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    Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Business Studies | A.A.B. | Part-Time



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The General Business Studies program provides students with a wealth of knowledge in several areas of the business world. Students that incorporate the transferable business core courses, gain the flexibility to explore several business options and potential career paths.  NOTE  At the core of this degree are at least 36 credit hours that will transfer to a bachelor’s degree in business. It is recommended that students who intend to transfer work closely with an advisor. Some schools accept additional courses for transfer or prefer the Associate of Science degree.

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
use good interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
analyze business case studies and outline appropriate recommendations;
distinguish the value of good ethical standards and their application to business;
demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of marketing, business and accounting information;
apply and interpret international, federal, state and local laws on business operations;
identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
understand, communicate and apply concepts in accounting, economics, finance, human resources and marketing.

Semester 1


  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications    3     ►Meet with advisor to establish student education plan, two-way communication and academic partnership.
  ENG 121S Composition I       3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 2


  BUS 110S Introduction to Business  OR 3    
 
  Technical Elective1      
  MTH 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 6    
  1To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, HRM, IMT, MGT, MKT, or SCM course.

Semester 3 [Summer]


  COM 121S Introduction to Communication    3      
  Credit Hours 3    

Semester 4


  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting    4    
 
  ECO 221S Principles of Microeconomics   3    
  Credit Hours 7    

Semester 5


  BUS 223S Business Communication    3    
 
  MKT 216S Principles of Marketing   3    
  Credit Hours 6    

Semester 6 [Summer]


  Humanities Elective 1    3    
 
  Related Elective2 3    
  Credit Hours 6    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements.
2To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, CIS, HRM, MGT, IMT, OHA, RLE or ECO 222S course, if not already taken.

Semester 7


  Technical Elective1   3      
  Related Elective2 3    
  Credit Hours 6      
  1To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, HRM, MKT, MGT, SCM or IMT course.
2To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, CIT, HRM, MGT, IMT, OHA, NET, NEP, SCS, RLE or ECO 222S course, if not already taken.

Semester 8


  Technical Elective1   3     ►If planning internship, visit Career Services to draft resume.
  Related Elective2 3    
  Credit Hours 6      
  1To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, HRM, MKT, MGT, SCM or IMT course.
2To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, CIT, HRM, MGT, IMT, OHA, NET, NEP, SCS, RLE or ECO 222S course, if not already taken.

Semester 9 [Summer]


  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1  3    
 
  Credit Hours 3    
  1To be chosen from PSY 121S or SOC 121S.

Semester 10


  BUS 235S Business Law   4     ►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
  Related Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 7      
  1To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, CIT, HRM, MGT, IMT, OHA, NET, NEP, SCS, RLE or ECO 222S course, if not already taken.

Semester 11


  BUS 250S Business Capstone  OR 3 C   ►Student submit graduation application
  BUS 291L Internship Experience  AND   C  
  BUS 291R Internship Seminar     C  
  Technical Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 6    
  1To be chosen from an ACC, BUS, HRM, IMT, MGT, MKT or SCM course.

Total Credit Hours | 62