The associate degree in business is a two-year program that quickly prepares students for employment in a variety of professional settings. Graduates may also complete a baccalaureate degree in several related areas.
The Business degree program requires a minimum of 60 hours including 15 hours of Colonnade Requirements, a business core of 24 credit hours, and concentration in one specialization from the following: Business Management, Business Management Preparation, Management Information Systems, Leadership, Office Management and Supervision, or Real Estate. Please check with your academic advisor for specific requirements.
The 24 credit-hour core required of all Business students includes: ACC 200C, ACC
201C, CSCI 145C, BUS 100C,
FINC 161C, BUS 210C, BUS 212C, and BUS 253C. The 15 hours of Colonnade (general education) are: ENGL
100C, COMM 145 (students are encouraged to take the business and professional sections of this course), an Arts and Humanities Foundations or Explorations course, a Social and Behavioral Science Foundations or Explorations course, and MA 116C OR MA 109C.
Leadership Concentration of the Business Degree
The Leadership Concentration of the Business Degree requires the following courses in addition to the core courses and Colonnade courses required of all Business students: 21 hours consisting of BUS 214C, BUS 245C, BUS 248C, BUS 257C, LEAD 200, and six hours of 300-level or above Leadership courses.
|ACC 200C||Accounting - Financial||3|
|ACC 201C||Accounting - Managerial||3|
|CSCI 145C||Introduction to Computing||3|
|BUS 100C||Introduction to Business||3|
|FINC 161C||Personal Finance||3|
|BUS 210C||Organization and Management||3|
|BUS 212C||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BUS 253C||Business Seminar||3|
|BUS 214C||Business Communication||3|
|BUS 245C||Introduction to Managing Diversity in the Workplace||3|
|BUS 248C||Supervisory Management|
|BUS 257C||Management of Human Resources||3|
|LEAD 300||LEAD 200/300||3|
|LEAD 3**/4**||Advisor Approved Upper Level LEAD Classes||6|
|College Composition (WC)||3|
|Arts and Humanities (AH)||3|
|Social and Behavioral Science||3|
|Quantitative Reasoning (QR) (MATH 109 or MATH 116)||3|
|Three credit hour class from Foundations or Explorations||3|