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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Supply Chain Management Option in Business Administration, Associate of Science

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 Supply Chain Management Option in Business Administration provides students with basic knowledge of supply chain management, such as distribution strategies, planning, and procurement, while also working on communication skills. This Option provides a core group of supply chain courses as well as a foundation in management, accounting and computer science that facilitates transfer to four-year colleges.

Graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic knowledge of accounting, economics, management, and supply chain
  • critically analyze and interpret information to solve problems and make business decisions
  • apply quantitative methods and forecasting models as a basis to examine business situations
  • recognize and evaluate increasing demands of sustainability and corporate responsibility
  • 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


Curriculum - A.S. Degree

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credits 63-64

1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education   list.
2 Mathematics by official placement test.  Students may not take courses below placement level.  MATH 101 Number Systems  , and MATH 103C Quantitative Reasoning  may NOT be used to satisfy the math.  See transfer college requirements for math.  Students transferring into the Business program at Rutgers need MATH 151 Calculus I  and MATH 110 Statistics I  and MATH 111 Statistics II  . Students transferring into the Business program at TCNJ need MATH 113 Precalculus II  , MATH 114H Precalculus - Honors   or MATH 151 Calculus I  .  See course descriptions for prerequisites.

3 CISY 125 Programming for Business Majors   is an additional 1 credit corequisite course required for Business majors at Rutgers.

4 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.