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Averett University’s 45-credit on campus Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree program gives you critical knowledge in marketing, accounting, management and more.  Students also need an understanding of how businesses operate in the global economy.

Goals and Course Topics

As a BBA graduate, you’ll have a solid base of theoretical knowledge in business and management, and practical skills in primary business administration functions. You will also develop strong professional communication and critical thinking skills.


The on campus BBA program emphasizes practical application of theories presented in course materials. Topics include:

  • Accounting and finance
  • Economics
  • Human resource management
  • Legal, regulatory and ethical issues
  • Management theory
  • Quantitative analysis and statistics
  • Marketing

The program includes an independent study project where you apply learned theories and concepts to a real-world business problem found through research or at your place of employment.

On Campus BBA Format

The BBA program is formatted for accelerated completion. You’ll take courses sequentially to focus on each subject and build concepts over time. Small classes allow for productive discussions and personal attention from your instructors, who have industry backgrounds. You are expected to commit to 45 contact hours per academic credit, whether you attend class online or on campus on weekday evenings. Learn how we’re connecting cohorts and improving our on campus offering with Cougar Connect.

Who This Program Is For

The on campus BBA program is for high school graduates with some college. We do not require a minimum amount of full-time work experience to be accepted into the program. It is formatted for convenient study for people with career and family obligations.

We prefer candidates with at least 54 credits from prior college coursework and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. To graduate, you will need 120 credits total, including previous coursework and core business classes taken at Averett.

Admissions requirements, transfer credit guidelines and graduate requirements are outlined in our GPS Catalog. An Admissions Counselor will help you order your official transcripts and Averett will pay the associated costs. We will evaluate your transcripts to determine the degree program for which you qualify.

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"What I've enjoyed most about the program has been the support, not only from the faculty and staff, but also from my fellow students. The support system that you have can make a world of difference."

- Krysti Filer, BBA '17

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Krysti Filer, Averett BBA

"One of my favorite things about Averett University is the flexibility. They were very helpful and they worked with me on what classes would best suit my ability."

- Larry Taylor, BBA '00 and MBA '16

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Larry Taylor, online bachelor of business administration

"My experience has been phenomenal. I have enjoyed everything from the faculty to meeting other adult learners in this program. It's given me the support and motivation to continue to see my goal through."

- Rosa Morris, BBA '17

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Rosa Morris, BBA

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