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Business Administration

Associate of Science Degree


The Business Administration program provides students the opportunity to develop various key skills essential for success in the business world or in an entrepreneurial endeavor. Students will explore the fundamentals of business using critical thinking, analysis, and communication skills. The purpose of the program is to prepare students for operational business positions, as well as allowing students to continue their education into a baccalaureate degree program.

Program Outcomes

At the completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Communicate effectively using interpersonal, intercultural, and general communication skills.
  • Interpret the impact of economic variables on individuals, businesses, and society.
  • Analyze financial statements.
  • Assess business strategies and construct a strategic business plan.
  • Evaluate the effect globalization has on U.S. based businesses.


Business Administration Semester Path

Business Administration Courses
    • Code
    • Course
    • Credits
    • ACC 101
    • Accounting I
    • 3
    This is an introductory course in accounting with the emphasis on the basic accounting cycle, management use of accounting data, construction and analysis of financial statements, and valuation of assets. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.
    • ACC 102
    • Accounting II
    • 3
    Topics included in this course are books of original entry, analysis of assets and liabilities, negotiable instruments, and an introduction to partnership and corporate accounting. Prerequisite: ACC 101.
    • BUS 101
    • Introduction to Business
    • 3
    The role, growth, structure, and functional organization of modern business in the U.S. economy is explored. Comparative economic systems, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, and the management, marketing, and financing of business organizations are covered. Opportunities in the business field are examined throughout the course. Students will be expected to complete outside research as a course requirement. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.
    • ECO 201
    • Microeconomics
    • 3
    In this course, students study the basic principles of economics including economic theory related to the operation of business firms such as supply, demand, price determination, production costs, competition, resource markets, and international trade. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.
    • ECO 202
    • Macroeconomics
    • 3
    This course is a study of the basic principles of economics including different economics organizations, income and employment theory, government fiscal and monetary policies, problems of price stability, and economic growth. Placement at ENG 101 level strongly advised.

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