Which Business Degree Prerequisites Can You Take Online?

Which Business Degree Prerequisites Can You Take Online?

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Reviewed by Julie Vandekreke  Searching for ways to complete your business degree prerequisites online? You're in luck. When you are ready to earn your business degree, you’ll find that having that taking your general education courses online is an extremely flexible and cost effective way to get the credits you need. Here’s why taking your business prereqs online can make a big difference in your success:

1. Low-risk Environment

Affordable online courses allow you earn college credit and gauge if now is the time to go back to school without taking on student debt.

2. Pay Less

When you pay less for your required general education courses - you’ll pay less for your business degree.

3. Get Ready for Success

At StraighterLine, our data has shown that students who succeed in our online course are far more prepared to succeed in their degree programs.

4. Course Transfer

StraighterLine has partnerships with more than 150 accredited colleges where our courses are guaranteed to transfer. StraighterLine courses have also been accepted for transfer at two thousand other other colleges and universities.

Which general education courses will you need for your business degree?

Though it depends on the school, most business degree programs require the same general education courses. We’ve compiled a list of the most common prerequisite courses business students take here at StraighterLine in pursuit of their business degree.

1. English Composition

English Composition I is typically required for all majors, no matter your degree program.  Want to try an English Composition course? Take two free lessons today!

2. Humanities / Electives

Many business degree programs, including master’s degree programs, have elective requirements. Want to give a US History course a try? Take two free lessons today.

3. Business

4. Accounting

5. Statistics 

Want to try Business Statistics? Take two free lessons today.

6. Economics

7. Math 

Want to try a College Algebra or Precalculus course? Take two free lessons today. If you are looking to pay less for your business prerequisites, you should consider enrolling in a StraighterLine course. Courses start at $79 with our $99 membership. Start today, enroll immediately -- and go at your own pace.

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