Programs

ENTREPRENEURIAL AND APPLIED BUSINESS STUDIES
A.A.S. Degree - Career Program

Department:Business Administration

School(s): Business & Entrepreneurial Studies

CIP Code: 52.0701
MCC Program Code: EP01
NYSED Code (BRI): 31838
NYSED Code (DCC): 31839
Admissions
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New, Transfer, or Re-admit students should contact Admissions at 585-292-2200 or admissions@monroecc.edu.

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75% or more of this program can be completed online.

This program's design is based on: New MCC General Education

Description
This program will develop the skills and knowledge needed by students who plan to start their own business ventures, work in a family business, expand their present business, or seek employment in a small business after receiving their Associates degree. The core courses within this degree provide students with a solid base of business, personal, analytical, and problem solving skills. Additionally, this program will provide basic knowledge in the fields of accounting, law, marketing, management, and customer service.

This program is not designed as a transfer program. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college to earn their Bachelor's degree should discuss their plans with an advisor as early as possible to identify the appropriate program.
(Housed in the Business Administration and Economics Department)

Program Learning Outcomes
1.Utilize identified accounting concepts to make informed decisions about the operating performance or financial position of a company.
2.Apply workplace relationship skills to effectively deal with various organizational stakeholders.
3.Communicate effectively using multiple techniques.
4.Discuss legal, ethical, or social issues encountered by modern business organizations.
5.Apply information management skills including the use of Microsoft Office software to business related tasks.
6.Utilize identified successful marketing efforts using the marketing mix.
7.Develop a comprehensive business plan.
8.Apply critical thinking skills to develop strategies that result in profitable business operations.
9.Discuss important business concepts which may include forms of business ownership, operations or business management.
10.Demonstrate effective teamwork skills that enhance group work dynamic.
11.Explain basic economic concepts, which may include supply, demand, elasticity, or economic policy.

Employment Potential
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Occupational Resource: http://www.onetonline.org

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

Distribution Requirements

Credit Hours
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 College Composition OR
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
3
MTH 160 Statistics I
3
BUS 104 Introduction to Business
3
SPC 141 Interpersonal Speech Communication
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE
2
First Semester Total:
14
SECOND SEMESTER
ENG 250 Professional Communications
3
ACC 130 Introductory Accounting and Financial Analysis*
4
BUS 110 Entrepreneurial Studies I
3
BUS 135 Supervising for the 21st Century
3
BUS 201 Business Law I
3
Second Semester Total:
16
THIRD SEMESTER
BUS 220 Applied Business Applications
3
ECO 101 Introduction to Economics OR
ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics
3
ECO 103 Personal Money Management
3
MAR 200 Principles of Marketing
3
OPEN ELECTIVE
2-3
Third Semester Total:
14-15
FOURTH SEMESTER
BUS 207 Human Resources Management
3
BUS 210 Entrepreneurial Studies II
3
BUS 275 Business Cooperative Education
4
MAR 201 Dynamics of Selling
3
MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - GLOBAL UNDERSTANDING (MCC-GLO) ELECTIVE**
3
Fourth Semester Total:
16
TOTAL CREDITS:
60-61
* Students who have completed ACC 101 and ACC 102 may substitute that sequence for ACC 130.
** Choose any MCC-GLO course, except for TVL 275 (does not meet SED definition of a liberal arts course).

Revised: 8/3/2018