Business Administration

A demand for professionals with an business administration degree and an understanding of core business concepts is expected to increase. Individuals interested in managing a business, exploring an entrepreneurial vision, and/or completing the first two years towards a four year degree are encouraged to apply for the Associate of Arts in Accounting/Business Administration. A core liberal arts curriculum boosts critical thinking and builds effective communication skills that can provide the educational foundation for building a solid set of business skills. Opportunities are available on campus to pursue a bachelor’s degree in business related disciplines through Mayville State University.

Program Outcomes:

• The student will demonstrate knowledge of the environment in which business operates.
• The student will prepare financial statements.
• The student will demonstrate proficiency in business communication.
• The student will demonstrate critical thinking in the area of business management.
• The student will demonstrate basic knowledge of economic concepts.

Program Characteristics

The Associate of Arts in Business Administration degree is designed to expose you to a wide variety of disciplines such as accounting, business law, statistics, and management. Anyone who wishes to gain a foundational business degree and understand basic accounting, macro and micro economic and legal concepts will benefit. Learn the importance of decision making, planning, strategy, staffing, leading, and change in a global environment. Gain skills you can apply immediately in the workplace or get an excellent start on earning your bachelor’s degree.

Faculty

The Business Administration faculty are professionals who have been employed in private and public sectors of business. They continue to participate in professional development and scholarly activity to enhance their knowledge and to serve as role models for life long learning.

Steven Smith
Steven Smith
701-766-1378
steven.smith@littlehoop.edu

 

Courses of Essential Studies

Course # Course Name Offered
Credits
ENGL 100 Student Success FA,SP
1
ENGL 110 College Composition FA,SP,SU
3
ENGL 120 College Composition II* FA,SP,SU
3
ENGL 161 Dakota Language I FA,SP,SU
3
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking FA,SP
3
DS 110 Dakota Thought, Philosophy, & Culture*** FA,SP,SU
3
  ND:FA  
3
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics FA
3
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics SP
3
POLS 115 American Government FA,SP
3
CSCI 101 Introduction to Computers FA,SP
3
MATH 103 College Algebra** FA,SP,SU
3
SCIENCE/L ND:LABSC  
4
HPER101-104 Physical Education Activity  
1
HPER 217 Personal & Community Health FA,SP
2
  TOTAL  
41
     
  *Prerequisite of ENGL 110 (College Composition I)  
  **Prerequisite of MATH 102 (Intermediate Algebra) or Appropriate Placement Test  
  ***Alternate Summer Rotation  
     

 

Core Classes

Course # Course Name Offered
Credits
ACCT 200 Elements of Accounting I FA,SP
3
ACCT 201 Elements of Accounting II* SP
3
MATH 210 Elementary Stastics** SP
3
BOTE 247 Spreadsheet SP 3
BADM 202 Principles of Management SP
3
  Program Electives (choose from below)  
6
  TOTAL  
21

 

Program Electives

Course # Course Name Offered
Credits
ACCT 207 Managerial Accounting FA
3
ACCT 212 Payroll Accounting FA
3
ACCT 215 Business in the Legal Environment SP
3
ACCT 231 Income Tax Procedures FA
3
BADM 201 Principles of Marketing SP
3
BVED 217 Fundamentals of Management Information SP
3
BOTE 214 Business Reports and Communications FA
3
     
  *Prerequisite of ACCT 200 (Elements of Accounting I)  
  **Prerequisite of MATH 102 (Intermediate Algebra) or Appropriate Placement Test  
     

 

Degree Program Total Credits.....62

Business Administration Course Descriptions