Online Degree Programs

AOT Plan of Study

Sample Curriculum*
Courses are generally offered online, depending on selection.

Degree Requirements - Core Courses
General Education Core (27-30 credit hours including transfer credits) Many courses are offered online.  
Course Title: Description Hours
ENGL1130-1150 (choose 1) English Composition II (Critical reading, research papers required.) ENGL1130: Reading and analyzing the documents from multiple disciplines to synthesize results from different perspectives and produce disciplinarily appropriate writing. OR ENGL1140: Reading and analytical writing growing from the study of and participation in specific communities. OR ENGL1150: Reading and analyzing the ways languages construct identities through interactions of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, disability, age and religion. 3
  (choose 1) MATH core course, such as online courses MATH 1180, 1320, 1330, 1340, 1340, or 2600 3-4
  Humanities/Fine Arts (2 courses) 6
  Social Science (2 courses) 6
  Natural Science, including lab (2 courses + lab) 7
  Multicultural: US Diversity Elective 3
  Multicultural: Non-western Elective 3
Degree Requirements -General Business Minor - Prerequisite Courses (courses or equivalents)  
Course Title: Description Hours
ECON1150 Principles Of Macroeconomics: Explaining the level and the growth of economic activity, its fluctuations and ways of achieving greater stability, including the roles of money, banking and international finance. 3
ECON1200 Principles Of Microeconomics: Theories of consumer behavior; determination of input and output; prices and quantities in factor and product markets; analysis of international trade and policy; applications include labor markets and income distribution. 3
MATH1730 Calculus with Applications to Business & Finance: An introduction to differential and integral calculus. Topics include limits, derivatives, maxima/minima, indefinite and definite integrals with an emphasis on business applications and technology use. 5
BUAD2060 Data Analysis For Business: Business data analysis using interactive tools such as spreadsheets. Course will cover the application of statistical concepts, forecasting, the collection and analysis of data for business decision-making using cases where appropriate. 3
BUAD1020 Micro-Computer Applications In Business: Course provides an overview of the role of micro-computers and information systems in business applications. It provides good training in word processing and spreadsheets for problem solving. 3
Degree Requirements - Business Courses: a maximum of 25 percent business courses, including transfer credits, can apply toward the degree. (31.5 semester credit hours) A grade of C (2.0) or better is required in each of the following courses (maximum of 2 courses may transfer towards minor) 
Degree Requirements -General Business Minor - Business Courses  
Course Title: Description Hours
BUAD2040 Required Foundation Course - Financial Accounting Information: This course is an introduction to financial accounting from the perspective of a financial statement user. Where appropriate, it provides a small and mid-sized company's perspective. 3
Select three (3) courses from the following (one must be 3000 level) 3
BUAD1010 Introduction To Business: Introduction to the various functional areas of business, the critical role business plays in the economy, the impact of globalization and the performance of business functions. 3
BUAD2050 Accounting For Business Decision-Making: This course is an introduction to management accounting, including the use and limitations of cost-volume-profit analysis for fundamental decisions concerning products, services and activities. 3
BUAD2070 Application Of Statistics In Business Decision Making: A study of application of statistics in business using cases and spreadsheets. Course will cover hypothesis testing, regression analysis and correlation analysis, process control, time series and index numbers. 3
BUAD2080 Global Environment Of Business: This course covers the global competitive challenges impacting businesses. Topics include globalization forces, country differences in political economy and culture, cross-border trade and investment, regional economic integration, and monetary systems. 3
BUAD3010 Principles Of Marketing: A practical approach to the planning and utilization of the marketing function. Topics include product development, pricing, promotion and distribution within a domestic and international framework. 3
BUAD3020 Principles Of Manufacturing And Service Systems: This course provides an overview of the functions, problems, solution techniques and decision making processes within the manufacturing and service environment. Topics include production planning, JIT, TQM and materials management. 3
BUAD3030 Managerial And Behavioral Processes In Organizations: Introduction to managerial and organizational concepts designed to develop knowledge, attitudes, techniques and skills in creating and managing innovative, adaptive organizations. Interactive exercises, videos, cases, discussions and lectures will be used. 3
BUAD3040 Principles Of Financial Management: Course emphasizes integrated financial decision making tools, techniques and theory. Content stresses acquisition and management of short and long-term capital, short and long-term investments, corporate securities and, financial markets. 3
BUAD3050 Information Technology Management: The role of computers and information systems in business decision-making will be carefully examined. The student is expected to develop computer-based applications for business decision making and problem solving through the use of state of the art software, including advanced spreadsheets, database and web design tools. 3
BUAD3470 The Legal And Ethical Environment Of Business: The nature of the law and the formation and application of Legal Principles; the Legal and Ethical Environment in which business operates; regulation of commerce and competition through Contracts, Torts and the Uniform Commercial Code. 3
Select two (2) additional courses from the above list or select two courses at the 3000- or 4000- level from ACCT, FINA, INFS, MGMT, EFSB, IBUS, EBUS, OPMT, ORGD, HURM, PSLS, BANS, BLAW, or MKTG to complete the additional requirements. (Prerequisites for selected courses must be fulfilled.) Please visit the University catalog site for course titles, descriptions and prerequisites.
Degree Requirements -General Business Minor - Other Courses
30 hours must be upper-division courses (numbered 3000-4000) taken at UT, but from outside the College of Business and Innovation. All prerequisites must be met.
  15 hours of the 30 upper division hours must be from the College of Arts and Science.  
  15 hours taken at UT from any college except the College of Business and Innovation.  
  Students have the opportunity to complete a minor in the College of Arts and Sciences with the proper selection of classes.  
A note about course exams: some online courses require proctored exams and Learning Ventures will assist students with proctoring arrangements.

*Sample curriculum is subject to change, consult the AOT advisor (419-530-2087) or University catalog for up-to-date information.

To earn a B.B.A. degree in applied organizational technology students must complete a minimum of 126 credit hours of coursework (including transfer credit hours), with a minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Students must consult their academic advisor before enrolling in any course to make certain the course applies to their degree requirements. Program requirements/sample curriculum are subject to change, consult the AOT advisor (419-530-2087) or University catalog for up-to-date information.


The degree is open to anyone meeting the admission requirements and, through advising, can be designed to meet the specific workforce needs of the individual. Students will work closely with a college advisor to discuss how to fulfill the necessary requirements for the bachelor of applied organizational technology degree. Scholarships also are available to students interested in pursuing this degree.

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The University of Toledo is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission located at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500; Chicago, IL 60604. (800) 621-7440. The College of Business and Innovation is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The current list of individual program accreditations and endorsements can be found on the provost’s page.

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Last Updated: 10/4/21