LU Business Administration Degree Plan

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BS Business Administration Degree Plan[edit]

Here is a BS Business Administration Degree plan for Liberty University Online (LU) as of approximately June of 2023. Please make sure that the suggestions are still valid before beginning to follow this plan.

The alternative credit courses were handpicked using experience from previous students as to what courses will be the easiest and quickest courses to take. In places with multiple courses listed, the first course is assumed to be the fastest/easiest course to take.

Why get a degree from this college?[edit]

  • If you want a degree with decent brand name
  • If you want a degree from a religious school

How the course providers are selected[edit]

Courses that will be the quickest and cheapest to do are selected for each courses requirement.

Source of Credit[edit]

This degree plan was made using this source to map out all the alternative credits.

Sophia.org Equivalency List

Study.com Official Transfer Guide

Some key things to keep in mind when doing a degree plan[edit]

  • 30 hours must be completed at LU
  • 30 hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • 25% of major and cognate taken through Liberty University
  • Duplicate means the course is listed multiple times.

General Education Curriculum Requirements[edit]

How the General Education Curriculum Works

Go through and find a course that will meet each required learning objective.

Communication & Information Literacy[edit]

Total of 12 credits.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

ENGL 101 Composition & Rhetoric 3 Sophia ENGL 101 English Comp I 3
Communications Elective 3 Sophia COMS 101 Public Speaking 3
Information Literacy Elective 3 Sophia HIUS 221 U.S. History I 3
Information Literacy Elective 3 LU BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Apps

Note: Take this exact course since this will also meet the BUS 201 major requirement.

Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning[edit]

Total of 3 credits.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

UNIV 104 Instructional Tech. for Online Learning 0 Waived if 30+ credits transferred
Math Elective 3 Sophia MATH 201 Intro to Stats

Note: Take this exact course since this will also meet the BUS 201 major requirement.

3

Critical Thinking[edit]

Total of 3 credits.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

RLGN 104 Christian Life & Biblical Worldview 0 Waived if 45+ credits transferred
Critical Thinking Elective 3 Sophia PHIL 210 Critical Thinking 3

Civic & Global Engagement[edit]

Total of 3 credits.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

Cultural Studies Elective 3 Sophia GOVT 220 U.S. Government 3

Social & Scientific Inquiry[edit]

Total of 6 credits.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

Natural Science Elective 3 Sophia BIOL 102 Human Biology 3
Social Science Elective 3 Study.com BUSI 240 Business 107 or 307: Organizational Behavior

Note: Take this exact course since this will also meet the BUS 201 major requirement.

3

Christianity & Contexts[edit]

Total of 4 credits.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

BIBL 104 Survey of Old & New Testament 4 LU BIBL 104 ICE Exam 4
THEO 104 Introduction to Theology Survey 0 Waived if 60+ credits transferred

Major Foundational[edit]

The courses in this section may also fulfill select General Education Requirements.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Apps 3 LU BUSI 201 Intermediate Business Computer Apps

(Duplicate from GE)

3
BUSI 205 Intro. to Business Research Methods 3
BUSI 230 Intro to Probability & Statistics 3 Sophia BUSI 230 Intro to Stats

(Duplicate from GE)

3
BUSI 240 Organizational Behavior & Management 3 Study.com BUSI 201 Business 107 or 307: Organizational Behavior

(Duplicate from GE)

3
ECON 213 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Sophia ECON 213 Microeconomics 3
Total 15 12

Major Core[edit]

25% of major must be taken at LU

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

ACCT 211 Financial Principles 3 Sophia ACCT 211 Financial accounting 3
ACCT 212 Managerial Principles 3 SL ACCT 212 SL Accounting II

Note: This may work, double check to make sure.

3
ECON 214 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Sophia ECON 214 Macroeconomics 3
ACCT 370 Financial Statement Analysis 3 Take at LU
BUSI 301 Legal & Ethical Concepts for Decision Makers 3 LU BUSI 301 ICE Exam 3
BUSI 303 International Business 3 LU BUSI 303 Business 308: Globalization & International Management 3
BUSI 305 Business Analytics for Decision Making 3 05
BUSI 320 Finance Principles 3 BUSI 320 Finance 101: Principles of Finance or Finance 301: Corporate Finance 3
BUSI 330 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSI 342 Human Resource Management 3 Study.com BUSI 342 Business 306: Strategic Human Resources Management 3
BUSI 400 Strategic Planning/Business Policy 3
BUSI 411 Operations Strategy 3 Study.com BUSI 411 Business 312: Advanced Operations Management 3
Total 36 24

Free Electives[edit]

Take whatever courses you want.

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

Take whatever you want 38 Take whatever you want 38
Total 38 38

Total Transfer Credit[edit]

Course Required Competency

Units Value

Course

Provider

LU

Course ID

Course Name LU

Credit

(Max 90cr)

General Education Requirements 31 28
Major Foundational 15 12
Major Core 36 24
Free Electives 38 38
Total 120 102

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