Aug 10, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
  
College Catalog 2022-2023

Business Administration Option, Business Administration, A.S.


CONTACT

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

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The Business Administration Program focuses on general business and prepares students for entry level managerial positions within various types of organizations. This degree will transfer to many 4 year institutions, but also is appropriate for the student who is ready to enter the workforce directly from HCC.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

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

  • communicate in a variety of business environments and situations
  • interpret accounting data and analyze financial statements
  • enter the workforce prepared for entry level jobs in a wide range of industries
  • 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
  • demonstrate proficiency in creating electronic documentation
  • understand and appreciate information literacy, critical thinking, effective communication, knowledge of diversity, and quantitative reasoning

PROGRAM ELECTIVES: 9 CREDITS


  • Business Elective Credit(s): 32
  • Business Elective Credit(s): 32
  • Business Elective Credit(s): 32

GENERAL ELECTIVES: 3 CREDITS


  • General Elective Credit(s): 31,3

TOTAL: 62-63 CREDITS


1Knowledge of Diversity course is strongly encouraged

2Business Electives: select from ACC, BUS, HCA, LAW, MGT, MKT, or SPO

3Students are strongly encouraged to select courses from the following: ACC, BUS, ECN, HCA, LAW, MGT, MKT, or SPO.  However, any course in the HCC catalog is acceptable.

Students who intend to transfer to a baccalaureate program should refer to that institution’s transfer requirements before selecting their courses.  Students intending to transfer should also consider the following HCC options: 

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

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