Business Administration

Associate of Arts and Sciences Degrees

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Purpose:The Business Administration program is designed for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in business administration. Students who wish to pursue careers in accounting, management, marketing, economics, public administration, finance, banking, or human resource management should select this program.


Degree RequirementsCredits

Student Development SDV 100 or any approved SDV course1

English ENG 111-112 and any ENG (Literature) 9

Mathematics MTH 163-240 or 163-271 6

History Any two HIS courses 6

Health/Physical Education Any HLT or PED course(s)1
Note: HLT 143,250,261,262,263,and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirements

Humanities ART 101, ART 102, ART 106, any REL, or HUM 100 AND any course from ART,ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS,PHI,REL, or Foreign Language 6

Social Sciences ECO 201-202 6

Lab Sciences Any two-semester sequence in BIO,CHM, or PHY
Note: BIO 141 and BIO 142 do not meet the science requirement

Communication CST 100, CST 110, or CST 126 3

Transfer Elective(s) Any course which has been approved as a transfer elective2 6

Accounting ACC 211-2127

Introduction to Business BUS 100 3

Total Minimum Credits63

Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies by passing ITE 115 (transfer elective) or an equivalent competency test. Students are encouraged not to wait until the final semester to complete this requirement.

Suggested Scheduling

First Year



ENG 1113

MTH (see above)3

Health/Physical Education1

Lab Science (I)4

BUS 1003

Total Credits15

First Year


Transfer Elective(s)6

ENG 1123

MTH (see above)3

Lab Science (II)4

Total Credits16

Second Year


ENG (Literature)3

History (I)3

Health/Physical Education1

Humanities Elective (I)3

ECO 2013

ACC 2114

Total Credits17


ACC 2123

History (II)3

CST 100, 110, or 1263

Humanities Electives (II)3

ECO 2023

Total Credits15

1 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.
2Transfer elective credits must be selected from the Approved Transfer Electives List. See a counselor, a faculty advisor, or

Students graduating from this program will be required to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester.