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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
All organizations need well-trained, effective office support
personnel in order to operate successfully. Administrative workers
are employed in virtually every sector of the economy, working
in positions as varied as accountants, sales associates, computer
specialists, administrative assistants, and clerical managers and
supervisors. Job openings are plentiful, working conditions are
comfortable, and opportunities for advancement are within reach.
The Business Administration program at Thaddeus Stevens
College of Technology provides students with the skills and
knowledge required to succeed in this field. Faculty members
are focused on preparing students to skillfully manage rapidly
changing technology, computer software, and equipment. Along
with practical training in modern office procedures, students study
traditional courses needed for a successful career in business.
An education that includes business communications, public
speaking, and organizational behavior ensures that students enter
the workforce with the skills desired by employers.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:
A graduate of this program will be able to do the following:
* Demonstrate excellent communication skills, including the
ability to speak and write clearly and effectively, especially for
the business setting.
* Use critical thinking and math skills to analyze and solve
business problems.
* Demonstrate proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite
applications.
* Follow general office procedures and administrative practices.
* Select and utilize various scanning, printing, and copying
methods.
* Use current supplies, office equipment, and communication
technologies to carry out effective business practices.
* Assess and influence behavior among peers, subordinates,
and managers.
* Work well as an individual, in groups, and on teams.
* Display a general knowledge of the social sciences and
understand their effect on the workforce and society.
* Demonstrate proficiency in administrative legal skills,
including the use of legal terminology and the preparation of
court and non-court legal documents (optional course).

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MODEL SCHEDULE FOR BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
SEMESTER 1
BUAD 112 - Business Document Production
BUAD 117 - Introduction to Business
BUAD 121 - Business Skills Lab
BUAD 166 - Business Computer Applications I
ENG 106 - English Composition
MATH 137 - Intermediate Algebra (or higher)

3
3
1
3
3
3

SEMESTER 2
BUAD 157 - Principles of Marketing
BUAD 171 - Business Skills Lab
BUAD 257 - Electronic Commerce
BUAD 266 - Business Computer Applications II
ENG 221 - Public Speaking
ECON 211 - Principles of Economics

3
1
3
3
3
3

SEMESTER 3
BUAD 106 - Accounting Principles I
BUAD 213 - Introduction to Law and Business Law 3
BUAD 216 - Office Procedures or
BUAD 217 - Legal Office Procedures
BUAD 221 - Organizational Behavior
BUAD 226 - Business Skills Lab
BUSN 106 - Small Business Management
Science Elective
SEMESTER 4
BUAD 156 - Accounting Principles II
BUAD 267 - Human Resources Management
BUAD 271 - Business Skills Lab
BUAD 276 - Communications

3
3
3
1
3
3
3
3
1
3

ADDITIONAL GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
HEAL Elective HEAL 106 or HEAL 111
1
ELECTIVE - General Education Elective
3
ELECTIVE - General Education Elective
3
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