Business and Management Curriculum


The online BSBA in business and management curriculum is designed to help you gain a deeper understanding of managerial roles, activities, and functions of organizations. In core and elective courses, you will learn how to use your leadership skills and business knowledge to grow in your career and make an impact on your industry.

Key Content Areas

A Simmons education will prepare you to think and lead within your area of focus and beyond. Our undergraduate experience includes courses in a variety of key content areas — such as science, culture, social history, and the arts — that represent different ways of thinking about the world and approaching complex topics. These learning opportunities within and across disciplines prepare our graduates to solve a wide range of challenges in their lives, careers, and communities.

Like many of our students who are continuing their academic journey with Simmons, you may have transferable credits that fulfill key content area requirements. Be sure to submit your academic transcripts for review — we accept up to 96 transfer credits. 

Program Requirements 

Below are the business degree–specific course requirements and business and management major courses. Some courses in this program may have prerequisites. 

Business (BSBA) Degree Prerequisites

Course #TitleCredits
ECON 100Principles of Microeconomics4
STAT 110Introductory Statistics4

Business (BSBA) Degree Core Courses

Course #TitleCredits
BUS 100Intro to Business and Management4
ACCT 110Financial Accounting4
ACCT 120Managerial Accounting4
BUS 234Organizational Communication & Behavior4
BUS 250Marketing4
BUS 260Financial Management4
BUS 325Operations Management4
BUS 370AInternship and Career Strategies2
BUS 370BLearning From Internship Experience2
BUS 340Capstone: Strategic Management4

Business and Management Major Courses

Course #TitleCredits
BUS 137Entrepreneurial Mindset4
BUS 221Project Management4
BUS 320Negotiations4