Business Studies - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 511

Program Information
For students planning on continuing their education at a four-year college or university to study for a career in accounting, business administration, marketing, finance, economics and human resource management. Business programs focus on the education and skills needed in today’s global business environment. Practical courses coupled with general education offerings enhance development of critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills, as well as adaptability and team work. The latest in technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four- year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Prepare and present effective oral business presentations. •Evaluate key elements of a Strategic Plan and make recommendations for improvement of Strategic Plans. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Seek employment in the field of study.


Program Requirements (23)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
AC
104
Accounting Principles II
4
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
109
Business Law I
3
BU
115
Introduction to Business
3
BU
207
Introduction to Marketing
3
EN
204
Business Communication
3

General Education Requirements (45-46)
Credits
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EC
201
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
EC
202
Priniciples of Microeconomics
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
MA
110
College Algebra
3
MA
205
Statistics I
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3
Diversity Elective
3
History Elective
3
History Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Science Elective
3-4

Total Credits: (68-69)