Program Information

Mission, Strategic Priorities, and Program Outcomes

Teacher at the front of a class teachingMission:

The Business Administration Systems Program provides excellence in business education, produces competent graduates to meet employer needs, preparing students to complete a bachelor's degree while obtaining their career objectives to compete in the global market.

 

  1. Improve Quality of business administration Courses
  2. Enrich learning experience from business administration Courses
  3. Promote and improve transfer opportunities for students
  4. Increase student enrollment, retention, and graduation
The Business Administration Systems Program prepares students for a variety of careers in business. A core curriculum provides students with a foundation of knowledge applicable to any business career. The curriculum is designed for those who seek entry level jobs as well as for currently employed individuals wishing to enhance their skills. The Accounting Track/Diploma/Certificate leads to careers in accounting including bookkeeper, accounting clerk, cost payroll clerk and any positions using microcomputer-based systems. The Management Track/Certificate prepares the student with broad based management knowledge and skills which lead to a variety of positions in organizations.
  1. With creative thinking, innovation, and cutting-edge technology, the Business Administration Systems program will inspire and empower individuals to seek excellence through liberal arts and technical education.
  2. Students will demonstrate an increased attainment of general education and program outcomes and the Business Administration Systems program will use these results to continuously improve our processes and to help our students reach their learning goals.
  3. The Business Administration Systems program will serve the community through engagement in collaborative partnerships to enhance the quality of life in our region.
  4. The Business Administration Systems program will create seamless pathways to increase the likelihood of a successful transition to postsecondary education.
  5. The Business Administration Systems program will provide students opportunities to pursue educational and career goals by offering classes, sections of classes, and programs using a variety of time frames and delivery methods.
  6. The Business Administration Systems program will create an environment where students will understand the high expectations that OCTC faculty have set, sense the supportive environment created in the classroom, and recognize the benefits of learning together.
  7. The Business Administration Systems program will create seamless pathways to increase the likelihood of a successful transition from OCTC to four-year colleges and universities.
  8. The Business Administration Systems program will engage students, faculty, and staff in activities to promote diversity and global awareness to expand the appreciation for others perspectives and gain insight into the importance of embracing the personal and universal value of all individuals.

Performance Measure –PLO# 1

BAS program retention percentage will meet or exceed the overall retention percentage of OCTC  by 1% or more.

What is your measurement instrument or process?

BAS headcount to OCTC headcount from fall to spring semester.

Current Results 

Goal was met.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

BAS program  met or exceeded the  goal for S17, F17, and S18

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

BAS full time faculty will increase retention efforts by emailing, texting, and calling advisees earlier and more often.

 BAS versus OCTC Retention Percentage

 

Performance Measure –PLO# 2

BAS Full Time Program faculty will improve their knowledge and skills thru participating in at least one professional development activity each year.

What is your measurement instrument or process?

PD participation 

Current Results 

100% participation of BAS Full Time Program faculty in current year. Goal Met.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

BAS full time faculty were able to find low cost or no cost professional development activities even when the program was experiencing large budget cuts.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

BAS fulltime faculty will continue to look for low cost or no cost professional development activities to attend because the program is still facing more budget cuts.

BAS Full Time Faculty PD Goals

 

Performance Measure –PLO# 3

BAS Program will meet or exceed the KCTCS Program graduate requirements of 10 per fiscal year.

What is your measurement instrument or process?

# of Program Graduates

Current Results 

The BAS program met the KCTCS goal of 10 Graduates per year.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

As the economy improves our enrollment drops and there are less students in the pipeline to potentially graduate.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

The BAS full-time faculty are increasing their recruiting efforts to get more students into the program. Full time BAS program faculty have participated in several college fairs, High school open houses, and high school parent nights. More students enrolled in the program means more graduates.

BAS Grads to KCTCS Requirements

Performance Measure –PLO# 4

BAS program enrollment percentage to the overall OCTC enrollment will remain the same or increase.

What is your measurement instrument or process?

BAS headcount vs OCTC headcount each semester.

Current Results 

The BAS program has met the goal most semesters.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

The long Term BAS enrollment to total OCTC enrollment has been around 3.76%. The BAS program has exceeded 3.76% for the last 3 semesters.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

The BAS full-time faculty are increasing their recruiting efforts to get more students into the program. Full time BAS program faculty will continue to participate in several college fairs, High school open houses, and high school parent nights.

BAS Enrollment Percentage to Goal

Performance Measure – Accounting Track – SLO# 1

ACC 201 Financial Accounting -SLO#1 - Prepare Basic Financial Statements - 70% of Class will score (level 1) 74% or higher RE:-Accounting Track SLO# 1- Students will demonstrate an understanding of basic financial accounting concepts for decision-making, planning and control.

What is your measurement instrument or process?

Prepare basic financial statements: (APC 09 Comparative)

Current Results 

Goal was met.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

The goal will continue to be raised each year.  BAS faculty members will be meeting in Early Fall 2018 semester to discuss raising the goal.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

Will flip the class and use short videos for students to watch outside of class and focus more in class on the most missed concepts and principles in group activities.

ACC201 Prepare Basic Financial Statements.

Performance Measure – Management Track SLO# 5

BAS 267 – Business Law - Management Track SLO# 5- 70 % of Class will score (level 1) 74% or higher RE:Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legal environment of business

What is your measurement instrument or process?

Identify and explain the issues related to Statute of Frauds (Comparative)

Current Results 

Goal was not met in F17 but was met S18  met.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

Will continue to emphasize the circumstances under which the Statute of Frauds requires an agreement to be in writing in order for the agreement to be legally enforceable.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

Will require this subject to be addressed in a paper.

BAS 267 Statue of Frauds SLO

Performance Measure – Management Track SLO# 3

BAS 282 – Marketing -Management Track SLO# 3 - 70 % of Class will score (level 1) 74% or higher RE: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role of the marketing and customer focus in all organizations.

 

What is your measurement instrument or process?

Marketing Project (Formative, Internal, and comparative)

Current Results 

Goal was met.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

The goal will continue too be raised each year.  BAS faculty members will be meeting in Early Fall 2018 semester to discuss raising the goal.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

Will provide an example of the class plan.

CAS 282 Product Classes SLO

Performance Measure – Management Track SLO# 1

BAS 283 – Principles of Management SLO# 1 Planning- 70 % of Class will get (level 1) 74% or higher RE: Students will demonstrate an understanding of the functions of management: planning, organizing, leading, staffing and controlling.

What is your measurement instrument or process?

Planning: Management career project - Moving Forward in a Tough Time (Formative, Internal, and
Comparative)

Current Results 

Goal was met.

Analysis of Results: What did you learn from the results?

The goal will continue to be raised each year.  BAS faculty members will be meeting in Early Fall 2018 semester to discuss raising the goal.

Action Taken or Improvement made: What is your next step?

Will provide an example to assure that a plan is carefully formatted.

BAS283 Planning SLO