Financial Services - Real Estate and Insurance Career Program

Degree offered

Associate in Science in Business Administration (Financial Services Real Estate and Insurance)

Credits required 64/65

Dean

William Berardi

Program contact

Cecil Leonard, Department Chair and Professor of Business Administration, ext. 2415

Program Goals Statement

The Business Administration career program emphasizes various organizational functions, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills that students need to compete in today’s global business environment. This concentration assists students to prepare for a career in Real Estate and Insurance. All business programs share many common courses, so students can switch easily between concentrations.

Student Learning Outcomes

See Learning Outcomes.

Program Information

The faculty have years of practical experience that makes your education relevant in the workplace.

Recommendations

Students should take any required developmental courses in their first semester.

After BCC

  • Graduates may work as mutual fund customer service representatives and broker assistants, loan service representatives, insurance representatives, credit and collection associates, and junior financial analysts.
  • The career program is designed for students who expect to work in the profession immediately after graduation.
  • BCC participates in the statewide MassTransfer program and has developed many program-to-program transfer articulation agreements which guarantee admission and credit transfer. For a complete listing of eligible MassTransfer programs and current BCC articulation agreements, visit the Transfer Affairs website at BristolCC.edu/transfer

Infused General Education Competencies

Ethical Dimensions, Multicultural Perspective

Degree Requirements

General Courses

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16
CSS 101: (or completion of Division 3 First-Year Experience Summer or Intersession orientation or documented First-Year Experience or equivalent)

Choose one of the following

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Elective Courses

Science Elective

3-4 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4
See General Education Competency Courses - Scientific Reasoning and Discovery for course listings

Core Courses

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:21

Concentration Courses

BUS 171Principles of Insurance I

3 credits

BUS 172Principles of Insurance II

3 credits

BUS 175Introduction to Real Estate

3 credits

BUS 176Real Estate Practice

3 credits

MAR 114Sales Principles

3 credits

MAR 253Sales Management

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Program Electives – choose one of the following

BUS 112Personal Financial Planning

3 credits

BUS 113Introduction to Business Functions and Practices

3 credits

BUS 253Corporation Finance

3 credits

BUS 155Business Ethics

3 credits

BUS 260International Business

3 credits

MAN 251Human Resources Management

3 credits

MAN 152Purchasing

3 credits

MAN 290Managing an Enterprise

3 credits

MAR 255Advertising Principles

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 101Principles of Accounting I

4 credits

BUS 111Business and Financial Mathematics

3 credits

CSS 101College Success Seminar

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

HST 112The West and the World II

3 credits

MAN 101Principles of Management

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

Program Elective

3 credits

ACC 102Principles of Accounting II

4 credits

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

ENG 102Composition II: Writing about Literature

3 credits

MAR 101Principles of Marketing

3 credits

RMN 118Workshop in Team Development and Managerial Communications

1 credit

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 3

BUS 171Principles of Insurance I

3 credits

CIS 111Introduction to Business Information Systems

3 credits

MAR 114Sales Principles

3 credits

BUS 175Introduction to Real Estate

3 credits

COM 101Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3 credits

Or

COM 114Professional Speaking

3 credits

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 4

BUS 172Principles of Insurance II

3 credits

BUS 176Real Estate Practice

3 credits

BUS 251Business Law

3 credits

Science Elective

3-4 credits

MAR 253Sales Management

3 credits

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