Business Administration B.A.S.

Required credits to graduate with this degree: 120

This major is designed to provide a flexible, transfer-friendly approach to specifically serve the needs of students who have earned Associate of Arts, Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Science degrees. A previously earned A.A., A.A.S. or A.S. degree will transfer as a block and students will complete a capstone-type program in business administration. Program requirements include 36 hours of essential studies, 32 hours of major core requirements, and 15 hours of supporting course work.

Pre-requisite to program entrance: successful completion of A.A., A.A.S., or A.S. program from accreditation institution. 

Business Administration majors must complete the following essential studies courses: COMM 110, ENGL 110, ENGL 120, or ENGL 125, and MATH 103, which are pre-requisite courses to this major and approved electives to total no less than 120 semester hours. At least 36 semester hours must be in the upper course (300-400) level.

The online B.A.S. degree in business administration coursework is also offered over a rotation schedule with the start-up cycle being offered periodically for new enrollees.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • SLO 1: Students will apply business theories and/or methods to solve problems.
  • SLO 2: Students will demonstrate successful individual and collaborative communication skills.
  • SLO 3: Students will demonstrate the ability to adapt to change through personal and professional awareness of self, others and the environment.
  • SLO 4: Students will demonstrate proficiency with technology appropriate for the contemporary business environment.

Requirements

Core Courses

ACCT 200Elements Of Accounting I

3

ACCT 201Elements Of Accounting II

3

ACCT 360Accounting Systems

2

BADM 301Principles Of Marketing

3

BADM 302Principles Of Management

3

BOTE 347Computer Applications in Business

3

BUSN 323Managerial Finance

3

BUSN 334Business Communication

3

BUSN 343Ethical Decision Making

3

BUSN 351Human Resource Management

3

BUSN 482Business Comprehensive

3

Total Core Credit Hours 32 SH

 


Supporting Course Work and Elective Requirements:

Supporting Course Work of 15 SH: Any upper division (300-400 level) BUSN courses or other relevant courses that have approval of the advisor. This could include a specialization from the Business Administration B.S.

Electives: Student should consult advisor for selection of additional elective courses to ensure that a total of no less than 120 credits is successfully completed.

Total credits required for a B.A.S. Degree: 120 SH