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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 See HIS courses listed under the social/behavioral science courses under General Education Electives . HIS 101 HIS 102 , or HIS 112  is a preferred course if transferring to Mason.

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 . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution. Students with an interest in International Business should consider at least 3 credits of a 200 level language course.

Select from biology, chemistry, ENV 121 -122 , physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives . Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

6 Select from the following: BUS 241 BUS 265 ITE 140 , MTH 262 PHI 220 , PLS 135 , PLS 211 PSY 200 , or SOC 200 

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

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