From entrepreneurial start-ups to working in a large corporate office-an associate degree in business can be applied to any industry. You'll study the scope and place of business in our economic system and gain an understanding of
- the internal organization of business
- basic management skills
- principles of marketing and management
- relevant areas of business law
You will develop a working knowledge of computers, and all students in the program participate in an off-campus cooperative education experience.
Over 50% of the Business Administration courses can be taken online.
The Associate in Science (A.S.) degree sets the groundwork for you to excel in today’s competitive, global business environment.
The curriculum provides solid communication, planning and problem-solving skills - focusing on "the big picture" - while also opening the door to streamlined transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities.
The most cost-effective way to get your Bachelor’s degree or Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A.) is to start with an A.S. degree from GCC.
The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree prepares you for entry-level management positions in business and public service organizations.
You'll gain a working knowledge of
- business functions and procedures
- accounting, finance and legal concepts applicable to business professions
- computer applications
- marketing and management responsibilities
The opportunity to “co-op” with a local business allows you to apply classroom skills to a working environment. You'll build added confidence and aquire real-world skills to help further your career.
By taking just a few additional courses, you can also earn a certificate in Entrepreneurship.
GCC has transfer agreements with many 4-year institutions:
- Niagara University
- St. John Fisher College
- SUNY Buffalo
- SUNY College at Brockport
- SUNY College at Buffalo
- SUNY College at Geneseo
Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.