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Bachelor of Science in Business & Administration

The Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in Business and Administration is an online degree completion program intended for students who have work and/or family commitments that make traditional campus attendance impractical. The degree is intended to provide students with a broad exposure to critical business principles and a thorough understanding of functional units within an organization and the critical organizational decisions necessary in today's global business environment.

Delivery Method

Business prefix courses (ACCT/FIN/MGMT/MKTG) are fully online, including tests. Students purchase an external USB webcam used for proctored exams.

Admission Requirements

It is recommended that students have the first two years, or at least 60 hours of their bachelor's degree completed with at least a 2.0 GPA. Ideally, the first 60 hours would include core curriculum classes and lower-level prerequisite courses. Visit http://siu.edu/apply-now.

Transfer Policy

Articulation & Evaluation will determine the acceptance of credit and its applicability toward University Core Curriculum requirements. All credit accepted for transfer, which is not applied to University Core Curriculum requirements or to a specific degree program, will be considered general transfer credit (elective credit). Students must submit an official transcript issued within the last 30 days from each prior institution.


Credit for Military Experience varies based on length of service and type of training. To receive credit for military service, veterans must present a copy of discharge separation papers, an AARTS transcript, a SMART transcript or transcript from the Community College of the Air Force to:


Articulation & Evaluation

Mailcode 4725


Carbondale IL 62901


Information on credit for military service and articulation of individual schools is available on the web site: http://articulation.siu.edu

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