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Associate in Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO, ELI*  

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Purpose: The Associate in Science degree curriculum in Business Administration is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in Business Administration with a major in Accounting, Business Management, Decision Science and Management, Information Systems, Finance, Marketing, etc.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements for the business major, please consult a counselor or faculty advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 2 units of mathematics (algebra and geometry); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

*Graduation requirements are certified by the student's home campus.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ENG111College Composition I3
   IST117Introduction to Microcomputer
___Natural Science/Lab Elective4
   BUS100Introduction to Business 3
   ENG112College Composition II 3
MTHElective 3-5
___Natural Science/Lab Elective 4
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 1

Total Credits/Semester17-1914-16

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ACC211Prin. of Accounting I3
   ECO201Prin. of Economics I3
___General Elective3
   ACC212Prin. of Accounting II 3
   ECO202Prin. of Economics II 3
___General Elective 6
HUMElective 3

Total Credits/Semester1615

Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Business Administration = 62-66.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 HIS 101, 102, 121, 122 is recommended.

2 MTH 163 and 271, or MTH 173-174. For transfer to GMU, MTH 163 and 271 are recommended. A student may skip MTH 163 and start with MTH 271 if he/she has had 1 year of high school math beyond Algebra II (Trig., Functions, Calculus, etc.) and a NVCC placement test eligibility score for MTH 271. If starting with MTH 271, consult a faculty advisor for second NVCC MTH course.

3 The science elective may be selected from biology, chemistry, physics, geology, or the natural science 100 series courses with a lab component, excluding NAS 161-162. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

4 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 207, 208, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

5 Consult a faculty advisor for selection of general electives that will meet requirements of transfer institution. IST 251, BUS 221-222, and MTH 241-242 will meet GMU business major core requirements.

6 Humanities electives may be selected from art, humanities, music, philosophy, religion, speech communication, or foreign languages. Some four-year colleges require at least one semester of literature (e.g., GMU). Consult a faculty advisor for appropriate course selection to meet requirements of transfer institution.

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