2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
    May 31, 2020  
2019-2020 College Catalog

Business A.A.S.


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This career program is designed for students who desire entry-level employment in business-related careers. This degree, combined with work experience, may enhance promotion opportunities.  The core concentrations provide specialized knowledge in specific areas of Accounting, Management, and Marketing.  The program is not designed for transfer to a four-year college, although many courses will transfer.  Persons wishing to transfer should select the Business Administration A.S. program.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Apply business terminology and concepts
  • Analyze business situations and develop effective plans for achievement of goals
  • Utilize appropriate financial and quantitative data analysis tools and technology to solve business-related problems
  • Make decisions reflecting an understanding of how political-legal, competitive, technological, economic and social issues influence business
  • Communicate an understanding of business principles in written and oral form
  • Demonstrate effective team/interpersonal skills.

Requirements


General Education - 21 credits


As described in the General Education  section in the catalog.

The following General Education courses are required:

Career Studies - 15 credits as follows:


 A grade of “C” or higher is required in career studies courses.

Career Studies - 21 credits from one of the following concentrations:


 A grade of “C” or higher is required in career studies courses.

Select career studies courses from one of the following concentrations: Accounting, Management, or Marketing.

Accounting Concentration


Career studies - 12 credits required:

Career Studies - select 9 credits from the following:

Management Concentration


Career studies - 12 credits required:

Career studies - select 9 credits from the following:

Marketing Concentration


Career studies - 12 credits required:

Career studies - 9 credits from the following:

Electives - 3 credits:


Total credits required for degree: 60


Notes:


(1) Recommended as first BUSI course

A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all career studies courses in order to complete the program.

* Offered Fall term only

** Offered Spring term only

Program Code for registration: BUSI


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Suggested Sequence - Business Program A.A.S. Degree


The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Semester 1 - Fall Term


Accounting Concentration Management Concentration   Marketing Concentration
ACCT 101  Credits 3 ACCT 101  Credits: 3 BUSI 105  Credits 3
BUSI 105  Credits: 3 BUSI 105  Credits: 3 MRKT 101  Credits: 3
COMP 129  Credits: 3 COMP 129  Credits: 3 COMP 129  Credits: 3
ENGL 121  Credits: 3 ENGL 121  Credits: 3 ENGL 121  Credits: 3
Gen Ed - Humanities/Social Science Credits: 3 Gen Ed-Humanities/Social Science Credits: 3 Gen Ed - Humanities/Social Science Credits: 3
Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15

 

Semester 2 - Spring Term


Accounting Concentration Management Concentration Marketing Concentration
ACCT 102  Credits: 3 BUSI 205  Credits: 3 ACCT 101  Credits: 3
BUSI 221  Credits: 3 BUSI 221  Credits: 3 BUSI 221  Credits: 3
ECON 105  Credits: 3 ECON 105  Credits: 3 ECON 105  Credits: 3
MRKT 101  Credits: 3 MRKT 101  Credits: 3 MRKT 105  Credits: 3
Gen Ed - Cultural and Global Credits: 3 Gen Ed - Cultural and Global Credits: 3 Gen Ed - Cultural and Global Credits: 3
Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15

 

Semester 3 - Fall Term


Accounting Concentration Management Concentration Marketing Concentration
ACCT 115  Credits: 3 BUSI 251  Credits: 3 MRKT 111  Credits: 3
Career Studies Credits: 3 Career Studies Credits: 3 MRKT 115  Credits: 3
Career Studies Credits: 3 General Education Credits: 6 Career Studies: Credits: 3
General Education Credits: 3 SPCH 115  Credits: 3 General Education Credits: 3
SPCH 115  Credits: 3   SPCH 115  Credits: 3
Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15

 

Semester 4 - Spring Term


Accounting Concentration Management Concentration Marketing Concentration
ACCT 105  Credits: 3 BUSI 241  Credits: 3 MRKT 145  Credits: 3
ACCT 112  Credits: 3 BUSI 298  Credits: 3 Career Studies Credits: 3
Career Studies Credits: 3 Career Studies Credits: 3 Career Studies Credits: 3
General Education Credits: 3 Career Studies Credits: 3 General Education Credits: 3
Elective Credits: 3 Elective Credits: 3 Elective Credits: 3
Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15 Total credits: 15

 

Degree Audit Information


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Transfer Information


For information on transferring to a four-year college or institution visit the Transfer Resources website. 

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