Business

Whether you plan to continue your business studies at a four-year college or you’re an entrepreneur looking to acquire the skills to start or expand your own business, Cumberland offers an array of degrees and certificates to achieve your goals.

This program is designed for students planning to continue their education at a four-year college or university to study for a career in accounting, business administration, marketing, finance, economics, and/or human resource management.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles 1 (4 cr)         
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)         
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)         
General Education History Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 104  Accounting Principles II (4 cr)
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
EC 202  Principles of Microeconomics (3 cr)
MA 110  College Algebra (3 cr)
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
MA 205  Statistics (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)
General Education History Elective (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)
Science Elective with Lab (4 cr)

Total Credits  63

This program prepares you for entry level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social service agencies. Employment opportunities include positions in manufacturing, retailing, banking, insurance, marketing, and government.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I  (4 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business  (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective  (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 104  Accounting Principles II (4 cr)
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 212  Human Resource Management (3 cr)
BU 233  Corporate Finance (3 cr)
EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (Excluding MA 115) *

Spring Semester
BU 249  Introduction to International Business (3 cr)
BU 288 Strategic Management (4 cr)
PY 101  General Psychology (3 cr)
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)

Total Credits  60

*A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied.

This program prepares students to lead startup businesses and expand small businesses. It introduces students to management, marketing, accounting, and finance which are essential for effective business development. Employment opportunities include small business owner, and small business manager.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102 Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
BU 122  Introduction to Entrepreneurship (3 cr)
EC 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
EN 204 Business Communication (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 117  Advertising (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (excluding MA 115) **

Spring Semester
BU 209  Small Business Management (3 cr)
BU 219  Retailing (3 cr)
BU 249  Introduction to International Business (3 cr)
BU 288  Strategic Management (4 cr)
Business Elective (3 cr) *

Total Credits  62

*Any course in a business related area that has a prefix of BU, OA, CS, RE, AC

**A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied.

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social services agencies with a concentration in finance. Employment opportunities include positions in financial occupations such as finance, credit and collections, and investments.

Year I
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 104  Accounting Principles II (4 cr)
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (excluding MA 115) *

Year 2
Fall Semester

AC 201  Intermediate Accounting I (4 cr)
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 233  Corporate Finance (3 cr)
EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
PY 101  General Psychology (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 202  Intermediate Accounting II (4 cr)
BU 249  Introduction to International Business (3 cr)
BU 288 Strategic Management (4 cr)
Business Elective (3 cr) *

Total Credits  62

*Any course in a business related area that has a prefix of BU, OA, CS, RE, AC

**A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied.

This program prepares students for entry level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social service agencies with a concentration in human resources. Employment opportunities include benefits coordinator, personnel records supervisor, training and development coordinator, and recruitment specialist.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 104  Accounting Principles II (4 cr)
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  TechnicalWriting (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
PY 101  General Psychology (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 116  Cases in Business Management (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 212  Human Resource Management (3 cr)
BU 242  Labor Relations (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (excluding MA 115) *

Spring Semester
BU 244  Employee Selection (3 cr)
BU 247  Leadership (3 cr)
BU 288  Strategic Management (4 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)

Total Credits  60

*A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied.

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social service agencies. Twelve (12) insurance equivalency credits will be required from The American Institute for CPCU and the Insurance Institute of America.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 113  Introduction to Insurance (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
Insurance Equivalent Credits (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II  (3 cr) or
EN 103 Technical Writing (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
Insurance Equivalent Credits (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (excluding MA 115) **

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)
Insurance Equivalent Credits (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 233 Corporate Finance (3 cr)
PY 101 General Psychology (3 cr)
Business Elective (3 cr) *
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)
Insurance Equivalent Credits (3 cr)

Total Credits  61

*Any course in a business related area that has a prefix of BU, OA, CS, RE, AC

**A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social service agencies that interact globally. Employment opportunities include positions in manufacturing, retaining, banking, insurance, marketing, and government in the international arena.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 104  Accounting Principles II (4 cr)
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 249  Introduction to International Business (3 cr)
EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
 

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 233  Corporate Finance (3 cr)
GE 102  Cultural Geography (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (Foreign Language Required) (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (excluding MA 115) *

Spring Semester
BU 247  Leadership (3 cr)
BU 288  Strategic Management (4 cr)
PY 101 General Psychology (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (Foreign Language Required) (3 cr)

Total Credits  60

*A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied.

