Business Administration

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in Business Administration. This program is offered 100% online with some courses offered in the hybrid and in-person modalities. If attending full-time, you can complete your Associate of Applied Science Degree in two years with several industry-based certifications available along your educational journey. The Business Administration program has three possible concentration areas: General Business, Entrepreneurship, and Paralegal.

Program Overview

The Business Administration Program with a concentration in General Business is designed to provide a selection of courses for orientation to business and industry. The student will obtain the basic skills necessary for entry-level positions in the management, marketing, or accounting fields. CIP 520101

Business Administration - General Business Concentration DEGREE PROGRAM OPTIONS

Students who successfully complete the Business Administration - General Business Concentration will be able to:

  1. Comprehend terms and arithmetic/problem solving skills in personal, financial, and managerial accounting.
  2. Apply economic theories to real world and hypothetical situations.
  3. Communicate effectively using oral and written communication within the business environment using technology.
  4. Comprehend business management, marketing, and legal principles.

Business Administration - entrpreneurship Concentration DEGREE PROGRAM OPTIONS

Students who successfully complete the Business Administration program with an Entrepreneurship Concentration will be able to:

  1. Comprehend terms and arithmetic/problem solving skills in personal and entrepreneurial finance, and financial accounting.
  2. Apply economic theories to real world and hypothetical situations.
  3. Communicate effectively using oral and written communication within the business environment using technology.
  4. Comprehend business management, marketing, and legal principles.
  5. Understand and apply the basic concepts of entrepreneurship.

Business Administration - Paralegal Studies Concentration DEGREE PROGRAM OPTIONS

Students who successfully complete the Business Administration program with a Paralegal Studies Concentration will be able to:

  1. Comprehend terms and arithmetic/problem solving skills in personal finance and financial accounting.
  2. Apply economic theories to real world and hypothetical situations.
  3. Communicate effectively using oral and written communication within the business environment using technology.
  4. Comprehend business management and legal principles.
  5. Demonstrate basic knowledge needed to provide paralegal services.

INDUSTRY-BASED CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Word and PowerPoint (This certification is available in Introduction to CPTR 1100-Computer Applications which is a required course.)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Excel (This certification is available in CINS 1350-Spreadsheets which can be taken as a business elective course.)
  • Customer Service & Sales Certification (This certification is available in BUSN 1010-Service Communications which can be taken as a business elective course.) 
  • QuickBooks Certified User (This certification is available in ACCT 2500-Computerized Accounting which can be taken as a business elective course.)

SALARY & CAREER OUTLOOK

Fletcher's Business Administration Program prepares students for employment as:

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Customer Service Representatives
General Office Clerks
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Retail/Sales Management

Occupational Outlook Handbook

ACCREDITATION

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The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a leading specialized accreditation association for business education — supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. ACBSP accredits business, accounting, and business-related programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master, and doctorate degree levels worldwide. Every quality business program worldwide is accredited.

  • ACBSP promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world.
  • ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching. ACBSP encourages faculty involvement within the contemporary business world to enhance the quality of classroom instruction and to contribute to student learning.
  • ACBSP offers an accreditation process uniquely focused on teaching excellence and student outcomes. And because the council believes ACBSP success is driven by the success of its members, ACBSP officers and members align those programs and the accreditation process to meet the individual needs of each member.

Transfer Options

For students interested in transferring to Nicholls State University to earn a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with the following degree concentrations: Financial Services Marketing Concentration, General Business Concentration, Multinational Business Concentration, Pre-Law Concentration, please click this link to learn more: https://www.nicholls.edu/academic-services-center/transfer-student-resource-center/. Students can also reach out to a transfer adviser  in the Student Success Center (room 127) located at the main campus in Schriever for more details.

Fletcher's Business Administration program has articulation agreements with the following universities:

CONTACT us

Kelly Ortego
Business Administration Program Coordinator
Business Instructor
kelly.ortego@fletcher.edu
(985) 448-7900

Brandy Sevin
Business Department Head
Office Systems Instructor
brandy.sevin@fletcher.edu
(985) 448-7977

Susan Guerrero
Dean of Business, Education, Arts, & Math
susan.guerrero@fletcher.edu
(985) 448-7988

LINKS

Business Administration – General Business Concentration
Business Administration – Entrepreneurship Concentration
Business Administration – Paralegal Concentration

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Student Achievement

FTCC Associate of General Studies Transfer Degree Program Handbook

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