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Business Administration (AS)

About the Business Administration Associate Degree

The Associate of Science in Business Administration provides students with a foundation in core business functions and the associated skills, knowledge and confidence to facilitate their entry into the business world or to pursue a Bachelor's degree. This program is designed to enable first time college students to enhance their professional opportunities and open doors for advancement.

Students who complete the Associate in Science Degree in Business Administration at Fisher College can transfer at any time into the Bachelor of Science in Management program. The programs are designed to perfectly fit together perfectly so that every course taken for the associate degree is applicable to the bachelor's degree.

Learning Outcomes

This program will provide students with the opportunity to develop the following competencies and the ability to: 

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the functional disciplines within business including accounting, finance, marketing, management and human resources.
  • Perform common business functions with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally utilizing various modes of business communications: written, oral and electronic. This will be demonstrated through written reports, oral presentations and the use of in class and project based electronic communications.
  • Work collaboratively to solve business problems and analyze business decisions, demonstrating their strong analytical and decision making skills.

Take the Next Step

Business Administration Program Requirements Requirements

First Year

Course Number Course Title  
CM105 Public Speaking 3
CS101 Computer Concepts and Applications  3
CS245 Management Application and Information Systems 3
EC101 Macroeconomics  3
EC102 Microeconomics  3
EN101 English I 3
EN102 Elementary Algebra 3
MA121 Basis Statistics  3
PS101 Introduction to Psychology  3
  Free Elective 3
  Total Credit 30


Second Year

Course Number Course Title  
AC121 Financial Accounting  3
AC122 Managerial Accounting  3
LA204 Business Law 3
MG201 Principles of Management  3
MG202 Human Resource Management 3
MK201 Principles of Marketing 3
  Humanities Elective  3
  Math/Science Elective  3/4
  Free Elective 6
  Total Credit 30/31