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2019-2020 Online Catalog 
2019-2020 Online Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business, A.A.

Program Description

The Associate in Arts Degree in Business prepares students for a career in business or for advanced study at a four-year institution. The College has many articulation agreements with four-year colleges designed to facilitate transfer to these institutions. For further information, please see the Transfer Advisor. The degree requirements consist of general education requirements and electives in preparation for a major area of study.

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in written, verbal, and electronic formats;
  • Describe the practice and principles of a mixed economy based market business;
  • Develop and maintain an accounting system and analyze statistical data;
  • Utilize technology as it applies to business practices and research;
  • Enumerate the principles governing ethical behavior in business.

After Union County College

This is a transfer program. Students in this program complete the first two years of their baccalaureate program with a solid background in accounting, management and marketing. Graduates transfer to senior colleges and universities and can take advantage of articulation agreements negotiated with senior receiving institutions.

Recommended Sequence

First Year

Semester Total: 16

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 16

Second Year

Fall Semester

Semester Total: 13

Spring Semester

Semester Total: 15

Total Program Credits: 60

*Check with the requirements of transfer institution.

NOTE:  Students are encouraged to contact the specific transfer institution when choosing general education electives.

Milestone Courses

The milestones (in bold) identify critical courses for timely progress and the semester in which the course should be completed for on-time graduation.  Milestone course grades < 2.0 should be discussed with an advisor.

Career and Transfer Information