The Associate Degree in Business is designed to develop the authoritative perspective and personal leadership skills that successful business managers need.  From supervisor to CEO, this track helps students become effective managers in complex environments.  Internships are an integral part of the curriculum.  Through experience real-world experience, students learn how to prepare for their future professions.  Possible internship roles include human resource management, consumer product management, retail management, and non-profit management.

 

Learning Outcomes

 

  1.   Demonstrate the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to meet complex challenges in business management.
  2. Apply a range of business management “best practices” in a professional environment.
  3. Recognize the importance of behaving ethically in a professional setting.
  4. Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the context of business management.
  5. Communicate effectively — both verbally and in writing.

 

Business is a program that requires 126 credits for a Bachelor’s Degree, 65 of which are completed in the first two years. 

The program itself offers students general requirements, as well as elective courses that can coincide with students’ interests, which students themselves can choose together with the Dean of Students.  To successfully complete the program in four years, students must also partake in a 12-credit internship program. 

CIS/Endicott Students in Spain can complete the four-year International Business, American Bachelor’s Degree program entirely in Madrid, earning an official Endicott College degree, or opt to complete the final two years at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachussets, or any other American college or university in the world.

 

Program of Study

 

Curriculum Requirements – Associate Degree (years one and two) Total Credits Required: 65

Curriculum Requirements – Bachelor Degree (all four years) Total Credits Required: 126

General Education Core Requirements (6 credits)

  • ENG 111 Critical Reading & Writing I – 3 cr. +info
  • ENG 112 Critical Reading & Writing II- 3 cr. +info

Individual and Society (3 credits)

  • PSY 100 Psychology – 3 cr. +info

Global Issues (3 credits)

  • ECN 201 Macroeconomics – 3 cr. +info

Literary Perspectives (3 credits)

  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature – 3 cr. +info

Values and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

  • PHL 104 Ethics – 3 cr. +info

Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression (3 credits)

  • ART 102 Visual Art and Cultural Values II – 3 cr. +info

Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits)

  • MTH 126 Applied Statistics – 3 cr. +info

Science and Technology (3 credits)

  • ENV 150 Environmental Issues – 3 cr. +info

World Cultures (3 credits)

  • One World Culture Course – 3 cr. +info

Free Electives (12 credits)

  • ENG 103 Speech – 3 cr. +info
  • ECN 202 Microeconomics – 3 cr. +info
  • Two Approved Elective Courses – 6 cr. +info

Business Requirements (21 credits)

  • ACC 175 Financial Accounting – 3 cr. +info
  • ACC 185 Managerial Accounting – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 110 Business Computers I – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 120 Business Fundamentals I – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 121 Business Fundamentals II – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 200 Marketing – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 210 Finance – 3 cr. +info
  • Internship INT 200 Internship II – 2 cr. +info

Total Degree Requirements (in first 2 years) – 65 cr.

 

General Education Core Requirements (6 credits)

  • ENG 111 Critical Reading & Writing I – 3 cr. +info
  • ENG 112 Critical Reading & Writing II- 3 cr. +info

Individual and Society (3 credits)

  • PSY 100 Psychology – 3 cr. +info

Global Issues (3 credits)

  • ECN 201 Macroeconomics – 3 cr. +info

Literary Perspectives (3 credits)

  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature – 3 cr. +info

Values and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

  • PHL 104 Ethics – 3 cr. +info

Aesthetic Awareness and Creative Expression (3 credits)

  • ART 102 Visual Art and Cultural Values II – 3 cr. +info

Quantitative Reasoning (3 credits)

  • MTH 126 Applied Statistics – 3 cr. +info

Science and Technology (3 credits)

  • ENV 150 Environmental Issues – 3 cr. +info

World Cultures (3 credits)

  • IST 315 Intercultural Communication – 3 cr. +info

Free Electives (12 credits)

  • ENG 103 Speech – 3 cr. +info
  • ENG 106 English Communication – 3 cr. +info
  • ENG 204 American Literature – 3 cr. +info
  • IST 100 Introduction to Global Issues – 3 cr. +info
  • IST 215 The New Europe – 3 cr. +info

Business Requirements (55 credits)

  • ECN 202 Microeconomics – 3 cr. +info
  • ACC 175 Financial Accounting – 3 cr. +info
  • ACC 185 Managerial Accounting – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 110 Business Computers I – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 120 Business Fundamentals I – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 121 Business Fundamentals II – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 200 Marketing – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 210 Finance – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 270 Communication in Business – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 305 Human Resource Management – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 320 Organizational Behavior – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 325 Operations Management – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 370 Business Analysis and Research – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 415 Business Negotiation – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 450 Dynamics of Leadership – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 489 Senior Thesis I – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 490 Senior Thesis II – 3 cr. +info
  • ECN 302 Intermediate Microeconomics – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 379 Internship Strategies – 1 cr. +info

Management Major Electives (12 credits)

  • BUS 303 International Business – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS 348 Introduction to Business Analytics – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS XXX Upper Division Business Elective – 3 cr. +info
  • BUS XXX Upper Division Business Elective – 3 cr. +info

Internship (14 credits)

  • INT 200 Internship II – 2 cr. +info
  • BUS 480 Semester Internship – 12 cr. +info

Total Degree Requirements – Bachelor Degree – 126 cr.

 

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