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2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - (Online)


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The Bachelor of Science program is designed to provide learners with a broad overview of the fundamental, functional areas of business, as well as to provide essential, in-depth analytical tools for problem-solving substantive issues in the field. The curriculum is designed for real-world application and taught by leaders in the field. Learners have the potential to be employed in a multitude of venues in the private and public sectors of business or organization. Internships are not required in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, however, internship seminar is offered as an elective course. The program also allows for a smooth transition to the Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) program.

Foundation Courses (12 credits)


Area Distributuion Courses (18 credits)


Choose two courses from each area:

  • Humanities: English, History, Modern Language, Philosophy, Religion
  • Natural/Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Technology: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathermatics, Physics
  • Social Sciences: Economics, Geography, Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

General Education Liberal Arts Electives (12 credits)


Choose four courses from the Area Distribution Courses.

General Electives (36 credits)


Degree Requirements (120 credits)


SAMPLE DEGREE PLAN


Business Administration, Bachelor of Science (Online)

Year 1 - Fall Term

Year 1 - Spring Term

ENG120

Composition I Context I

3 cr

RIV120

Dignity, Work Vocation

3 cr

BUS215

Principles of Marketing

3 cr

BUS175

Principles of Management

3 cr

BUS183

Business Writing Seminar

3 cr

BUS302

Organizational Behavior

3 cr

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Humanities Elective*

3 cr

REL330

World Religions

3 cr

 

 

12

 

 

12

Year 1 - Summer Term 1

Year 1 - Summer Term 2   

MA112

College Algebra or higher

3 cr

BUS295

Business Law

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

6 cr

Year 2 - Fall Term

Year 2 - Spring Term

BUS337

Managerial Economics

3 cr

BUS355

Administrative Accounting

3 cr

BUS351

Applied Statistics  

3 cr

BUS356

Administrative Finance

3 cr

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Natural Science Elective

3 cr

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Humanities Elective*

3 cr

___ ___

Social Science Elective

3 cr

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Social Science Elective

3 cr

 

 

12

 

 

12

Year 2 - Summer Term 1  

Year 2 - Summer Term 2   

BUS304

Human Resource Management

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr   

 

 

 

 

 

6 cr

Year 3 - Fall Term

Year 3 - Spring Term

BUS362

Principles & Pract. of Negotiation

3 cr

BUS315

International Business

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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Gen Ed. Lib. Arts Elective*

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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Natural Science Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

 

 

12

 

 

12

Year 3 - Summer Term 1  

Year 3 - Summer Term 2

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Gen Ed. Lib. Arts Elective*

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

6 cr

Year 4 - Fall Term

Year 4 - Spring Term

BUS475

Production & Operations Mgt

3 cr

BUS479

Strategic Management

3 cr

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Gen Ed. Lib. Arts Elective*

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

___ ___

General Elective

3 cr

 

 

12

 

 

12

Year 4 - Summer Term 1  

Year 4 - Summer Term 2

___ ___

Gen Ed. Lib. Arts Elective*

3 cr

___ ___

General Elective

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

6

*Humanities: Select from English, History, Modern Language, Philosophy, Religious Studies

 

*General Education Liberal Arts Electives are chosen from the Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences:

Natural/Physical Sciences: Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Social Sciences: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work

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