BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

A.S. DEGREE

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. Explain fundamental business concepts and theories within core business disciplines.
2. Discuss current issues that impact business, which may include ethics, social responsibility, globalization, diversity, or sustainability.
3. Prepare financial statements and reports used by stakeholders in decision-making.
4. Analyze financial statements and reports used by stakeholders in decision-making.
5. Apply information technology to support business tasks or inform decision-making.
6. Evaluate various environmental impacts on business, which may include legal, social, or economic contexts.
7. Use critical thinking skills to analyze situations or solve problems in business settings.
8. Apply legal principles to practical business situations.
9. Demonstrate effective communication skills using a variety of methods.


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


    Distribution RequirementsCredit 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
      Total
      15
      SECOND SEMESTER: 16 Credit Hours

      SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES ELECTIVE*
      3
      MTH 160 Statistics I
      3
      MAR 200 Principles of Marketing
      3
      ACC 102 Accounting Principles II
      4
      SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - AMERICAN HISTORY*** OR
      WESTERN CIVILIZATION OR
      OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS ELECTIVE*


      3
      Total
      16
      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
      Total
      18
      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 Applications
      3
      Total
      15
      TOTAL CREDITS
      64

* 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.