Jan 29, 2020  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020

Business Administration General Transfer Option, Business Administration, A.S.


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


The Business Administration General Transfer Option focuses on general business and prepares students for transfer to four-year private and public institutions outside of the Massachusetts system of public higher education. Students who want to transfer to UMass Amherst or any other Massachusetts public university should choose the Business Administration Mass Transfer Option.


Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • interpret accounting data
  • analyze financial statements and solve complex accounting scenarios
  • apply the marketing concept
  • appreciate the role of law in business
  • define traditional functions of management and their contributions to strategic planning
  • calculate and quantify data to make business decisions




1 Math Electives: Select from MTH 113 , MTH 114 , MTH 142 , or MTH 162 . Students will not receive credit for both MTH 113  and MTH 162 

2 Managerial Accounting: Students transferring to Bay Path University should take BUS 245  instead of ACC 205 .

3 For Business Electives, select from: ACC, BUS, HCA, LAW, MGT, MKT, or SPO.

Students planning to attend a transfer institution listed below MUST take that institution’s required math courses as indicated:

American International College: MTH 142  and MTH 162 .

Bay Path University: MTH 142  and MTH 162 .

Elms College: MTH 142  and student’s choice of MTH 113 MTH 114 , or MTH 162 

Northeastern University: MTH 104  & Math Elective

Western New England University: MTH 142  and MTH 162 .

Students should check with their academic advisor to be sure that their choices will transfer to their selected institutions.

Students are advised to confer with the Transfer Coordinator or their academic advisor, as transfer institutions periodically change requirements.

Depending on course selection, 100% of this program can be completed online.  Go to Online Learning  for more information.