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)

Transfer Guides

OSU-Cascades to COCC Transfer Guides
College of Business - Transfer Course Guides

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 four-year 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 student based around unique interests, goals and transfer work.

Business Administration Four-Year Sample Plan


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