This program prepares students for entry level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social service agencies with a concentration in marketing. Employment opportunities include assistant manager, buyer, department manager, store manager, and merchandising manager.

Year 1
Fall Semester

AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Diversity Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
AC 104  Accounting Principles II (4 cr)
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
PY 101  General Psychology (3 cr)

Year 2
Fall Semester

BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 233  Corporate FInance (3 cr)
EC 201  Principles of Macroeconomics (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (Excluding MA 115)

Spring Semester
BU 117  Advertising (3 cr)
BU 118  Professional Selling (3 cr)
BU 249  Introduction to International Business (3 cr)
BU 288 Strategic Management (4 cr)

Total Credits  60

*A four credit general education elective in that subject can be taken and applied.

This program prepares students for entry level positions in all sectors of business, government, non-profit and social service agencies. Employment opportunities include manufacturing, retailing, banking, insurance, marketing, and government.

Gainful Employment Info

Fall Semester
AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 212  Introduction to Human Resources (3 cr)
BU 233  Corporate Finance (3 cr)
BU 249  Introduction to International Business (3 cr)

Total Credits  31


This program prepares students for insurance careers. Twelve (12) insurance equivalency credits will be required from The American Institute for CPCU and the Insurance Institute of America. Employment opportunities include insurance and real estate relate positions.

Gainful Employment Info

Fall Semester
AC 103  Accounting Principles I (4 cr)
BU 113  Introduction to Insurance (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
Insurance Equivalent Credits (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
EN 102  English Composition II (3 cr) or
EN 103  Technical Writing (3 cr) or
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
General Education Mathematics Elective (3 cr) (MA 109 or higher, excluding MA 115)
Insurance Equivalent Credits

Total Credits  31

Rev'd October 2015

Cumberland County College has articulated a joint degree program with Burlington County College which affords Cumberland students the opportunity to complete the first year of general education courses at Cumberland and apply to Burlington’s program to complete the second year. Employment opportunities include placement in restaurants, catering facilities, cruise lines, personal chef services, bakeries, hotels and resorts, casino restaurants and banquet facilities.

Year One (at CCC)
Fall Semester

EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
General Education Humanities Elective (3 cr)
General Education Social Science Elective (3 cr)

Spring Semester
MA 205  Statistics (3 cr)
SP 203  Effective Speech (3 cr)
General Education Elective (any field) (3 cr)
General Education Lab Science Elective (4 cr)

Total Credits at CCC: 22

This program is designed to prepare students to start and lead start-up businesses. Students are introduced to management, marketing, accounting, and finance which are essential for effective business development.

Fall Semester
BU 109  Business Law I (3 cr)
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
BU 209  Small Business Management (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr) or
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 106  Introduction to Management (3 cr)
BU 118  Professional Selling  (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 233  Corporate Finance (3 cr)
General Education Business Elective (3 cr) or
General Education Computer Science Elective (3 cr) *

Total Credits  27

*Any course in a business related area that has a prefix of BU, OA, CS, RE, AC

This program prepares students for sales careers in a myriad of business sectors.

Fall Semester
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
BU 219  Retailing (3 cr)
CS 101  Introduction to Microcomputers (3 cr)
EN 101  English Composition I (3 cr)
MA 109  Principles of Mathematics (3 cr) or
MA 110  College Algebra (3 cr)

Spring Semester
BU 117  Advertising (3 cr)
BU 118  Professional Selling (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
CS 102  Applications on the Microcomputer (3 cr)

Total Credits  27
 

This program provides students with a background in retail sales functions.

First Semester
BU 115  Introduction to Business (3 cr)
BU 118  Professional Selling (3 cr)
BU 207  Introduction to Marketing (3 cr)
BU 219  Retailing (3 cr)

Total Credits 12