Business Administration

Associate in Science

Designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution, this degree offers a broad introduction to business administration and provides the background necessary to move into baccalaureate majors in fields such as accounting, management, economics and computer information systems.

Atlantic Cape provides many different and flexible opportunities in business education to meet the varied needs and interests of its student body. The Associate in Applied Science, The Associate in Arts and the Associate in Science degrees are designed to facilitate these needs and interests.

For 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.

 

Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES - 30 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 (12 credits)  

    General Education Mathematics course

(Students planning on transferring to a four-year institution are strongly advised to speak with a transfer advisor regarding Math requirements as requirements vary. )

4
    MATH220-Statistical Methods
4
    General Education Science course
4
Social Science (6 credits)  
    General Education Social Science course
3
    ECON110-Macroeconomics
3
Humanities (6 credits)  
    Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
    General Education Humanities course
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
30
PROGRAM COURSES - 35 credits
    ACCT130-Financial Accounting
4
    ACCT131-Managerial Accounting
4
    BUSN101-Introduction to Business
3
    BUSN202-Principles of Marketing
3
    BUSN210-Business Law I
3
    BUSN211-Business Law II
3
    BUSN222-Principles of Management
3
    BUSN247-Management Information Systems
3
    CISM125-Introduction to Computers
3
    ECON210-Microeconomics
3
    Elective:  Choose any Liberal Arts or Business (BUSN) course
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
35
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
65
(BUSN) 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 Math course 4
Second Semester
ECON210 Microeconomics 3
ENGL102 Composition II 3
MATH220 Statistical Methods 4
Gen Ed ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110 3
Gen Ed Humanities Course 3
Third Semester    
ACCT130 Financial Accounting 4
BUSN222 Principles of Management 3
BUSN210 Business Law I 3
Gen Ed Science course 4
Gen Ed Social Science course 3
Fourth Semester    
ACCT131 Managerial Accounting 4
BUSN202 Principles of Marketing 3
BUSN211 Business Law II 3
BUSN247 Management Information Systems 3
Choose Any Liberal Arts or Business (BUSN) course 3