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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

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Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2011

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers NEW PREREQ Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy NEW PREREQ 1 2 0 2
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
INT 110 International Business 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ENG 114 Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ECO 151
OR
Survey of Economics NEW PREREQ Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
ECO 251
OR
Prin of Microeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting 3 2 0 4
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 115 Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 10

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 150 Accounting Software Appl 1 2 0 2
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 4
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 5
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 7

Spring Semester

Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 125
OR
Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
BUS 225 Business Finance (2) (2) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 255
OR
Org Behavior in Business 3 0 0 3
BUS 270
OR
Professional Development (3) (0) (0) (3)
PMT 110 Intro To Project Mgmt (3) (0) (0) (3)
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
LOG 110 Introduction to Logistics 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

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

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.

General Education Courses

Written Communication:

COM 120, ENG 111, ENG 114

Oral Communication

COM 231, ENG 115

Behavioral and Social Science:

ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, PSY 118, PSY 150

Humanities and Fine Arts:

ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110

Mathematics:

MAT 115, MAT 140, MAT 161

Technology:

CIS 110, CIS 111, OST 137

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