BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION A.S.

A program 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 advisors and/or the transfer counselor in the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement for transfer information. Early consultation to plan the most appropriate course sequence will optimize transferability.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

COURSES CREDIT HOURS
FIRST SEMESTER
ENGL 101 Freshman English 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 Effective Speech: Public Address 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
History Elective (HIST 101, 102, 103, 104 or 105) 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