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Business: Business Administration (A.A.S.)

The A.A.S. degree program in business administration offers students the opportunity to obtain a broad business foundation and the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for a variety of entry level positions in business. This career program is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to function in a professional, competent manner in business organizations. Students will take courses in accounting, management, law, computer applications, and courses that are related to business. Decision-making skills are stressed throughout the program as well as consensus-building skills that support working in team situations.

This program may be completed online.

Courses

Minimum program credit hours: 60

Program Codes
Degree Option
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Hegis Code
5004
Curriculum Code
0632
General Requirements
20 credit hours
6
ENG 1530: English Composition II3
3
6
6
2
Core Requirements
30 credit hours
18
BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting4
BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting4
BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior3
CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I4
BUS 2530: Business Law I or BUS 2540: Business Law II3
12

Additional credits may be earned from the following list, 3 credits of which must be 2000-level courses.

BUS 1430: Entrepreneurship I3
BUS 1500: Introduction to Business3
BUS 1610: Personal Finance3
BUS 1650: Global Business3
BUS 2010: Business Internship3
BUS 2510: Corporate Finance3
BUS 2550: Marketing3
BUS 2570: Principles of Management3
BUS 2630: Human Resource Management3
CMM 1610: Public Speaking3
ECO 1530: Contemporary Economic Problems3
Electives 10 credit hours
Important Points
  • BUS 1500: Introduction to Business is recommended to students who want to study general business activities and develop an understanding of the business environment.
  • Business course electives should be selected with career goals in mind. Working closely with your academic advisor will help assure the correct mix of electives to optimize employment opportunities when you complete your degree program.
  • To maximize student success, it is strongly recommended that ENG 1530 and ENG 1540 be taken before registering for 2000-level business courses.
Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of business concepts.
  2. Identify business problems and make appropriate recommendations using business applications.
  3. Compile, report, and interpret accounting information.
  4. Demonstrate the use of computer resources to acquire, manage, and present information.
  5. Explain, describe, and evaluate basics of the American legal system in general and to business law in particular.
  6. Perform calculations to analyze the importance of and impact of the time value of money.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of human behavior in organizations as it relates to topics such as productivity, tardiness, absenteeism, organizational citizenship behavior, turnover, and attitudes such as job satisfaction and job involvement.

Transfer Agreements

Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
 
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university. 

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