AS degree in Business Administration at Community Christian College

  • Bus 101 - *Intro to Business - 4.5
  • Acct 201 - *Financial Accounting Principles- 6.0
  • Acct 210 - *Managerial Accounting & Decision Making - 6.0 
  • Bus 110 -  *Business Economics - 4.5
  • Bus 120 - *Business Law & Ethics -4.5
  • Bus 125 - *Business Communication - 4.5
  • CIS 101 - *Intro to Computer Info Systems - 4.5
  • Math 201 -  *Statistics - 4.5

Total 39.0

Business Elective Courses (Select at least one of the following)

  • #Bus 299 Essentials of Management 4.5
  • #Bus 298 Teams and the Work Process  4.5
  • #Bus 105 Personal Financial Management 4.5
  • Bus 140 Marketing Principles (Future Course) 4.5
  • Bus 160 Global Strategies -International Business- (Future Course) 4.5
  • Bus 170 Human Resources Management (Future Course) 4.5
  • Bus 180 Entrepreneurship (Future Course) 4.5
  • Bus 190 Business as a Mission -Business & Ministry (Future Course)  4.5

*= Core Courses

#= Courses already offered by CCC in the past

AS Degree in Business Administration -Description: Your business starts here.

This program prepares individuals to understand and apply business principles in diverse career settings and to gain a perspective on how contemporary business operates. Students will grasp an understanding of the buying, selling and productions of good and services; general management, leadership and motivation strategies, basic and managerial economic, accounting, communication, and biblical principles of Business. Students will be given the knowledge and skill necessary to understand the biblical, and changing global and domestic business environment and prepare students for success in their professional careers.  Students will be given the tools needed to have a competitive advantage in today’s business environment and the motivation pursue their dream of being a business owner. CCC offers an Associates in Business Administration for transfer or as an AS degree. This program will lay a solid academic foundation for those who desire to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in any field of Business from a 4year university, at only a fraction of the cost.

Objectives: Upon completion of this program of study, students will be able to:

  1. Present and discuss the fundamental, biblical and contemporary business theories, concepts and practices. 
  2. Evaluate the economic, legal and ethical issues impacting businesses today and the implications they have on decision making.
  3. Explain, evaluate and apply basic accounting, economic and marketing principles.
  4. Address and evaluate the complex social, managerial and leadership issues in business todays using effective oral and written communication.
  5. Identify, analyze and solve business problems using critical evaluation skills
  6. The motivation to pursue a business career or entrepreneurship. 
  7. Develop critical thinking skills required for a transfer in business administration, international business, accounting, economics, management, human resources or entrepreneurship.

CORE COURSES

1.     *BUS 101 Intro to Business (4.5)

An overview of the scope, function organization and challenges of contemporary business; The fundamentals, concepts, principles and current practices in the major areas of business activity, (Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, Logistics, Manufacturing, etc.) with an integrated Biblical and global perspective.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO’s)

Students will learn to Identify, define and explain the major functions of business organizations, and how it operates in our society, including; diverse and global environments, business ownership, management and leadership, financial resources, human resources and marketing. To Analyze and evaluate business principles, challenges, and opportunities as related to specialized areas which may include: Global market; Competition; Technology; Marketing; Management; and Entrepreneurship. To describe and critique introductory business characteristics, theories and concepts. And to discover greater social and spiritual purposes for business beyond only profitability.

 

2.     *BUS 120 Business Law & Ethics (4.5)

An introduction to statutory and common law developments impacting commercial transactions. This course focuses on the organization and operation of the American legal system, legal rules and ethical constraints that impact business, and the practical application of these rules and constraints to real-world situations. Emphasis is placed on analytical problem solving and ethical decision making. The social and practical basis of the law. Covers the legal and ethical environment of business, contracts, agency employment and sales

Prerequisite for this course: Completion of or Concurrent enrolment in BUS 101

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO’s)

Students will gain an enhanced understanding of legal rules and ethical constraints; Improve analytical problem solving and ethical decision-making skills. They will learn to Analyze and explain the nature and various sources of law, legal issues, and legal theories and their interaction in day-to-day business operations; analyze torts, criminal, contract law principles, the Uniform Commercial Code and crimes as they relate to business and their application within the legal system. To Interpret and apply ethical business standards of the legal profession and processes for recognizing and addressing ethical dilemmas as they relate to business decisions and transactions. And to develop a bible-based business ethic and a greater understanding of the relationship between biblical principles or morality and business law.

