Business Administration

Associate in Applied Science

Designed for students who wish to enter careers in management, real estate, sales, marketing, accounting and computer information systems upon completion of their degree, this course of study emphasizes those skills necessary for success in entry-level supervision and management positions.

For further information, contact area coordinator, Karl Giulian, at (609) 343-4996 or kgiulian@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Evaluate ethics, social responsibility, honesty and accuracy in business reporting;
  • Communicate basic business principles effectively in written, oral and technology based applications;
  • Describe the impact of government in business activities;
  • Analyze business situations and evaluate possible solutions;
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of business management disciplines and corporate cultures;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applying basic financial and accounting principles;
  • Compare and contrast various career opportunities.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 20 credits
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
Communication (6 credits)  
    ENGL101-Composition I
3
    ENGL102-Composition II
3
Mathematics-Science-Technology (8 credits)  
    General Education Mathematics course
4
    General Education Science course
4
Social Science (3 credits)  
    SOCL101-Principles of Sociology
3
Humanities (3 credits)  
    Choose: HIST101, HIST102, HUMT201 or HUMT202
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
20
PROGRAM COURSES - 44 credits
    ACCT130-Financial Accounting
4
    ACCT131-Managerial Accounting
4
    BUSN101-Introduction to Business
3
    BUSN202-Principles of Marketing
3
    BUSN222-Principles of Management
3
    BUSN205-Human Resources Management 
3
    BUSN210-Business Law I
3
    BUSN211-Business Law II
3
    BUSN247-Management Information Systems
3
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
    ECON110-Macroeconomics
3
    ECON210-Microeconomics
3

    Choose a course from ACCT, BUSN, CISM, HOSP, LEGL or OSTM

3
    Elective: Choose any Liberal Arts or Business (BUSN) course
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
44
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
(BUSI) EFFECTIVE FALL 2016  
RECOMMENDED SEQUENCE OF COURSES
First Semester  
BUSN101 Introduction to Business 3
CISM125 Introduction to Computers 3
ECON110 Macroeconomics 3
ENGL101 Composition I 3
Gen Ed General Education Mathematics course 4
Second Semester
ECON210 Microeconomics 3
ENGL102 Composition II 3
SOCL101 Principles of Sociology 3
Gen Ed Science course 4
Gen Ed HIST101, HIST102, HUMT201 or HUMT202 3
Third Semester    
ACCT130 Financial Accounting 4
BUSN202 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN222 Principles of Management 3
BUSN210 Business Law I 3
Choose Any ACCT, BUSN, CISM, HOSP, LEGL or OSTM 3
Fourth Semester    
ACCT131 Managerial Accounting 4
BUSN205 Human Resources Management  3
BUSN211 Business Law II 3
BUSN247 Management Information Systems 3
Choose Any Liberal Arts or Business (BUSN) course 3