Economics-Option

Business Administration, Associate in Science

This option is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. It offers offers an introduction to economics within the broader framework of business administration and the social sciences. Students take basic General Education courses in addition to business and economic courses.

Students are provided with the background necessary to move into baccalaureate majors in economics, business administration and the social sciences.

For information, contact faculty advisor, Paula Manns, at (609) 343-4969/pmanns@atlantic.edu, or contact Donna Vassallo, at (609) 343-4972/dvassall@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;
  • Evaluate basic economic concepts and demonstrate understanding of economic markets.
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
MATH150-Precalculus
4
MATH220-Statistical Methods
4
General Education Science course
4
ECON110-Macroeconomics
3
General Education Social Science course
3
Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
General Education Humanities course
3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
30
PROGRAM COURSES
ACCT130-Financial Accounting
4
ACCT131-Managerial Accounting
4
BUSN101-Introduction to Business
3
BUSN106-Business Ethics
3
BUSN120-Principles of Management
3
BUSN210-Business Law I
3
BUSN211-Business Law II
3
ECON111-Microeconomics
3
GOVT101-Introduction to Government and Politics
3
MATH155-Calculus I
5
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
34

Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits

Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.

 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE
64
BUSE - EFFECTIVE FALL 2014