Business Career Administration/Financial Services - Real Estate and Insurance Career

Degree offered

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

Credits required 64/65

Dean

William Berardi, william.berardi@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Dorris Perryman, Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Accounting, dorris.perryman@bristolcc.edu

Program Code: BC

Concentration Code: REI

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.

Program Information

  • Transfer credits for any course in the Business Administration Department (ACC, BNK, BUS, LSM, MAN, MAR and RMN) must be approved by the Business Administration Department Chairperson.
  • 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 www.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:0-4
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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