Business Administration - General Business, Associate in Science
Effective: Spring, 2016
The Business Administration program provides students with the necessary courses to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in business. This curriculum is fully compliant with Pennsylvania Statewide Program-to-Program Articulation Agreement (TAOC) as promulgated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. This Agreement assures that the BUAD student can transfer their full degree into a baccalaureate program at a participating Pennsylvania affiliated institution, transferring with full Junior class standing. (This includes all PASSHE institutions) Transfer Students in this program may emphasize accounting, marketing or sport management, by following the guidelines below. Students enrolled in BUAD are strongly recommended to choose their transfer school as soon as a practical, then consult that institution, their BUS Division Faculty advisor or the DCCC Transfer Office to ensure that their course of study will be consistent with the requirements of their transfer institution. The Associate in Science degree is awarded at the completion of the program.
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of critical business and accounting concepts and the functions of business.
- Analyze business challenges using critical thinking and quantitative methods.
- Utilize technology to research and explore business concepts as well as produce functional work product.
- Examine various cultural, political, economic, competitive and technological influences and their impact on the global business environment.
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
- Examine the principles of leadership, human behavior, collaboration, ethics and social responsibility.
First Semester (15 credits)
|ENG 100 - English Composition I||3|
|DPR 100 - Introduction to Information Technology||3|
|BUS 100 - Introduction to Business||3|
|ACC 111 - Financial Accounting||3|
|Any Diversity and Social Justice designated course (3 credits)|
Second Semester (15 credits)
|ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature||3|
|ECO 210 - Macroeconomic Principles||3|
|MAT 135 - Business Precalculus||3|
|ACC 112 - Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUS 230 - Principles of Marketing||3|
Third Semester (16 credits)
|ECO 220 - Microeconomic Principles||3|
|BUS 243 - Legal Environment of Business||3|
|BUS 210 - Principles of Management||3|
|BUS 130 - Business Communication||3|
|Any Scientific Inquiry designated Science course ( 4 credits)|
Fourth Semester (15-16 credits)
|MAT 136 - Business Calculus||3|
|BUS 220 - Elementary Statistics||3|
|Humanties Elective (3 credits)|
|BUS or Open Elective (3 credits)|
|Science Elective (3-4 credits)|