2021-2022 Catalog

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:

  • Identify the functions of management
  • Apply economic concepts as a basis for understanding the economy
  • Calculate fundamental mathematical applications in the area of finance
  • Identify core marketing principles in the business environment
  • Illustrate organizational strategies related to business decision making

General Education

Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ECO 252Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SP, SU
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry

3

FA, SP, SU
MAT 152Statistical Methods I

4

FA, SP, SU

English/Communications

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following courses
CourseTitleCreditsOffered
COM 110Introduction to Communication

3

FA, SP
COM 120Intro Interpersonal Com

3

COM 231Public Speaking

3

FA, SP, SU
ENG 114Prof Research & Reporting

3

FA, SP, SU

Humanities/Fine Arts

Select 3 semester hours credit from the following

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 111Art Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 111Theatre Appreciation

3

FA, SP, SU
DRA 126Storytelling

3

FA, SP, SU
MUS 110Music Appreciation

3

FA, SP
PHI 240Introduction to Ethics

3

FA, SP, SU
REL 110World Religions

3

FA, SP

Major Courses

Core Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 120Principles of Financial Accounting

4

FA, SP, SU
BUS 110Introduction to Business

3

FA, SP
BUS 115Business Law I

3

FA, SP, SU
BUS 137Principles of Management

3

FA, SP
CIS 110Introduction to Computers

3

FA, SP, SU
ECO 251Principles of Microeconomics

3

FA, SU
MKT 120Principles of Marketing

3

FA, SP

Concentration Requirement

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 121Business Math

3

FA, SP
BUS 135Principles of Supervision

3

FA, SP
BUS 153Human Resource Management

3

FA
BUS 225Business Finance

3

SP

Other Major Required Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ACC 121Principles of Managerial Accounting

4

SP, SU
ACC 150Accounting Software Applications

2

SP
BUS 239Business Applications Seminar

2

SP
OST 136Word Processing

3

FA, SP, SU

General Electives

Select 4 semester hours credit from the following courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
BUS 125Personal Finance

3

FA, SU
BUS 217Employment Law and Regulations

3

On Demand
BUS 230Small Business Management

3

SP
BUS 240Business Ethics

3

On Demand
BUS 255Organizational Behavior in Business

3

FA
BUS 260Business Communication

3

SP
CTS 130Spreadsheet

3

FA, SP, SU
MKT 223Customer Service

3

On Demand
WBL XXXWork-based Learning (up to 3 semester hours credit)

1-3

Total Credit Hours: 65