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About the CCPS Associate of Science in Business Administration

The aim of the business program is to provide an opportunity for students to gain a practical understanding of the business aspects of our society. The curriculum is organized to give students a knowledge of business practices and economic processes, the role of business and economics in the world marketplace and an awareness of the major business issues that confront society.

MISSION STATEMENT

Mission: Preparing ethical leaders for the global business community.

Goals: To accomplish the mission, our goals (objectives) are to instill the ability in our students to:

  1. Think critically while embracing change in a dynamic global environment.
  2. Demonstrate professional competency in their field.
  3. Value diversity, lifelong learning, professionalism and social responsibility.

These goals (objectives) will be achieved for students through diverse educational experience with individual faculty who:

  1. Develop innovative curricula, pedagogies and programs to challenge and mentor students.
  2. Engage in relevant scholarship with an emphasis on pedagogical and applied research.
  3. Engagement in professional and community activities. 4. Integrate professional business education with the liberal arts.

LEARNING GOALS

Ethics. Our graduates will recognize the ethical aspects of business situations, and develop their understanding of how to respond ethically and to promote ethical business practices.

Global Perspectives. Our graduates will exhibit intercultural competence in a global business environment.

Communication. Our graduates will clearly and effectively present their ideas in both written and oral communication.

Analytical Skills and Business Judgment. Our graduates will analyze business problems using appropriate theories and techniques, and use sound business judgment.

Professionalism. Our graduates will understand the importance of professionalism in business practice, and will conduct themselves as business professionals.

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Associate of Science in Business Administration

The Associate of Science in Business Administration requires a minimum of 24 credit hours.

Students pursuing the Associate of Business Administration may not earn the Business and Entrepreneurship Minor.

ACCT 209: Principles of Accounting
3 credit hours

Introduces the student to the role of accounting in a global society. Principles and concepts of financial accounting. Analysis of accounting statements. Accounting cycles and procedures: receivables, inventories and fixed assets.

ACCT 210: Accounting for Management
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: DAY-ACCT 209, MGMT 170. CCPS- ACCT 209, GSTU 210 or GSTU 211.
This course provides an introduction to concepts essential to managerial decision-making as well as the tools and techniques of financial statement analysis with an emphasis on the use of financial statements for external and internal decision-making. Among the topics covered are profitability and ratio analysis, cash flows analysis, present value, inventory costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, variance calculation, and budgeting.

ECON 210: Principles of Microeconomics
3 credit hours

An introduction to the theory of markets. The course will examine the determination of product and resource prices; the theory of the firm, the role of competition, the impact of monopoly, externalities and government regulation; international economic relations.

ECON 211: Principles of Macroeconomics
3 credit hours

An introduction to the theories that explain the performance of the overall economy. The course will explore the determination of the level of employment, output and the price level; the monetary and banking systems; problems and policies of economic instability, inflation and growth and principles of economic development; other economic systems.

MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics
3 credit hours

Prerequisite: One year of high school algebra. 
A course to acquaint the student with the basic ideas and language of statistics including such topics as descriptive statistics; correlation and regression, basic experimental design, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, estimation, and tests of hypotheses and analysis of variance.

MGMT 103: Business Foundations
3 credit hours

An introduction to the fundamental concepts and principles of business enterprise and economics. Introduction to the functions of a business organization. Basic research methods, written and oral reports, discussion of current business, and economic developments. Global business awareness.

MGMT 250: Management Information Systems
3 credit hours

An introduction to the study of the design and application of management information systems in business.

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GSTU 210: Desktop Applications
3 credit hours

This course focuses on the use of advanced software applications using the latest Microsoft Office software. Students will produce comprehensive, real-world solutions to solve business related problems. Students will utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications and Internet resources. Meets BBA degree technology requirement.

GSTU 211: Desktop Applications for Macs
3 credit hours

This course focuses on the use of advanced software applications using the latest Microsoft Office software. Students will produce comprehensive, real-world solutions to solve business related problems. Students will utilize Word, Excel, PowerPoint applications and Internet resources. Meets BBA degree technology requirement.