Business Administration C.A. (Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, General Business)

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Business Administration C.A. (Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, General Business)

Department: Business Administration

Total Credit Hours: 32

What Is Business Administration C.A.?

This program provides students with a basic knowledge of business administration. Business administration students choose an area of focus – accounting, banking and finance, management or marketing.

Depending on the student’s focus, instruction includes management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing and business decision-making.

C.A. graduates are prepared to enter the workforce in fields including accounting, general business, banking and finance, management or marketing.

Because of the multitude of careers in this field, the outlook is varied. Positions that have a bright outlook include accounting clerk, business service specialist, construction manager, estimator, financial worker, management consultant, market research analyst, medical records administrator and purchasing agent. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or are new and emerging occupations in high-growth industries.

For most jobs, the outlook for growth is strong.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in business earn a mean average of $32,300-69,390 per year, depending on emphasis, education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Employees working in business earn a mean average of up to $69,390 per year, depending on emphasis, education, experience and employer.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Required Courses

SubjectCourseTitleCredits
General Education Requirements (13) 
Mathematics MAT 098 Beginning Algebra or higher 4
Communication ENG 101 or English Composition I or 3
ENG 102 or English Composition II or
ENG 115 or Technical Writing or
ENG 125 or Business Writing or
SPE 101 Oral Communication
Social Science ECO 100 or Survey Economics or 3
ECO 110* Principles of Macroeconomics
Elective CPT/BTC 103 or Microcomputer Applications or 3
CPT 115 Introduction to Data Processing
Core Course Requirements (6-7 credits)
ACT 101 or Applied Accounting or 3-4
ACT 110** Financial Accounting I
BUS 101 Introduction to Business 3
Electives (12 credits)
Management Option BUS 201 Principles of Management 3
BUS 206 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 210 Organizational Behavior 3
Marketing Option BUS 230 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 232 Advertising/Sales Promotion 3
BUS 236 Consumer Behavior 3
Accounting Option ACT 115 Computerized Accounting 3
ACT 130 Managerial Accounting 3
ACT 240 Individual Income Tax Accounting 3
Finance Option BUS 220 Business Finance 3
ECO 120 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECO 220 Money and Banking 3

General Business Option

Pending final approval by Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education

Choose 3: Any ACT,BUS,MAT 175, GEO 120, or BTC 170 9
Choose 1 elective: Any ACT, BUS, ECO, MAT 175, GEO 120 or BTC 170 3
Total Required Hours: 31-32 credits

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Michele Williams,
Office Coordinator
636-922-8334
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Joe Hartnett,
Program Chair
636-922-8326
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Monday-Friday

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