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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration: Finance, AS (FINC-AS)

Location(s): Gateway, Housatonic, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Norwalk


CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.
 
Business Administration programs teach 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.

CT State Community College is accredited by the Associate Degree Board of Commissioners of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

This option provides the student with an understanding of the principles and concepts of finance within the general framework of basic general business knowledge. This program provides the preliminary knowledge required for transfer to a four-year institution and for an entry-level position in finance. Not all classes are fully transferable.

Business Administration 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.

Finance Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic theory and practice of business administration and finance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read, understand, and prepare standard types of business communications.
  • Demonstrate analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills applicable to business administration and finance.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use and interpretation of data and information as applied to the various applications in business administration and finance.

Program Requirements


Business Administration Program Core (24 credits)


Total Credits: 60-62