Business Administration - A.S. Degree

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This program is structured to provide fundamental knowledge of business topics. Emphasis is placed on business theory and techniques used to solve contemporary business problems. This program is designed for students who intend to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate program.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Explain the evolution of the private enterprise system in the American economy.
  • Describe the impact of government, labor, free trade and globalization on U.S. business enterprises.
  • Analyze contemporary business problems and propose effective solutions using case studies and business analysis applications.
  • Examine ethical and legal implications of managerial decisions.
  • Interpret basic financial statements and managerial reports.
  • Identify the impact of leadership in defining organizational culture.
  • Design and deliver effective presentations commonly used in business environments.

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Courses for this program

This is a recommended program course sequence for students who wish to complete their associate degree in two years. Part-time students and students starting in the spring or summer semesters can meet with an Advisor to customize their own plan.

Code Course Name Credits
Fall - First Year
COLL101 Foundations for Success 3
ENGL101 English Composition I 3
BUSA101 Introduction to Business 3
COMS110 Computer Concepts & Applications 3
ACCT101 Accounting Principles I – Financial 3
Total Semester Credits
Spring - First Year
ENGL102 English Composition II 3
MATH108 Statistics 3
ACCT102 Accounting Principles II – Managerial 3
ECON101 Macroeconomics 3
BUSA205 Business Law I 3
Total Semester Credits
Fall - Second Year
LSCI000 Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
MATH110 Pre-Calculus I 3
COMS120 Computer Software Applications 3
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
BUSA211 Management & Organizational Behavior 3
Total Semester Credits
Spring - Second Year
GHMN000 Humanities Gen Ed Requirement* 3
ENGL201 Effective Speaking 3
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
BUSA220 Principles of Marketing 3
ECON102 Microeconomics 3
Total Semester Credits

*General Education courses: Choose from the list of approved General Education courses in the College Catalog.

Students may choose to first take some developmental courses that are designed to prepare students for the college-level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time.

The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.