BCC: Business Administration Transfer Advising Guide

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Business Administration (A.A.) from Brookdale Community College to Business Administration (B.S.B.A) at Rider University

Business Administration, A.A.
Business Administration, B.S.(120 Credits)
BUSI    105     Introduction to Business 3 Free Elective Credit Ʊ 3
ENGL   121    English Composition: The Writing Process 3 CMP   120     Expository Writing 3
Humanities Credits 3 Free Elective Ʊ 3
Mathematics Credits (MATH 145, Algebraic Modeling) 3/4 MTH   1XX   Elective 3
History Credits   Suggest:
HIST    105    World Civilization I
3/4 HIS      150    World History to 1500 4
  15/17   16
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
MRKT  101    Introduction to Marketing
3/4 MKT   200    Marketing Principles 3
Mathematics or Science Elective   Suggest:
MATH  156    Math for Mgmt.& the Social Sciences
3 Mathematics or Science Ʊ
MTH   1XX   Elective
ENGL   122    English Composition Writing & Research 3 CMP   125     Research Writing 3
Humanities Credits 3/4 Free Elective Ʊ 3
ECON  105     Macro Economics  3 ECO    200     Principles of Macroeconomics 3
  15/17   15
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
ECON  225     Business Statistics
3 MGT   201    Fundamentals of Management & Organizational Behavior 3
SPCH   115     Public Speaking  3 COM    290    Professional & Strategic Speech 3
Humanities Credits   Suggest:
PHIL    227     Introduction to Ethics
4 PHL     115     Ethics 4
History Credits   Suggest:
HIST    106     World Civilization II
3 HIS      151     World History since 1500 3
ECON  106     Micro Economics 3 ECO     201    Principles of Microeconomics 3
  16   16
Career Studies Credits   Suggest:
ECON  225    Business Statistics
3 MSD   200    Statistical Methods I 3
Cultural & Global Awareness Cr. (1) (Suggested Courses Listed Below) A 3 Global/Cultural Liberal Arts Elective Ʊ 3
Science (with Lab) Credits Select from:
BIOL    105    Life Science
CHEM  116   Chemistry in Life
ENVR  107    Environmental Science
3 Science (with Lab) Credits: Ʊ
BIO  1XX    Biology Elective
CHE 1XX    Chemistry Elective
ENV 1XX    Environmental Elective
Technologies Competency Credits (2)   Suggest:
COMP  129   Information Technology
3 Elective Credit Ʊ
CIS     185    Information Systems Essentials
Elective Credits   Suggest:
ACCT   101   Principles of Accounting I
3 Free Elective Credit Ʊ
ACC   210     Introduction to Accounting
  15   12
TOTAL 61/65 TOTAL 59/60

Rider Course Option: 
FIN-220, Introduction to Finance (Rider -Pre-requisites ECO-201 & ACC-210) (Brookdale pre-requisite-ECON-106 & ACCT-101)

FIN-220, Introduction to Finance (Rider Pre-requisites ECO-201 & ACC-210)
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Brookdale; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree.  See Brookdale or Rider Transfer Representatives for additional information.  Contact information listed below.

Brookdale Community College Footnotes:
(1) - One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness area.  Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education requirement for another    knowledge area.
(2) - A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics, Sciences or Technology Competency
A grade of “C” or higher is required in a Career Studies course.
The Transfer Advising Guide is a recommended plan of study. Additional courses are transferrable as outlined on NJ Transfer for this major with the approval of a Rider University Advisor.

Rider University Footnotes:
For transfer the Brookdale student must have a “C” or higher in all courses for transfer credit
A – Suggested Brookdale courses include ENG-235, World Literature I; ENG-236, World Literature II; PHIL-225, Comparative Religions; HIST-225, History of Modern Asia; HIST-217, Modern Latin American History; HIST-145, African American History.
Ʊ - Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Brookdale students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly.

Requirements are subject to change. This Advising Guide is best used in consultation with an advisor.


Course Number Rider University Course Name or Core Area Credits Notes* (if course can be taken at Bucks, indicate course number)
  The Brookdale student will have 60 credits remaining to complete the Rider University B.S.B.A. Degree    

The Brookdale Community College student may transfer up to 60 credits to Rider University. 

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Ann Tickner Jankowski
Director, Transfer Resources/Articulation​

Brookdale Community College
[email protected]


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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Spring 2020 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Ocean County College
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Mercer County Community College
Monday, March 2, 2020