December 15, 2015 Kenneth Colangelo

Business Administration

Provides skills in accounting, ethics, finance, law, management, management information systems, and marketing which are needed to succeed in businesses from sole proprietorships through global corporations. This degree will prepare you to enter a variety of positions in business or continue on to a bachelor’s degree program. This program may be taken completely online and/or in an accelerated format. It’s also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Program Coordinator: Tatiana Machado

First Semester
Course #TitleCredits
ACC*113 Principles of Financial Accounting (a) 3
BMK*201 Principles of Marketing (a) 3
CSS-101 First Year Experience 3
ENG*101 Composition (a) 3
  Fine Arts Elective (from ART*, COM*154, DGA*, GRA*, NMC*, MUS*, THR*) 3
Select one of the following courses:
BBG*115 Business Software Applications (a) or  
ACC*123 Accounting Software Applications (a) or  
CST*201 Introduction to Management Information Systems (a) 3
Second Semester
ACC*117 Principles of Managerial Accounting (a) 3
ECN*101 Principles of Macroeconomics (a) 3
ECN*102 Principles of Microeconomics (a) 3
Select two of the following courses:
COM*173 Public Speaking (a) or  
ENG*103 Composition II (a) ‡ or  
ENG*106 Writing for Business (a) 6
Third Semester
BBG*231 Business Law I (a) 3
BBG*240 Business Ethics (a) 3
  Directed Elective (b) 3
  Fine Arts Elective (from ART*, COM*154, COM*167, DGA*, GRA*, NMC*, MUS*, THR*) 3
  Science Elective (c) (from AST*, BIO*, CHE*, EAS*, EVS*, MET*, OCE*, PHY*) 3-4
Fourth Semester
BFN*201 Principles of Finance (a) 3
MAT*165 Elementary Statistics with Computer Applications (a) 4
  Directed Elective 3
Select one of the following courses:
BMG*202 Principles of Management (a) or  
BMG*210 Organizational Behavior (a) 3
Select one of the following options
BMG*292 Business Practicum (a) or  
BBG*290 Business Programs Capstone (a) and  
  Directed Elective (b) 3-4
Total
61-63

(a) Prerequisite and/or co-requisite required.
(b) To be selected in consultation with Business Administration faculty advisor.
(c) Students intending to transfer to a four-year program should take a 4-credit lab science. UCONN Business & Technology
Transfer Pathway program students should select one of the following courses: Human Biology (BIO*115), General Biology I
(BIO*121), Concepts of Chemistry I (CHE*111), General Chemistry I (CHE*121), or Introductory Physics (PHY*110).
‡ NOTE: Students planning on transferring to a bachelor’s degree program should take Composition II as one of their selections.

Business Administration (A.S. Degree) Program Abilities:

Upon successful completion of all courses in the program, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate both accounting and finance concepts as applied to the sound fiscal management of a business enterprise
2. demonstrate various micro- and macroeconomic principles and their influence on the organizational decision-making process
3. demonstrate marketing’s role in the development of a successful business strategy
4. demonstrate the impact of leadership, employee behavior and organizational culture in attaining organizational goals and objectives
5. demonstrate both the ethical and legal implications of managerial decisions and the effect of those decisions on organizational stakeholders
6. demonstrate group dynamics and the benefits of a team-based approach in business
7. demonstrate the impact and uses of technology in the 21st century business environment
8. demonstrate the integration of knowledge and apply learned skills for real-world business decision making
9. demonstrate Tunxis’ General Education Abilities as they apply to the business professions

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