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.
UNM's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) online program was recently named one of the most affordable online business programs by TheBestSchools.org
UNM's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) online program was ranked as the #4 best online business program for value by the Guide to Online Schools.
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. To qualify, a student must have completed 18 hours of Phase I Coursework - Essential Courses.
In addition to the UNM undergraduate admissions requirements, Anderson School of Management requires the following:
- Completion of pre-admission coursework. A checklist of required pre-admission coursework is part of your application.
- A minimum grade of "C" and an overall cumulative GPA of 2.5 on all required pre-admission coursework.
- An overall combined GPA of 2.5 on all University of New Mexico and transfer coursework.
- Submission of Application to the Anderson School Advisement Center during the semester that pre-admission coursework is to be completed.
- 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.
- Send official transcripts from all institutions attended to the UNM Office of Admissions, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).
To graduate with a BBA, a student must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Anderson's pre-admission 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 General Management course checklist.
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:
|Course Number||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|ACCT 2120||Principles of Accounting II||3|
|MGMT 300||Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 306||Organizational Behavior & Diversity||3|
|MGMT 308||Ethical, Political, and Social Environment of Business||3|
|MGMT 310||Legal Issues for Managers||3|
|MGMT 322||Marketing Management||3|
|MGMT 326||Financial Management||3|
|MGMT 328||International Management||3|
|MGMT 398||Career Management Skills||1|
|MGMT 450||Computer-Based Information Systems||3|
|MGMT 498||Strategic Management||3|
Elective Courses for the General Management Concentration (12 credit hours)
Select four courses, each from a separate concentration area, from the following list:
|Course Number||Course Name||Concentration Area||Credit Hours|
|MGMT 324||New Venture Strategies|
|MGMT 329||Data Management||Management Information Systems||3|
|MGMT 330||Business Programming Fundamentals||Management Information Systems||3|
|MGMT 362||Leadership Development||Organizational Leadership||3|
|MGMT 442||Fundamentals of Fraud Examination||Accounting||3|
|MGMT 463||Employment Law||Human Resources||3|
|MGMT 486||Logistics System Management||Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 488||Materials and Supply Chain Management||Operations Management||3|
|MGMT 490||Business of Intercollegiate Athletics||General|
|MGMT 496||Seminar in Entrepreneurial Finance||Entrepreneurial Studies|
*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.
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 checklist.
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