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To succeed in business, you need excellent communication and organizational skills. Our program gets you comfortable with making decisions and taking responsibility in your business career. As part of the A.S. in Business Administration, you can choose from subplans in Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Insurance Services, International Business and Marketing.
In addition to the business certificates listed below, SPC offers a track in Insurance Services in our Business Administration A.S. degree.
Our business certificates give you specific skills and are part of our Associate in Science degrees, which can help you earn more money.
These subplans include a certificate:
Our A.S. business degrees transfer to our bachelor’s degrees.
Our business administration courses teach you to:
Our business administration programs prepare you to work as:
Due to state authorization requirements for distance learning that are
particular to each state, students who reside in Massachusetts,
Minnesota and Nevada cannot enroll in online classes at St. Petersburg
College as long as they are residents of those states.
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, EPI, (727) 791-2433Michael Ewell, MS, Academic Department Coordinator EPI, St Pete Gibbs, (727)-791-2610
*** THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ADMITTING STUDENTS INTO THE INSURANCE SERVICES (INS SVCS) SUBPLAN. PLEASE SEE THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SUBPLAN (FINSV/BANK) AS AN ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM ***
This program prepares students for employment in multiple areas of general business. Students in this program will learn to communicate effectively in a business environment developing reading, writing, and speaking skills critical to functioning in this setting. Students will become comfortable making decisions and taking responsibility in multiple aspects of their working environment. All students will complete a set of foundational courses in this degree. The student will be able to select a Specialization subplan in one of the following areas: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, Management and Operations, Marketing or Supply Chain Management, all of which are transferable to SPC's Management and Organizational Leadership BAS (MGTORG-BAS) or Sustainability Management BAS (SUSMGT-BAS) degree programs in the College of Business.
For the BS/BAS Transfer subplan, students will complete the state mandated prerequisite courses required for admission to the Business Administration BS (BUS-BS) or International Business BAS (INTBUS-BAS) degree programs.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
Federal CIP Code
52.0201: Business Administration and Management, General.
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Minimum grade of "C" required in all General Education courses and all Support courses used to satisfy a General Education requirement. Minimum grade of "C" in all foundational and sub plan/specialization courses.
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCommunications - Composition
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSCommunications - Speech
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSHumanities and Fine Arts
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEthics
AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTSEnhanced World View
SUPPORT COURSESPsychology (Select 3 credits)
SUPPORT COURSESComputer and Information Literacy Requirement
MAJOR CORE COURSESFoundational Courses
Select ONE of the following Subplans
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESBS/BAS Transfer (Complete 24 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESAccounting Operations (ACCTG) (Complete 24 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESEntrepreneurship (ENT) (Complete 24 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESFinancial Services (FINSV/BANK) (Complete 24 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESManagement and Operations (MGMT) (Complete 24 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESMarketing (MKT) (Complete 24 credits)
SUBPLAN CORE COURSESSupply Chain Management (SUP)(Complete 24 credits)
1 <i>QMB 2100 may be substituted for STA 2023.</i>2 The Standard Internship is 3 credits and requires 60 hours of internship work experience for each credit earned.3 STA 2023 is the recommended math course, however students may select from: STA 2023, MAC 1105, MGF 1106 or MGF 1107. <i>QMB 2100 may be substituted for STA 2023.</i>a Completion of ACG2450 at SPC prepares students for the QuickBooks Certification Examb Completion of RMI 1201, RMI 2113, RMI 2213 and GEB 2940 will earn students the Insurance Customer Service License (Associate Degree completion required).c Completion of MAN 2582 may provide the option to sit for the CAPM Project Management Certification Examd MAN1500 and MAN1590 align with various Supply Chain Industry Certifications
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