Business Department

Business Management (AAS) - Career

Application Code: 
1306
Degree Received: 
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

This program attracts students who are ultimately interested in a business management position. In addition, entry-level students unsure of which business career program to select may enroll in this program. Due to the program's broad business foundation, students can transfer to other business programs after the first semester and still graduate in four semesters.

A laptop computer is recommended, but not required, for students entering the business management (career) program. 

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra
Recommended: Geometry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry

Graduation Requirements: 

63 semester hours with a 2.0 cumulative index as well as six hours of math.

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Financial Services (AAS)

Application Code: 
0641
Degree Received: 
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

The financial services program is designed to provide students with an overview of the various financial institutions and their importance in the economy and to provide a description of the products and services offered by financial institutions. With this degree, students may enter directly into the work force or continue their education in a four-year baccalaureate program.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry
Recommended: Algebra 2/Trigonometry

Graduation Requirements: 

63 semester hours with a 2.0 cumulative index.

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Accounting (AAS)

Application Code: 
0630
Degree Received: 
Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

The accounting program is one of the most established and respected programs within the business discipline. It is a computer-based program in which accounting theory and practice receive equal emphasis as applied to both financial and managerial accounting issues. It intends to support the career objectives of those looking to enter the job market upon graduation, as well as the academic needs of those looking to pursue a four-year degree. Required course work covers areas critical to success in today's business workplace:

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra
Recommended: Geometry and Algebra 2/Trigonometry

Graduation Requirements: 

66 semester hours including 20 hours in major field with a 2.0 cumulative index in such courses as well as six hours of math.

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Sports Management (AS)

Application Code: 
1396
Degree Received: 
Associate in Science (AS)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

The growing emphasis on athletics, coupled with the increasing amount of leisure time the public now enjoys, has made the world of sports one of the fastest growing segments of American business. Formation of new sports leagues, expansion of franchises to new markets, and legislative enactments opening the door for female athletes have all aided the evolution of new sports markets since the late 1980s. Increased television exposure for non-traditional sports such as soccer, volleyball, and weight training has dramatically increased career opportunities in the sports world.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry
Recommended: Algebra 2/Trigonometry

Graduation Requirements: 

64 semester hours with a 2.0 cumulative index

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Financial Planning (BBA)

Application Code: 
1938
Degree Received: 
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Academic Department Info: 
Description: 

The Business department offers a BBA degree in financial planning. Students receiving their AAS or AS degree in virtually any business concentration will be able to seamlessly transfer into this program and receive the BBA degree in four more semesters, which includes a full semester internship in the field.

Entrance Requirements & Recommendations: 

Required: Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2/Trigonometry, SAT and/or ACT scores with a recommended combined SAT score of 1,000 (critical reading and math) or a composite ACT score of 21

Graduation Requirements: 
  • 133 credit hours, including one credit hour of physical education
  • 30 credit hours of the 45 upper-level credit hours for this degree must be taken at Alfred State
  • cumulative overall index of at least 2.0
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