Business Administration, Associate of Science

Learn intellectually productive and moral behavior in a business-oriented framework.

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Business Administration
Ancilla College
9601 Union Road, Plymouth, IN 46563

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In Ancilla College’s Business Administration program you will gain powerful business skills and a foundation to build better business practices. Your degree will provide you with hands-on experiences and knowledge related to accounting, economics, management, business law, and marketing.

Your degree will do more than hang on a wall—it will show you've learned to solve problems, plan for success, think critically, lead a team, and adapt to changing environments. Students with concentrations in Business are prepared to contribute in either not-for-profit or profit-oriented organizations as either entrepreneurs, managers or skilled professionals.

Every company, no matter how small or large, needs educated people with leadership ability and an understanding of finance, marketing, and production.

Why get a business administration degree?

Knowing how businesses operate in today’s economy has never been more important.  If you’re interested in becoming an accountant, starting your own business, gaining the knowledge necessary to join a new employer, or earning a promotion, an Ancilla Business Administration degree is a great first step that can help prepare you for life’s changing events.

Now available, a two-semester Business Administration Certificate. Learn more on this page.

 

Suggested Schedule of Classes

Usual first semester courses

  • Freshman Seminar – Humanities 101
  • Writing I
  • Computer Literacy
  • General Psychology
  • College Algebra

Usual second semester courses

  • Business Law
  • Public Speaking
  • Religion, Philosophy or Ethics course
  • Writing II
  • Business Elective Course

Usual third semester courses

  • Financial Accounting
  • Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • A Science Elective
  • A Literature Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy Course

Usual fourth semester courses

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Macroeconomics
  • A Second Humanities, Fine Arts, Religion or Philosophy Course
  • A History or Political Science Course
  • A Second Science Course

It should be noted that you may be able to test out of several of these courses, and you can transfer in comparable coursework from other institutions.

Also, all Ancilla students must take two lab-based science courses – noted above.

Business Administration Certificate

The certificate in Business Administration provides students with a variety of courses in Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Management, and Marketing with a strong emphasis on personal integrity.  The primary goals of the Business Administration Program are to encourage intellectually productive and moral behavior in a business-oriented framework.

Suggested Classes for Business Administration Certificate Semester I

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Business Internship
  •  Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • Microeconomics
  • General Psychology
  • American Literature to 1865
  •  American Literature from 1865
  • Introduction to Literature
  • College Algebra
  • Finite Math
  • Microbiology

Suggested Classes for Business Administration Certificate Semester II

  • Intro to Sociology
  • US History to 1877
  • US History since 1877
  • World Civ to 1660
  • World Civ since 1660
  • Appreciation of Art
  • Ethics
  • Calculus I
  • General Astronomy
  • Prin of Biology I
  •  Prin of Biology II
  • General Chemistry I
  • Macroeconomics
  •  Business Law
  • Principles of Management

What are my career options with this program?

Accounting

Advertising

Construction Management

E-Commerce

Entrepreneurship

Finance

Financial Management

Financial Planning

Hospitality Management

Human Resources

Industrial Management

Labor Relations

Management

Tax Preparation

Restaurant Management

Marketing