Associate of Science: Business Administration and Management Focus

This program is the first important step in gaining college-level knowledge in the field of Business Administration and Management. Business Administration and Management is a highly practical, immediately applicable major, which builds upon foundational courses such as management and marketing. Advanced courses can lead to specialized skills such as Project Management, Human Resources Management and Professional Sales. There is a strong emphasis on strengthening the student’s oral and written communication skills, as well as critical thinking and problem-solving. Students have the opportunity of completing a cooperative work experience to gain hands-on, real-world business experience.

Total Semester Hours: 65

Preparatory Courses

Course Number: FYEX 0070*
Course Title: College and Career Success
: No
: No
Course Number: ENGL 0040*
Course Title: Integrated Reading and Writing
: No
: No
Course Number: MATH 0072; 0073; 0084; STAT 0086*
Course Title: Developmental Math Courses
: No
: No

FALL - Year One

Course Number: ACCT1010^
Course Title: Financial Accounting
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: BUSM1000
Course Title: Introduction to Business
Prerequisites: ENGL0040*
Credits: 2
: No
: No
Course Number: ENGL 1010^
Course Title: English Composition I
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: MATH1110
Course Title: College Algebra
Prerequisites: MATH0084*
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: PSYC1010^
Course Title: Introduction to Psychology
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ^Milestone Course
: No
: No

SPRING - Year One

Course Number: ACCT1030
Course Title: Managerial Accounting
Prerequisites: ACCT1010
Credits: 4
: No
: No
Course Number: BUSM1170
Course Title: Business Communications
Prerequisites: ENGL1010
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: COMM1010
Course Title: Speech
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ECON1510
Course Title: Microeconomics
Prerequisites: MATH0084*
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: MATH1130
Course Title: Trigonometry
Prerequisites: MATH1110 (Minimum grade of C- required) or qualifying placement test scores
Credits: 4
: No
: No

FALL - Year Two

Course Number: BUSM1150
Course Title: Marketing
Prerequisites: ECON1510
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: MATH1150
Course Title: Calculus I
Prerequisites: MATH1130 or MATH1051 (Minimum grade of C- required) or qualifying placement test scores
Credits: 5
: No
: No
Course Number: PHIL1110
Course Title: Ethics
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: STAT1010^
Course Title: Probability and Statistics
Prerequisites: MATH0084* or STAT0086m
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: PHYS1010
Course Title: Introductory Physics
Prerequisites: MATH0084*
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ^Milestone Course
: No
: No

SPRING - Year Two

Course Number: MUSC1010
Course Title: Music Appreication
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: CHEM1030
Course Title: Chemistry
Prerequisites: CHEM1010 or high school chemistry (Minimum grade of C- required)
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: BUSM1050
Course Title: Management
Prerequisites: BUSM1000 or BUSM1015 or completion of 22 semester credit hours
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: BUSM1110
Course Title: Business Law and Ethics
Credits: 3
: No
: No
Course Number: ECON2510
Course Title: Macroeconomics
Prerequisites: MATH0084*
Credits: 3
: No
: No

c = Can be concurrent

m = Must be concurrent

*All incoming students will be required to provide ACT scores or take a placement test. Based on their scores, students will be placed in appropriate English and mathematics courses. Successful completion of developmental English and mathematics prerequisites require a grade of C- or above in the course. Developmental English and mathematics course prerequisites can also be attained through Placement Testing. See the Standardized Testing Cutoff Scores (PDF) for specific tests and test scores.

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