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Bachelor of Business Administration    • Minimum 120 credits     •  MGMT INT BBA

Focus ONE is a bachelor’s degree completion program that leverages integrative curriculum design to deliver the content within the major in a one-year (49 instructional weeks) completion program.

The program is comprised of 7 unique learning segments that each focus on a specific theme of knowledge and build synergies for learning. The design utilizes associated assignments within courses in a learning segment that enhance the opportunity for deep-learning and the mirroring of the professional context. Because individual courses are integrated in contextual proficiencies, students assimilate and build knowledge as they would in the workplace.

Focus ONE is ideal for the community college student looking to move up from their Associates Degree in business to the effective completion of a Bachelor degree program. It is also an effective path for the working professional who has previously earned an Associate’s degree in a business or business-related field and now wishes to expedite the complete their Bachelor’s degree. Finally, the program presents an attractive option for service members who have earned previous military or course credit and wish bachelor’s degree completion option that can be accessed remotely. The structure of the degree also allows a student to move into Davenport’s Master of Business Administration MBA or Master of Management (MM) degree seamlessly.

Focus ONE Features

  • Application of concepts across courses enhances ability to build and retain knowledge 
  • Seven week course segments completed in-seat or online
  • Completion in 13-14 months inclusive of breaks, 49 actual instructions weeks 
  • Cohort of students building a learning community for support
  • Enrollment in the complete program at time of admissions 
  • Transfer-friendly from associate’s degree,  community college or military experience
  • Management degree recognized for its robust content and career options
  • Pre-entrance PLA assessment to potentially reduce the number of courses and time to degree.

Seven integrative learning segments focus on building connections in multiple courses

Segment 1          Leveraging Communication & Technology Skills                                                 
Segment 2 Strengthening Core Skills
Segment 3 Developing Financial Acumen
Segment 4 Exploring the Global Connections
Segment 5 Incorporating Innovation Throughout Business
Segment 6 Managing Processes for Success
Segment 7 Advancing the Strategic Vision

Recommended Prerequisite Courses

  • ACCT201 Accounting Foundations I 
  • BUSN210 Professional Ethics 
  • ENGL109 Composition
  • ENGL110 Advanced Composition
  • MGMT211 Management Foundations
  • MKTG211 Marketing Foundations
  • STAT220 Introduction to Statistics

Focus ONE Curriculum

Associated Degree Completed/Equivalent55 cr.
Foundations of Excellence15 cr.
ECON200Microeconomics3 cr.
ECON201Macroeconomics3 cr.
ENGL311Professional Writing3 cr.
MATH125Intermediate Algebra3 cr.
SOSC201Diversity in Society3 cr.
Foundations of Business13 cr.
ACCT202Accounting Foundations II 4 cr.
BITS211Microcomputer Applications: Spreadsheets3 cr.
CISP112Applied Information Technology 3 cr.
FINC211Corporate Finance3 cr.
Major37 cr.
BUSN225International Business3 cr.
BUSN303Business Research3 cr.
BUSN495Business Planning Capstone4 cr.
FINC235Financial Analysis for Business Managers3 cr.
GPMT287Principles of Project Management3 cr.
HRMG213Human Resource Management3 cr.
MGMT312Creativity and Innovation3 cr.
MGMT314Managing Change in Organizations3 cr.
MGMT357Operations Management3 cr.
MGMT412Quality Management3 cr.
MGMT440Strategic Management3 cr.
MKTG430New Product Development and Innovation3 cr.