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BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Associate of Science Degree
Offered through AL, AN, ELI, LO, MA, WO
 
 
CIP Code: 06.0401
 

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.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
1CST Elective 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
2HIS Elective 3
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Application and Concepts 3
3MTH 163 Precalculus I 3
4SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   16
2nd Semester
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
5ENG 125 Introduction to Literature 3
3MTH 271 Applied Calculus I 3
6___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
7___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
Total   16
3rd Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
8BUS 280 Introduction to International Business 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I 3
6___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
7___ Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4
Total   16
4th Semester
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3
ECO 202 Principles of Economics II 3
3BUS 224 Statistical Analysis for Business 4
9BUS 270 Interpersonal Dynamics in the Business Organization 3
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
Total   14
Total credits for the Business Administration A.S.=62

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.

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