Business Administration, AS

Room: B-Building, B-237

Phone: (718) 482-5600


This major will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in business, management, marketing, or finance. You will be prepared to work for yourself if you want to be an entrepreneur or for a small business or major corporation.

Business Administration A.S. Online Degree Program
The Business and Technology Department offers a fully online degree program in Business Administration. The academic requirements for this program are identical to those for the traditional A.S. in Business Administration. Courses are offered in both a synchronous and asynchronous online format.

Are You Interested In...

  • Learning about business, management, marketing, or finance?
  • Coordinating and leading peers in different activities?
  • Playing strategic games and puzzles?
  • Connecting with people?
  • Learning about different cultures?

Skills You Will Learn

  • Analyzing financial statements and reports
  • Business and management analysis
  • Leading diverse and dynamic teams to achieve common goals
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Recruiting
  • Project Management
  • Marketing

What makes this major unique?

Business degrees are the foundation for all industries.  Even creative jobs require business acumen.  Where Accounting focuses more on financial data creation, Business Administration uses data to make strategic and day-to-day decisions.

Career Possibilities

Business skills are needed in a variety of industries and settings, both in the public and private sector.

  • Chief Executive – Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer
  • Investment Manager
  • Client Relations
  • Hedge Fund/Asset Manager
  • Sales Manager

Transfer Possibilities

Degree Requirements

A. REQUIRED CORE: 12 credits
English: 6 credits

  • ENG101 English Composition I (3)
  • (ENA101 depending on placement scores)
  • ENG102 Writing through Literature (3)

Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning: 3 credits
Select one course from the following: 3

  • MAT107 Mathematics and the Modern World
  • MAT123 Modern Problem Solving (or Depending on Placement Scores)
  • MAT115 College Algebra and Trigonometry
  • (MAT117 Algebra and Trigonometry depending on placement scores)
  • MAT120 Elementary Statistics
  • (MAT119 Statistics with Elementary Algebra depending on placement scores)

Life & Physical Sciences: 3 credits

Select one course from the following: 3

  • SCB101 Topics in Biological Sciences
  • SCB206 Introduction to Neuroscience
  • SCC101 Topics in Chemistry
  • SCC102 Chemistry of Photography
  • SCP101 Topics in Physics
  • SCP105 Life in the Universe
  • SCP140 Topics in Astronomy

B. FLEXIBLE CORE: 18 credits 18

Select one course from each of the five flexible core categories AND one additional course from any flexible core category.
Note: Student can select only two courses from any one discipline.

  • World Cultures and Global Issues
  • US Experience in its Diversity
  • Creative Expression
  • Individual and Society
  • Scientific World

Students are advised to select one Urban Study course to
complete college requirement. To complete the degree requirements
from the Flexible Core, students are advised to select
courses from the recommended course selections listed on
the program website.


Course Credits
BTF101 First Year Seminar for Business 2
BTA111 Principles of Accounting I 3
BTA112 Principles of Accounting II 3
BTC200 Introduction to Information Systems 3
BTM101 Introduction to Business 3
BTM103 Principles of Management 3
BTM104 Principles of Marketing 3
BTM106 Business Communication 3
BTM110 Business Law I 3
Select one course from the following:   2
BTI201 Business Internship
BTM105 Financial Planning & Individual Investing

*With permission of the Department Chair, students may
substitute BTM251 & BTM254. Please add or select courses
in the program core after BTM254.

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