Business Administration - Public Administration 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.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Public Administration.

The Public Administration track prepares students for entry into management positions in state/local governments and not-for-profit organizations, provides education for current government employees, and informs citizens of governmental functions.

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

A25120PA REVISED
NC CIP: 52.0201
Day, Evening and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 2 0 4
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
PAD 151 Intro to Public Admin REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 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 REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 1 2 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 6
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 255 Org Behavior in Business REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
PAD 251 Public Finance & Budgeting REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 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 REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ECO 251
OR
Prin of Microeconomics REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 153 Human Resource Management REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Business Elective ** ** ** 1
Totals

Class Hours: 6
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 7

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 110 Introduction to Business REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
PAD 252 Public Policy Analysis REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 112
OR
Writing/Research in the Disc Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 114
OR
Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 115 Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 15
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 240 Business Ethics REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
BUS 260 Business Communication Requisite 3 0 0 3
MKT 228 Service Marketing REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
PAD 254 Grant Writing REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 64

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: ACC 121, ACC 149, BUS 125, BUS 225, BUS 270, CTS 130, MKT 223, PMT 111, 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.

 

A25120PA REVISED