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Business Administration - General Administration Pathway: Associate in Applied Science Degree Program

The 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 curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges. 

Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry. 

Curriculum: 

Fall Semester

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Or

College Transfer Success

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Introduction to Business

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Principles of Marketing

Credit Hours: 

3.00

 

Associate in Applied Science Humanities Electives

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Spring Semester

Principles of Management

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Business Ethics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing/Research in the Disciplines

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Quantitative Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Or

Statistical Methods I

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Or

Pre-Calculus Algebra

Credit Hours: 

4.00

Pick one Major Course Elective from the list below.

Summer Term

Social/Behavioral Science Electives

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Pick one Major Course Elective from the list below.

Fall Semester

Principles of Financial Accounting

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Business Law I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Principles of Microeconomics

Credit Hours: 

3.00

 

Work-Based Learning I

Credit Hours: 

1.00

Pick one Major Course Elective from the list below.

Spring Semester

Business Law II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Business Finance

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Bus Applications Seminar

Credit Hours: 

2.00

 

REAL Small Business

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Principles of Macroeconomics

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Major Course Electives are to be selected from the following:

Principles of Managerial Accounting

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Individual Income Taxes

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Acct Software Applications

Credit Hours: 

2.00
Principles of Banking

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Fund of Bank Lending

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Money and Banking

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Business Law II

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Personal Finance

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Entrepreneurship I

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Business Statistics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Bus Applications Seminar

Credit Hours: 

2.00
Business Ethics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Professional Development

Credit Hours: 

3.00
REAL Small Business

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Spreadsheet

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Database Concepts

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro to Electronic Commerce

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Fundamentals of Selling

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Advertising and Sales Promotion

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Marketing Research

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Marketing Applications

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social Media Marketing

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Broker Prelicensing

Credit Hours: 

5.00
Internet/Web Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social Media

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 66-67