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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Business Administration (Full-time)

Degree: Associate of Science
Division: Business and Public Services

This degree is intended for students who plan to transfer to a four-year university in College of Business related programs.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: The American business system and basic principles of the free market system. Includes introduction of business concepts, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, economics, accounting and other important business principles.

Description: In English Composition I students learn reflective, analytical and argumentative writing strategies, incorporating sources and personal experience. Students will negotiate between public and private rhetorical situations and purposes to achieve academic literacy. They will write multiple drafts using a recursive writing process as they work toward fluency in style and mechanics.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 and DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score) or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Spring Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Introduction to fundamental concepts necessary for understanding management, motivation and behavior in organizational settings. Emphasis on planning, organizing, influencing and controlling to continually improve effective management skills.

Description: Microeconomic theory including price theory, the theory of the firm, resource demand and wage determination. Also includes public policy toward business, economic inequality, labor, trade, balance of payments and the economics of third-world nations. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

Description: Using audience analysis, a writing process and grammatical and formatting skills in an electronic environment, students write letters and messages for both internal and external business situations; they conduct business research and write and document short, informal research business reports, incorporating graphics and presentation materials.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Placement Test Score)

Description: Basic nature of philosophy, its relationship to physical and social sciences and theology and its value to the individual.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List (2 disciplines required). View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

 

Term hours subtotal:

12

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Functions and graphs, limits, continuity, derivatives, techniques of differentiation, applied problems in business and economics, exponential and logarithmic functions, techniques of integration, applications of integration, functions of two variables, partial derivatives and applications. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 1460 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: Designed to improve speaking and listening skills through the study and application of public speaking structure, content and style. This course requires 5 speeches in front of a live audience. The online course sections require the recordings to be created by the student with at least 8 adults present for each speech. Any questions, please contact the Communication Department at com.dept@sinclair.edu.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 or Other (Any other college level English course)

Description: Major trends in the development of Western culture, emphasizing political, economic, social and cultural achievements, from prehistory to the seventeenth century.

Notes: Any Arts and Humanities elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List (2 disciplines required). View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Description: An examination of what is meant by culture and a review of the various theories and methods in Cultural Anthropology. Includes a comparison of the similarities and differences among world cultures as well as comparative analysis of family organization, religious beliefs, educational systems, economics and governmental systems.

Notes: Any Social & Behavioral Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description:

Statistical techniques and methodology. Graphical and tabular presentation of data, probability, parameters, statistical distributions, sampling, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, regression, and correlation. Three classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 0300 and Other ( with a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

Description: An introduction to preparation and use of accounting reports for business entities; focus on uses of accounting for external reporting, emphasizing accounting as a provider of financial information. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Notes: Lab for science elective

 

Term hours subtotal:

14

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Notes: Program elective. Choose from one of the following courses: ENG 1201 or MAT 2180

Description: An introduction to the use of accounting information by managers. Topics include the use of accounting information for planning and control, performance evaluation, decision-making and the statement of cash flows, along with financial statement analysis. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: ACC 1210

Notes: Any Natural & Physical Science elective from the approved Ohio Transfer 36 List. View electives at: http://www.sinclair.edu/transfer/gened/module/

Notes: Lab for science elective

 

Term hours subtotal:

13

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.