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2009-2010 Catalog 
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration and Management, AS

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The Business Administration and Management Associate in Science Degree Program is designed to provide a broad foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for students seeking entry-level employment in various fields, and for those currently employed in business and desiring advancement.

The degree consists of 18 hours of general education requirements, 31 hours of degree core requirements, and 15 hours of business or related subject electives.

Business Graduates May Earn:

An entry level worker can expect to earn $28,880 ($13.50 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $43,900 ($21.11 per hour).*

There are approximately 152 annual openings in Edison State’s service district.**

* Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2009.

** 2008-2009 Regional Targeted Occupational List retrieved from Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board.

Career/Industry Opportunities

  • Front Office Supervisor
  • International Business Specialist
  • Manager Trainee
  • Marketing Trainee
  • Office Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Tour Director

Continuing Toward A Bachelor’s Degree?

You may want to consider going on to earn your bachelor’s degree with Edison State College or looking into our academic partnerships with many universities and colleges. There is a state articulation agreement that allows this degree to transfer to a state university bachelor’s degree program. For more information please contact a program advisor at (239) 489-9067.

Course Prerequisites:.

Refer to specific course descriptions listed in this Catalog.

Program Prequisites:


General Education Requirements:

Total: 18

Total: 31

Business and/or Related Subject Electives:

Total: 15

Total Credit Hours: 64

Accelerated Format for the Business Administration and Management degree:

The Accelerated Coursework in Business Administration and Management is designed specifically for individuals with professional experience who wish to learn contemporary supervisory skills while maintaining full-time employment. This degree path consists of accelerated credit courses that combine in-class instruction with outside projects and assignments. Because students will be assigned to faculty-directed study groups, a maximum cohort of 24 students will be accepted per year.

Upon completion of the Accelerated Coursework in Business Administration and Management, participants will have the option to develop an individualized program of study toward the Associate in Science degree in Business Administration and Management utilizing the previously earned college credits from the accelerated format.

Participants will register for three classes in the fall and spring semesters and two classes for each summer session.

Year 1

Year 2


Applicants will be required to:

  • Provide references demonstrating a minimum of two years of full-time employment.
  • Present at least two letters of recommendation regarding the applicant’s potential for success in an accelerated program.
  • Meet with college personnel regarding the program requirements.
  • Recognize that all admissions procedures and deadlines as outlined in the Edison State College Catalog will apply.

*Humanities Elective may be chosen from any course listed in the General Education Program Guide under Humanities.

** Math courses may be chosen from any courses listed in the General Education Program Guide under mathematics.

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