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Business Administration, A.S. Degree

Program Information

A.S. Degree - Code 205900 - Catalog 2019/2020

Jackson Musyimi, Assistant Chair, 386-506-3261, Jackson.Musyimi@daytonastate.edu

John Weiss, 386-506-3792, John.Weiss@daytonastate.edu

School of Business Admin., 386-506-4227

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The mission of the Business Administration A.S. degree program is to prepare students for entry-level employment in management or administration through innovative curriculum that emphasizes student success, promotes diversity, and provides the fundamental concepts, knowledge, and skills needed to meet local industry needs.

Description:

This program provides a solid foundation in business administration principles and the basic techniques and skills for efficient and effective management of businesses. Specific courses will utilize the latest Microsoft Suite as designated by the course syllabus. Graduates learn marketing, finance, accounting, management, human relations, business law, and entrepreneurial skills.

The program also provides a specialization in Risk Management & Insurance that prepares students for entry-level jobs in the insurance industry. Students who have successfully completed the A.S. program with the three (3) insurance course sequence will qualify for an exam waiver for the 2-15 Health and Life, 4-40 Customer Representative, and the 20-44 Personal Lines licenses. 

Note: Please review the State of Florida statutes on insurance licensing prior to enrollment.

Graduates of this program are eligible to be enrolled in Daytona State College, Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management program. Call (386) 506-4BAS or email BASinfo@daytonastate.edu for details.

 

AS Certificates That Lead To This Degree:

The following AS Certificates are embedded within this degree: Business Management - 091600Business Operations - Entrepreneurship - 091300. You may pursue the AS degree and also earn the AS certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue the AS certificates to develop or upgrade your skills. Contact your faculty or academic advisor for details and course options.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Generate effective communication of ideas, concepts and terminology.

  2. Identify ethical concerns through social responsibility.

  3. Explain how economic theories impact businesses and consumers.

  4. Apply business related theories to problems, cases, or research papers.

  5. Create business documentation using appropriate software.

  6. Prepare financial information for management-related decisions.

  7. Formulate a company marketing plan using marketing concepts.

  8. Develop a business plan for a new business venture.

Financial Aid

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing their FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grants, loads and work programs available see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the may Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

General Education Courses

General Education Core - 24 Credits

Communication (9 credits)

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

ENC1102Writing with Research

3

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Mathematics (6 credits)

 Choose Two Courses

MGF2106Survey in Mathematics

3

MGF2107Mathematics for Liberal Arts

3

MAC1105College Algebra

3

STA2023Elementary Statistics

3

MAC1105, STA2023: Students seeking to transfer to Bachelor's program are encouraged to complete an additional math core requirement. Check with the institution to determine their requirement.

Humanities (3 credits)

Choose One Course

ARH1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM2020Introduction to Humanities

3

LIT2000Literature and Culture

3

MUL1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI2010Introduction of Philosophy

3

THE1000Theatre Appreciation

3

Social Science (6 Credits)

Choose Two Courses

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

Note: Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Program Specific Courses

Program Specific courses require a "C" or better. 
ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ACG2071Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

MAN2021Principles of Management

3

MAR2011Principles of Global Marketing

3

SBM2000Small Business Management

3

ISM2000: Will utilize the latest Microsoft Suite as designated by the course syllabus.

Accounting or Finance Elective (3 credits)

Choose One Course

APA1111Office Accounting I

3

FIN1100Personal Financial Planning

3

FIN2000Principles of Finance

3

Business Elective (6 credits)

Choose Two Courses

GEB2351International Business

3

MAR2101Social Media Marketing

3

MAR2321Advertising

3

MAR2720Digital Marketing in Business

3

MKA2021Building Selling Relationships

3

MNA2161Customer Service Management

3

MNA2345Supervision of Personnel

3

QMB1001Business Math

3

Risk Management & Insurance Elective (9 credits)

Choose All Courses

RMI2001Principles of Risk Management and Insurance

3

RMI2110Personal Insurance Planning

3

RMI2212Personal and Business Property Insurance

3

RMI2001 is a pre-requisite for both RMI2110 and RMI2212.

Students seeking the Risk Management & Insurance specialization must take the three (3) RMI courses in lieu of the Accounting/Finance Elective courses and the Business Elective courses.

 

Sample Program of Study

Year 1

1st Semester

ENC1101Introduction to Composition

3

GEB1011Introduction to Business

3

ISM2000Business Information Processing

3

AND

Accounting or Finance Elective 3.00

3

OR

RMI2001Principles of Risk Management and Insurance

3

Students seeking the Risk Management & Insurance specialization must take the three (3) RMI courses in lieu of the Accounting/Finance Elective course and the Business Elective courses.

2nd Semester

MAR2011Principles of Global Marketing

3

SBM2000Small Business Management

3

First Math Core

3

AND

Business Elective (1 of 2) 3.00

3

Business Elective (1 of 2) 3.00

3

OR

RMI2110Personal Insurance Planning

3

RMI2212Personal and Business Property Insurance

3

SBM2000: Will utilize the latest Microsoft Suite as designated by the course syllabus.

Students seeking the Risk Management & Insurance specialization must take the three (3) RMI courses in lieu of the Accounting/Finance Elective course and the Business Elective courses.

Summer Semester

SPC2608Oral Communications/Research/Presentation Skills

3

Humanities Core

3

Year 2

1st Semester

ACG2021Principles of Financial Accounting

3

ENC1102Writing with Research

3

Second Math Core

3

MAN2021Principles of Management

3

ECO2013Principles of Macroeconomics

3

2nd Semester

ACG2071Principles of Managerial Accounting

3

ECO2023Principles of Microeconomics

3

BUL2241Business Law I

3

GEB2430Ethics and Social Responsibility

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Notes

Upon completion of this degree, students are eligible to apply and receive both the 091300 Business Operations-Entrepreneurship and the 091600 Business Management Certificates.

*If the sample program of study is followed, students may earn certificate 091300 after completing two semesters.