Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    Jun 20, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Business Administration, A.S.


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HEGIS Code 5004.00     Inventory of Registered Program Code: 01813


Overview

The College offers programs leading to the A.S. degree in Business Administration and the A.A.S. degree in Business Management. The latter degree program offers concentrations of courses that lead primarily to careers upon completion of the program, while the Business Administration program is designed for students who are considering transferring to a four-year program.

The objective of the Business Administration Program is to help prepare students to assume managerial and administrative responsibilities. Students graduating with an A.S. degree in this field usually plan to continue their studies toward a baccalaureate degree.

The liberal arts and business courses recommended for this A.S. degree are designed to develop the student’s ability to communicate well, to work smoothly with others on the job, to analyze and solve problems effectively, and to prepare for personal living and social responsibilities.

Career courses for this degree include the specific areas of accounting, statistics, and law as well as foundation studies in business organization and management, marketing, and finance. Students may also select courses from the wide variety of offerings available in the many programs offered by the College.

Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree in Business Administration  

The Associate in Science graduate is prepared for transfer with advanced standing to a four-year program where additional professional training in the business field may be pursued.

Program Course Requirements

The courses below are required of all students in the Business Administration Program.

Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; Credits: 3  
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; Credits: 3  
MAT ___ - Quantitative Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; Credits: 3  
SCI ___ - Scientific Competency Elective; Credits: 3     
SOC ___ - Diversity Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
SPE ___ - Oral Communication Competency Elective; Credits: 3  
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Business Administration Content Specialty Courses
BUS 101 - Accounting 1; Credits: 3  
BUS 111 - Business Organization and Management; Credits: 3  
BUS 121 - Business Law 1; Credits: 3  
BUS 241 - Principles of Marketing; Credits: 3  
BUS 242 - Professional Selling and Sales Management; Credits: 3  
BUS 244 - Advertising; Credits: 3  
BUS 251 - Principles of Finance; Credits: 3  
BUS ___ - Business Elective (1); Credits: 3  
BUS ___ - Business Elective (2); Credits: 3  
COM 101 - Computers in Business; Credits: 3  
Total Content Specialty Credits: 30
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ECO 101 - Macroeconomics; Credits: 3 
ECO 102 - Microeconomics; Credits: 3 
LAS ___ - Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1); Credits: 3 
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences Credits: 9
Total Program Credits: 60

 

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
BUS 111   Business Organization and Management   3  
COM 101   Computers in Business   3  
ECO 101  or ECO 102   Macroeconomics  or Microeconomics    3  
ENG 101   ENG 101   3  
MAT ___   MAT ___   3  
 
Total
15
 
Semester 2
 
BUS 101   Accounting 1   3  
BUS 121   Business Law 1   3  
ECO 101  or ECO 102   Macroeconomics  or Microeconomics    3  
ENG 102   English Composition 2   3  
PSY 101   General Psychology   3  
 
Total
15
 
Semester 3
 
BUS 242   Professional Selling and Sales Management   3  
BUS 244   Advertising   3  
BUS ___   Business Elective (1)   3  
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1)   3  
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective   3  
     
 
Total
15
 
Semester 4
 
BUS 241   Principles of Marketing   3  
BUS 251   Principles of Finance   3  
BUS ___   Business Elective (2)   3  
SOC ___   Diversity Competency Elective   3  
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective   3  
 
Total
15
 
Total Program
60

 

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