Business Administration (A.S.)

The Business Administration A.S. program prepares students for transfer in business administration at a baccalaureate degree-granting institution. Students complete a solid core of general education courses to facilitate transfer.

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

The program prepares graduates to:

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

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

Goal II: Demonstrate a commitment to business ethics.

  • Identify the framework and concepts of legal and ethical business practice
  • Examine ethical issues as they pertain to the business environment

Goal III: Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental business practices.

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