Business Administration (A.A.S.)

Study business administration at JCC

The Business Administration A.A.S. degree at Jamestown Community College prepares you to enter the workforce immediately after graduation in entry-level business positions. You can work with your advisor to complete the degree and Entrepreneurship certificate at the same time.

While at JCC, you’ll take courses in accounting, business, management, law, and computer applications. You’ll develop a broad business foundation and the knowledge, skills, and values to succeed in business organizations, such as decision-making and teamwork skills.

2019 median pay for business and financial occupations: $69,820/year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Where to study at JCC

Business administration skills

After you complete the program, you will be able to:

  • Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of business concepts.
  • Identify business problems and make appropriate recommendations using business applications.
  • Compile, report, and interpret accounting information.
  • Demonstrate the use of computer resources to acquire, manage, and present information.
  • Explain, describe, and evaluate basics of the American legal system in general and to business law in particular.
  • Perform calculations to analyze the importance of and impact of the time value of money.
  • 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.

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
JCC:Mathematical Reasoning

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

INT 1555: Inquire

2
  • 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

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3
JCC:Oral Communication

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

ECO 1530: Contemporary Economics or

SOC 1510: Intro to Sociology or

ANT 1510: Human Evolution and Prehistory

3
JCC:Global Perspectives JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3
  • 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

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
JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Elective

1
  • 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.