Jan 16, 2019  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
College Catalog 2018-2019

Business Administration - Career Option, Business Administration, A.S.

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Kelly O’Connor, 413.552.2315, koconnor@hcc.edu


The Business Administration career option focuses on general business and prepares students for entry level managerial positions within various types of organizations. This is a two-year terminal degree, and upon graduation, students will be prepared for entry-level jobs in a wide range of businesses.

They will be able to:

  • interpret accounting data and analyze financial statements
  • apply the marketing concept
  • appreciate the role of law in business
  • define traditional functions of management and their contribution to strategic planning


  • Business Elective Credit(s): 3 1
  • Business Elective Credit(s): 3 1
  • Business Elective Credit(s): 3 1

Total: 62 Credits


Students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program should look at the following options: B023 Business Administration MassTransfer  to state universities including UMass and Westfield State University; B034 Business Administration General Transfer  to most four-year private colleges; B045 Paralegal Option  for transfer to Elms College and Bay Path University; B056 Hospitality Management Transfer  to state universities including UMass and to Johnson & Wales University; or B096 Sport Management  transfer to state and private universities. Business Electives: Select from: ACC, BUS, HCA, LAW, MGT, MKT or SPO.

Depending on the course selection 100% of this program can be completed online. Go to www.hcc.edu/online-learning for further information.


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