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Transfer Programs
Associate of Arts and Sciences with a major in Business Administration
Four-semester (two-year) program

The Associate of Arts and Sciences 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.

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Business Administration program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

Program Admission Requirements:

Students are urged to become acquainted with the requirements of the major department in the college or university to which transfer is contemplated and also to consult with the Student Services Office of the community college in planning their program and selecting electives. Note the guaranteed admission and articulation agreements referenced in the Catalog apply only to students who complete the Associate Degree.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

Course Sequence: 
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 4 0 4
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
MTH 163 Pre-Calculus I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Elective1 Business 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Second Semester
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 4 0 4
BUS 2162 Probability and Statistics for Business and Economics 3 0 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3
HLT/PED3 Health or Physical Education 2 0 2
Elective4 Information Technology 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 0 15
Third Semester
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3
MTH 271 Applied Calculus I 3 0 3
Elective5 Humanities 3 0 3
Elective6 Lab Science 3 3 4
Elective7 Social Science 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 15 3 16
Fourth Semester
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3 0 3
MTH 272 Applied Calculus II 3 0 3
Elective5 Humanities 3 0 3
Elective6 Lab Science 3 3 4
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 12 3 13
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 61

1Students may choose either BUS 100 or BUS 241.
2Students may choose MTH 240.
3Students may choose a health, physical education, or recreation course that promotes physical & emotional well-being.
4Courses may be chosen from the following: ITE 115 or ITE 119.
5Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.
6Courses may be chosen from the Science General Electives.
7Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Social Science Electives.


Requirements of four-year institutions may vary. Students should consult a counselor or their academic advisor to select electives that will satisfy baccalaureate major requirements. In addition, they should confirm with the college or university to which they plan to transfer that they will receive credit at the four-year institution.

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