Prepare yourself for a career in the business world with a competitive advantage and a degree from Garrett College. Our courses incorporate the latest technologies to prepare students for the competitive workforce.
Why Choose Business Administration?
A degree in Business Administration prepares graduates to enter a highly competitive field with knowledge and skills to build a strong career in a broad range of fields. Garrett's Business Administration program includes communications and technology instruction to give graduates a competitive career advantage.
In addition to building a quality business curriculum, our business administration program focuses on preparing graduates to work independently, assume responsibility, succeed as a team member, and develop critical thinking skills. Students are expected to acquire basic competence in the area of business and management and consider the responsibilities of business management in society.
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Business Administration Degrees Awarded
Garrett College awards an Associate in Arts (A.A.) to graduates of the Business Administration program.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply principles of accounting to business situations.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. legal system as it applies to business and the legal environment of business.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to evaluate different leadership styles and anticipate the consequences resulting from the use of each of these styles.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply economic analysis techniques to everyday problems in real-world situations, to understand the impact of current events and to evaluate specific policy proposals.
- Students will demonstrate the ability to apply the concepts of segmentation, targeting, and positioning in developing a marketing plan.
Garrett's Business Administration program gives graduates a competitive edge whether starting a career in business, enhancing an existing career, or pursing further educational goals.
Garrett's Business Administration program prepares you for a career in any of the following career fields:
- Investment and Investment Management
- Public Relations
Business Administration A.A. Degree
Total Credit Hours Required 60
Institutional Requirement (1)
- FYE101 First Year Experience 1
GER Required Credits (32 credits)
Comp I—Expos Writing
Min. C grade required
Arts and Humanities
Intro to Communication
- GER Literature Course 3
- GER Humanities Course 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
- PSY101 General Psychology 3
- GER Soc & Beh Sciences Course (not PSY) 3
- TWO (2) GER Lab Sciences Courses 8
College Algebra or
MAT210 Introductory Statistics 3
- CIS105 Intro to Computers 3
Core Courses* (27 credits)
Min. C grade required in all Core Courses
- ACC210 Financial Accounting 3*
- ACC213 Managerial Accounting 3*
- BUS101 Intro to Business 3*
- BUS170 Intro to Management 3*
- BUS201 Principles of Marketing 3*
- BUS203 Business Law 3*
- ECN201 Economics I (Macro) 3*
- ECN202 Economics II (Macro) 3*
- Any BUS, CIS or MAT Course 3*
*Minimum C grade required.