General Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Administration

Available: On Campus and Online

The Bachelor of Business Administration degree in General Business Administration is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge in a variety of core business subjects. A general business degree is an excellent choice for students who know they want to work in business but aren't sure what professional position they want to pursue after graduation.

With a degree in general business, students are not limited to a singular area of expertise. A general business degree could lead to a career in finance, marketing, public relations, management, sales, production--the list is almost endless. Employment opportunities are limited only by your knowledge, experience, and ambition.

Students can pursue the Bachelor of Business Administration degree in General Business Administration on-campus in the classroom or from anywhere in the world through online courses.

SHSU + the PGA

The General Business, BBA with PGA Golf Management Concentration is a college degree program designed to attract and educate bright, highly motivated men and women to service all aspects of this developing industry. This comprehensive degree program blends college/university requirements for a golf industry compatible major with a specialization in PGA Golf Management. The mission of the Sam Houston State University PGA Golf Management Program is to recruit diverse and talented students and develop them into committed professionals by providing a comprehensive and progressive educational program designed to prepare future PGA Members for a life-long career in golf. Students will gain valuable work experience and enhanced playing and teaching skills, while fostering a sense of community through enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf.

The BBA with PGA Golf Management Concentration is accredited by The Professional Golfer’s Association.

Careers in General Business Administration

  • Sales
  • Banking
  • Management
  • Insurance claims

Or continue your education with a graduate degree.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Length 120-121 Credit Hours
Required Courses Bachelor of Business (B.B.A.)
Bachelor of Business (B.B.A): Professional Golf Management Concentration
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 15
  • Summer: May 15