Business Administration and Management, A.S.


Do You have a passion for business?

Then a degree in Business Administration will give you the opportunity to pursue your passions. Business administration is a wide field that incorporates many types of management positions. You'll be using the management and operational skills you learn in this program to assist in the operation of businesses - from independent businesses to major corporations.

Whether you're a first-time job seeker or an experienced employee, the training you'll receive in this program will help you advance in your career in the business administration and management field.

Apply now

Contact the Advisor

Kim Allan
Assistant Professor, Business & Technology
(850) 769-1551, ext 4022

Jordan Hale
Academic Program Support Specialist
(850) 872-3838


Who is eligible for the business administration Option, A.S. program?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the business administration, a.s. program?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the Apply now  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

How do I register for my classes?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your scheduletoday.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

2022-2023 Catalog Requirements

Communications Area CH
•+*ENC1101, English I 3
Humanities Area
See General Education Core Requirement 3
Mathematics Area
•+*STA2023, Statistics 3
Natural Sciences Area
See General Education Core Requirement 3
Social Sciences Area
  • @POS2041, American National Government or •@AMH2020, United States History II and demonstrate Civic Literacy Competency
Major Courses
CGS1570, Microcomputer Applications 3
#MNA1100, Human Relations in Management 3
*ACG2001, Financial Accounting I 3
+*ACG2011, Financial Accounting II 3
BUL2241, Business Law 3
+CGS2069, Social Media Marketing 3
ECO2023, Economics, Micro 3
MAR2011, Marketing 3
MAN2021, Principles of Management 3
+MAN2500, Operations Management 3
MAN2160, Foundations of Leadership 3
CGS1103, Project Management Concepts and Processes 3
Pick any 3 courses from the list below:
FIN1100, Personal Finance 3
+*ACG2071, Managerial Accounting 3
+CGS2518, Spreadsheets for Business Environments 3
+DIG2093, Digital Marketing 3
DIG2100, Web Design I 3
TRA2010, Transportation and Distribution 3
TRA2131, Purchasing and Inventory Management 3
TRA2154, Introduction to Supply Chain Management 3
TRA2230, Warehouse Management 3
ENT2000, Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
+ENT2112, Business Plans 3
+ENT2430, Funding Acquisition and Legal Issues 3

• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites and/or corequisites required. See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.

@ Civic Literacy.


Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology