Business Administration A.A.S.

A25120

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Coursework includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making.

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry. Students should consult their advisor for information about course scheduling.

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

  • Understand and apply the planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling functions of management
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts as a basis for understanding our economy
  • Use written or oral discussion to discover and to articulate ideas (GE I.1)
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret and apply principles of financial management
  • Develop and apply organizational strategies to decision making
  • Display a working knowledge of computing concepts, components and basic office applications (GE III. 5)
  • Effectively use microcomputers and software applications

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 152Statistical Methods I

4

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP

Major Courses

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting

4

FA, SP, SU
BUS 110Introduction to Business

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 115Business Law I

3

FA, SP
BUS 137Principles of Management

3

FA, SP, SU
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
MKT 120Principles of Marketing

3

FA, SP

Concentration Requirement

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 121Business Math

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 135Principles of Supervision

3

SP
BUS 153Human Resource Management

3

FA, SP
BUS 225Business Finance

3

SP

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 121Principles of Managerial Accounting

4

SP, SU
ACC 150Accounting Software Applications

2

FA, SP
BUS 239Business Applications Seminar

2

SP
OST 136Word Processing

3

FA, SP, SU

General Electives

(Select 4 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 125Personal Finance

3

FA, SP
BUS 217Employment Law and Regulations

3

FA
BUS 230Small Business Management

3

FA, SP
BUS 240Business Ethics

3

FA
BUS 255Organizational Behavior in Business

3

FA
BUS 260Business Communication

3

SP
CTS 130Spreadsheet

3

FA, SP, SU
MKT 223Customer Service

3

FA, SP
WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 3 SHC)

1-3

Total Credit Hours: 65