Business Administration - A25120

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system and the global economy. Business students will follow a course of study that provides instruction in accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing, international business and business law.

After completion, graduates will have the fundamental skills and knowledge to compete successfully in many business environments and to make a positive contribution to their local communities.

Develop Your Skills In:

  • Management and Leadership
  • Computer Applications
  • Decision Making
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Marketing
  • Team Building
  • International Business

Top 3 Reasons you should consider Business Administration

  • Local employment opportunities
  • Enhance your career advancement potential
  • Build knowledge in specific business topics such as accounting or marketing

Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, in May 2006, retail sales supervisors had median annual earnings of $33,960, including commissions, and non-retail sales supervisors had median annual earnings of, $65,510, including commissions. Also, median annual earnings of loan officers were $51,760 in May 2006.

See the Business Administration Checksheet for a suggested sequence of courses by semester.

General Education Courses
COM 110 Introduction to Communication
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting
HUM 115 Critical Thinking
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy
PSY 150 General Psychology

Major Core Courses
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting
BUS 115 Business Law I
BUS 137 Principles of Management
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing

Other Major Courses
ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes
BUS 110 Introduction to Business
BUS 116 Business Law II
BUS 225 Business Finance
BUS 239 Business Applications Seminar
CTS 130 Spreadsheet
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics
INT 110 International Business
MKT 123 Fundamentals of Selling

Major Electives:
Pick One for 3 Credits: BUS 135, BUS 151, BUS 240, SPA 120

Other Required Course
ACA 115 Success and Study Skills

Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 71

For more information on the Business Administration curriculum, contact:

Mary Douglas Jennifer Walker

Mary Douglas
Business Administration Instructor
Phone: (252) 451-8419
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Jennifer Walker
Business Administration Instructor
Phone: (252) 451-8253
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