2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Business Administration - General Business Administration (AAS) A25120G

The Business Administration curriculum with emphasis in General Business Administration prepares graduates for a career with 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.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

ACC 121Prin of Managerial Acct
3
2

4

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

BUS 125Personal Finance
3
0

3

BUS 137Principles of Management
3
0

3

BUS 260Business Communication
3
0

3

BUS 280REAL Small Business
4
0

4

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

CSV 110Intro to Customer Service
3
0

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

MKT 120Principles of Marketing
3
0

3

Major Electives: Select 10 hours

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
AIB/BAF 110Principles of Banking
3
0

3

AIB/BAF 233Commercial Lending
3
0

3

BUS 210Investment Analysis
3
0

3

ETR 210Intro to Entrepreneurship
3
0

3

ISC 170Problem-Solving Skills
3
0

3

MKT 123Fundamentals of Selling
3
0

3

WBL 111Work-Based Learning I
0
10

1

Total Major Hours: 49

General Education Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ART 111Art Appreciation
3
0

3

HUM 110Technology and Society
3
0

3

HUM 115Critical Thinking
3
0

3

MUS 110Music Appreciation
3
0

3

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy
2
2

3

MAT 152Statistical Methods I
3
2

4

Total General Education Hours: 16-17

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 65-66

Suggested Sequence of Courses

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACA 115Success and Study Skills
0
2

1

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 125Personal Finance
3
0

3

BUS 137Principles of Management
3
0

3

CIS 110Introduction to Computers
2
2

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

MKT 120Principles of Marketing
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
17
4
19

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

Humanities/Fine Arts Course*
3
0

3

Natural Sciences/Mathematics Course*
2-3
2

3-4

Total Credit Hours:
14-15
4
16-17

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BUS 260Business Communication
3
0

3

BUS 280REAL Small Business
4
0

4

CSV 110Intro to Customer Service
3
0

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

Major Elective*
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
16
0
16

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 121Prin of Managerial Acct
3
2

4

ECO 252Prin of Macroeconomics
3
0

3

Major Electives*
3
0-10

7

Total Credit Hours:
9
2-12
14

*See "Course and Hour Requirements"

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 65-66