BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION A.A.S.
This program is designed for students who wish to obtain a degree in business and who intend to enter the business community upon completion of degree requirements.VIEW ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATIONS
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Apply knowledge of the activities of business and government and of the environments in which they operate
- Utilize basic principles of accounting
- Apply basic knowledge of Macro and Micro Economics Theory
- Demonstrate an understanding of applied and/or theoretical mathematics and their applications in a business environment
- Display an understanding of one or more other specific business subjects
- Effectively compose written and oral business communications
- Possess an awareness of career options
- Continue your education at a 4-year institution
Career possibilities are plentiful with the ability to perform administrative and management tasks, accounts payable and accounts receivable, scheduling and planning, marketing, advertising and sales, insurance claims processing, retail management, property management, and business ownership.
Students should contact their advisor and/or the Coordinator for Transfer and Articulation in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for information on transfer planning. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.
Cayuga’s Business Administration programs offer a flexible and convenient way to earn your A.A.S. & A.S. degree. The student can combine their coursework to include both campus and online instruction.
Taylor Green is a May 2017 Business Administration A.S. graduate who transferred to LeMoyne for an Accounting degree. Taylor has been offered and accepted an Internship with the local CPA office of Buffington & Hoatland, CPA’s located in Auburn, NY.
Elaine Buffington, CPA at Buffington & Hoatland, notes “We expect that the internship will be a valuable learning experience for her. She will be working primarily as a tax staff person. Her duties will include sorting individual tax records for scanning, preparation of basic individual tax returns, assisting with recordkeeping for business tax returns including corporations and partnerships, preparing basic business tax returns and if time permits, will be assisting with audit fieldwork. She will get valuable experience that will help her in her future professional endeavors.”
“She will be closely supervised and trained by experienced tax and accounting professionals. We expect that she will be working 15-20 hours a week based on her academic schedule. We are thrilled that Taylor will be joining our firm.”
David Pittard, co-owner of Buttonwood Grove Winery, met with Cayuga business students on October 19, 2018, to share the journey of purchasing the winery with his wife in 2014 and the ongoing operations of running a winery. He explained the history of the winery, the agricultural and production side of the business, in addition to marketing, distribution, and sales. The students were given a tour of the entire facility including an up-close look at the grape vines. It was a great experience for our students to see a successful locally owned winery first hand.
Students who plan to transfer into upper-level programs at other institutions should pursue the AS Business Administration degree.
The curriculum listed on this page represents the minimum coursework required for the AAS Business Administration degree. Any exception must be with the written consent of the chair of the Division of Behavioral/Social Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Teacher Education, and Physical Education/Health.
|ENGL 101||Freshman English I||3|
|BUS 101||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|BUS 103||Principles of Business||3|
|BUS 225||Microcomputer Application Software||3|
|Health or Physical Education||1|
|ENGL 102||Freshman English II||3|
|BUS 102||Principles of Accounting II||4|
|BUS 205||Business Law I||3|
|BUS 150||Business Communications||3|
|Health or Physical Education||1|
|BUS 200||Principles of Management||3|
|ECON 201||Intro to Economics I||3|
|Effective Speech: Public Address
|ECON 202||Intro to Economics II||3|
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||64|