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Business Administration, A.S.

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Banner Code: BAVM

Associate in Science

(60 credit hours)

Florida Gateway College offers the Associate in Science degree in Business Administration. The degree is designed to prepare students to enter the business world as mid-managers in a variety of environments, or to enter the state university system in the School of Business. Students who choose the latter route should be aware that she/he will be required to take an additional 12 hours of general education courses upon transfer to the state university of her/his choice.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to develop small business plans, demonstrating competence at accessing, producing, analyzing, and interpreting marketing, financial, and operational data using common business software.
  2. Students will prepare marketing plans for a business service or product.
  3. Students will prepare business letters, financial reports, or emails, and employ effective communication skills in dealing with stakeholders both inside and outside the organization.
  4.  Students will recognize appropriate administrative policies, objectives, and procedures to institute organizational control and assess management effectiveness.

The following is a suggested sequence for the required courses:

Business Administration A.S. Total 60 Credit Hours

Program Notes:


  • may exempt courses if sufficient skills are demonstrated or if the division chairperson agrees to a course substitution. If a student exempts one or more courses, acceptable elective(s) must be taken.
  • must have all electives or alternatives approved by the faculty advisor or division chairperson, and
  • must complete developmental education classes in English, reading, math, and SLS 1501 The College Experience , if placement scores are not at required levels or if not exempt by state board of education rule 6A-10.0315.

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