The Business Administration program prepares students for transfer into the junior year at four-year colleges or universities. In today’s competitive business environment, a Bachelor’s degree is often the minimum educational requirement when seeking a job. A four-year degree may also increase your potential for career advancement and is linked to higher lifetime earnings.
The International Business Option in Business Administration provides students with knowledge of the global economy, international trade issues, worldwide financial and business trends and marketing challenges in a global environment.
Students who complete the International Business Option have knowledge in international trade, foreign exchange, management styles and diverse corporate cultures; the International Monetary Fund, trade deficits and world market economies; and legal and technical aspects of business startups and continuance, import/export strategies; and possess communication skills for a multicultural environment.
Graduates will be able to:
• demonstrate a basic knowledge of accounting, economics, management, and marketing
• critically analyze and interpret information to solve problems and make business decisions
• apply quantitative methods as a basis to examine business situations
• recognize and evaluate ethical issues and situations
• determine the effects of behavioral factors on business outcomes
• demonstrate effective business communication
This degree is offered through the Business and Public Service Department.
It is recommended that students check with their intended transfer school for specific program requirements.
Raritan Valley Community College Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) degree programs are designed to comply with the New Jersey Community Colleges General Education Foundation which supports transfer of courses to NJ Public four-year colleges and universities. Students who intend to transfer to a NJ college or university can further improve the transfer of courses by using the Recommended Transfer Program (RTP) feature in NJTransfer.org.
NOTE: Students considering transfer to Rutgers University should choose a Global & Cultural Awareness (GCA) General Education course not replicated elsewhere in their curriculum. Students who have already fulfilled the GCA requirement for their Associates of Arts (AA) degree should select an additional Social Sciences or Humanities General Education course.