Associate in Science in Business Administration / General Management
Bristol Community College

Program Details

The online AS in Business Administration / General Management degree program from Bristol Community College provides students with training in various organizational functions, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills needed to compete in today's global business environment. Graduates are prepared to:

  • ​Explain the management of a successful new business enterprise
  • ​Explain how factors of culture, economics, legal requirements, political activity, technology, the internet, and the news media affect the operation of organizations in a global environment
  • ​Demonstrate the skills needed to develop ideas and make decisions based on ethics, proper research, analysis, and critical thinking
  • ​Describe the key actions to be taken to effectively and efficiently utilize organizational resources to achieve stated purpose and goals
  • ​Describe the actions taken to acquire and retain customers, produce goods and services, and measure/track financial performance
  • ​Explain how the United States banking system and financial markets are structured and operate to facilitate organizational and personal financial management
  • ​Demonstrate the interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • ​Operate in teams and/or matrix organizational settings
  • Utilize business and financial software
  • ​Demonstrate leadership in a wide variety of organizations
  • ​Develop a professional growth plan for lifelong learning


This degree program requires 64-65 credits for completion.

  • Official high school transcripts or equivalent

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education

Geographic Restrictions

Students located outside of Massachusetts and Rhode Island who wish to enroll in an online program should inquire before enrolling to determine if Bristol Community College has acquired permission to offer online courses in their state.