Total credit hours: 64
Emphasis in Business Studies
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
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Implement the 4 Ps of marketing (product, price, place, and promotion) around a new product for a given target market.
- Apply the major functions of management (planning, organizing, directing, controlling) to a specific management situation.
- Apply business principles to analyze and solve problems in a business environment.
- Demonstrate effective business written and oral communication.
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.
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)
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:
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.
Full-time and part-time schedules are available.
See below for an example of a full time pathway.