Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    May 23, 2022  
Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, A.S.

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HEGIS Code 5004.00     Inventory of Registered Program Code: 01813

Program 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.

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

Program Course Requirements
Common Core
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)  
ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)  
Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total Common Core Credits: 21
Business Content Specialty Courses
BUS 101 - Accounting 1; (3cr)  
BUS 111 - Business Organization and Management; (3cr)  
BUS 121 - Business Law 1; (3cr)  
BUS 151 - Business Communication; (3cr)  
BUS 211 - Principles of Management; (3cr)  
BUS 241 - Principles of Marketing; (3cr)  
BUS 244 - Advertising; (3cr)  
BUS Program Elective; (6cr)  
COM 101 - Computers in Business; (3cr)  
Total Content Specialty Credits: 30
Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences
ECO 101 - Macroeconomics; (3cr)  
ECO 102 - Microeconomics; (3cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)  
Total Additional Liberal Arts and Sciences Credits: 9
Total Program Credits: 60

Business Administration Recommended Sequence of Courses    

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