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Business Administration – Diploma

Credential: Diploma
Code: D25120

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 a Diploma. 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
BUS 110 Intro to Business 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 2 2 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 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 14 6 0 17
Spring Semester
CSV 110 Intro to Customer Service 3 0 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
ECO 251 Prin of Microecon 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Total Hours Per Week 14 2 0 15
Summer Term
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
SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED TO GRADUATE
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES 6
MAJOR COURSES 31
OTHER REQUIRED COURSES 1
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 38

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.