Changes to this program are effective Fall 2017
The Business Administration AS program prepares graduates for transfer to a four-year college or university to continue their studies in areas such as accounting, finance, international business, management, marketing, human resources and information systems.
The program meets the competencies and requirements specified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Transfer Agreement Oversight Committee (TAOC) for seamless transfer to schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE).
A graduate should be able to:
- Analyze the preparation of financial statements and managerial accounting reports, and their use to support decision making by internal and external users.
- Analyze macroeconomic and microeconomic environments of business.
- Examine management theory and practices in the key functional areas within an organization in today’s global business environment.
- Examine how marketing integrates with other functional areas within the organization as well as society as a whole.
- Apply relevant laws, regulations, and ethical considerations to U.S. and international business activity for potential liability, and legal protection and remedies.
|ACC 115||Financial Accounting||4|
||English Composition I||3|
|MAT 140||Finite Mathematics for Business||3|
|Management Information Systems||3|
||English Composition II||3|
||Calculus for Business||3|
|Core Goal 6: Intellectual Heritage and
Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility and the Arts
|MGT 111||Principles of Management||3|
||Probability & Statistics||4|
|SPC 110 or
|Intro to Speech Communication or
|Core Goal 8: Physical and Life Sciences||4|
||Principles of Marketing||3|
|ACC 150||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|Elective||Core Goal 10: Exercise and Health Sciences||3|
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 60
1 Check with the school to which you plan to transfer for suggested courses to take. Consider an additional BEI course from ACC, MGT, MKT, ETP 113, or CIS 215.
2 Students can meet core goals 6 & 7 through a single course that meets both core goals, or any combination of courses utilizing open electives.
Students should confer with their advisor or a counselor before or during the first semester to be certain that the specific electives taken are the best choices for the four-year institutions of their choice.
Changes Made: 6/26/17