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

Study business administration at JCC

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

  • Both the business administration degree and entrepreneurship certificate can be completed at the same time. Plan ahead and discuss specific courses with your advisor.
  • This program may be completed online.
  • This program is available through Career Advantage.
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Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting

4

Program Core Electives

Recommended

BUS 1430: Entrepreneurship I or

BUS 1500: Intro to Business or

BUS 1610: Personal Finance or

BUS 1650: Global Business or

BUS 1700: Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality

3

Mathematics Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1500: Problem Solving

3 Mathematical Reasoning

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 College Composition

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • Discuss options about embedding certificates.
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting

4

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

CMM 1610: Public Speaking

3 Applied Learning

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Oral Communication

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

ECO 1530: Contemporary Economics or

SOC 1510: Intro to Sociology or

ANT 1510: Human Evolution and Prehistory

3 Global Perspectives Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3 Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences
  • Visit the Counseling and Career Center to prepare a resume and discuss internship opportunities.
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.
  • ECO is also a program core elective.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I

4

BUS 2530: Business Law I or

BUS 2540: Business Law II

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2630: Human Resource Management

3

Elective

Recommended:

ASL 1510: Introductory Sign Language I or

SPA 1510: Introductory Spanish I or

HIS 1510: World History before 1500 or

HIS 1520: World History since 1500 or

HIS 1530: US History before 1865 or

HIS 1540: US History since 1865

3 Cultural Understanding

Elective

3
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior

3

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

BUS 2010: Business Internship or

CMM 1700: Intro to Social Media Marketing or

LDR 1660: Leadership Development

3

Elective

Recommended:

ENG 1580: Introduction to Technical Writing

3

Social Sciences Elective

3 Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Elective

1-2
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.
  • See advisor regarding elective choice options.
  • Work with Counseling and Career Center on beginning your job search.