Business Administration A.S.

This Business Administration curriculum is designed for students planning to transfer to upper division colleges in preparation for careers in marketing, sales, finance, and related business fields. Students may also choose electives to qualify for immediate entry into training programs in government, business, and industry. The curriculum is sufficiently broad to provide the student with adequate studies in humanities and social science.

The mission of the Business Administration program is to provide students with the preparation needed to obtain positions as entry-level business personnel or become successful transfer students.

The Business Administration A.S. program will:

  • Prepare students to apply the core functional areas of business, including accounting, marketing, management, and law, to make sound business decisions. 
  • Prepare students to apply the basic quantitative skills required in business. 
  • Prepare students to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Prepare students to demonstrate proficiency in using computer software.
  • Prepare students to transfer to a four-year program.

Discipline Category Descriptions

Minimum Degree Requirements (61 credits)
 
English (6 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition
ENG 102 Literature & Composition
 
Humanities (3 Credits)
 -------->  Arts, Foreign Language or
 Other World Civilizations Gen. Ed. Course
 
Humanities or Business (3 Credits)
COM 101
BUS 218
Public Speaking  or
Business Ethics
 
Business (18 Credits)
BUS 101 Introduction to Business
BUS 210 Principles of Marketing
BUS 250 Principles of Management
BUS 260 Business Law I
BUS 261 Business Law II
 --------> Business Elective (Any ACC, BUS, CSC Course)

 

Info. Management (3 Credits) 
CSC 102 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

 

Accounting (8 Credits) 
ACC 120 Financial Accounting
ACC 125 Managerial Accounting
 
Social Science (6 Credits)
ECO 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
 
History (3 Credits)
--------> American History or Western Civilization Gen. Ed. Course
 
Math (7 Credits)
MAT 161 Elementary Statistics
MAT 215
MAT 224
Calculus for Business Students   or
Calculus I
 
Science (4 Credits) 
--------> Any 4-credit natural science course with a lab
 

Degree Requirements Worksheets

Students who earn a Business Administration A.S. degree are prepared to transfer into a bachelor's degree program in a variety of business fields including:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Hotel, Restaurant, & Tourism Management
  • Marketing 

Our graduates have gone on to complete their education at Clarkson University, College of St. Rose, SUNY Cortland, SUNY Plattsburgh, and other institutions.

 

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DEPARTMENT:
Business

LOCATION:
Moore Bldg. 5th Floor
Room 514M
Phone: 518-562-4174


STAFF:
Michael Zerrahn
Department Chair

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