The Associate of Business Administration gives you the practical tools and understanding to make your mark on the business aspects of your community. You will learn the foundations of:
To earn this degree, you will complete General Education courses plus 24 credit hours specific to your Associate of Science in Business Administration degree:
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.
Prerequisite: DAY-ACCT 209, MGMT 170. CCPS- ACCT 209, GSTU 210.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An introduction to the study of the design and application of management information systems in business.
Careers in management occupations are projected to grow 6.9% by the year 2028 nationally. The median annual wage is $104,240. The median wage for management occupations in Missouri specifically is $92,710.
Career paths often require additional training, industry-specific testing, or licensing. You can earn your Bachelor of Business Administration to increase your professional opportunities. An Associate of Business Administration degree gives you the solid foundation to pursue jobs in fields like: