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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Business (AA.BA)

This degree is also available online. This curriculum is for students interested in business administration (accounting, finance, management, marketing, computer information systems) planning to transfer to a university. Course requirements are modified to meet demands of individual universities.

This program follows Math Pathway #3. Math requirements for a specific major may vary from one institution to another. Please consult with an academic counselor or academic advisor to confirm the pathway that is applicable to your major and transfer institution.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
ENG-120
Composition I

ENG-120
Composition I

Students will study the writing process by reading essays that illustrate a variety of rhetorical strategies, analyzing writing tasks and texts, and writing, revising, and editing short essays.


Course Outline

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3.0
MAT-130
College Algebra

MAT-130
College Algebra

Review of the real number system, radicals, equations, and exponents, relations and functions, logarithms, complex numbers, polynomials, and theory of equations. A graphing calculator is required. A graphing calculator is required. Ask instructor for calculator recommendation.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI L or IAI P)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI L or IAI P)

No Description Available
3.0
PHI-290
Intro to Logic

PHI-290
Intro to Logic

Introduction to rules of reasoning, including truth and validity, deduction and induction, language and meaning, and fallacies.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-142
Introduction to Business

BUS-142
Introduction to Business

Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
ENG-121
Composition II

ENG-121
Composition II

Students will learn how to find, use, assess and document research sources, producing an extended writing project based primarily on library research.


Course Outline

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3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
MAT-210
Finite Mathematics

MAT-210
Finite Mathematics

An introduction to Finite Mathematics, matrices, linear systems of equations and inequalities, linear programming, counting theory and probability.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI L or IAI P)

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Physical and Life Sciences (IAI L or IAI P)

No Description Available
4.0
SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

SPE-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.

Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

16.0
SECOND YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

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3.0
BUS-200
Legal Environ/Business

BUS-200
Legal Environ/Business

An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied.

Course Outline

3.0
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Elective

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Elective

No Description Available
3.0
ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0
BUS-120
Business Career Development

BUS-120
Business Career Development

This course covers career development from targeting and researching a business career to preparing employment communications and interviewing. The course also covers business writing techniques, e-mail and memorandum communication, teamwork, professional development, and business etiquette.


Course Outline

3.0

Semester Totals

18.0
Second Semester
BUS-152
Managerial Accounting

BUS-152
Managerial Accounting

Designed to use accounting information to help management make decisions concerning product costing, planning and controlling operations in an ever-changing business environment.


Course Outline

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3.0
BUS-281
Business Statistics

BUS-281
Business Statistics

Designed to provide a useful and working knowledge of data analytical skills involving interpretation and communication of descriptive measures, probability theory, correlation, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression, chi-square tests and ANOVA. Includes review of applicable computer software.


Course Outline

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3.0
ECO-232
Prin Economics II (Micro)

ECO-232
Prin Economics II (Micro)

Focuses on free enterprise and the economic functions of government, advanced supply and demand analysis, pricing in competitive/non-competitive markets, and pricing in resource markets.


Course Outline

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3.0
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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H or IAI F)

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Humanities and Fine Arts (IAI H or IAI F)

No Description Available
3.0
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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

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Social/Behavioral Science (IAI S)

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

64.0