3.     *BUS 125 Business Communications (4.5)

Applies the principles of ethical and effective communication to the creation of letters, memos, emails, and written and oral reports for a variety of business situations. The course emphasizes planning, organizing, composing and revising business documents using word processing software for written documents and presentation graphics software to create and deliver professional-level oral reports. Course is designed for students who have college-level writing skills.

Prerequisite for this course: Completion of English 101

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO’s)

Students will learn to explain the elements of the communication process and the proper delivery formats. They will identify the strengths of each modality; solve business communication problems through planning, problem solving, organizing, writing, editing, and listening. They will apply sensitivity to audience needs and desire, including cross-cultural and international situations; plan, organize, write, edit and revise letters, memos, emails, and reports for conciseness and clarity suitable for a variety of business situations. They will plan and deliver individual or team oral presentations for business meetings, and understand the uses of social media and related Internet writing contexts. They will demonstrate how social etiquette is applicable to a business environment, and be able to discern and appreciate the differences between primary and secondary sources, analyze how word selection and usage affects communication, and be able to Identify a basic logical fallacy in an oral or written context. They will gain and understanding of the importance of original work, and demonstrate the role of proper citations and references, and the ability to avoid plagiarism of either a deliberate or inadvertent nature.

4.     *ACCT 201 Financial Accounting Principles (4.5)

Fundamentals of recording, analyzing, and communicating financial information including income determination, assets and liability relationships and preparation of financial statements. An introduction to accounting principles and practice, as a manual and/or computerized information system that provides and interprets economic data for economic units within a global society. Includes recording, analyzing, and summarizing procedures used in preparing financial statements.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will be able to recognize, define, and analyze financial statements, to identify and apply the role of ethics in accounting. And demonstrate obtained knowledge of the accounting cycle and financial statements through analysis, preparation, and interpretation of accounting data.

 

5.     *ACCT 210 Managerial Accounting & Decision Making (4.5)

Conceptual and technical analysis of accounting information used by managers as they carry out their planning, controlling, and decision-making responsibilities. The emphasis is on interpretation and uses of financial data for decision-making including cost analysis, budgeting, and control. Includes study of the statement of cash flows and long-term debt, coverage of just-in-time systems, activity-based costing and the impact of automation on capital budgeting decisions. 

Prerequisites: Completion of ACCT 201

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will Identify and interpret relevant accounting data used internally by managers in directing the affairs of business and non-business organizations. They will apply analytical managerial skills to a wide variety of organizational problems encountered in today’s business environment, review and evaluate the new managerial accounting concepts that are reshaping traditional costing systems and procedures. They will utilize the computer (primarily spreadsheet applications) in the analysis of more complex cost planning and control situation and to resolve ethical business and accounting problems that require an understanding of biblical principles.

6.     *BUS 110 Business Economics (4.5)

An Introductory study to both macro and micro-economics. Applies economic theory and methodology to business problems. Focusing on decision making by individual firms and consumers, allocation of scares resources, supply and demand basics, and optimal output determination. Coverage of the national and global economy, the impact of economic aggregates and government action. The goal of this course is to develop the skills necessary to make optimal managerial decisions given different situations, environments, and information sets by applying economic theory.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

This class will Introduce the student to the fundamentals of micro and macro-economic theory and practice as they are applied to business in a managerial context. It will provide the student with the basic analytical skills, insights and managerial decision-making tools required for sound business decisions, And explain the forces that shape the external environment of the firm such as aggregate demand, economic cycles, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates, and the role that demand management policies play in the economy and their impact on the firm's operations.

