The Associate of Science degree program in Business Administration is designed to offer the student broad exposure to the responsibilities and requirements of managing a business. The student will have an opportunity to gain an understanding of management concepts that are needed for an entry-level management career. Students are exposed to the principles of accounting, finance, management, economics, and consumer behavior. The program provides a strong academic foundation to seek entry into the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program upon graduation.
The Associate of Science in Business Administration degree program with a specialization in Hospitality Management is designed to prepare students for entry-level management employment within the hospitality industry. The focus of the program is to develop a specific understanding of the industry, while developing critical skills specifically oriented towards hospitality. Students will have the opportunity to learn about operations and management skills that can prepare them for entry level management positions in hotels, restaurants, timeshare operations, clubs, contract management, catering, extended living properties, beverage management, amusement management, gaming operations, and cruise-line management.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Students may demonstrate an awareness of how culture, society, ethics, law, politics, technology, and economic principles impact the actions and decisions of business professionals.
- Students may demonstrate a general knowledge of the principles of accounting, finance, management, economics, law, and marketing.
- Students may demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, their understanding of and solutions for common business problems.
- Students may demonstrate proficient use of information technology in a business environment.
- Students may demonstrate effective teamwork skills in a business environment.
- Students may demonstrate an ability to apply quantitative analysis and critical thinking skills to analyze business problems.