2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (A25120), AAS


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 12-13 | Lab Hours 5-7 | Credit Hours 16

Class Hours 15 | Lab Hours 2 | Credit Hours 16

Third Semester (Fall)

Class Hours 12 - 13 | Lab Hours 12 | Credit Hours 17-18

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Class Hours 18 | Lab Hours 0 | Credit Hours 18

Total Credit Hours 67-68

Additional Curriculum Notes

  1. The Humanities/Fine Arts elective can be satisfied by completing one of the following: ART 111 HUM 115 , MUS 110 , PHI 240 , REL 211 , REL 212 .
  2. Students considering transfer to a four year institution should take ENG 112 .