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Business Administration - General Track

Curriculum Description

Business Administration

Career Cluster:     Business Management & Administration, Finance, Government & Public Administration, and Marketing

Pathway:              Business Administration

Program Major    Business Administration

Pathway 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 the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25120BA REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2016

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
  Total: 9 0 0 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  Total: 8 2 0 9

Summer Term

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED 2016FA (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
  Total: 7 2 0 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
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 ** ** ** 1
  Total: 3 0 0 4

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Intro Interpersonal Com 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Public Speaking (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Writing/Research in the Disc (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Prof Research & Reporting (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
  Total: 8 4 0 10

Summer Term

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
  Total: 4 2 0 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
  Total: 5 4 0 7

Spring Semester

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ WBL Credit
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
BUS 239 Bus Applications Seminar 1 2 0 2
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Entrepreneurship I 3 0 0 3
  OR        
Small Business Management (3) (0) (0) (3)
  Total: 13 2 0 14

Total Credit Hours: 69

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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Business Electives — Select one credit hour: BAF 143MKT 223, WBL 111 

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.