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Associate Degree in General Business

Delaware County Community College (DCCC)
Associate's degree
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Program description

Associate Degree in General Business

The General Business (BGEN) program is a career designed for individuals who are interested in developing the knowledge and skills that are essential in current global business environment. Students are introduced to theory and the application of theory to management practices and principles. Students explore the functional areas of business and the processes, policies, and strategies related to these areas. The program also provides students with the competencies to write and speak effectively, and to communicate interpersonally. This program prepares graduates for entry-level positions in the private and public sectors. The program is also appropriate for individuals who hold a bachelor degree in a discipline other than business and who are interested in developing their business acumen for the workplace.

Program content

First Semester

  • English Composition I
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Mathematics for Business
  • Business Precalculus
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Public Speaking

Second Semester

  • Business Communication
  • Principles of Management
  • Leadership
  • Applied Accounting
  • Financial Accounting


  • Any Scientific Inquiry (SI) designated course

Third Semester

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management


  • Any Diversity and Social Justice (DJ) designated course
  • Program Electives

Fourth Semester

  • Principles of Marketing


  • Any Global Understanding (GU) designated course
  • Program Electives

Scholarships & funding

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Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Apply management theories to management practice.
  • Use technology to complete common business functions, processes and communication.
  • Examine forces in the global business environment and analyze their impact on the organization and its stakeholders.
  • Exhibit competent and effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the key practices and processes related to the functional areas within an organization.

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About this institute

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Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

Delaware County Community College (DCCC) is a public two-year college in Media, Pennsylvania, with a current enrollment of 12,500 students (including 200 international students from over 50 countries). Offering over 40 degree programs, students can complete a two-year associate degree...

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Contact info

Delaware County Community College (DCCC)

901 S. Media Line Rd
PA 19063 Media Pennsylvania
United States of America

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