Bachelor of Business Administration, B.B.A.

About this Program

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree provides students with a broad, well-rounded base of knowledge and skills which are specific to the vast world of business. Students seeking a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Wayland discover important principles and gain valuable experience that helps them identify their passion and inspiration in the business field, as well as exploring endless career possibilities.

All coursework for the Bachelor of Business Administration degree concentrates heavily on practical application of theories studied in the classroom. As a result, business administration degree seekers at Wayland develop excellent management and leadership skills through valuable instruction, national competition in student organizations, and from various structured field experiences -- both local and international.   

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree can be specialized to focus on the areas below:

Course Requirements

The Bachelor of Business Administration requires 124 semester hours.  A minimum of 42 semester hours must be upper-level credit.  Upper-level courses for the specialization are also required.  In addition to the University Core Curriculum the following courses are required.

  • BUAD 2336 Quantitative Decision Making
  • COSC 2311 Computer Application

General Education Core Course Requirements

Course Requirements Course Hours
@ENGL 1301, 1302 and 3 hours from a literature course 9
HIST 1303, 1304, 2301, 2302 6
Pick One Course - ECON 2307, EDUC 2307, GEOG 1301, GEOG 1302, PHIL 1301, PSYC 1301, or Soci 1301 3
Pick One Course - ART 1301, ART 2302, MUSI 1301, MUSI 1303, MUSI 3302, MUSI 3305, MUSI 3306, MUSI 3307, THEA 1303, FINAR 2401 3
**Math 1304 or higher 3
Science - Laboratory Science 4
POLS 2301 3
COMS 1301,1303, 2302, 2303 3
*RLGN 1301 or 1303 and  1302 or 1304 6
EXXS 2
UNIV 1100 1
Total 43

*Wayland Baptist University will not accept RLGN 1301, Old Testament History, or RLGN 1302, New Testament History, or their equivalents, from any institution except other Baptist universities. In no case will either of these two courses be accepted if they were taken by correspondence. The School of Religion & Philosophy must approve any exception to this policy.

**Remedial level courses may not be used to fulfill the mathematics requirement. Equivalents to MATH 1300 or above may be used.

@Must be taken within first year of enrollment.