PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

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

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 a faculty advisor at a campus offering this major.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

HIS

 

Elective

3

 

   ITE

115

Basic Computer Literacy

3

 

MTH

 

Elective

3-5

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

4

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   BUS

100

Introduction to Business

 

3

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

MTH

 

Elective

 

3-5

 

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Natural Science/Lab Elective

 

4

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17-19

14-16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ACC

211

Prin. of Accounting I

3

 

   ECO

201

Prin. of Economics I

3

 

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General Elective

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

1

 

SPD

 

Elective

3

 

 

   ACC

212

Prin. of Accounting II

 

3

 

   ECO

202

Prin. of Economics II

 

3

 

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General Elective

 

6

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

15

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

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

2 MTH 163 and 271, or MTH 173-174. For transfer to GMU, MTH 271 is 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. Students starting with MTH 271or transferring to GMU should 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, 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. ITP 251, BUS 221-222, and MTH 241-242 will meet GMU business major core requirements.

6 The humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the list on page 38. Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet requirements of transfer institution.

7 The SPD elective may be selected from the following: SPD 100, 110, 115, 126, and SPD 229.

 

       
 
       

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