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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.

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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 Associates 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.

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.

MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics
3 credit hours

It is strongly recommended that students have completed one year of high school algebra in order to be successful in this course. A course to acquaint the student with the basic ideas and language of statistics including such topics such as descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, basic experimental design, elementary probability, binomial and normal distributions, estimation and test 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.


A Bachelor of Business Administration degree is also available.