The Business Administration program focuses on a basic understanding of business skills needed for entry-level business professionals. The program introduces students to the functional areas of business, including ethical business practices, technology, and communication skills needed in today’s business environment. As part of the program, students will choose elective courses focusing specifically in Accounting or Management and Operations. An Associate of Science Degree will be awarded upon successful completion of the program. Outside work required.


The Business Administration program is intended to provide career-focused students the ability to gain the fundamental, communication, administration, and career advancement skills necessary to prosper in a diverse local and global business environment.
Students will:

  • Describe basic concepts of the functional areas related to local and global business
  • Define regulatory and ethical business practices
  • Use basic information systems and quantitative techniques
  • Develop professional communication, documentation, and presentations through basic research techniques.


  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Pass the entrance exam
  • Background check, as applicable

Program Outline

To receive an Associate of Science degree in Business Administration, students must complete 30.0 semester credit hours in their major and 30.0 semester credit hours in general education courses for a total of 60.0 semester credit hours. This Associate of Science Degree program can be completed in 20 months for full-time students.

Business Administration Major Courses (21.0 credit hours)

ACG1200 – Accounting Principles I 3.0 credit hours
ACG2200 – Accounting Principles II 3.0 credit hours
BUL1100 – Business Law 3.0 credit hours
FIN2100 – Financial Management 3.0 credit hours
MAR1200 – Introduction to Marketing 3.0 credit hours
EC01100 – Microeconomics 3.0 credit hours
EC02100 – Macroeconomics 3.0 credit hours

Electives: Accounting (9.0 credit hours)

ACG2300 – Accounting Information for Business Decisions 3.0 credit hours
ACG2400 – Integrated Accounting 3.0 credit hours
TAX2300 – Principles of Taxation 3.0 credit hours

Electives: Management and Operations (9.0 credit hours)

GEB1200 – Entrepreneurship 3.0 credit hours
MAN1100 – Principles of Management 3.0 credit hours
MAN2600 – Human Resource Management 3.0 credit hours

General Education Courses (30.0 credit hours)

DEP2004 – Human Growth and Development 3.0 credit hours
IDS1107 – Strategies for Success 3.0 credit hours
PSY1012 – Introduction to Psychology 3.0 credit hours

Behavioral/Social Science (6.0 credit hours)

Communications (3.0 credit hours)

SPC1017 – Speech Communications 3.0 credit hours

Computers (3.0 credit hours)

CGS1060 – Introduction to Computers 3.0 credit hours

English (3.0 credit hours)

ENC1101 – English Composition I 3.0 credit hours

Humanities/Fine Arts (3.0 credit hours)

AML1000 – American Literature 3.0 credit hours
ENL1000 – English Literature 3.0 credit hours

Mathematics (6.0 credit hours)

MAT1033 – Intermediate Algebra 3.0 credit hours
STA2023 – Statistics 3.0 credit hours

Natural Science (6.0 credit hours)

BSC1005 – General Biology 3.0 credit hours
BSC1050 – Environmental Science 3.0 credit hours
BSC2006 – Advanced Biology 3.0 credit hours
BSC2085 – Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3.0 credit hours
BSC2086 – Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 3.0 credit hours
OCB1010 – General Marine Biology 3.0 credit hours