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Business Administration – Associate Degree

Credential: A.A.S.
Code: A25120

Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making.

Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions and large to small business or industry.

This program leads to an Associate in Applied Science Degree. To be eligible for graduation, the student must have satisfactorily completed the course requirements as outlined below.

To qualify for admission into this program, the applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Curriculum

Course Prefix, No. Title Class Lab Clinical Credit
Fall Semester-1st Year
BUS 110 Intro to Business 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 2 2 0 3
BUS 121 Business Math 2 2 0 3
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Acct 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing & Inquiry 3 0 0 3
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 0 2 0 1
Total Hours Per Week 13 8 0 17
Spring Semester-1st Year
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Acct 3 2 0 4
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
BUS 260 Business Communication 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
MAT 171 Precalculus Algebra 3 2 0 4
–OR–
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 13-14 6 0 16-17
Summer Semester
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
BUS 135 Principles of Supervision 3 0 0 3
–OR–
BUS 230 Small Business Management 3 0 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 6 0 0 6
Fall Semester-2nd Year
ECO 251 Prin of Microecon 3 0 0 3
BUS 225 Business Finance 2 2 0 3
ACC 150 Acct Software Appl 1 2 0 2
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
HUM 115 Critical Thinking 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology 3 0 0 3
–OR–
POL 120 American Government 3 0 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 15 4 0 17
Spring Semester-2nd Year
WBL 110 World of Work 1 0 0 1
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
ECO 252 Prin of Macroecon 3 0 0 3
MKT 123 Fund. Of Selling 3 0 0 3
CSV 110 Intro to Customer Service 3 0 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 13 0 10 14
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 15-16
MAJOR COURSES 54
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 70-71

Specific courses within the above categories may be identified by your advisor or by the Vice President for Instruction and Student Services. Expected program competencies are maintained by the lead instructor for this program, while course competencies are maintained by the respective instructors of specific courses.

NOTE: The above curriculum outline is intended as a guide only. The sequence of course offerings is subject to change at the discretion of the administration.

Several of these courses are offered via distance education. Refer to your class schedules and/or your advisor for more details.