2013-2014 catalog 
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2013-2014 catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration Program, Accounting Option, A.A.

This program is for students planning to transfer to four-year colleges to earn Bachelor’s degrees with accounting or financial concentrations and to sit for the Certified Public Accountant examination, when eligible. Bachelors of Accounting may work in finance, banking and commerce or they may go into business for themselves. This option couples accounting and business management courses with the general education studies required to transfer to four-year colleges.

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:

  • Analyze economic events of a business entity
  • Communicate economic events in the form of a general purpose financial statement including:
    • income statement
    • retained earnings statement
    • balance sheet
    • cash flow statement
  • Demonstrate ethical/professional responsibility in the analysis and disclosure of an entity’s economic event


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

The following general education courses are recommended for students choosing this program.

Career Studies - 12 credits as follows:

 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.

(1) This course may not transfer to a four-year college. Students should consult with their counselor.

* Offered Fall Term only

** Offered Spring Term only

Program Code for registration: BAACC

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Suggested Sequence – Business Administration Program A.A. Degree Accounting Option

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.

Total Credits: 15-17

Total Credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total Credits: 16

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total Credits: 12-15

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 Accounting at Brookdale’s New Jersey Coastal Communiversity. For program details, transfer information, and preferred math sequence, 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

Degree Audit Information

Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into Webadvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.