Business Administration (A.S.)

This curriculum is for students who wish to transfer to a four year institution to complete work for a baccalaureate degree in business. The courses are almost evenly divided between the liberal arts and sciences, and selected core business courses applicable to most four-year institutions’ business curricula. Students transferring to four-year institutions may specialize in a particular field, such as finance, marketing, accounting, business administration or management, or business education. In general, graduates of the Business Administration (A.S.) curriculum are assured admission to a senior college of the State University of New York, providing application deadlines are met.

Students interested in the Business Administration A.S. can also apply for the Walt Disney Program.

Goal 1: Demonstrate analytical and creative problem solving through liberal arts courses from the SUNY General Education course list.

  • Objective 1: Write a variety of standard texts using Formal Standard English.
  • Objective 2: Formulate, analyze and evaluate arguments.
  • Objective 3: Apply information literacy skills to locate, select, evaluate and use information in an ethical manner from a variety of sources.
  • Objective 4: Identify the methods natural scientists and social scientists use to explore natural and social phenomena.
  • Objective 5: Use mathematical reasoning.

Goal 2: Demonstrate a commitment to business ethics.

  • Objective 1: Identify the framework and concepts of legal and ethical business practice.
  • Objective 2: Examine ethical issues as they pertain to the business environment.

Goal 3: Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental business practices.

  • Objective 1: Analyze the theories and structures of economic markets and the framework of the national economy.
  • Objective 2: Identify the essential elements of planning and analyze their impact on producing outcomes.
  • Objective 3: Analyze business transactions and identify basic accounting principles.
  • Objective 4: Identify and utilize appropriate technologies and software.
  • Objective 5: Define the fundamentals of entrepreneurship in terms of mission, structure, profitability, and sustainability.
  • Objective 6: Identify various cultural perspectives as they apply to business transactions.
  • Objective 7: Examine the effects of the global market on the contemporary world.