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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

LA/Business Studies, A.A. (Cumberland)

For students planning on continuing their education at a four-year college or university to study for a career in accounting, business administration, marketing, finance, economics and human resource management. Business programs focus on the education and skills needed in today's global business environment. Practical courses coupled with general education offerings enhance development of critical thinking, communication, and problemsolving skills, as well as adaptability and team work. The latest in technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.
Program Goals
  • Upon completion of this program, students should be able to: • Demonstrate appropriate oral and written communications skills by identifying, evaluating, organizing and presenting, formally and informally, a significant presentation on a related business issue • Prepare income statement, balance sheet and statement of owner's equity • Work in teams to evaluate, plan, organize and submit, formally and informally, a synergistic project on a business issue • Demonstrate computer literacy and quantitative methods in solving business problems by being able to locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate business information and information sources
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate
AA programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors to four-year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor's degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities. This program is designed for students planning to continue their education at a four-year college or university to study for a career in accounting, business administration, marketing, finance, economics, and/or human resource management.
Career Opportunities

The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.

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