Business Administration A.A.S.

A25120

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.

Coursework 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. Students should consult their advisor for information about course scheduling.

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Understand and apply the planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling functions of management
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts as a basis for understanding our economy
  • Use written or oral discussion to discover and to articulate ideas (GE I.1)
  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret and apply principles of financial management
  • Develop and apply organizational strategies to decision making
  • Display a working knowledge of computing concepts, components and basic office applications(GE III. 5)
  • Effectively use microcomputers and software applications

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 152Statistical Methods I

4

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 SHC from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 113Art Methods and Materials

3

ART 114Art History Survey I

3

FA, SP
ART 115Art History Survey II

3

SP
ART 116Survey of American Art

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 117Non-Western Art History

3

ART 121Two-Dimensional Design

3

FA, SP
ART 131Drawing I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 132Drawing II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 171Computer Art I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 240Painting I

3

FA, SP
ART 241Painting II

3

SP
ART 244Watercolor

3

SU
ART 260Photography Appreciation

3

ART 261Photography I

3

FA, SP
ART 271Computer Art II

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 281Sculpture I

3

SP
ART 283Ceramics I

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 288Studio

3

FA, SP, SU
ART 289Museum Study

3

SP
COM 140Introduction to Intercultural Communication

3

DRA 111Theatre Application

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 112Literature of the Theatre

3

FA
DRA 120Voice for Performance

3

SP
DRA 122Oral Interpretation

3

FA, SP
DRA 124Readers Theatre

3

DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 128Children's Theatre

3

FA, SP
DRA 130Acting I

3

FA
ENG 125Creative Writing I

3

ENG 231American Literature I

3

FA, SP
ENG 232American Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 241British Literature I

3

FA, SU
ENG 242British Literature II

3

FA, SP
ENG 251Western World Literature I

3

FA
ENG 252Western World Literature II

3

SP
ENG 271Contemporary Literature

3

ENG 272Southern Literature

3

ENG 273African-American Literature

3

FA
ENG 274Literature By Women

3

HUM 110Technology and Society

3

HUM 120Cultural Studies

3

HUM 130Myth in Human Culture

3

HUM 160Introduction to Film

3

FA, SP
HUM 230Leadership Development

3

SP
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
MUS 112Introduction to Jazz

3

MUS 113American Music

3

MUS 210History of Rock Music

3

SP
MUS 211History of Country Music

3

SP
PHI 210History of Philosophy

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP
REL 211Introduction to Old Testament

3

FA, SP
REL 212Introduction to New Testament

3

FA, SP

Major Courses

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting

4

FA, SP, SU
BUS 115Business Law I

3

FA, SP
BUS 137Principles of Management

3

FA, SP, SU
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
MKT 120Principles of Marketing

3

FA, SP

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 121Principles of Managerial Accounting

4

SP, SU
ACC 150Accounting Software Applications

2

FA, SP
BUS 110Introduction to Business

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 121Business Math

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 135Principles of Supervision

3

SP
BUS 153Human Resource Management

3

FA, SP
BUS 225Business Finance

3

SP
BUS 239Business Applications Seminar

2

SP
OST 136Word Processing

3

FA, SP, SU

General Electives

(Select 3 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 125Personal Finance

3

FA, SP
BUS 255Organizational Behavior in Business

3

FA
BUS 260Business Communication

3

SP
CTS 130Spreadsheet

3

FA, SP, SU
ETR 220Innovation and Creativity

3

FA
ETR 230Entrepreneur Marketing

3

SP
ETR 240Funding for Entrepreneurs

3

FA
MKT 121Retailing

3

SP
MKT 123Fundamentals of Selling

3

SP
MKT 223Customer Service

3

FA, SP
WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 3 SHC)

Business Electives

(Select 3 SHC from the following courses)

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 217Employment Law and Regulations

3

FA
BUS 230Small Business Management

3

FA, SP
BUS 240Business Ethics

3

FA
ISC 112Industrial Safety

2

FA, SP
ISC 121Environmental Health & Safety

3

FA, SP

Total Credit Hours: 67