Business Administration (A.S.)

Study business administration at JCC

The Business Administration associate degree at Jamestown Community College prepares you for transfer and professional careers in accounting (CPA or CMA), business administration, financial management, human resource management, industrial relations, international business, management science, marketing, and production control.

JCC’s program is focused on transferability and emphasizes flexibility in choosing major and elective courses. You’ll gain an overall understanding of business, math, and economics while concentrating on your field of choice, such as entrepreneurship, global business, or hospitality. While at JCC, you can complete the Business Administration degree and Entrepreneurship certificate at the same time.

The A.S. degree prepares you to transfer into bachelor programs in business and business-related majors. You’ll work with your faculty advisor to achieve full junior status upon completion and transfer.

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 a fundamental understanding of market forms, have a global perspective, and interpret basic economic data.
  • Demonstrate the use of computer resources to acquire, manage, and present information.
  • Use mathematical tools to describe, present, and interpret data and solve problems.

Semester 1

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting

4

Program Core Elective

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

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3

MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics

3
SUNY: Math JCC:Mathematical Reasoning

INT 1555: Inquire

2
  • Discuss options regarding embedding certificates.
  • Visit the Learning Center.
  • 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

CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I

4

MAT 1590: College Algebra and Trigonometry (or higher)

4
SUNY: Math JCC:Mathematical Reasoning

ENG 1530: English Composition II

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

Semester 3

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

ECO 2610: Macroeconomic Principles

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

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior or

BUS 2630: Human Resource Management

3

Elective*

Recommended:

MAT 1600: Precalculus or

Any SUNY Gen Ed course

4

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3
SUNY: Natural Sciences

Elective

Recommended:

CMM 1610: Public Speaking

3
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.

Semester 4

  SUNY
  JCC
Course
Credits
Requirements Met

ECO 2620: Microeconomic Principles

3
SUNY: Social Sciences JCC:Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior or

BUS 2630: Human Resource Management

3

Elective

Recommended:

ENG 1580: Introduction to Technical Writing

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
SUNY: Other World Civilizations SUNY: Western Civilization

Elective

2
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • Apply to transfer schools.
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.
  • MAT 1710 is the recommended elective course in the final semester.