BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION A.A.S.

This program is designed for students who wish to obtain a General Education in business and who intend to enter the business community upon completion of degree requirements.

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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

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.

TRANSFER INFORMATION

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.

ONLINE LEARNING

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.

100% of our Business Administration programs can be completed online

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Students who plan to transfer into upper-level programs at other institutions should pursue the AS Business: Business Administration degree.

The curriculum listed on this page represents the minimum coursework required for the AAS Business: 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.

Degree requirements for the Business Administration A.A.S. program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
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
Math * 3
Health or Physical Education 1
17
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
BUS 102 Principles of Accounting II 4
BUS 205 Business Law I 3
BUS 150 Business Communications 3
Math/Science 3
Health or Physical Education 1
17
THIRD SEMESTER
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
BUS 204 Marketing 3
ECON 201 Intro to Economics I 3
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
Business ** 3
15
FOURTH SEMESTER
ENGL 221
OR
ENGL 270
Effective Speech: Public Address
OR
Technical Writing
3
ECON 202 Intro to Economics II 3
Behavioral/Social Sciences 3
Business ** 3
Elective 3
15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 64

* Students may elect to take BUS 105 and 106 to fulfill the 3-credit-hour math elective. If this sequence is elected, the business math courses will not fulfill any other degree requirement.
** Business electives include any BUS, ECON, ENTR, WS or CS course. In addition, PE 170 and PE 270 can be taken as business electives.