May 29, 2024  
2024-25 Curriculum Guide 
    
2024-25 Curriculum Guide

Business Administration, AS (BSAD-AS)

Location(s): Asnuntuck, Capital, Gateway, Housatonic, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis


This 2024-25 Curriculum Guide is intended as a reference for Fall 2024 registration. The complete 2024-25 Academic Catalog will be finalized on July 1, 2024.


Provides skills in accounting, ethics, finance, law, management, management information systems, and marketing which are needed to succeed in businesses from sole proprietorships through global corporations. This degree will prepare students to enter a variety of positions in business, start their own venture or continue to a bachelor’s degree program.

This program is accredited by the Associate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). T

Degree concentration areas are oriented towards career options for graduates and business electives may not transfer.

This is a parent degree that offers additional concentrations in the following areas:

Students may earn only one of these associate degrees but additional credits certificates may be earned.

Learning Outcomes:

In addition to the General Education learning outcomes, upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Describe and appraise the economic, political, regulatory, legal, technological, ethical and social contexts of organizations in a global society
  • Define and evaluate principles, techniques and major functions of management and business organizations.
  • Understand the U.S. legal system and be able to apply the principles to the legal environment in which organizations conduct business.
  • Understand, apply and evaluate marketing fundamentals to make tactical decisions to execute business strategy.
  • Develop and interpret financial statements using accounting and finance principles to make evidence- based decisions.
  • Apply quantitative and technical skills to analyze problems, formulate and develop solutions using appropriate technology, and effectively communicate results to stakeholders.

Business Administration Program Core (24 credits)


Business Elective Courses (15 credits)


Choose 5 electives from the list below.

Total Credits: 60-61