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Business Administration A.A. (BUAA)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.
The Business Administration Associate Degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Designed to prepare graduates to continue their studies in accounting, economics, management, finance, insurance, marketing, or business administration at a four-year college or university.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
  • transfer to a four-year college or university for further study in a business field.
  • demonstrate effective oral and written communication.
  • demonstrate and integrate computer literacy.
  • apply fundamental accounting principles and procedures.
  • apply accounting concepts and principles for analyzing financial statements and business operations.
  • recognize supervisory skills and standard management procedures.
  • apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities.
  • recognize the impact of business decisions in both domestic and global competitive environments.
First Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
CIS 105
or CIS 155
Introduction to Computers and Applications
Introduction to Computer Science – Structured Programming – C++
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 211 Principles of Management 3
ENG 105 Research Composition 3
Elective Humanities 3
Semester Total 15 - 15.5
Second Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
ACC 161 Principles of Accounting II 3
BUS 221 Principles of Marketing 3
ENG 106 Introduction to Literature 3
MAT 150
or BUS 150
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Business Statistics
Elective Humanities/Social Science 3
Semester Total 15-15.5
Third Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
ACC 203 Cost/Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 241 Business Law 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 111 Speech 3
Elective Laboratory Science 4-5
Semester Total 16-17
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Name Course Credits
BUS 256
or ECO/PSC 237
International Business
International Relations
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MAT 188
or MAT 190
Business Calculus
Calculus & Analytic Geometry 1
Electives Free Electives 6
Semester Total 15
Credit Total 61-63


Transfer information for this program is on file in the Transfer Center. For more information, contact an academic advisor or counselor.

Students should consult four-year colleges regarding transferability of courses in this program. Credit will not be given towards graduation requirements for both MAT 150 and BUS 150. Recommended electives are BUS 120, 246, and 252.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)