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Business, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

More than eighty percent of GGU instructors are working business professionals who teach skills you can apply today. 

In fact, GGU was named the #1 school for adult learners because it focuses real-world knowledge for people with real-world responsibilities. This undergraduate Business program from Golden Gate University offers practical instruction in accounting, data analytics, finance, human resource management, information technology, international business, marketing, operations and supply chain management, psychology, and public administration.

The Bachelor of Science in Business degree (BSB) is designed to prepare students for success at any level, whether they choose to go directly into the working world or pursue a master's degree.

Specialized concentration programs help hone students' skills in specific aspects of business, including accounting, human resource management, information technology, international business, marketing, operations and supply chain management, psychology, and public administration. With this education, our graduates are prepared for whatever path they choose to pursue after graduation.

Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Bachelor of Science in Business will be able to:

  • Construct written communications that articulate and promote business ideas, arguments, or solutions.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills through persuasive speech, and in providing clear directions, instructions, and guidelines within a business setting.
  • Address a complex business problem applying methods and tools from finance and accounting.
  • Demonstrate ethical decision-making in business and develop strategies, practices, and policies that advance ethical management practices and corporate social responsibility.
  • Locate, evaluate and apply information, using a variety of research tools, in analysis of a complex business problem.
  • Apply statistical concepts, methods and tools to analyze and interpret data in the formulation of business strategies and tactics.
  • Demonstrate the self-awareness and habits required to identify, integrate, and apply new information and skills that increase personal and professional effectiveness in business contexts.
  • Integrate and apply concepts, theories, strategies, and tactics of business management to develop actionable solutions to business problems.
  • Apply knowledge of the global economy in analyzing business problems.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    123 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Manager as Communicator
  • Management Principles
  • Law of Contracts, Sales & Commercial Transactions
  • Management Policy & Strategy (capstone course to be taken in final term of program)
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to International Business
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Principles of Operations Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • A high school grade point average of 3.00 (B) or higher
  • A resume showing three or more years of professional work experience
  • A statement of purpose stating why Golden Gate University is the right institution to meet your personal and professional goals; and
  • In some cases, participate in an interview (by telephone or in person) with the dean.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    660 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    660 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 660 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for San Francisco

  • 2206 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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