BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION A.S.

This program is designed for students interested in transferring to a baccalaureate program in accounting, business administration, secondary business education, marketing, or related fields.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Apply knowledge of the activities of business and government and of the environments in which they operate
  • Utilize basic principles of accounting
  • Apply basic knowledge of Macro and Micro Economics Theory
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applied and/or theoretical mathematics and their applications in a business environment
  • Display an understanding of one or more other specific business subjects
  • Effectively compose written and oral business communications
  • Possess an awareness of career options
  • Continue your education at a 4-year institution

CAREER POSSIBILITIES

Upon completion of a baccalaureate or higher degree, a student is typically prepared to enter the fields of accounting, business administration, secondary business education, and marketing.

TRANSFER INFORMATION

Students should contact their advisor and/or the Coordinator for Transfer and Articulation in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for information on transfer planning. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

General Education requirements must be met before the AS degree will be granted. The curriculum listed on this page represent the minimum course requirements for the AS degree in Business: Business Administration. Any exceptions must have the written consent of the chair of the Division of Behavioral/Social Sciences, Business, Criminal Justice, Teacher Education, and Physical Education/Health.

Degree requirements for the Business Administration A.S. program
COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English I 3
BUS 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 103 Principles of Business 3
Math * 3
Science ** 4
17
SECOND SEMESTER
ENGL 102 Freshman English II 3
BUS 102 Principles of Accounting II 4
BUS 225 Microcomputer Application Software 3
Math * 3
Physical Education 1
Health 1
15
THIRD SEMESTER
ENGL 221
OR
ENGL 270
Effective Speech: Public Address
OR
Technical Writing
3
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3
BUS 205 Business Law I 3
ECON 201 Intro to Economics I 3
Other World Civilizations
OR
the Arts General Education **
3
Physical Education 1
16
FOURTH SEMESTER
BUS 204 Marketing 3
ECON 202 Introduction to Economics II 3
MATH 214 Statistics 3
HIST 101
OR
HIST 102
OR
HIST 103
OR
HIST 104
OR
HIST 105
Western Civilization I
OR
Western Civilization II
OR
Pre-History and Early American History
OR
19th Century American History
OR
America in the 20th and 21st Centuries
3
Elective 3
15
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 63

* Completion of this degree requires mathematics competency of at least MATH 106. Completion of MATH 108 is recommended.
** Choose a course from the General Education Requirements for Other World Civilizations or The Arts