Mar 04, 2024  
2022-2023 General Catalog Archived 
2022-2023 General Catalog Archived [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration: (Online/Hybrid), A.A.S.

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Total credit hours: 64

Emphasis in Business Studies (Online/Hybrid))

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision-making.

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

Division Chair: Jennifer Sink

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Implement the 4 Ps of marketing (product, price, place, and promotion) around a new product for a given target market.
  2. Apply the major functions of management (planning, organizing, directing, controlling) to a specific management situation.
  3. Apply business principles to analyze and solve problems in a business environment.
  4. Demonstrate effective business written and oral communication.

Program Requirements

Admission Requirements

Students must demonstrate English and mathematics “college readiness” levels, via college-level English/math courses or by completion of or waiver credit for specified “transition” or co-requisite courses.

Technical Standards

In addition to Davidson-Davie requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program.  Business Administration Technical Standards (PDF opens in new window)  

Transfer Options

Decision to accept transfer courses must  be approved by the division chair.

Students who complete this program may have opportunities to continue their education through the following 4-year institutions:

  • Gardner-Webb University

Online, Traditional Programs Offered

The Business Administration Associate Degree program is offered as both an on-campus program as well as in a hybrid format.

Online and hybrid courses may require a limited number of visits to campus to complete hands-on lab assignments, proctored exams, or similar activities.

Curriculum Guide

Full-time and part-time schedules are available.

See below for an example of a part time pathway.

First Summer

  • Choose One Course From Below For First Summer
    • HUM 115  Critical Thinking (CAA) Credit Hours: 3.00
    • HUM 220  Human Values and Meaning (CAA) Credit Hours: 3.00

Second Spring

Third Spring

Fourth Fall

Fourth Spring

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