BA Degree


With your degree in business administration from Tunxis Community College, you will have the skills you need to succeed in business or to transfer to a bachelor’s level Business Administration program. From the largest, global corporations, to the smallest sole proprietorship, you will learn the skills all companies need to grow – including accounting, ethics, finance, law, management, MIS, and marketing.

Your BA education will include a strong foundation in the liberal arts, as well as case studies, team projects, professional guest speakers, field trips, internships and more. These are the hands-on skills that employers seek in their future employees.

The Tunxis Business Administration program provides a comprehensive foundation with small classes and individualized student-faculty interaction. You will learn from faculty who bring their real-world experience into the classroom, bringing theory to life and offering the opportunity to build networks before you graduate.


Providing Students with Skills and Knowledge for the Future

A new survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers lists finance, business, accounting, and marketing among the top 10 bachelor’s degrees in demand by companies hiring new college graduates.


Business Administration Program

Upon successful completion of the business administration degree program, students will demonstrate:

    • both accounting and finance concepts as applied to the sound fiscal management of a business enterprise,
    • various micro- and macroeconomic principles and their influence on the organizational decision-making process,
    • marketing’s role in the development of a successful business strategy,
    • the impact of leadership, employee behavior and organizational culture in attaining organizational goals and objectives,
    • both the ethical and legal implications of managerial decisions and the effect of those decisions on organizational stakeholders,
    • group dynamics and the benefits of a team-based approach in business,
    • the impact and uses of technology in the 21st century business environment,
    • the integration of knowledge and apply learned skills for real-world business decision making, and
    • Tunxis’ General Education Abilities as they apply to the business professions.


Business Administration Associate’s Degree 2013/2014 Plan of Study

ACC*113 Principles of Financial Accounting
BMK*201 Principles of Marketing
ENG*101 Composition
Directed Computer Elective
Fine Arts Elective
ACC*117 Principles of Managerial Accounting
ECN*102 Principles of Microeconomics
ECN*101 Principles of Macroeconomics
English/Communication Option – Select Two:
COM*173 Public Speaking
ENG*106 Writing for Business
ENG*103 Composition II
BBG*231 Business Law I
BBG*240 Business Ethics
Science Elective
Directed Elective
Directed Elective
BFN*201 Principles of Finance
MAT*165 Elementary Statistics with Computer Apps
Directed ElectiveManagement Option – Select One:
BMG*202 Principles of Management
BMG*210 Organizational Behavior
Capstone Option – Select One:
Directed Elective AND BBG*290 Business Capstone
BBG*292 Business Practicum

2014-15 Business Programs Advising Guide

Business Administration 2014-2015 MAT Guide

Tunxis Course/Program Catalog


Transfer Pathways

Upon completing an associate’s degree from Tunxis, students are prepared to transfer into a four-year college/university program leading to a bachelor’s degree. Several schools offer guaranteed admissions to their bachelor’s degree programs to graduating Tunxis students (a minimum GPA may be required). St. Joseph’s College GAP Program – Apply at any time in your Connecticut community college …

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