Business - General

This program is specifically designed to prepare students to transfer to those business schools that are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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Planning for Growth and Success

Through our Business program, you will gain a strong foundation in marketing, management, finance and economics that can lead to a variety of career options. Our program will prepare you to compete in the growing global economy, which, because of technological advancements, particularly in communications, allows people from all corners of the world to do business with one another. Upon completing the Business program, you will be able to prepare, analyze and discuss basic financial statements; evaluate basic managerial and marketing problems and develop solutions; write marketing plans that include notions about social economic impact; and apply quantitative methods to solve common business problems.

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Business Intelligence Analyst – est. salary $90,342*
Construction Manager – est. salary $86,872*
Sales Manager – est. salary $142,126*

 EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Business - General degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
BUSL 101 - Navigating Leadership and Business Professions 3 credits BUSL 101 must be taken in the first 12 credits Major Course
ENGL 101 - English Composition I 3 credits   ENGL 101
FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra MATH 162 - Precalculus II 3 credits The MATH sequence you complete will determine your ability to transfer all credits to specific schools. Please see a Business program advisor for help. Mathematics
CIS 103 - Applied Computer Technology 3 credits   Tech Competency
ACCT 101 - Financial Accounting 4 credits ACCT 101 is a prerequisite for ACCT 102 Major Course

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

  • This program is designed for students who plan to transfer to a bachelor's degree program after earning their associate's degree
  • Follow this course schedule each semester and you’ll earn your associate's degree in two years
  • Make sure you discuss your first semester schedule and your educational plan with an advisor or counselor when you register.

Semester 2

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ECON 181 - Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) 3 credits   Major Course
ACCT 102 - Managerial Accounting 3 credits   Major Course
MATH 161 - Precalculus I or
MATH 171 - Calculus I
3 or 4 credits Two FNMT/MATH courses are required for graduation, and the courses completed will affect the student’s ability to transfer all their math courses if they chose to attend an AACSB accredited business school. Major Course
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits    
MNGT 121 - Introduction to Business 3 credits MNGT 121 is prerequisite for MNGT 141 Major Course

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
MNGT 141 - Principles of Management 3 credits MNGT 121 is prerequisite  
ECON 182 - 182 Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) 3 credits    
MKTG 131 - Principles of Marketing 3 credits MNGT 121 is prerequisite  
ECON 112 - Statistics I 4 credits ECON 112 is a prerequisite for ECON 114  
HIST 121 - Global History I or
HIST 122 - Global History II
3 credits    

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ECON 114 - Statistics II or
FIN 151 - Risk Management and Insurance or
MNGT 142 - Management Information Systems
3 credits   Directed Elective
CHEM 121 - College Chemistry I or
BIOL 106 - General Biology I or
PHYS 111 - General Physics I
4 credits The Science course you complete will determine your ability to transfer all credits to specific schools. Please see a Business program advisor for help. Natural Science Elective
ENGL 115 - Public Speaking or
ENGL 117 - Group and Team Communication
3 credits   Humanities Elective
ANTH 112 - Cultural Anthropology or
GEOG 103 - Cultural Geography
3 credits   Social Science Elective Writing Intensive, Interpretive Studies, American/Global Diversity
MNGT 262 - Business Law 3 credits   Major Course

Must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

  • Congratulations, this is your final semester! Don’t forget to complete your graduation application.
  • Meet with an advisor when registering for your classes
  • Finalize your transfer plans:
  • Take advantage of our scholarship opportunities for transferring students and apply for a scholarship
  • Visit Career Connections to learn about internships and your future career possibilities

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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“I enrolled in CCP as an ESL student at the beginning. And now I am going to graduate after this semester and transferring to Temple University. My major at Temple would be accounting and I am glad to say that my accounting professors are the motivation factors helped me to pick the major that fits best to me. I believe CCP offers the best environment for students who want to be successful. CCP helped me to earn my Associate degree without any student debt.”

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