General Management Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Business Administration (General Management Concentration)

Credits required 64/65

Dean William Berardi

Program Contact

Cecil Leonard, Department Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Goals Statement

Students enrolled in the Business Administration career program receive training in various organizational functions, critical thinking and problem-solving skills they need to compete in today’s global business environment. All the Business programs share common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

Program Information

The faculty have years of practical experience in national and global business that makes your education relevant to the workplace. This concentration assists students to prepare for a variety of careers.

Recommendations

Students should take BUS 111, ENG 101, RMN 118, and ACC 101 first to position themselves for the proper course sequence in their second year. Students should take any required developmental courses in their first semester, followed by BUS 111 and ENG 101.

Choose electives to pursue specific interests, such as purchasing or human resources.

After BCC

Graduates work as quality control specialists, shift supervisors, and assistant managers of retail stores.

The career program is designed for students who expect to work in the profession immediately after graduation.

BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs Web site at www.BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Ethical Dimensions, Multicultural Perspective

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ECN 111Principles of Economics — Macro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

PSY 101General Psychology

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:19
CSS 101: (or completion of Division 3 First-Year Experience Summer or Intersession orientation or documented First-Year Experience or equivalent)

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Elective - Science

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4
See General Education Competency Courses - Scientific Reasoning and Discovery for course listings

Core Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:21

Concentration Courses

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

MAN 290Managing an Enterprise

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Program Electives

ELECTIVE

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

ELECTIVE

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Choose from ACC, BNK, BUS, CED, MAN, MAR, RES, RMN

Choose one elective from the following

BUS 112Personal Financial Planning

3 credits

BUS 253Corporation Finance

3 credits

BUS 155Business Ethics

3 credits

BUS 260International Business

3 credits

MAN 251Human Resources Management

3 credits

And

MAN 152Purchasing

3 credits

Or

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

Elective - Science

3 -4 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

Program Elective

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

ECN 111Principles of Economics — Macro

3 credits

And

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Or

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

Program Elective

3 credits

Program elective

3 credits

Program Elective

3 credits

MAN 290Managing an Enterprise

3 credits

PSY 101General Psychology

3 credits

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