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Business Administration

Curriculum Description

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.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120 REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
Fall Semester
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    12 4 0 14

Spring Semester
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting 3 0 0 3
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
   
    15 2 0 16

Summer Term
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Survey of Economics 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Prin of Microeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prin of Macroeconomics (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    6 0 0 9

Fall Semester
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
   
    12 6 0 15

Spring Semester
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
BUS 239 Bus Applications Seminar NEW 2013 1 2 0 2
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Personal Finance (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Business Finance 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Org Behavior in Business (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Professional Development (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Intro To Project Mgmt 3 0 0 3
   
    11 6 0 17

Total Credit Hours: 71

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select one: ACC 225, BAF 143, BUS 139, BUS 153, BUS 230, BUS 240, COE 111INT 115, MKT 223, or WEB 110

Other Major Hours Electives 1 — Select one: BUS 255, BUS 270, PMT 110

Other Major Hours Electives 2 — Select one: BUS 125, BUS 217, BUS 225, BUS 234, BUS 257

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, or REL 110.

Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.