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General Business Option in Business Administration, Associate of Science

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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.  This program has a core business curriculum and allows students to select business electives appropriate for their transfer college program.

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.

Students enrolled in the Honors College should see their Honors College advisor for specific degree 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.

Curriculum – A.S. Degree

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credits 60

1 Students seeking transfer to Rutgers-Business School are strongly encouraged to take the additional 1-credit course: CSIT 125 Programming for Business Majors  .

2 Students intending to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree in a Business-related program of study may need to take: MATH 110 Statistics I  and MATH 111 Statistics II  ; or MATH 117H Statistics - Honors  .  Students should check with their intended transfer school for specific math requirements.

3 Mathematics by official placement.  Students are advised to take from the following courses:  MATH 111 Statistics II  , MATH 112 Precalculus I  , MATH 113 Precalculus II MATH 114H Precalculus - Honors  , MATH 151 Calculus I .  See transfer college requirements for math.

Any course from ACCT, BUSI, ECON, or MRKT.

5 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education  list.  Montclair requires Business majors to complete two semesters of a foreign language.  Students should check with their intended transfer school for specific requirements.

6 Students are advised to select from the following on-semester Science courses: BIOL 111 Principles of Biology  , BIOL 120 Human Biology  ,BIOL 150 Plants, Humans & the Environment  , CHEM 102 Introduction to Chemistry  , GEOL 157 Introduction to Geology  , PHYS 112 Concepts of Physics  , or PHYS 130 Astronomy    .

7 Any college-level course. 


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