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.

Business Administration Curriculum:

Total Minimum Credits 63
Degree RequirementsCoursesCredits
Student DevelopmentSDV 100 or any approved SDV course1
EnglishENG 111-112 and any ENG (Literature)9
MathematicsMTH 163-240 or 163-2716
HistoryAny two HIS courses6
Health/Physical EducationAny HLT or PED course(s)1
Note: HLT 143, 250, 261, 262, 263, and 290 DO NOT meet HLT/PE requirement
HumanitiesART 101, ART 102, ART 106, any REL, or HUM 100 AND any course from ART (approved transfer elective courses), ENG (Literature), HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, or Foreign Language 6
Social SciencesECO 201-2026
Lab SciencesAny two-semester sequence in BIO, CHM, or PHY
Note: BIO 141 and BIO 142 do not meet the science requirement
CommunicationCST 100, CST 110, or CST 1263
Transfer Elective(s)Any course which has been approved as a transfer elective 26
AccountingACC 211-2127
Introduction to BusinessBUS 1003

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 Fall

ENG 1113
MTH (see above) 3
Health/Physical Education1
Lab Science (1)4
Bus 1003
Total Credits 

First Year Spring

Transfer Elective(s)6
ENG 1123
MTH (see above)3
Lab Science (II)4
Total Credits16 

Second Year Fall

ENG (Literature)3
History (I)3
Health/Physical Education1
Humanities Elective (I)3
ECO 2013
ACC 2114
Total Credits17 

Second Year Spring

ACC 2123
History (II)3
CST 100, 110, or 1263
ECO 2023
Total Credits 

1 Veterans may be awarded credit for military experience to meet this requirement.

2 Transfer elective credits must be selected from the Approved Transfer Electives List. See a counselor, a faculty advisor, or http://www.germanna.edu/transfer-services/transfer-electives/

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