Business Administration - Associate in Business

Program Info

Year Established
Program Code
Degree Type
Associate in Business
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Faculty Contact
Jared Boyd: 313-845-9697,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-328

Program Description


Provides students with fundamental knowledge in business studies. Designed to afford students with the ability to transfer to specific four-year bachelor degree programs with the maximum number of credits possible. The core courses in the Business Administration program consist of courses that are often required by four-year institutions to enter their business programs.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  1. Explain how activities involved in operating a business connect with one another.
  2. Analyze financial conditions utilizing principles of accounting.
  3. Develop business strategies.
  4. Analyze how economic forces and government policies affect business alternatives as well as social outcomes.
  5. Evaluate business decisions based on their legal consequences.
  6. Evaluate the opportunities and threats resulting from current business trends.
  7. Model appropriate and effective verbal and nonverbal communication with employers, employees, team members, business partners, and customers.
  8. Apply algebraic concepts to solve business related problems and conduct business research.
  9. Employ computer software application programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database to perform ordinary business activities.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2021 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.