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2022-2023 NOVA Catalog 
    
2022-2023 NOVA Catalog

Business Administration, A.S.


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CIP Code: 52.0101

NOVA Code: 2130

Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in business administration with a major in accounting, business management, decision science and management, information systems, finance, marketing, etc.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements for the business major, please consult a counselor or an academic advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 2 units of mathematics (algebra and geometry); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Business Administration: 60-61 credits


1 May be selected from the following: CST 100 , CST 110 , CST 126 , or CST 229 .

2 Select any HIS course listed under the social/behavioral science courses in General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

For students pursuing BBA at JMU, ITE 100 may be used to meet this requirement.

See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Students must choose courses from two of the three areas listed. Credit will not be applied if student takes two courses from the same area. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

See physical and life science courses listed under General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or faculty advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

6 Select from the following: BUS 241 BUS 265 ITE 140 , MTH 262 PHI 220 , PLS 135 , PSY 200 , or SOC 200 

7 May substitute MTH 245 . BUS 224 is a preferred course if transferring to George Mason University. For other transfer institutions, check with an advisor or appropriate transfer pathway.

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