RVCC: Finance Transfer Advising Guide

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General Business – Option in Business Administration (A.S.) from Raritan Valley Community College to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Finance at Rider University

General Business, Option in Business Administration A.S.
B.S. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance (120 Credits)
First Semester      
ENGL 111 English Composition I 3 CMP 120 Expository Writing 3
BUSI 111 Introduction to Business 3 CBA 110 Intro to Business 3
ACCT 101 Financial Accounting 4 ACC 210 Introduction to Accounting 3
CISY 102 Computer Literacy 3 CIS 185 Information Systems Essentials 3
SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology 1 3 SOC 101 Sociological Imagination 3
  16   15
Second Semester      
ENGL 112 English Composition II 3 CMP 125 Research Writing 3
ACCT 104 Managerial Accounting 4 ACC 220 Managerial Uses of Accounting 3
MRKT 101 Principles of Marketing 3 MKT 200 Marketing Principles 3
MATH 110 Statistics I 3 MSD 200 Statistical Methods I 3
COMM 101 Speech 3 COM 290 Professional & Strategic Speech 3
  16   15
Third Semester      
BUSI 112 Principles of Management 3 MGT 201 Fund Mgmt. & Org. Behavior 3
ECON 101 Macroeconomics 3 ECO 200 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Humanities 1,5 3 Free Elective Ʊ 3
Mathematics 1,3 Suggest:
MATH 111 Statistics II
3/4 MSD 201 Statistical Methods II 3
Business Elective 4 3 Free Elective Ʊ 3
  15/16   15
Fourth Semester      
ECON 102 Microeconomics 3 ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUSI 131 Business Law I 3 BUS 210 Introduction to Law & Contracts 3
Science (Lab) 1 4 Lab Science Ʊ 4
General Education Credits 1,5 3 Free Elective Ʊ 3
Free Elective 5,6 Suggest: 3 Free Elective Ʊ 3
  16   16
TOTAL 63/64 TOTAL 60/61

Rider Course Option
Select One Course:
FIN-220-Introduction to Finance (Rider prerequisites
ACC 210 (ACCT 101 at RVCC) AND ECO 201 (ECON 102 at RVCC)
MGT-336-Career Management (Rider pre-requisite MGT-201 Fund Mgmt. & Org. Behavior & RVCC pre-requisite BUSI-112-Principles of Management)
Following completion of 30 credits and the Rider Intent to Enroll Form and while a student at Raritan Valley; students have the option to take a course at Rider that counts toward the Rider degree. The selected course allows the RVCC student to experience first-hand the academic environment at Rider. See Raritan Valley & Rider Transfer Representatives. Contact information listed below.

Raritan Valley Community College Footnotes
1 Select a course from the appropriate category of the General Education list.
3 Mathematics by official placement test. Students may not take courses below placement level. MATH 101 Number Systems, MATH 102 Problem Solving Strategies, and MATH 103C Quantitative Reasoning may NOT be used to satisfy the math. See transfer college requirements for math.
4 Any course from ACCT, BUSI, ECON, or MRKT.
5 Students planning transfer to Rider, please note Rider does not require language for business degrees.
6 Any college-level course. It is recommended to check with your intended transfer school for additional math, science or language requirements.

Rider University Footnotes
Ʊ – Students have a number of options to satisfy this requirement; courses will be evaluated on an individual basis.
For transfer credit Raritan Valley students must have a grade of “C” or higher in all courses.
Raritan Valley students interested in the College of Continuing Studies (CCS) at Rider should contact that division directly,
Rider, Norm Brodsky College of Business does not require a language.

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 RVCC, indicate course number)

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Paul Michaud
Director of Transfer & Career Services
Raritan Valley Community College
908.526.1200 X 8333
[email protected]


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Senior Assistant Director of Transfer Admission
Ciambelli Hall

Fall 2019 Travel Schedule

Date Time School
Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Middlesex County College
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 11:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. Brookdale Community College
Wednesday, October 2, 2019