Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in General Business

Columbus State University
Degree Level Bachelors
Total Credit Hours 123
Per Credit Hour Cost $182
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Program Description

The general business program offers a solid background in business fundamentals and can be tailored to accommodate a variety of career aspirations. The program also serves students who have already begun their careers and who wish to further their advancement potential. This major allows students a greater degree of flexibility in course selection, allowing students to select courses that most directly relate to their businesses or careers.

Admissions Information

Freshman

Traditional Freshman Student - students who have graduated high school within the last 5 years and have less than 30 transferable college credit hours or no college credit hours.

Submit application along with $40 non-refundable application fee

Official High School Transcripts - minimum core GPA of a 2.5

Columbus State University

c/o Office of Admissions

4225 University Avenue

Columbus, GA 31907

Recent graduates should request transcripts to be submitted electronically.

Official SAT and/or ACT scores

Minimum required scores for New SAT (Taken after Spring 2016) - 480 Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and 440 Math

Minimum required scores for Old SAT (Taken prior to Spring 2016) - 440 Critical Reading 410 Math

Click here to learn more about the New SAT re-design

Minimum required scores for ACT - 17 English or 17 Reading and 17 Math

Homeschool applicants should submit the Supplemental Homeschool Application (PDF (PDF)) along with the above-mentioned items.

Your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence must be submitted prior to the start of your first term.

Transfer

Transfer Students - students who have attended another college or university and are transferring their credit hours to Columbus State University.

Submit application along with $40 non-refundable application fee

Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended

Transfer students with 30+ hours must meet minimum GPA of 2.0

Transfer students with 1-29 transferable hours of credit are considered to be Freshman Transfer students and must submit official SAT and/or ACT scores as well as an Official Final High School Transcript. Transfer students who have graduated 5 years or more do not have to submit official SAT or ACT scores.

Your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence must be submitted prior to the start of your first term.

Dual Enrollment

Georgia's new dual enrollment program allows high school students to earn college credit while working on their high school diploma.

Submit application through GaFutures

Official high school transcript

Official SAT and/or ACT scores

Dual Enrollment Participation Agreement (PDF)

Your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence must be submitted prior to the start of your first term.

For more information, please visit our Dual Enrollment site

Adult Learners

Adult Learners or Non-traditional students - students who graduated high school more than 5 years ago and are applying with no previous college credit hours.

Submit application along with $40 non-refundable application fee

Official high school transcripts or GED

Your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence must be submitted prior to the start of your first term

For more information, please visit our Adult Learner site

Transient

Transient Students - students who are enrolled in one college or university and would like to complete courses temporarily (1 semester within an academic year) at Columbus State University.

Submit an application along with a $40 application fee

Submit a transient permission (PDF) form signed by the Registrar or other designated official of your current institution approving enrollment for one term as a Transient student.

Your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence must be submitted prior to the start of your first term.

Post-Baccalaureate Student

Post-Baccalaureate Student – students who have a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution may enroll under the classification of post-baccalaureate student. There are three categories to apply as an undergraduate Post-Baccalaureate student: Degree Seeking, Non-Degree seeking, and Teacher Certification.

Submit an application along with a $40 application fee

Submit an official transcript from the institution that conferred the baccalaureate degree. Other transcripts may be requested if needed.

Your immunization record (PDF) and a form of lawful presence must be submitted prior to the start of your first term.

Returning to Columbus State

Returning students refers to students who have previously attended CSU and would like to be readmitted.

All former students seeking to re-enroll into Columbus State must complete an application for Readmission.

Official transcripts from any school that you have attended since you last enrolled at Columbus State must be submitted.

Note for out of state students

If you will be living outside of Georgia while enrolled in courses, please visit our Program State Authorizations and Approvals page before applying to find out if Columbus State University is able to offer your program of interest where you will be living.

Program State Authorizations and Approvals

If you will be living internationally, or have any questions about state authorization or professional licensure authorization, please contact the State Authorization office at state_authorization@columbusstate.edu. Please include in your email:

Your name

Where you will be physically present while taking classes

Program of interest

The State Authorization office can only address questions related to state or licensing board approvals, for all other questions please contact the appropriate department:

Academic department

Admissions

Visit our Out of State Student page for more information for students living out of state.

Program Accreditation

Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business