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Business Administration

Develop skills in project management, critical thinking, and leadership. This program parallels the first two years of the bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university. It is designed to transfer. Take courses such as business management, business law, marketing, economics, The program is an intensive one that includes challenging mathematics and business courses, as well as sciences and general education. Some career opportunities include:

  • Management
  • Supervisor
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Logistics Manager
  • Executive Administrative Assistant

Semester I

3

Choose one course designated in the course descriptions as General Education Humanities (GE HUM).

Semester 2

Semester 3

3

Recommended business electives are as follows (3 credits each):

BUS-202    Business Law II 
MGT-210    Concepts of Business Management 
MKT-201    Marketing I 

3

Choose one course designated in the course descriptions as General Education Humanities (GE HUM).

Semester 4

4

Choose one 4-credit Science course designated in the course descriptions as General Education Math, Science and Technology (GE MST).  Courses with lecture and lab components require both be completed to fulfill this requirement.

3

Recommended business electives are as follows (3 credits each):

BUS-202    Business Law II 
MGT-210    Concepts of Business Management 
MKT-201    Marketing I

Total Credits: 60

Program Outcomes

Graduates of the Program will be able to:

  • Build a strong foundation knowledge in general business as evidenced by the ability to discuss theories of business practices.
  • Apply social responsibility and ethics to general business practices.
  • Identify and describe key business theories and concepts.
  • Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking by analyzing and interpreting recent trends in business.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why major in Business Administration?

Students prepare to transfer to a four-year college or university in any field of business after earning their associate degree.

What will students learn if they study Business Administration?

The program is an intensive one that includes challenging mathematics and business courses, as well as sciences and general education.

Can students transfer to a four-year college or university?

The Statewide Transfer Agreement for New Jersey ensures that students who earn an A.A. or A.S. degree at a community college will have those credits fully transferable to a New Jersey public four-year institution, will have completed half of the credits required for a basic four-year degree and will have completed all of the lower division general education requirements. In addition, articulation agreements with private institutions may provide similar transfer provisions. Students should discuss the transfer process with an advisor.

Are there any requirements that must be satisfied before taking courses in the major?

Algebra I is a prerequisite for all majors. Algebra I competency may be verified with a passing score on the College’s placement test or by completing the appropriate class. Students also need a grade of “C” or higher in high school algebra II, geometry and in one year of laboratory science.

How long will it take to complete this degree?

Once students complete developmental coursework (if needed), the degree can be completed in two years of full-time study. They can shorten the amount of time by taking courses in the summer and winter sessions.

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Transfer Information

Our students transfer to 4-year colleges and universities around the globe. We’ve had students transfer to every state, including Alaska and Hawaii.

The Statewide Transfer Agreement for New Jersey ensures that students who earn an A.A. or A.S. degree at a community college will have those credits fully transferable to a New Jersey public four-year institution, will have completed half of the credits required for a basic four-year degree and will have completed all lower division general education requirements. In addition, articulation agreements are being worked out with institutions granting baccalaureate degrees to facilitate the transfer process. Students should discuss the transfer process with an advisor.

Are you interested in transferring to a school in New Jersey? You can use the tools at NJTransfer.org to see which of your MCC courses will transfer to a specific college.