The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional StudiesQueens Campus, Staten Island Campus
The Bachelor of Science in Administrative Studies is designed to prepare students for administrative and managerial jobs in today's technologically oriented workplace. With a solid grounding in writing, critical thinking, office software systems and a basic understanding of the business world, program graduates will be prepared for professional level positions in both the private and public sectors of the economy.
Undergraduate admission is based on many factors, including previous academic performance, satisfactory achievement on standardized tests, personal recommendations, and other indications of an applicant's interests, motivation, and potential.
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6 Credits from the following courses:
And 6 Credits from any of the following courses:
15 Credits, chosen from:
Additional 3 Credits from the above or the following:
Business Area: 12 Credits from any ACC, BLW, MGT, MKT course
12 Credits from:
And 6 Credits in Social Science Elective, chosen from any:
Free Electives: 18 Credits
36 Credits from the following courses:
Modern Foreign Language/Cultural Studies: 6 Credits from:
The program in Administrative Studies prepares students for entry-level positions in the world of business, with special emphasis on the development of critical thinking skills, analytic problem-solving skills, interpersonal communication skills, and the technical skills to perform their jobs in today’s high performance workplace.
The Administrative Studies program will prepare graduates to:
Understand of the nature of business.
Understand administration and its role in business.
Understand the principles of human resource management and their application to the workplace.
Work effectively with people both individually and in groups/teams.
Demonstrate knowledge of the dynamics of multiculturalism in the workplace.
Demonstrate the skills to use the technology in the current and future workplace.
Demonstrate effective communication skills.
Demonstrate the ability to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations.