Business Administration

A.S. Business Administration


The College offers programs leading to the A.S. degree in Business Administration and the A.A.S. degree in Business Management. The latter degree program offers concentrations of courses that lead primarily to careers upon completion of the program, while the Business Administration program is designed for students who are considering transferring to a four-year program.


The objective of the Business Administration program is to help prepare students to assume managerial and administrative responsibilities. Students graduating with an A.S. degree in this field usually plan to continue their studies toward a baccalaureate degree.


The liberal arts and business courses recommended for this A.S. degree are designed to develop the student's ability to communicate well, to work smoothly with others on the job, to analyze and solve problems effectively, and to prepare for personal living and social responsibilities.


Career courses for this degree include the tool areas of accounting, statistics, and law as well as foundation studies in business organization and management, marketing, and finance. Students may also select courses from the wide variety of offerings available in the many programs offered by the College.

Consumer Information


Assumptions Underlying the Data Presented in This Table:

  1. The Student is a first-time entering college student

  2. The student is enrolled full-time at the college.

  3. The student is continually enrolled at the college.

  4. The student is not employed full-time or substantially part-time.

  5. The student passes all required courses.

  6. The student registers for all courses in the recommended sequence.

  7. The student satisfies all graduation criteria in a timely manner.

  8. The student has no circumstances that adversely affect her/his academic progress.

  9. One or more courses completed during a summer session are counted as a semester

  10. Expected Room and Board charges assume a stay of no more than 2 years recommended for the Residence Halls.

  11. Expected Tuition and Fee charges are based on completion of the degree program in the catalog’s posted number of semesters.

  12. Expected Book and Supply charges are based upon retail prices and do not include possible shipping and handling charges.

  13. Placement Rates are based upon the 2011 graduates in the year of their graduation.  Placement rates by degree program are undergoing further analysis.

Degree Program: A.S. Business Administration

CIP Code: 52.0201

HEGIS Code: 5004



Type of Consumer Information

The College Data


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SOC Codes Possibly Appropriate for Graduates:



11-1010 Chief Executives



11-1010 Chief Executives



11-1020 General and Operations Managers



11-1021 General and Operations Managers



11-2010 Advertising and Promotions Managers



11-2020 Marketing and Sales Managers



11-2021 Marketing Managers



11-2022 Sales Managers



11-3011 Administrative Services Managers



11-2030 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers



11-2031 Public Relations and Fundraising Managers



11-3010 Administrative Services Managers



11-3011 Administrative Services Managers



11-3060 Purchasing Managers



11-3061 Purchasing Managers



11-3120 Human Resources Managers



11-3121 Human Resources Managers



11-3131 Training and Development Managers



13-1010 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes



13-1011 Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes



13-1110 Management Analysts



13-1111 Management Analysts



13-1120 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners



13-1121 Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners



27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers



27-4010 Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators



27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians



27-4012 Broadcast Technicians



27-4013 Radio Operators



27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians



27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other



41-4010 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing



41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products



41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products



43-1010 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers



43-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers



43-4050 Customer Service Representatives



43-4051 Customer Service Representatives



43-4160 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping



43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping



43-6010 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants



43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants



43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive



51-1011 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers



*”Expected” refers to the posted catalog or website charges for a student following the expected sequence of courses and expected number of semesters to complete the degree program.
** The "Median" is the midpoint when the data are ranked from the lowest number of years or dollar to the highest number of years or dollars.
*** This program does not meet the minimum number of recent graduates required by the U.S. Department of Education for reporting actual data.