Business Administration

Jamestown Community College

Program Description

Business Administration

Jamestown Community College

The A.A.S. degree program in business administration offers students the opportunity to obtain a broad business foundation and the knowledge, skills, and values necessary for a variety of entry level positions in business. This career program is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to function in a professional, competent manner in business organizations. Students will take courses in accounting, management, law, computer applications, and courses that are related to business. Decision-making skills are stressed throughout the program as well as consensus-building skills that support working in team situations.

General Requirements


  • ENG 1530: English Composition II
  • English Electives (college level)

Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences Electives


  • Mathematics Electives (college level)
  • Mathematics and Sciences Electives

Core Courses

  • BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • BUS 2530: Business Law I or BUS 2540: Business Law II
  • BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior
  • CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I

Core Electives

3 credits must be numbered 2500 or higher.

  • BUS 1430: Entrepreneurship I
  • BUS 1500: Introduction to Business
  • BUS 1610: Personal Finance
  • BUS 1650: Global Business
  • HUM 1650: Leadership Development
  • BUS 2010: Business Internship
  • BUS 2510: Corporate Finance
  • BUS 2550: Marketing
  • BUS 2570: Principles of Management
  • BUS 2630: Human Resource Management
  • CMM 1610: Public Speaking
  • ECO 1530: Contemporary Economic Problems

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Acquire and demonstrate knowledge of business concepts.
  2. Identify business problems and make appropriate recommendations using business applications.
  3. Compile, report, and interpret accounting information.
  4. Demonstrate the use of computer resources to acquire, manage, and present information.
  5. Explain, describe, and evaluate basics of the American legal system in general and to business law in particular.
  6. Perform calculations to analyze the importance of and impact of the time value of money.
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of human behavior in organizations as it relates to topics such as productivity, tardiness, absenteeism, organizational citizenship behavior, turnover, and attitudes such as job satisfaction and job involvement.
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Last updated February 22, 2016
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