Quality Assurance - Business (A.S.)

HEGIS: 5099

SUNY CODE: 1724

The Quality Assurance program will focus on developing quality assurance and quality control skills to be used in either a business management or technician role within a variety of private sector industries, including manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, health services, food and drug production, and environmental/construction services.

Quality assurance and quality control are utilized across a variety of sectors to ensure industry and legislated standards are monitored and met.  Quality assurance and quality control specialists devise, implement, and track the adherence to procedures which are designed to meet the objectives of industry and legislated standards.  A quality assurance and quality control specialist will also compile data for record keeping and reporting purposes, and determine incidents' root cause.

The goals of this program are to:

  • introduce the student to the concepts of quality assurance; and
  • ensure students develop basic quality assurance and quality control skills.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • utilize skills to secure entry-level positions in Quality Assurance departments of a variety of private-sector industries;
  • transfer to a four-year college or university.

Career Opportunities/Transfer Information:

Upon graduation from this unique program, the student is afforded the opportunity to transfer from HCCC to Morrisville State College or SUNY Cobleskill into their Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program.

Program of Study

1st Year

1st Semester

BU 112Business Communications

3

EN 111English I - College Writing

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

IS 115Computer Applications I

3

SS 161Introductory Sociology

3

Western Civilization Selective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

2nd Semester

EN 112English II - Intro to Lit

3

EN 171Intro to Technical Writing

3

SS 204Psychology of Work

3

American History Selective

3

Humanities Selective

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:16

2nd Year

3rd Semester

MA 127Mathematical Statistics I

3

QA 101Quality Assurance I

3

Business Electives

6

Lab Science Selective

4

Total Credit Hours:16

Business Electives
Students may choose from:
BU 111Bus Organization & Management

3

BU 114Accounting I

4

BU 115Accounting II

3

BU 141Intro Marketing

3

BU 142Marketing Resrch & New Bus Dev

3

BU 143Advertising

3

BU 145Princ Retailing

3

BU 221Public Relations

3

BU 225Customer Service Mgmt

3

BU 232Principles of Management

3

BU 233Bus Applications & Strategies

3

BU 250Business Ethics

3

BU 251Human Resource Management

3

BU 254Organizational Behavior

3

4th Semester

EN 228Interpersonal Communication

3

MA 128Mathematical Statistics II

3

QA 102Quality Assurance II

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Business Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:16
Business Electives
Students may choose from:
BU 111Bus Organization & Management

3

BU 114Accounting I

4

BU 115Accounting II

3

BU 141Intro Marketing

3

BU 142Marketing Resrch & New Bus Dev

3

BU 143Advertising

3

BU 145Princ Retailing

3

BU 221Public Relations

3

BU 225Customer Service Mgmt

3

BU 232Principles of Management

3

BU 233Bus Applications & Strategies

3

BU 250Business Ethics

3

BU 251Human Resource Management

3

BU 254Organizational Behavior

3

Total Credit Hours: 64

For more information, contact the Business, Health, Science and Technology Division at (315) 866-0300 or toll free 1-888-GO-4-HCCC, ext. 8240.

This program complies with the State University General Education requirement.