Associate of Science in Business Administration

General

Program Description

In Ancilla College’s Business Administration program you will gain powerful business skills and a foundation to build better business practices. Your degree will provide you with hands-on experiences and knowledge related to accounting, economics, management, business law, and marketing.

Your degree will do more than hang on a wall—it will show you've learned to solve problems, plan for success, think critically, lead a team, and adapt to changing environments. Students with concentrations in Business are prepared to contribute in either not-for-profit or profit-oriented organizations as either entrepreneurs, managers or skilled professionals.

Every company, no matter how small or large, needs educated people with leadership ability and an understanding of finance, marketing, and production.

Why get a business administration degree?

Knowing how businesses operate in today’s economy has never been more important. If you’re interested in becoming an accountant, starting your own business, gaining the knowledge necessary to join a new employer, or earning a promotion, an Ancilla Business Administration degree is a great first step that can help prepare you for life’s changing events.

Suggested Schedule of Classes

Usual first semester courses

  • Freshman Seminar – Humanities 101
  • Writing I
  • Computer Literacy
  • General Psychology
  • College Algebra

Usual second semester courses

  • Business Law
  • Public Speaking
  • Religion, Philosophy or Ethics course
  • Writing II
  • Business Elective Course

Usual third semester courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • A Science Elective
  • A Literature Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy Course

Usual fourth semester courses

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • A Second Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy Course
  • A History or Political Science Course
  • A Second Science Course

What are my career options with this program?

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Construction Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Management
  • Labor Relations
  • Management
  • Tax Preparation
  • Restaurant Management
  • Marketing
Last updated Mar 2018

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About the School

Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. The College’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic but its climate is ecumenical- ope ... Read More

Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. The College’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic but its climate is ecumenical- open to any person seeking an education and opportunity. Ancilla serves a diverse population with small classes, comprehensive tutoring and personal learning support, and personal interaction. Ancilla College offers over two dozen different degree programs that transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, build lifelong learning skills, launch successful careers and pursue values-centered lives. Read less