General Business

Online Bachelor's Degree from an Accredited Leader in Adult Education

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Business moves faster than ever these days, and Excelsior College is keeping pace with the times. Our Bachelor of Science in Business (General Business) degree program is built for speed.

You can earn a business degree more quickly, conveniently, and cost effectively at Excelsior College than almost anywhere else.

Specifically designed for adult students with busy lives and competing responsibilities, Excelsior's online business BS degree program lets you:

  • Earn maximum transfer credit for your previous college work.
  • Receive academic credit for professional training, military service, and other real-world experience.
  • Take all your general business degree courses online, where and when it's convenient for you.
  • Use financial aid and flexible-payment options to fit a general business bachelor's degree into your budget. Find out just how affordable an Excelsior bachelor's degree can be.
  • Receive credit by exam to test out of subjects you've already mastered.

A Flexible, Convenient Business Degree for Working Adults

Excelsior's Bachelor of Business degree is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. Our online business classes are taught by experienced educators from some of the nation's leading business schools. You'll get a complete, rigorous overview of business processes and principles, including:

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Law
  • Business strategy
  • Computers
  • Organizational behavior

With an accredited bachelor's degree from Excelsior, you can pursue a wide range of professional and educational opportunities, including small business ownership, consulting, administration and management, graduate school, and law school.

As an Excelsior College baccalaureate-level business graduate you will be able to:

  1. Apply general and discipline specific concepts and methodologies to identify, analyze and solve business problems.
  2. Demonstrate an individual desire and commitment to remain current with and adaptive to changing business conditions through continuous learning and self-improvement.
  3. Demonstrate independent thinking, function effectively in team-oriented settings, and maintain a high level of performance in a professional business environment.
  4. Communicate effectively in a professional business environment.
  5. Perform ethically and professionally in business and society.
  6. Attain increasing levels of responsibility and leadership in one’s chosen career field.

We expect that as an Excelsior College baccalaureate business graduate you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of the principles of accounting, marketing, finance, management and economics.
  2. Demonstrate comprehension of the legal and social environment of business.
  3. Demonstrate comprehension of the global environment of business.
  4. Apply ethical considerations to the obligations and responsibilities of business.
  5. Apply business tools to real-world situations.
  6. Employ information literacy techniques.
  7. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  8. Apply business concepts and functions in an integrated manner.

 Review current student learning outcomes.

120 credits required. 60 in the arts and sciences, 45 in the business component (to include a minimum of 21 at the upper level of which 9 must be in the concentration), and 15 in the additional credit component (to include the 1-credit Information Literacy requirement).

Courses classified as upper level must be junior-senior level (300 - 400) and can be classified as a business core, concentration, and/or business elective course

See the credit requirements in chart form.

Use Excelsior College Exams toward your BS in Business (General Business Concentration) degree

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.

BS in Business / MBA with concentration in General Business Dual Degree Track
Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business and Management

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IACBE Specialized Accreditation

Excelsior College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Rd., Lenexa, KS 66215; 913-631-3009; www.iacbe.org. The IACBE is a specialized accrediting agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (NYS CPA track) and Bachelor of Science in Business.