Business Administration

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:


  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • COM 100 Human Communication OR COM 110 Public Speaking OR COM 115 Interpersonal Communication

Social Science

  • ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics Electives
  • ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics Electives

Mathematics and/or Science

  • 3 credit hours Mathematics Electives*
  • 3 credit hours Mathematics Electives and/or Science Electives*


  • ACC 101 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 102 Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 120 Introduction to Business OR BUS 124 Organizational Behavior**
  • BUS 123 Business Communications
  • BUS 222 Marketing
  • BUS 227 Business Law
  • 12 credit hours of Business Electives***

Computer Science

  • 3 credit hours of Computer Science (CSC) Electives

Health/Physical Education

  • 2 credit hours of Health/Physical Education (HPE) Electives


  • 6 credit hours of general electives


* Recommended Mathematics Electives: MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I and MAT 122 Introductory Statistics II.

** Upon recommendation of academic advisor.

*** Business Electives include courses with the following prefixes: ACC, BUS, CSC, and HOS. Courses coded as PLG may be used with permission of the Department Chair.

Subject Areas for Transfer Opportunities: By appropriate course selection in consultation with a faculty advisor, students pursuing the A.A.S. Business Administration degree may prepare for transfer to upper-division study in the subject areas listed: Business Administration, Management, and Marketing.

SUNY General Education Electives

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