Business Administration Systems


Inforgraph on Accounting: 2015 median pay $35,440 per year; 2015 employment in KY 22,750.

Human Resources

Inforgraph on Human Resources: 2015 median pay $39,264 per year; 2015 employment in KY 1,492.

What is Business Administration Systems?Work Ready Logo

The Business Administration Systems program prepares students with specific business management and administrative knowledge and skills to successful work in today s global business world. This program offers three specific concentrated areas of study for students to choose from: Accounting, Human Resource Management, and Management. A student has the opportunity to choose one of these options and specialize in their designated area of study.

What are my career choices?

Graduates can enter the workforce as bookkeepers, accounting technicians, cost-/payroll managers and similar positions using computer-based systems. With advanced study beyond the associates degree, students can become certified public accountants or financial planners. Human Resource Management prepares students for positions in the human resource field, such as human resources/employment assistant, technician, and benefits specialist.

Management prepares the student with broad-based management knowledge and skills; which lead to a variety of positions in organizations, such as administrative specialist, office manager, records and information specialist, and operation support assistant.

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Additional Information

For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For Human Resource course sequence, see the HR Course Sequence.
For Management course sequence, see the Management Course Sequence.
For Accounting course sequence, see the Accounting Course Sequence.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain a full-time status.

For more information

  • Phillip Stagner, BAS Program Coordinator, Associate Professor - (270) 901-1197
  • April Harris, Instructor - (270) 901-1085

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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