2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Business Administration and Management, AS
The Associate in Science (AS) in Business Administration and Management program offers a sequence of
courses that presents coherent and rigorous content needed to prepare for further education and for careers
in entry level supervisory positions in a variety of organizations. In addition to general education
coursework, the content is comprised of a broad-based business curriculum with emphasis on selected
theories of management and decision making and the knowledge and understanding necessary for
managing people and functions.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of 64 credit hours in the following areas: 18
credit hours of General Education Requirements, 43 credit hours of Business Administration and
Management Core Requirements, and 3 credit hours of Approved Electives. The Small Business
Management Certificate is a 24 credit hour certificate that prepares students for entry into employment
and is comprised of core courses in the AS Business Administration degree. As such, it can be earned
before the student has earned the AS Business Administration and Management degree.
Many courses require prerequisites. Click on each course's name in the list below to check for
prerequisites, minimum grade requirements, and other restrictions related to the course. Students must
complete all prerequisites for a course prior to registering for it.
Students must fulfill all requirements of their program major after which, students must complete an
application for graduation through the Office of the Registrar and enroll in the GRD 2000 course the
semester in which they intend to graduate. Students must apply for graduation by the published deadline
to be assured of final clearance for graduation, timely receipt of their diploma, and participation in the
General Education Requirements: 18 Credit Hours
- ENC 1101 - Composition I 3 credit(s)
- ENC 1102 - Composition II 3 credit(s)
- SPC 1017 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3 credit(s)
- SPC 2023 - Introduction to Public Speaking 3 credit(s)
- ECO 2013 - Economics I 3 credit(s)
- Gen Ed Mathematics: or recommended - 3 credit(s) *
- Gen Ed Humanities: recommended -- 3 credit(s) **
*Math course may be chosen from any course listed in the Associate in Arts Degree General Education Program Guide, AA,under Advanced Mathematics (MAC 1106, MAC 1114, MAC 1140, MAC 1147, MAC 2233, MAC 2311, MAC 2312, MAC 2313, or MAP 2302).
**Humanities course may be chosen from any course listed in the Associate in Arts Degree General Education Program Guide, AA, under Humanities.
Business Administration and Management, AS Degree Core Requirements: 43 Credit Hours
Business Administration and Management, AS Degree Elective Requirements: 3 Credit Hours
Electives may be taken from the following 1000 and 2000 level courses:
- GEB 1949 - Business Internship I 3 credit(s)
- SLS 1301 - Career and Educational Exploration 1 credit(s)
- SLS 1350 - Employability Preparation 2 credit(s)
- SLS 1515 - Cornerstone Experience 3 credit(s)
- MAC 2233 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences I 4 credit(s)
- STA 2023 - Statistical Methods I 3 credit(s)
Any 1000 or 2000 level course in Accounting, Business, Management, Hospitality, Customer Service, Computer Technology or Finance with the course prefix ACG, BUL, CGS, CIS, CNT, COP, CTS, ENT, FIN, GEB, HFT, ISM, MAN, MAR, MNA, MTB, SBM, SLS, TAX, RMI.
Note: For students who are transferring to a state university, it is recommended that the following electives be selected: or .