Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a degree-completion program designed for working professionals, equipping them with the leadership and analytical skills needed to lead positive change in today’s business world.

51-60 units

Today’s business leaders must be agile and able to adapt to a rapidly changing business world while leading employees by modeling character, integrity, and compassion. Azusa Pacific’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) bachelor’s completion program equips students with the leadership and analytical skills needed to advance their career, achieve their goals, and help shape the future of business.

Designed for working professionals with at least 15 units of transferable college credit, the BBA program is designed to allow immediate application of learning in the workplace. Relevant coursework addresses current issues in business and encourages the integration of real-world work experiences and hands-on projects. Students combine these experiences with internships or international study opportunities to further expand their portfolio and network. Throughout the program, students build on existing experience while gaining a strong foundation in strategic management, finance, marketing, accounting, and more.


The Bachelor of Business Administration bachelor’s completion program requires 120 total units, including General Education units and 51 units of core business courses (BBA students may also choose an optional 9-unit concentration).

Core Courses
PRBA 120Financial Accounting3
PRBA 121Managerial Accounting3
PRMA 130Introduction to Statistics 13
PRBA 210Principles of Management3
PRBA 240Spreadsheets and Information Technology3
PRBA 250Principles of Macroeconomics 23
PRBA 251Principles of Microeconomics3
PRBA 260Marketing Principles3
PRWR 261Writing 2: Business Communication 33
PRBA 296Business Law3
PRBA 300Business Finance for Managers3
PRBA 305Operations Management3
PRBA 370International Business3
PRBA 448Organization and Administrative Behavior3
PRBA 445Human Resource Management3
PRBA 450Strategic Management 43
PRBA 495Writing 3: Business Ethics 53
Optional Concentrations
Supply Chain Management
Introduction to Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Business System Analytics
Quality Management
Human Resource Development
Foundations of Human Resource Development
Employee Development
Instructional Design and Training Methods
Leading Teams and People
Current Issues in Business and Management
Managing Teams and Conflict
High Performance People Management
Total Units51-60

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program shall be able to:
  1. Business Knowledge: Apply business knowledge from multiple business disciplines to plan, design, and execute business strategies.
  2. Critical Thinking: Identify and solve business problems using analytical and critical thinking skills.
  3. Quantitative Reasoning: Analyze quantitative data to address real-world or discipline-specific business problems.
  4. Christian Business Ethics: Use biblically-based ethics to make moral and virtuous ethical and socially responsible business decisions.
  5. Written Communication: Convey ideas clearly and effectively through professional written communication.
  6. Oral Communication:. Communicate in informative or persuasive ways using the appropriate genre, channel, structure, and style.
  7. Collaborative Teamwork: Effectively participate in business-focused teams as members and leaders in diverse environments.
  8. Global/Multicultural Awareness: Identify and respond to cultural, economic, and political aspects of business in multicultural and global environments, informed by biblically based ethics.
  9. Discipline Knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge of business concepts.
  10. Discipline Problem Solving: Solve core business problems and effectively analyze and address business situations.