management Sciences (3 cr)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (6-9 cr)
  • Humanities and Fine Arts (6-9 cr)
  • Laboratory Sciences (8 cr)

Lower-Division Business Core

  • ACCT 251. Management Accounting (3 cr)
  • ACCT 252. Financial Accounting (3 cr)
  • BCIS 110G. Intro to Computerized Information Systems (3 cr)
  • BUSA 111. Business in a Global Society (3 cr)
  • ECON 251G. Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
  • ECON 252G. Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr)

Junior/Senior
Upper-Division Courses

NMSU offers these courses over the Internet.

When you have substantially completed the required courses for the Freshman/Sophomore Lower-Division Courses and transferred the credits to NMSU, you may qualify to take the following courses through NMSU’s distance education program. All students are required to complete a minimum of 128 degree credits including at least 48 credits of upper-division courses (numbered 300 or above).

Business Core Courses (27 credits)

  • BCIS 338. Business Information Systems I (3 cr)
  • BLAW 316. Legal Environment of Business (3 cr)
  • BUSA 421. Integrated Business Concepts I (3 cr)
  • ECON. Upper Division Elective (3 cr)
  • FIN 341. Financial Analysis and Markets (3 cr)
  • MGT 309. Human Behavior in Organizations (3 cr)
  • MGT 344. Production/Operations Management (3 cr)
  • MKTG 303. Principles of Marketing (3 cr)
  • Upper Division Business Elective (3 cr)

General Business Major (24 credits)

  • 24 Upper Division Credits. See the Degree Plan/Sample Schedule above.

Viewing a Wider World (6 credits)

  • Two upper division courses designated VWW outside the College of Business.