2013-2014 catalog 
    Nov 17, 2018  
2013-2014 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration Program, A.A.

This program is for students wishing to transfer to four-year colleges which offer Bachelor’s degrees in business or business education. It contains a broad range of business-related courses plus the general education studies required for transfer to most four-year schools. Upon graduation from this program, and subsequent completion of a four-year degree, students will be prepared to begin careers in financial management, marketing, personnel management, sales, operations management, government, and other business-related activities with opportunities for promotion to management positions. Students who wish to become business education teachers upon completion of a four-year degree should also begin in this program.

NOTE: Four-year colleges accredited by the American Collegiate Schools of Business may require demonstration of proficiency for selected 200-level courses.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Apply business facts, terminology and concepts
  • Research, analyze and present business situations
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in basic algebra and quantitative reasoning


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

The following general education course is recommended for students choosing this program:

Career Studies - 3 credits as follows:

 A grade of “C” or higher is required in career studies courses.

Career Studies - 9 credits from among the following:

 A grade of “C” or higher is required in career studies courses.

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in career studies courses in order to complete this program.

** Offered Spring Term only

Students should check with their counselor on the following:

  • Some career courses may not automatically transfer to a four-year college
  • Student could complete either BUSI 165 or COMP 129, but should not complete both
  • ECON 106 may be used for either general education social science credits or for career studies, but not both

Program Code for registration: BAADM [Online Degree program: BAADMOL]

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Suggested Sequence - Business Administration Program A.A. Degree

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Basic Skills requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See your counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 15

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 13-17

Sequence Notes:

(1) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education  requirement for another knowledge area.

(2) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

Bachelor's Degree Through Brookdale

This is a preferred Associate degree for students planning to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Management, Business Administration, Marketing or Labor Studies at Brookdale’s New Jersey Coastal Communiversity. For program details, transfer information, and preferred career studies courses, students should talk to their Student Development Specialist. For information on Dual Admissions see Transfer Opportunities  or call 732-224-2570.

Transfer Information

For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at http://transfer.brookdalecc.edu

Available Online

This program may be completed online. For more information call 732-224-2089.

Freehold Branch Campus

This degree program may also be completed at Brookdale’s Western Monmouth Branch Campus in Freehold. For more information, please call 732-625-7002.

Degree Audit Information

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