This program is designed for students who intend to seek immediate employment in a business environment and for those presently employed in a business environment who want to enhance their business skills. The program provides all students with a thorough foundation of fundamental business principles and practices. Through flexibility in this program of study, students have the opportunity to transfer to the university system to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Students exiting the program also are able to utilize general education skills that are necessary for success in the modern world of work. By choosing this program of study, students ensure that their education will prepare them for immediate employment and the opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree.
Program Learning Outcomes
Using appropriate software prepare, manage and use business and financial information about business organizations to support decision making.
Develop and demonstrate understanding and application of effective business communication; human resource; employability and strategic and organizational skills appropriate to business environments and social engagement.
Identify, classify and demonstrate management activities appropriate to business environments that support and accommodate significant legal and ethical issues affecting sustainability and demonstrate their application in real world application.
This A.S. program leads to a B.S. in Business Administration and Management at eight of the 12 universities in the State University System of Florida. At UCF and USF, it leads to a B.S. in General Business.
A related certificate also is offered. See certificate listing.
Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.