Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed to prepare students for exciting and dynamic career opportunities in the 21st century. It is designed to qualify students for entry level managerial and administrative positions or transfer to a four-year institution. With proper advising, students have successfully transferred with a maximum of earned college credit.Before registering, it is the student’s responsibility to seek advising with a Business Administration faculty advisor or counselor.  Learn More About This Program >

Program Coordinator

Susan Lugli
Associate Professor, Business; Program Coordinator, Business Administration and Marketing Business Administration/Marketing
Phone: 860-343-5840
Office Location: Wheaton 313

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Analyze principles, techniques and major functions of management and business organizations
  2. Work independently and with others of diverse backgrounds
  3. Rationalize and present solutions to problems using business knowledge and knowledge from humanities, social sciences, mathematics and science disciplines
  4. Develop a sound ethical, philosophical and moral skill-set necessary to success in business
  5. Demonstrate a responsible attitude in relationships with employers and peers
  6. Demonstrate proficiencies in reading, writing, listening, presentation and analytical skills
  7. Prepare and interpret financial statements and use accounting for managerial decisions
  8. Understand and discuss financial issues dealing with the external environment and the market
  9. Understand the U.S. legal system and be able to apply the principles to the legal environment in which organizations conduct business
  10. Understand marketing principles and methods as they apply to satisfying consumers and society as a whole
  11. Demonstrate computer proficiency in word processing, electronic spreadsheet, database management, general ledger accounting systems and presentation software
  12. Demonstrate an understanding of how the American economic system is organized, how it functions and how it impacts the global economy

Graduation Checklist

Business Administration Degree – Graduation Checklist

A Graduation Checklist is a printable list of course requirements you will use when you meet with your academic advisor each semester.  The checklist helps you keep track of your progress from when you first enter MxCC to when you are ready to graduate.

Degree Requirements

Business Administration Associate Degree
Transfer-Oriented Program
(2017-18 Catalog)

hover over course number to reveal course description and prerequisite information
First Semester (Fall) - 15 creditscreditsPrerequisite?
ACC*113, Principles of Financial AccountingProgram Requirement3Yes
BMG*202, Principles of ManagementProgram Requirement3Eligible for ENG*101
ECN*102, MicroeconomicsGen Ed:
Social Phenomena
(1 of 2)
ENG*101, Composition (or ENG*101E or ENG*101 ALP)Gen Ed:
Written Communication
Open Elective (or MAT*137, Intermediate Algebra, if student placement requires this course)Program Requirement3Yes
Second Semester (Spring) - 15-16 creditscreditsprerequisite?
ACC*117, Principles of Managerial AccountingProgram Requirement3ACC*113 or ACC*115
BBG*115, Business Software ApplicationsGen Ed:
Oral Communication in English
3Eligible for either ENG*101E or ENG*101
BMK*201, Principles of MarketingProgram Requirement3Eligible for ENG*101
ECN*101, MacroeconomicsGen Ed:
Social Phenomena
(2 of 2)
**Scientific Knowledge & Understanding ElectiveGen Ed:
Scientific Knowledge & Understanding
3 or 4Yes
Third Semester (Fall) - 15-16 creditscreditsprerequisite?
BBG*231, Business Law
BBG*234, Legal Environment of Business
Program Requirement3Eligible for ENG*101
ENG*102, Literature & CompositionGen Ed:
Written Communication II
3Either ENG*101ALP, ENG*101E, or ENG*101 with a “C” or better
Aesthetic Dimensions ElectiveGen Ed:
Aesthetic Dimensions
**Scientific Reasoning ElectiveGen Ed:
Scientific Reasoning
3 or 4Yes
***Directed Business Elective

NOTE: If you are planning to attend Central Connecticut State University, you should take MAT*158, Functions, Graphs & Matrices
Program Requirement3Yes
Fourth Semester (Spring) - 15 creditscreditsprerequisite?
BMG*204, Managerial CommunciationsProgram Requirement3ACC*271
CST*201, Intro to Management Information SystemsProgram Requirement3Yes
***Directed Business Elective

NOTE: BFN*201, Principles of Finance, is recommended for students wishing to transfer to a University business program
Program Requirement3Yes
MAT*167, Elementary StatisticsGen Ed:
Quantitative Reasoning
Historical Knowledge ElectiveGen Ed:
Historical Knowledge
Total Program:61
** At least one Science course must have a laboratory componentffffff
*** Directed Business Electives:
BBG*234, Legal Enviroment of Business
BBG*295, Cooperative Work Experience
BFN*201, Principles of Finance
BMG*220, Human Resource Management
BBG*294, Business Internship
BES*118, Small Business Management
BMG*210, Principles of Organizational Behavior
MAT*158, Functions, Graphs, and Matrices

This page updated 7/9/17