Business Administration Associate Degree

An Associate degree in business administration prepares graduates to begin or advance their careers in the business world. It can also be a major step towards completing a bachelor’s degree. The program provides students with an understanding of management principles, business-oriented technology, and interpersonal skills. NPRC’s coursework for an Associate degree in business administration program specifically covers the fundamentals of business, management, critical thinking, project planning, business software, and communication.

What can I do with the Business Administration Associate Degree?

With an Associate degree in business administration, graduates qualify for basic management and administrative roles in private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Some find employment as management trainees or managers in the retail industry. Others work as project assistants and technology-oriented support specialists. An Associate Degree in Business Administration will prepare you for transfer into a baccalaureate program in a variety of business-related majors or for an entry-level position as an administrative assistant, secretary, retail manager, advertising sales agent, accounting assistant, accounts payable clerk, or an accounts receivable clerk. 

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Business Administration Course Work:

  • First Term (11/12 Credits)
    • First Year Seminar (2)
    • BCOR 105: Foundations of Business Enterprise (3)
    • MATH 114: Algebra (3)
    • LENG 111: College Composition (3)
    • Service Learning (1)*

 

  • Second Term (12 Credits)
    • LENG 112: Critical Analysis and Composition (3)
    • PSYC 111: Intro to Psychology (3)
    • LTHE 101: Foundations of Theology (3)
    • CIS 150: Business Technology (3)

 

  • Third Term (9 Credits)
    • LPHI 131: Intro to Philosophy (3)
    • CIS 250: Business Technology II (3)
    • BCOR 111: Microeconomics (3)

 

  • Fourth Term (12 Credits)
    • ENGL 212: Business/Professional Communication (3)
    • BCOR 214: Accounting I (3)
    • SPCH 111: Public Speaking (3)
    • PSYC 211: Psychological Statistics (3)

 

  • Fifth Term  (12 Credits)
    • BCOR 214: Accounting II (3)
    • BCOR 112: Macroeconomics (3)
    • LHST 111: History Without Borders (3)
    • SOCI 110: Basic Sociology (3)

 

  • Sixth Term (9 Credits)
    • BCOR 240: Marketing in Global Environment (3)
    • LPHI 237: Philosophy of Ethical Responsibility (3)
    • BCOR 250: Management Theory/Practices (3)

*Optional