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.
Management Information Systems Concentration of the Business Degree
The Management Information Systems Concentration of the Business Degree requires the following courses in addition to the core courses and Colonnade courses required of all Business students: INS 181C, INS 182C, INS
270C, INS 272C, INS 275C, and two advisor-approved INS electives. (Internship strongly recommended.)
|ACC 200C||Introductory Accounting - Financial||3|
|ACC 201C||Introductory Accounting - Managerial||3|
|FINC 161C||Personal Finance||3|
|CSCI 145C||Introduction to Computing||3|
|BUS 100C||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS 210C||Organization and Management||3|
|BUS 212C||Principles of Marketing||3|
|BUS 253C||Business Capstone||3|
|Two Advisor approved INS classes||6|
|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|
Advisor for the
Management Information Systems Concentration