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Undergraduate Programs

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We are proud to offer a strong selection of online undergraduate programs to help our students balance the requirements of work and family life with their studies.

With no travel, student visas, or face-to-face meetings required, students in Saint Leo’s online undergraduate degrees have the opportunity to earn a prestigious U.S. degree at an affordable rate and in a convenient format.

Undergraduate Degrees Offered



Students in each of our undergraduate programs must successfully complete 120 credits (40 subjects) to graduate. Each program is different and may include subjects from a combination of the following categories:

  • University Exploration Courses
  • Common Body of Knowledge Courses
  • Business Requirements Courses
  • Core Requirements Courses
  • General Elective Courses

The description of each of these subjects is below. Specific requirements for each course can be found on the pages of each program, as well as in the Academic Catalog.

In addition to our flexible, innovative online learning format, students also have the opportunity to participate in regular, informal live sessions ("Office Hours") to connect with faculty and peers. Saint Leo online students also have access to dedicated support and resources throughout their education journey.
Per Credit Hour
Accredited
in the United States
Faculty to Student Ratio
130+
years of experience
Job Placement
22
years in online education

University Exploration subjects

University Explorations is the university’s general education program. General education is a vital part of a student’s course of study at Saint Leo University, as it informs, deepens, and extends learning beyond the major.

Through a topical focus, University Explorations subjects demonstrate the relevance of the liberal arts and sciences to today’s world, cultivating in students essential skills in critical thinking and decision making, effective communication, problem solving, analysis, and creativity.

The curriculum consists of 42 credit hours consisting of 12 credits (4 subjects) from Foundation Courses (basic knowledge in composition, mathematics, and computer skills), and of 30 credits (10 subjects) spread over 5 Learning Clusters representing the liberal arts and sciences.

Foundation Subjects


Foundation Subjects in writing, mathematics, and computer science prepare students to deal effectively with the rest of their coursework at Saint Leo University. These essential subjects lay the groundwork for undergraduate students to succeed by providing them with the basic skills and tools that are required in upper-level courses. They consist of:

  • ENG 121 - Academic Writing I (3 credits)
  • ENG 122 - Academic Writing II (3 credits)
  • MAT 131 - College Mathematics (3 credits) or MAT 141 – Finite Mathematics Complete MAT 131 or higher. Business majors must complete MAT 141. (Note the prerequisite for MAT 141.)
  • COM 140 - Basic Computer Skills (3 credits)

Learning Clusters

  • The Human Adventure - 6 credits (2 subjects): Exploring our past, living in the present and shaping our future.
  • The Human Mosaic - 3 credits (1 subject): Building our identity, expressing our diversity.
  • Science in a Changing World - 6 credits (2 subjects): Discovering our place in the natural world.
  • The Creative Life - 6 credits (2 subjects): Expressing our human condition through the arts.
  • The Reflective and Spiritual Life - 9 credits; Philosophy 3 (3 subjects, 1 Philosophy): Asking questions, finding our purpose.

The University Exploration Subject curriculum provides students with knowledge of the Benedictine values ​​and Catholic traditions of Saint Leo University, with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences,equipping them with knowledge necessary to be successful in college and throughout life.

Based on the experiences that students receive during the program, Saint Leo University seeks to train professionals who:

  • Demonstrate skills in learning, writing, reading, critical thinking, computer science, technology, and mathematical applications.
  • Demonstrate the ability to face the fundamental questions about the nature of humanity, the way the world has come to be and questions of morality.
  • Come to love the process of learning.
  • Understand the importance of the liberal arts as the basis of all learning.
  • Find relevant curriculum for their careers.
  • Are prepared to become lifelong learners.

Common Body of Knowledge

The Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) for all Tapia College of Business majors provides the academic background to understand the economic structure of our global society. Those who enter the competitive market for scarce resources must be prepared to support public and private segments of our society. The College has developed an academic program in conjunction with the liberal arts that develops the whole person capable of creative critical thinking and problem solving. Courses taken by all majors within the College include the following:

ACC 201 - Principles of Financial Accounting 3 credits (1 course)
ACC 202 - Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 credits (1 course)
ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits (1 course)
ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits (1 course)
GBA 231 - Business Law I 3 credits (1 course)
GBA 334 - Applied Decision Methods for Business 3 credits (1 course )
COM 327 - Business Information Systems 3 credits (1 course)
GBA 398 - Integrated Business Perspectives 3 credits (1 course)
MAT 201 - Introduction to Statistics (support class) 3 credits (1 course)
MGT 301 - Principles of Management 3 credits (1 course)
MGT 325 - Finance for Managers 3 credits (1 course)
MKT 301 - Principles of Marketing 3 credits (1 course)

What Can I Do With This Degree?

The undergraduate program helps prepare graduates for a wide variety of entry-level positions in business, government and non-profit organizations.
 

Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog
The university catalog details the curriculum, as well as the academic policies and procedures developed over many years to ensure that our programmes meet standards of quality, fairness, and integrity. In doing so, we ensure that you obtain a degree that meets the highest standards of academic excellence.

ACADEMIC CATALOG

Accreditations

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Saint Leo University is accredited in the U.S.
Saint Leo University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees.

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Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs
Saint Leo University has received specialised accreditation for its business programmes through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).
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