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    Oct 22, 2018  
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2017-18 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

Business Administration - General, A.A.S. (A25120BU)


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This Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is a two-year program that prepares students for the workforce. However, there are some senior institutions where all or part of this degree is accepted as the first two years of a four-year program.  Students interested in pursuing a four-year degree should consult an advisor.

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for life-long learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business and industry.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Recognize and explain the influence of supply and demand theories in various business situations.
  2. Analyze promotional strategies for various companies and products.
  3. Identify offer, acceptance, and mutual assent as they relate to contracts.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) recognizes the Business Administration Associate in Applied Science Degree for accreditation.

This program is also available in a condensed format for evening students.

FIRST YEAR


SECOND YEAR


Fall


Total Credit Hours: 15


Spring


Total Credit Hours: 14


Major Hour Electives


Select 16 credit hours from the following:

Students may select a maximum of nine (9) credit hours per prefix for Major Hour Electives.

Total Program Hours: 66


Note(s):


Students may complete a maximum of nine hours per prefix for Major Hour Electives.

Students may complete up to eight hours credit from WBL courses.  Please contact the work-based learning office for more information.

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