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2023-24 Academic Catalog 
2023-24 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Transfer - BTCM.AS

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This curriculum meets the requirements for the MassTransfer A2B Pathway in Business.  (For more information about MassTransfer benefits, please visit The Mass Transfer A2B Business pathway was developed by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education in conjunction with the Massachusetts Community Colleges and four-year colleges and universities to provide a clear pathway for community college students to transfer to a Massachusetts four-year college or university.  The Business Transfer program is also preferred by four-year colleges and universities that hold AACSB accreditation and accepted by other four-year colleges and universities.  The program consists of the general education foundation, liberal arts, humanities, math, social science, science and a solid foundation of business courses.  Students will utilize computer applications in all business courses, develop critical thinking skills, and expand soft skills such as written and oral communication, collaboration and teamwork.  A student will be prepared to transfer to a four-year college or university.

It is strongly suggested that students complete math requirements early in their studies.

Please note that this program is a specially designed transfer program and not meant for all transfer students (see Business program - BUSN).  Students should consult their advisor or the college transfer counselor to determine which program meets their specific needs. 

Upon successful completion of requirements for this program, the degree of Associates in Science in Business Administration will be awarded.

Program Goals

The Business Transfer program will produce graduates who are able to:

1. Communicate effectively in a business environment using oral and written techniques

2. Apply critical thinking to business scenarios

3. Identify, interpret, and explain major business concepts to business situations

(BTCM.AS) Curriculum

Total: 16 credits

Total: 16 credits

Total: 15 credits

Total (BTCM.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 62


  1. Humanities electives include art, college theater, foreign languages, music, speech, philosophy, and literature or business ethics (MGT-230  ).
  2. Any 200 level business department elective (ACC, BUS, ENT, FIN, LAW, MGT, MKT) or BUS-151 BUS-123 BUS-137 , or BUS-148  will satisfy this requirement. Consult with your advisor.
    Recommended for UMass and MA colleges and universities: LAW-214  - Business Law Essentials and MGT-260  - Organizational Behavior.
    Recommended for WNEU: LAW 214  - Business Law Essentials
    Required for WNEU: MGT-260  - Organizational Behavior
    (STCC MGT-101  and MGT-260  equal WNEU MGT-101 and a General Elective because WNEU combines Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior into one course).
  3. ACC-106  can be substituted with ACC-101  and ACC-102 . A student cannot receive credit for both ACC-101/102 and ACC-106.
  4. Students transferring to MA Colleges and Universities as well as WNE: If you have not completed Calculus for Business, Life and Social Science at STCC, expect to complete Calculus for Business. Life and Social Science at the transfer institution.

Transfer Notes:

Students Transferring to UMass Isenberg School of Management must achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0. All Accounting and Economics courses preferred minimum grade of B-, and Calculus a preferred grade of C.

Recommendation: Students should complete math requirements early in their studies.

Program Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Christina Atwater Professor 02/230 413-755-4062
Rhoda Belemjian Professor 02/233 413-755-5706
Ann Gervais Professor/Department Chair 02/232 413-755-5705
Michael Magala Professor 02/220 413-755-4613
Anthony Rondinelli Professor 02/227 413-755-4316
Diane Sabato Professor 02/239 413-755-4836


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