Associate of Science Degree
Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO
Purpose: This curriculum is designed for individuals 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 an academic 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.
1 May be selected from the following: CST 100, CST 110, or CST 126.
2 See HIS courses listed under the social/behavioral science courses under General Education Electives. HIS 101, HIS 102, or HIS 112 are for transferring to Mason.
3 Students placing directly into MTH 271 may replace MTH 163 + BUS 224 with MTH 241 + ITE 140 + any 1-credit elective.
4 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
5 ENG 125 is a preferred course if transferring to Mason. Students considering transfer should consult an academic advisor to select the appropriate course.
6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution. Students with an interest in International Business should consider at least 3 credits of a 200 level language course.
7 Select from biology, chemistry, ENV 121–122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.
8 Students considering transfer to an institution other than Mason consult an academic advisor. Both Marymount University and JMU recommend BUS 241.
9 Students considering transfer to an institution other than Mason consult an academic advisor. Marymount University recommends BUS 242.