Undergraduate Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Degree Requirements

A total of 180 quarter credits are required to graduate, including 60 upper-division credits. Requirements include:

  • Baccalaureate core: 36 credits
  • Business Administration Core requirements: 84 credits
  • Specialization Option: 24 credits (students can choose to add an option)
  • Electives if needed to complete 180 total college credits, including 60 upper-division credits

OSU continuing students who would like to declare a business administration major must meet the College of Business transfer eligibility requirements. Connect with OSU-Cascades business administration advisor for change of major appointment.
Eligibility to Declare College of Business Majors

Degree Checklists and Guides

Business Administration Advising Checklist and Guide (PDF)
College of Business - Transfer Course Guides


Business Minor (32 credits)

With an innovative curriculum taught by dedicated professors, the business minor provides you with a fundamental stepping stone on the road to identifying and commercializing business opportunities in any type of organization. Learn to recognize business opportunities and gain fundamental business skills essential for launching a new venture or idea.

If you are interested in the business minor you must complete the business online orientation.

Business Minor Curriculum Checklist (PDF)
Business Minor Online Orientation

Four-Year Sample Plan

A degree pathway is important to student success. To help you explore your major coursework, and for you to begin the process of creating an individualized academic plan we have created a sample plan for the business administration major. These plans also include academic and co-curricular opportunities ideas for each academic year.

This is a sample plan intended for informational purposes only. Students will work with their OSU academic advisor to create degree plan that works best for each business administration student.

Business Administration Four-Year Sample Plan