Business Administration

Get top-notch preparation for business school—and a career in business management.

A Business Administration associate degree from Monroe Community College prepares you to transfer into any business bachelor’s degree program in the country. Graduates of our business administration program have gone on to earn business bachelor’s degrees from Cornell, Syracuse, RIT, numerous SUNY campuses, and other top business schools.

In MCC’s business administration program, you’ll complete the first two years of a business bachelor’s degree. After earning your business associate degree, you’ll be able to transfer directly to a four-year business program with junior-year standing. And you’ll have strong preparation that allows you to pursue any business major that interests you, including:

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Business Management
  • International business
  • Human resources

Online + On-Campus Option:
Attend Class One Night a Week and Graduate in Two Years

You can work full-time and still graduate in two years with our business administration A.S. online + on-campus option.

As in our traditional business administration program, you'll learn the fundamentals of marketing, accounting, finance and management. But you'll take your courses online and meet on campus only one night a week.

When you select this unique study option, you'll:

  • Take a set sequence of online courses – No scheduling headaches
  • Attend class on campus the same night every week
  • Collaborate with your classmates and professors in-person and online
  • Earn your associate degree in two years

To learn more, download our info sheet and contact the admissions office at admissions@monroecc.edu or (585) 292-2200.

Earn credits that transfer to respected four-year business schools.

The business administration associate degree emphasizes business fundamentals. You’ll take courses in accounting, statistics, marketing, economics, business management, and business law. In addition, you’ll have the flexibility to choose electives in business subjects that particularly interest you.

You’ll also build business management skills that employers demand, such as strong writing, verbal communication, critical thinking, analysis, and oral presentation. In your second year you’ll have the option to work on collaborative projects with Rochester-area firms, gaining valuable real-world business experience.

All your credits will transfer in full to any business program accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), so you’ll be able to apply to top business schools across the nation. Graduates from our Business Administration associate degree program have an outstanding record of continued education and career success.

For more information about the benefits of Monroe Community College’s business administration associate’s degree program and all our business administration and economics offerings, contact the admissions office at admissions@monroecc.edu or (585) 292-2200.

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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

A.S. Degree - Transfer Program

Department:Business Administration

School(s): Business & Entrepreneurial Studies

CIP Code: 52.0201
MCC Program Code: BU01
NYSED Code (BRI): 01210
NYSED Code (DCC): 19248

100% of this program can be completed online.

Description
The Business Administration degree is a university-parallel program equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor degree program. This program prepares students for majors in such areas as accounting, finance, management, marketing, human resources, economics, entrepreneurship, E-Business, small business management, and
other business-related fields.
The Business Administration Program includes business and general education courses to provide a sound background for further study and a career in business.
Please note that this program includes nine credit hours of business electives and general electives. This permits the student to pursue either of two alternate courses of action:
(1) Build a concentration in a specific business area by taking courses with the
following prefixes: ACC, BUS, ECO, MAR
OR
(2) Acquire up to nine credits of business and/or liberal arts course work with a view toward imparting the greatest measure of transfer potential for upper-level programs elsewhere.
(Housed in Business Administration and Economics Department.)

Program Learning Outcomes
1) Utilize identified accounting concepts to make informed decisions about the operating performance and financial position of an organization.
2) Explain the major concepts of management theory and organizational behavior which could include motivation, leadership, team processes, communication, decision making, organizational structure, organizational culture, or organizational change.
3) Describe core marketing concepts used to successfully market an organization.
4) Identify and explain laws that are relevant to the operation of a modern business organization.

Employment Potential
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Requirements for Program Entrance
Intermediate Algebra with Trigonometry (or Math 104 at MCC).

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 165 College Algebra or higher* 3
BUS 104 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I**4
PHYSICAL/HEALTH EDUCATION ELECTIVE 2
Total15
SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES ELECTIVE* 3
MTH 160 Statistics I3
MAR 200 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II4
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - AMERICAN HISTORY*** OR
WESTERN CIVILIZATION OR
OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS ELECTIVE*


3
Total16
THIRD SEMESTER: 18 Credit Hours
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUS 201 Business Law I 3
BUS 204 Management Theory and Practice OR
BUS 208 Organizational Behavior*
3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE* 3
ELECTIVE*6
Total18
FOURTH SEMESTER: 15 Credit Hours
ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE ELECTIVE* 3 or higher
MTH 161 Statistics II (or higher)*3
ELECTIVE*3
BUS 220 Applied Business Applications3
Total15
TOTAL CREDITS64

* The student should first consult with his/her advisor to ensure the appropriate selection of electives to meet the student's transfer and career goals. Refer to existing 2+2 Dual Admission Programs (available on the MCC website) OR Articulation Agreements (available in the MCC Career and Transfer Center), OR contact the receiving institution for guidance. The department recommends the student consider the following electives:
-Mathematics: MTH 161 and MTH 200
-Elective: Any course with the prefix: ACC, BUS, MAR or any Liberal Arts course (Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences or Mathematics)
** May take ACC 110 and ACC 111
*** If below 85 on U.S. History Regents Exam, choose from HIS 111, HIS 112. If 85 or above on U.S. History Regents Exam, choose from: HIS 103, HIS 104, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 200, HIS 211, HIS 240, HSM 103, POS 102.
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