A25120HR Total credit hours: 66
Emphasis in Human Resources (Online/Hybrid))
The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to 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.
Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision-making.
Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Implement the 4 Ps of marketing (product, price, place, and promotion) around a new product for a given target market.
- Apply the major functions of management (planning, organizing, directing, controlling) to a specific management situation.
- Apply business principles to analyze and solve problems in a business environment.
- Create a balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows.
- Create a Business Plan.
In addition to DCCC requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program. Business Administration Technical Standards (PDF)
Online, Traditional Programs Offered
The Business Administration Associate Degree program is offered as both an on-campus program as well as in a hybrid format.
In addition, online and hybrid courses may require a limited number of visits to campus to complete hands-on lab assignments, proctored exams, or similar activities. In some classes, students have access to software downloads which may limit their on-campus requirements.