Business Administration

Contact(s): Lorie Narolewski

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 and 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Evaluate and apply managerial techniques.
  • Evaluate and apply effective marketing techniques.
  • Analyze transactions, apply the rules of debit and credit properly, and prepare managerial accounting reports.
  • Effectively communicate in writing to business customers and co-workers.

Business Administration – Associate in Applied Science – A25120

Program is available online.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
 Credit Hours14
Spring
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
ECO 251
Principles of Microeconomics
or Principles of Macroeconomics
3
ENG 112
Writing and Research in the Disciplines
or Professional Research & Reporting
3
MAT 143
Quantitative Literacy
or Precalculus Algebra
3-4
 Credit Hours16-17
Summer
Humanities Elective * 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective * 3
 Credit Hours6
Second Year
Fall
ACC 149 Introduction to Accounting Spreadsheets 2
BUS 115 Business Law I 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3
PMT 110 Introduction to Project Management 3
 Credit Hours17
Spring
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 2
BUS 151 People Skills 3
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 260 Business Communication 3
ETR 210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours14
 Total Credit Hours67-68

*Please see the Suggested Humanities and Social/Behavioral Science Elective List for AAS Majors webpage.

Business Administration Diploma Option – D25120

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program is available online.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3
 Credit Hours17
Spring
BUS 151 People Skills 3
BUS 153 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
ECO 251
Principles of Microeconomics
or Principles of Macroeconomics
3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
 Credit Hours15
Summer
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective * 3
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours38

*Please see the Suggested Humanities and Social/Behavioral Science Elective List for AAS Majors webpage.

Business Administration Certificate Option – C25120

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program is available online.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3
 Credit Hours7
Spring
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
BUS 151 People Skills 3
ETR 210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours16

Business Administration Small Business Entrepreneurship – C25120E

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program is available online.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3
PMT 110 Introduction to Project Management 3
 Credit Hours7
Spring
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
BUS 151 People Skills 3
ETR 210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours16

Business Administration Marketing Certificate Option – C25120M

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Program is available online.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3
 Credit Hours7
Spring
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
BUS 151 People Skills 3
ETR 210 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
 Credit Hours9
 Total Credit Hours16

AA - Business and Accounting Pathway - A10100BA

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 122 College Transfer Success 1
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ART 111
Art Appreciation
or Art History Survey II
or Music Appreciation
or Introduction to Jazz
3
 Credit Hours14
Spring
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I 4
 Credit Hours14
Summer
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
 Credit Hours3
Second Year
Fall
BIO 110 Principles of Biology 4
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 4
ENG 231
American Literature I
or American Literature II
or British Literature I
or British Literature II
3
HIS 111
World Civilizations I
or World Civilizations II
or American History I
or American History II
3
 Credit Hours14
Spring
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
MAT 263 Brief Calculus 4
PSY 150 General Psychology 3
POL 220
International Relations
or World Civilizations I
3
 Credit Hours16
 Total Credit Hours61

*Please see the Suggested Humanities and Social/Behavioral Science Elective List for AAS Majors webpage.

Business Administration - CCP

Tuition-waived program for Career & College Promise (high school juniors and seniors)

ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting4
BUS 110Introduction to Business3
BUS 115Business Law I3
BUS 137Principles of Management3
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics3
Total Credit Hours16