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College of Business & Management

About Business Administration General Plan I

In lieu of choosing a specialization, you may select to customize your studies within your Business Administration degree program to align more closely with your personal interests. General Plan I provides a solid base in business fundamentals and general education, as well as in-depth skill instruction through a coherent series of interrelated courses. Upon graduation, this comprehensive method qualifies graduates to find employment in a wide variety of areas.

After you earn your bachelor's degree, take the next step in your career and continue your education at DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management to earn your master's degree in Business Administration (MBA).

Program at a Glance


Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (in Ohio, Bachelor of Business Administration; in New York, Bachelor of Professional Studies in Business Administration)
College: Business & Management 
Semesters: 8 full time
Minimum credit hours required for graduation: 124
Accelerated option: Earn your bachelor's degree in as few as 3 years if you attend class year-round.
Location: Find out which DeVry University locations offer this degree program or explore taking classes through our online degree programs.

DeVry University offers you a great deal of flexibility. You can take your classes onsite, online, or a mix of both—whatever best fits your schedule and your life.

Note: Program availability varies by location.

Course Highlights

Course Areas


Communication Skills




Social Sciences


Personal and Professional Development


Mathematics and Sciences


Business Core




General Plan I – Custom Sequence


To learn more about required and elective courses for the Business Administration bachelor's degree program, as well as to view individual course descriptions and requirements for each major/concentration, please see the undergraduate academic catalog.

Graduate Success

At DeVry University, everything we do is focused on your career success. The proof is in the numbers. For October '07, February '08, and June '08 classes, 92% of U.S. DeVry Business Administration graduates were employed in their field at an average salary of $40,662. (Of graduates who actively pursued and obtained employment and those who were already employed in education-related careers within 180 days of graduation.)