7.     *MATH 201 Statistics (4.5)

An introduction to statistical reasoning and application of primary statistical techniques used in solving managerial problems. Covers both descriptive and inferential statistics, frequency distributions, probability distributions, sampling distributions, and estimation. Students will learn how to summarize, analyze and interpret real-world data in a manner that will assist them in making business decisions. Students will also learn to think critically about how statistics is used by others and how it impacts their day to day lives and careers. The class is designed in such a way that students can approach this course without the anxiety often associated with statistics.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will demonstrate essential familiarity with the measurement of data and the vocabulary of probability and statistics, such as: frequency distribution, elementary probability theory including discrete and continuous probability distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing, and regression analysis. They will be able to apply the gained knowledge to the solution of practical problems in the business and economics areas through evaluation and selection of appropriate statistical techniques, and calculate and interpret measures of statistical inference and apply these measures to decision-making in a management context.

8.     *CIS 101 Intro to Computer Information Systems (4.5)

Introduction to information technology concepts and skills. Survey of current computer hardware and software, their use in business organizations, and attending ethical issues. An introduction to popular software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation graphics). A focus on information systems, database management systems, networking, e-commerce and cyber security. 1/3 of the instruction is in a computer lab environment.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will be able to identify the fundamental computer concepts and terminology used for input, processing, output, and storage of information systems. They will be able to describe existing and emerging technologies and their impact on organizations and society. Solve common business problems using appropriate Information Technology applications and systems, such as word processors, spreadsheets, databases, presentation graphics, and the Internet. They demonstrate an understanding of the development and use of information systems in business, demonstrate the principles of internet research, and gain an understanding of the principles of computer security, ethics and privacy

 

ELECTIVE COURSES

9.     BUS 299 Essentials of Management (4.5) [Existing CCC class]

A study of the five parts of managing organizations—planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling/evaluating—with the study of principles for application to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations and applications in organizations with references to Scripture. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of the principles of management and supervision, evaluate the various ways that organizations plan and implement missions, understand the idea of organizational culture, and consider how the principles and practices of the Bible inform managers and management.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of what the field of management and supervision includes and how principles can guide the actions of managers and supervisors. They will understand how Christian faith is integrated into the practice of effective management through knowledge and application of the Bible to managing activities, the need for planning organizations and how each manager or supervisor can implement planning, and the various ways in which organizations can be structured to implement their mission statement. They will gain an understanding of the alternatives of staffing in organizations and how relationships with individuals are essential to organizational success; To appreciate the need for leadership at all levels in organizations and how each manager or supervisor has a leadership opportunity; understand the need for control and evaluation in organizations to insure the mission is implemented and how organizational culture is created and how it affects the functions of organizations. They will also be exposed to the global nature of organizations and the implications for management.           

 

10.  BUS 298 Teams and the Work Process (4.5) [Existing CCC class]

The organization of work in the implementation of the strategic plan with work analyzed for how human efforts in teams and other small groups of various compositions and other structures can effectively bring that work to a quality level of completion as defined by the end-user.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will learn to explain the nature of work and the ways in which it can be organized and completed. They will learn to describe the bureaucratic model, how it evolved and its usefulness; articulate the relationship between strategic planning and how human efforts in teams of various compositions can effectively implement strategies for the completion of prioritized goals in a strategic plan. They will recount the dynamic relationship between work by teams and the pursuit of quality, describe the psychological dynamics of people working in teams and how it affects other aspects of human life, and state the impacts upon organizations when work is done by teams. They will explain the relationship between reengineering and work done by teams by being and to describe the comparison between work teams and the use of small groups in not-for-profit organizations, and summarize the basics of small group communication, explain the role of leadership in teams and other small groups and demonstrate how to effectively participate in teams and other small groups. They will be able to describe the role and performance of verbal and non-verbal communication in groups, express how to deal with conflict, cohesion and decision making in teams and other small groups, and explain how to build trust and cooperation in teams and groups.                 

11.  BUS 105 Personal Financial Management (4.5) [Existing CCC class]

This course teaches the fundamentals of personal finance and management and reaching personal financial goals.  Topics include establishing financial objectives, budgeting and saving, investing, insurance, taxes, and retirement planning.

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students will examine the issues of personal financial basics and planning – debt, borrowing, saving, budgeting, etc. they will utilize the tools for personal financial evaluation, and answer commonly asked and often misunderstood questions about personal finances, as well as, Identify and explain our personal duties from a biblical worldview on money and stewardship as they relate to personal finance.