Program Code: BBDegree: Associate in Science This program may be completed at the QCC Worcester campus and the Southbridge location. This program may be completed face-to-face. This program may be completed 100% online. Program Contact Email: BusinessAdmin@qcc.mass.eduAdditional InformationGoalsProgram Goals: The Business Administration Career Program prepares students to successfully enter the workforce upon graduation. The program provides a skills-based curriculum that equips graduates with the knowledge and background needed for a rewarding career in business and industry.Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the program graduates will be able to: Demonstrate an understanding of the practice of business, including management, marketing and accounting, and the application of this knowledge in a business setting. Think, speak and write critically; articulate and explain a variety of business concepts and apply these concepts to solve common business problems. Communicate clearly and effectively; create a portfolio of business communications using a variety of software applications. Demonstrate computer literacy and conduct research using a variety of sources. Understand the key actions taken to effectively and efficiently utilize company resources to achieve goals. Develop a global/multicultural perspective when analyzing and planning in business. Demonstrate knowledge of business ethics and how businesses integrate social responsibility into their ongoing operations. ClassesCurriculum: Course Title Course # Semester Offered Credits Prerequisites Semester 1 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications or CIS 111 F/S/SU 3 Advanced Microcomputer Applications CIS 112 CIS 111 Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 215 F/S/SU 3 Coreq: ENG 101 Composition I ENG 101 F/S/SU 3 ENG 091 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 096 with a grade of "C" or higher; or approp place score Introduction to Business MGT 101 F/S/SU 3 ENG 091 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 096 with a grade of "C" or higher; or approp place score Mathematics Elective* --- F/S/SU 3 Semester 2 Financial Accounting I ACC 101 F/S/SU 3 ENG 091 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 096 with a grade of "C" or higher; or approp place score, MAT 090 with a "C" or higher on the MAT 090 departmental final exam or approp place score Business Law I or BSL 101 F/S/SU 3 E-Business Law & Ethics BSL 103 F/S Coreq: CIS 111 Composition II ENG 102 F/S/SU 3 ENG 101 Speech Communication Skills SPH 101 F/S/SU 3 ENG 091 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 096 with a grade of "C" or higher; or approp place score Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Semester 3 Financial Accounting II ACC 102 F/S/SU 3 ACC 101 Integrated Communications for Business BUS 201 F/S/SU 3 ENG 091 with a grade of "C" or higher, ENG 096 with a grade of "C" or higher; or approp place score, CIS 111 Business Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Humanities Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Social Science Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Semester 4 Business Administration Capstone BUS 250 F/S/SU 3 Over 42 credits completed in the Business Administration degree program Business Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Humanities Elective --- F/S/SU 3 Science Elective or Lab Science Elective --- F/S/SU 3-4 Total Credits Required: 60-61 Program Notes: Students should discuss their choice of Electives with their Academic Advisors to ensure that they are taking the most suitable courses to meet their goals. *Students pursuing Business Administration Career (A.S.) are encouraged to take either MAT 103 or MAT 122. Elective Information Cost & RequirementsAdmissions Requirements: Students should note that some required courses carry minimum prerequisites. Refer to the program grid. High School Diploma or GED/High School Equivalency. Admissions Process: Admissions inquiries should be directed to admissions [at] qcc.mass.edu. Prospective students may apply to the program of their choice by following the enrollment steps at www.qcc.edu/admissions/enrollment-steps.Technical Performance Standards: See the Technical Performance Standards page. (Note: Not all programs have technical performance standards).Credit for Prior Learning: Students enrolled in this program may be able to earn academic credit for prior learning. Please contact the Student Employment and Transfer Center (Room 272A) at careerservices [at] qcc.mass.edu or 508.854.4439.CORI, SORI, Finger Printing & Drug Testing: Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks are not required. Finger printing and drug testing are not required.Additional Cost: See the Program Fees page. (Note: Not all programs have program fees). CareerCareer Outlook: Please consult the Massachusetts Career Information System at https://masscis.intocareers.org/ or the Occupational Outlook Handbook at www.bls.gov/ooh/ for specific occupational information. The CIP code for this program is 52.0101.Transfer Articulations & Opportunities: Prospective students may learn more about transfer articulation agreements at www.qcc.mass.edu/transfer/ArticPathways.html. More information regarding transfer opportunities is available at www.qcc.mass.edu/transfer. Faculty & Staff Jean McLean Jean McLeanThe QCC Business programs offer an affordable, accessible, high quality education that prepares our students to be tomorrow’s business leaders. Our students will become critical thinkers who communicate effectively, behave ethically and bring a global perspective to the colleges or careers they enter upon graduation. Education BS in Hotel Restaurant Management, Northeastern University, MBA, Anna Maria College Experience: Business Owner, Hardwick General Store (and catering company) 1985-2004 Food Service Management, Northeastern University Flo Lucci Flo LucciMy vision includes building a better understanding across the school as far as how our programs can help to support not only private industry but also non-profit and social entrepreneurship ventures. My dream would be for all business study students to do a short term study-abroad experience. Education B.S., Lesley University; M.P.A.., Clark University; M.B.A., Fitchburg State University; D.B.A., Argosy University Experience: 12 years of private sector work as well as DOL programming Jane Joyce Jane JoyceMy mission is to continue to provide high quality affordable education for all students, from certificates to transfer. Education BS in Management Worcester State College Worcester, MA, MBA-Accounting- Assumption College Worcester, MA Experience: Senior Accountant- Quinsigamond Community College Maryann Kania Maryann KaniaMy mission is to help students explore, develop, and achieve their dreams of earning certificates, degrees and discover what their passion is for future careers and employment. Education B.S., Nichols College; M.B.A., Nichols College Experience: Adjunct Professor of Business and Humanities 1/2009-date Unum-disability insurance October 2002 - January 2012 Consultant 2010-present Carol A. Murphy Carol A. MurphyMy mission is to help students improve the skills necessary for gainful employment and to prepare students for transfer into 4 year colleges to receive a business degree. Education B.A., Assumption College; M.B.A., Nichols College. Experience: Owned and operated Accounting Software Training in Worcester for ten years with a bookkeeping staff of four. Trained business owners and their bookkeepers on QuickBooks accounting practices; furnished month to month bookkeeping needs.