Business Administration-Option

Liberal Arts, Associate in Arts

This option allows students to explore business courses within a liberal arts framework. It provides flexibility for business students who have not decided on a specialization within the business area and is for those who only want to minor in Business.

It serves students who wish to transfer to four-year institutions and is designed to present them with general knowledge of the business environment. Students learn the theoretical principles of business, providing them with a conceptual foundation of the American business and capitalist environment.

For information, contact faculty advisor:
William Lemons, at (609) 343-4975 / wlemons@atlantic.edu,
or contact Karl Giulian, at (609) 343-4996 / kgiulian@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Critically assess ethics, social responsibility, honesty and accuracy in business reporting;
  • Communicate basic business principles effectively in written, oral and technology based applications;
  • Describe the impact of government in business activities;
  • Analyze business situations and evaluate possible solutions;
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of business management disciplines and corporate cultures;
  • Demonstrate proficiency in applying basic financial and accounting principles.

 

Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
COMM110 or COMM120
3
MATH121 or higher General Education Mathematics course

4

General Education Science course
4
General Education Mathematics or General Education Science course
4
Choose two: ANTH103, ECON110, GEOG102, GEOG110, GOVT101, GOVT110, PSYC101, PSYC135 or SOCL101
6
General Education Humanities course
3
Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
Choose ENGL104, ENGL201, ENGL205, ENGL206, ENGL213 or ENGL214
3
Choose two: HIST101, HIST102, HIST103 or HIST104
6
Choose ANTH103, ENGL201, GEOG102, GEOG110, PHIL105, PHIL106, PHIL/RELG111, RELG110 or SOCL101
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
45
Program Courses
BUSN101-Introduction to Business
3
BUSN102-Principles of Marketing
3
BUSN120-Principles of Management
3
BUSN210-Business Law I
3
BUSN247-Management Information Systems
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
15
Liberal Arts Elective(s)
4
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
64

Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits

Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.

 
(BUSA) EFFECTIVE FALL 2009