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2014-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, A.S.


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Associate in Science Degree Program
(Transfer‐Oriented)

Hegis Code: 5004
NYSED Code:76203

Program Description

This two‐year Business Administration Program leads to an Associate in Science degree and is recommended for students who have definite transfer plans and career aspirations that necessitate further study at four‐year colleges and universities to attain the B.S. degree in one of the business‐related fields, such as accounting or marketing.

Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the AS in Business Administration Degree program, a student will be able to

  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to employees, customers, supervisors, co‐workers, and others in the course of a business career;
  • Use business computer applications to analyze data, make business decisions, and effectively convey information to others;
  • Understand micro‐ and macroeconomic theories and apply them to explain and predict events in the environment in which business operates;
  • Read and understand a legal contract;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of financial statements and make managerial decisions based on financial data;
  • Understand and apply the functions of management in business situations;
  • Develop techniques of working productively with others.

Employment Potential

Upon completion of a baccalaureate degree in a related business field, students will be qualified for jobs, such as accountant, auditor, financial analyst, management consultant, or marketing consultant.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment

Developmental Assistance Available

For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster’s Learning Center, The Gary and Janaki Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.

For More Information

admissions@sunyulster.edu
1‐800‐724‐0833 ext. 5018 or 5022
Anita Bleffert‐ Schmidt
Chairperson, Business & Professional Studies
Office: Hasbrouck Hall, HAS 212A
Phone: 800:724‐0833, ext. 5195 or 845:687‐5195
E‐mail: schmidta@sunyulster.edu

Curriculum


Semester Credits 16


Semester Credits 17


Semester Credits 16‐17


Fourth Semester


Semester Credits 16‐17


Total Credits 65‐67


* Keyboarding skills are required.
** Competency in mathematics through Pre‐Calculus (MAT 160 ) is required. Calculus (MAT 170 ) and Statistics (MAT 211 ) are strongly recommended.
*** ACC 101  and ACC 102  may be substituted by advisement.

  1. Choose from Western Civilization, American History, or Other World Civilizations.
  2. MAT 170  or MAT 211  is suggested.
  3. If a History course is chosen, it must be from a different category than the History elective chosen in the first semester.
  4. Recommended choices are Calculus (MAT 170 ), Statistics (MAT 211 ), Psychology (PSY 101 ), Professional Ethics (PHI 210 ), or Principles of Sociology (SOC 101 ).

Note:


Through advisement, students will also fulfill General Education Requirements .

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