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Business Administration (BUS)

This program provides a basic knowledge of essential business practices and procedures within a broad framework of business management principles. Noted for its flexibility, the program gives students the opportunity to select courses from a career emphasis in management and/or marketing. Graduates are employed in private and public sector entry-level employment positions including sales, personnel, banking, marketing, management and administration.

Students interested in transferring to an upper-division college/university should refer to the Business Administration Transfer program.

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is awarded upon completion of the requirements for this program.

Upon successful completion of the BUS program, the student will be able to:

  • Write various styles of business correspondence.

  • Demonstrate computer skills using business software.

  • Prepare business reports including the income statement and the balance sheet.

  • Demonstrate application of business law.

  • Apply human relations and communications skills in the business world.

  • Demonstrate application of basic management and marketing principles.

Courses should be selected in consultation with an advisor.

First Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 101

Composition I

3

MAT 118 or
Math elective

Elementary Statistics or
Math elective (a)

3

BUS 102

Foundations of Business

3

CIS 111

Computer Systems and Applications

3

BHS 103

Social Problems in Today's World

3

TOTAL

 

15


Second Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

ENG 102

Composition II

3

CIS 213

Advanced Computer Applications

3

American History

Appendix D

3

Accounting (b)

3-4

Business Elective (c)

3

TOTAL

 

15-16


Third Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

BUS 210

Business Communication

3

BUS 215

Business Law I

3

BUS 204

Business Organization & Management

3

Business Elective (c)

3

Free Elective (d)

 

3-4

TOTAL

 

15-16


Fourth Semester

Course No.

Descriptive Title

Credit Hours

Science (e)

 

4

General Education Electives (f)

 

6

Business Elective (c)

 

3

BUS 290 OR

Business Internship OR

 

Business Elective (b)

 

3

TOTAL

 

16

 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

61


a. MAT 109 or higher, MAT 118 recommended.

b. Choose from the following:

ACC 104 Financial Accounting
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting

c. Select any BUS or ACC course.

d. Click here for a full discussion of the free elective requirement. The subject area for Business Administration includes all courses labeled BUS and ACC.

e. Any 4-credit course listed in the General Education Appendix B.

f. General Education Elective: Choose two courses from Appendix E, F, H, or I. The two courses must be from two different appendices to fulfill this requirement. Click here for General Education Requirements.