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

Business Administration Certificate (BSAD-CC)

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

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.

This six-course, 18-credit certificate program is designed to give students basic business skills and to be able to function adequately at a rudimentary level in a workplace environment immediately upon completion. All courses in a certificate program apply towards an associate degree. In addition, this certificate is also applicable for people who have a 4-year degree in a discipline other than business and need some of the core business courses required by most university M.B.A. programs.

Learning Outcomes:

  • 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 a solution using appropriate technology, and effectively communicate results to stakeholders.

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

Required Courses

Total Credits: 18