Business Administration Associate Degree

A student and a teacher in a business classroom.
Program Type
Est. Time to Complete
2 Years
Graham School of Business
Delivery Mode
On Campus

The Associate of Science degree with a major in Business Administration is viewed as the first step toward a baccalaureate degree in business. Courses in the associate degree program fulfill many of the core courses in the baccalaureate programs offered by the Graham School of Business.

Program-Specific Degree Requirements: To be eligible for graduation, students majoring in Business Administration must maintain a 2.0 average or higher in the Business Administration Component Courses. In addition, students must attain a 2.0 or higher in each course that serves as a prerequisite to a subsequent business course. 

Business Administration Courses

Your class schedule will include core courses for your program, Gen Next general education classes, and electives. 

Course NameCourse CodeCredits
Financial AccountingACC 2203 Credits
Business CommunicationBUS 2463 Credits
Principles of ManagementMGT 1503 Credits
Principles of MarketingMKT 1003 Credits
Principles of International BusinessIBS 2003 Credits


Related Programs

Business Administration, B.S.

This major sets you up for generalist managerial positions, which are needed in businesses around the world and won’t tie you down to one particular business function. You’ll benefit from studying in our highly-respected business administration program if you want to own/operate a small business, enter corporate management training programs, or perform analytical work and projects within an organization.

General Business

By pairing business’ core principles with any minor at York College, the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) concentrating in General Business degree provides you with a solid understanding over all the business disciplines and the opportunity to add another area of interest for a unique business education experience. 


Where there’s a product or service, there’s a need to price it and communicate its benefits to consumers. Under the instruction of mentoring faculty, you’ll develop an understanding of core marketing principles such as consumer orientation, business-to-business markets, developing marketing campaigns, and more.

Within the marketing concentration, you'll also select the electives that give you the ability to focus on areas like retailing, advertising, marketing communications, marketing management, or personal selling, which, combined with an internship, will give you a great idea where you’ll want to take your career.