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Business Administration, A.S.

Your Business Degree Starts at DCC

DCC's Business Administration Transfer curriculum is designed for students who plan to continue their studies in a bachelor’s program. At DCC, you'll be introduced to the fundamentals of business in a small, supportive community at New York's most affordable college.


credits to earn your associate degree


years of full-time study


Transfer to a bachelor's program in business

What You'll Study in our Business Administration Transfer Program

Are you set on earning a bachelor’s degree in business, but want to start your journey in a close, supportive community? The Business Administration Transfer (BAT) program at DCC is designed for people with your goals, on your timeline.

You’ll spend your first year building knowledge in business foundations, marketing principles and financial accounting. For year two, you’ll explore different business avenues, with courses in economics, law, management, and other specialized topics.

Finally, bring your credits to any institution you wish. We’ve made transferring with full junior status easier than ever through articulation agreements with SUNY Albany, Canton and Oswego; the Culinary Institute of America; Excelsior College; Marist College; and Quinnipiac University.


Sample Courses

BUS 102: Foundations of Business
Gain fundamental knowledge of principles like economic systems, management, and marketing

BUS 215: Business Law I
Learn the legalities that govern business practice, including torts, contract law and intellectual property

BUS 209: Digital Marketing
This course covers messaging, content strategy, retention, and other aspects of digital marketing


Where Do Business Administration Grads Go?

Contact Us

Academic, Career & Transfer Center

301 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. -Thurs., 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Fri. 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (845) 431-8600

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601