Program Overview

About the Program

The University of New Mexico's Anderson School of Management (Anderson) is pleased to offer a degree completion program for a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in General Management.

Anderson is well-recognized for delivering first-rate educational opportunities to students. The BBA program is fully accredited through AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - which provides global leadership in advancing management education. Only 20 percent of the nation's top business schools have earned this prestigious designation, so you know the degree you'll earn from Anderson is of high-quality — and highly regarded by the business community.

The BBA is designed for students from a wide variety of backgrounds including the liberal arts, sciences, education, law, business, and other fields. Courses in the BBA are designed to provide a solid foundation in business principles. Anderson offers a variety of career services and internship opportunities to students.

Earning a BBA General Management degree from Anderson will prepare students to run a successful, competitive company and interact with clients, employees, shareholders, etc. While in the program, students can expect to take courses in accounting, finance, organizational management, business law, ethics, marketing, and more.


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Learning Goals

Anderson School of Management Mission Statement:

The mission of the Anderson School of Management is to serve as New Mexico's flagship institution of business education through demonstrated and growing excellence in teaching, research, and business and civic engagement.

Anderson School of Management's Assurance of Learning (AOL)

The goals of Anderson School of Management's Assurance of Learning activities are to:

  • provide accountability for student learning, and
  • continuously improve teaching and learning activities within the college.

Anderson strives toward the accomplishment of these goals by establishing and maintaining a structured process in which faculty review:

  • the learning outcomes of each program,
  • students' performance in achieving mastery of those outcomes, and
  • the curriculum necessary to assist students in learning.

BBA Programmatic Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1 - Students will exhibit an understanding of broad business concepts and principles.

Goal 2 - Students will exhibit critical thinking skills to address diverse business challenges and opportunities.

Goal 3 - Model business professionalism and demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.

Learning Objective 3.1 - Students will be able to effectively communicate management concepts, plans, and decisions in oral presentations.

Learning Objective 3.2 - Students will be able to effectively communicate management concepts, plans, and decisions in written reports.

Learning Objective 3.3 - Students will demonstrate professional conduct within any team activities.

(Approved by Anderson Faculty Fall, 2016)



Tuition and Fees

The total cost per credit hour is $442.18 and is comprised of: $394.80 base tuition + $10.52 college differential + $36.86 upper-division course premium. There is a student technology fee charged each semester. It is $150 in the Fall, $150 in the Spring, and $20 in the Summer. There may be additional costs, depending on the class. Additional costs are often for textbooks, supplemental course materials, and proctoring fees.

The BBA Accelerated Online Program offers all of the courses associated with the major and concentration requirements needed to complete the degree in an online, eight-week format. 

Admission Requirements

In addition to the UNM undergraduate admissions requirements, Anderson School of Management requires the following:

  1. Completion of Phase I coursework. Please refer to the BBA General Management degree planner for more information.
  2. A minimum grade of "C" and an overall cumulative GPA of 2.5 on all required pre-admission coursework.
  3. An overall combined GPA of 2.5 on all University of New Mexico and transfer coursework.
  4. You must be admitted to UNM before you can be admitted to Anderson. For more information on applying to UNM, refer to the UNM Admissions page.
  5. Send official transcripts from all institutions attended to the UNM Office of Admissions, Please notify your advisor if you have academic coursework in progress from another institution, i.e. CNM.

For more information on degree and admission requirements, please refer to the UNM Catalog.

Starting the Application Process

To begin the application process for any accelerated online program, use the Albuquerque Campus Undergraduate Application. In the Academics section of the application, you will be prompted to select your Intended Field of Study. For this program, select:  Business Admin – Online (not available to freshmen).




Degree Requirements

To graduate with a BBA, a student must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours.  Anderson's Phase I coursework includes the University's General Education requirements. Students may also transfer coursework from other accredited institutions to fulfill these requirements. The Anderson Core includes courses that will fulfill the University's 3 credit hour U.S. and Global Diversity and Inclusion requirement.  

Degree requirements for the BBA General Management include:

The major requirements for completing the BBA include a total of 43 credit hours - consisting of 31 credit hours of core management courses and 12 hours of upper-division (300-level or above) management courses from four different concentration areas.  More information regarding additional degree requirements (e.g., free electives, upper division humanities) can be found under the Degree Requirements tab or on the BBA General Management degree planner.

Special course sections are scheduled for Accelerated Online Program students and offered on a cyclical basis.  Look for the courses in the current schedule of classes with a course comment that reads "Limited to managed online program students only."  Below is a listing of all of the required courses and elective courses available for the concentration.

To complete an undergraduate degree, students are required to fulfill general education and college-specific requirements.

BBA General Education Courses (31 credit hours) 

The following list of courses are all required for the BBA:

UNM BBA Core Course List
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ACCT 2120Principles of Accounting II3
MGMT 300Operations Management3
MGMT 306Organizational Behavior & Diversity3
MGMT 308Ethical, Political, and Social Environment of Business3
MGMT 310Legal Issues for Managers3
MGMT 322Marketing Management3
MGMT 326Financial Management3
MGMT 328International Management3
MGMT 398Career Management Skills1
MGMT 450Computer-Based Information Systems3
MGMT 498Strategic Management3

Elective Courses for the General Management Concentration (12 credit hours)

Select four courses, each from a separate concentration area, from the following list:

UNM BBA General Management Concentration Course List
Course NumberCourse NameConcentration AreaCredit Hours
MGMT 324New Venture Strategies

Entrepreneurial Studies


MGMT 329Data ManagementManagement Information Systems3
MGMT 330Business Program FundamentalsManagement Information Systems3
MGMT 340Financial AccountingAccounting3
MGMT 401Project ManagementOperations Management3
MGMT 463Employment LawHuman Resources3
MGMT 470Financial Markets & InstitutionsFinance
MGMT 486Logistics System ManagementMarketing or Operations Management3
MGMT 488Materials and Supply Chain ManagementMarketing3

*Note – Elective Courses offered may change

Additional Course Information

UNM operates on a semester calendar of Summer, Fall, and Spring.  Course schedules are available during each semester's registration period.  Registration opens in early April for the Summer and Fall Semesters and early November for the Spring Semester.   

View information for the current schedule of registration dates.

If you are interested in learning more about other online course offerings, in addition to the ones associated with the BBA accelerated online program, see the current schedule of all online classes.  Please note that the special tuition rate is only applied to courses associated with the accelerated online programs.

For more information, see the BBA General Management degree planner.

To earn an undergraduate degree from the University of New Mexico, the following requirements must be met: 

  • A minimum 30 hours of coursework completed at UNM (UNM Residency Requirement)
  • 50% of the Major completed at UNM
  • 50% of the Concentration completed at UNM

 Accelerated Online Program

At a Glance

Major Requirements: 43 Credit Hours*
Cost Per Credit Hour: $442.18
Length of Classes: 8 Weeks

College/School: Anderson School of Management


Program Details and Tuition & Fee Information.

*General education and other courses are required to complete this degree. Visit the Degree Requirements tab.


Website: Anderson School of Management
Phone: Rick Robb or Olivia Torres-Jojola: (505) 277-9000