- AS - Transfer Program
- Department of 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:
- Business Management
- International business
- Human resources
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When You Study at MCC, You Have Options
In addition to Business Administration, we offer these business programs:
- Accounting Technician
- International Business
- Small Business Management
- Entreprenurial & Applied Business Studies
- Computer Information Systems
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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 may even earn course credit based on prior learning. Learn how to test out of courses and earn credit with CLEP.
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.
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A.S. Degree - Transfer Program
School(s): Business & Entrepreneurial StudiesMCC Program Code: BU01
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 six 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
(2) Acquire up to six 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
MCC Level 6 Mathematics Placement
|ENG 101 College Composition OR |
ENG 200 Advanced Composition
|MTH 165 College Algebra OR higher**|
|ACC 101 Accounting Principles I|
|BUS 104 Introduction to Business|
|MCC GENERAL EDUCATION - HEALTH AND WELLNESS (MCC-HW) ELECTIVE|
First Semester Total:
|MTH 160 Statistics I|
|ACC 102 Accounting Principles II|
|MAR 200 Principles of Marketing|
|SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - HUMANITIES (SUNY-H) ELECTIVE***|
| SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - OTHER WORLD CIVILIZATIONS (SUNY-OWC) OR|
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - WESTERN CIVILIZATION (SUNY-WC) ELECTIVE
Second Semester Total:
|BUS 201 Business Law I|
|BUS 204 Management: Theory and Practice OR|
BUS 208 Organizational Behavior*
|ECO 111 Principles of Microeconomics|
|SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - THE ARTS (SUNY-A) OR |
SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - FOREIGN LANGUAGES (SUNY-FL) ELECTIVE*+
Third Semester Total:
|MTH 161 Statistics II or higher**|
|BUS 220 Applied Business Applications|
|ECO 112 Principles of Macroeconomics|
|SUNY GENERAL EDUCATION - NATURAL SCIENCE (SUNY-NS) ELECTIVE*|
Fourth Semester Total:
** Math courses referenced here must qualify as SUNY-M. The student should first consult with his/her advisor to ensure the appropriate selection of math courses based on math placement to meet the student's transfer and career goals.
*** Choose ENG 105 or ENG 215, PHL 101, 103, 105, or 250; or SPC 141.
+Selections from SUNY-A may not include performance or studio art courses. See an advisor for recommendations.