This transfer program provides students with a basic knowledge of business administration and prepares individuals to continue their education at a four-year university. Business administration students choose an area of focus – accounting, banking and finance, management or marketing. Completion of this degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year university.
Business administration graduates may enter fields ranging from accounting, general business, banking and finance, management and marketing.
Because of the multitude of careers in this field, the outlook is varied. Positions that have a bright outlook include accounting clerks, bank and branch managers, accountants, business service specialists, certified public accountants, chief executives, construction managers, controllers, curriculum and assessment directors, estimators, event/convention planners, financial workers, general operations managers, greenhouse and nursery managers, hospital administrators, import/export customs brokers, instructional coordinators, auditors, loan officers, management consultants, market research analysts, medical records administrators, public relations specialists, purchasing agents and treasurers. These positions are projected to experience rapid increases in employment with large numbers of job openings over the next several years or they are new and emerging occupations in high growth industries.
For most jobs, the outlook for growth is as fast as the average.
Graduates with a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in business administration are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: accountant, actuary, administrator, advertising account manager, advertising agency coordinator, advertising sales promotion manager, analyst, artist agent, athletes business manager, auditor, bank and branch manager, business service specialist, chief executive, chief financial officer, construction manager, county or city auditor, curriculum and assessment director, event/convention planner, financial analyst, financial planner or examiner, fundraiser, general operations manager, hotel manager, human resources management advisor, import/export customs broker, industrial relations specialist or coordinator,
insurance agent, job development specialist, labor relations specialist, loan counselor or officer, lobbyist, management consultant, marketing manager, personal coordinator, personnel recruiter, public relations manager, purchasing manager, retail sales department supervisor or manager, sales representative, securities broker, social and community service manager, sports event planner, storage distribution manager, talent agent and treasurer.
In the state of Missouri, business and financial occupations employees earn an average of $63,090 per year.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.
|Degree Name:||Business Transfer Program Suggested Schedule Guide|
|Degree or Program:||Business Administration|
|Degree Type:||Associate of Arts Degree|
(Accounting, Finance and Banking, Management, Marketing)
*Math requirements vary at different institutions.
+Please note that all business majors should prioritize taking the Accounting and Economics sequences since those courses are the most commonly transferable business courses. Business, math and computer requirements vary widely at different institutions. Be sure to check transferability to your specific transfer school before choosing business, math and computer courses. Common business elective courses: BUS 101, BUS 246, BUS 201, BUS 230 and MAT 210.
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The Associate of Arts degree is awarded to students completing the requirements of the academic transfer program with a minimum of 64 credit hours including 45 hours of general education courses. This degree is best suited to most transfer students as it parallels the work done in the first two years of a Bachelor of Arts degree at a four-year institution.