Business Administration, 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.

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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.


Business Administration by Degree Requirements

General Education 27-30 Credits
+ ENG*101 Composition 3
+ COM*173 Public Speaking 3
Mathematics Electives ++ 6-8
+ Psychology or Sociology Elective +++ 3
Fine Arts Elective 3
Science Elective 3-4
+ ECN*102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
+ ECN*101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Program Requirements 22-23 Credits
+ BMG*202 Principles of Management 3
+ BMK*201 Principles of Marketing 3
+ BBG*231 Business Law 1 or

+ BBG*234 Legal Environment of Business

3
+ ACC*115 Financial Accounting 4
+ ACC*118 Managerial Accounting or + BFN*201 Principles of Finance 3-4
BBG*115 Business Softwar Applications or

CST*201 Intro to Management Information Systems

3
+ BMG*204 Managerial Communications 3
Business Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Directed Business Electives (Choose 2) 6 Credits
BES*118 Small Business Management
BMG*210 Principles of Organizational Behavior
+ BFN*201 Principles of Finance
+ BBG*234 Legal Environment of Business
+ BMG*220 Human Resource Management
+ BBG*295 Cooperative Work Experience I
+ BBG*294 Business Internship
Total Credits:
61-65

 


Business Administration by Semester

Full-time students should follow the four-semester sequence listed below in order to graduate from this program in two years.

First Semester 15-16 Credits
+ ENG*101 Composition 3
BBG*115 Business Software Applications or

CST*201 Introduction to Management Information Systems

3
Mathematics Elective ++ 3(4)
+ BMG*202 Principles of Management 3
+ BBG*231 Business Law 1 or

+ BBG*234 Legal Environment of Business

3
Second Semester 15-16 Credits
+ BMG*204 Managerial Communications 3
+ Psychology or Sociology Elective 3
Mathematics Elective ++ 3-4
+ BMK*201 Principles of Marketing 3
Directed Business Elective 3
Third Semester 16 -17 Credits
+ COM*173 Public Speaking 3
+ ACC*115 Financial Accounting 4
+ ECN*102 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Fine Arts Elective 3
Science Elective 3-4
Fourth Semester 15-16 Credits
+ ACC*118 Managerial Accounting or

+ BFN*201 Principles of Finance

3-4
+ ECN*101 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Directed Business Elective 3
Business Elective 3
Open Elective 3
Total Credits:
61- 65

+ This course has a prerequisite. ++Placement testing is required. MAT*137 or higher.