2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook 
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2015-2016 Catalog & Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (A25120), AAS

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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. As an additional option for students, the Business Administration program is offered as an online degree program.

Admission Requirements and Special Conditions

A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre-college courses to prepare students for the Business Administration curriculum.

Special Certifications

Students are eligible to sit for certification exams upon completion of certain courses. Testing Fees may apply.

Program Curriculum

First Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 13-14 | Lab Hours 6-8 | Credit Hours 17

Class Hours 15-16 | Lab Hours 6 | Credit Hours 18-19

Third Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 14 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 15

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 13 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 14

Total Credit Hours 67-68

Additional Curriculum Notes

  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts electives can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 , MUS 110 , MUS 112 , PHI 215 , PHI 240 , REL 110 , REL-211, REL-212 or REL 221 .
  2. The following courses will not be counted towards graduation requirements if they are over (5) years old: DBA 110  and CTS 230 .
  3. Students considering transfer to a four year institution should take the denoted general education courses.
  4. Potential Certifications
Upon Completion of Course Eligible for Certification Test
ACC 152   Quickbooks Certified User

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