Business

AA/AS Degree – Concentration in Business

This curriculum is designed for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution in degree programs such as Business Management, Marketing and Finance. This program is part of the Business Management & Administration Career Cluster.

The listed sequence of courses provides guidance for students so they can complete this program of study in the most efficient manner. This sequence assumes that students have met college academic placement and/or other program requirements. Students are strongly urged to contact a college advisor for assistance in developing their plan for enrolling in courses to meet the program of student.

Business: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Non-Lab Science 3
PSY130 General Psychology 3
ENG101 Composition I 3
BUS100 Introduction to Business 3
MAT125 College Algebra 3
    15
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
  Lab Science 4
PHI120 Logic and Critical Thinking 3
Choose one of the following: 4
MAT131 Finite Mathematics (4)
MAT133 Business Calculus (4)
  Health Science 3
ENG102 Composition II 3
    17
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
GEO200 World Regional Geography 3
MAT132 Statistics 3
BUS151 Accounting Principles-Financial 3
BUS251 Principles of Macro-Economics 3
  Fine Art 3
  Elective 2
    17
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
PHI115 Ethics 3
BUS152 Accounting Principles-Managerial 3
BUS250 Principles of Micro-Economics 3
BUS221 Legal Environment of Business 3
COM103 Speech Communication 3
    15

For Accounting: It is recommended that students transferring to another educational institution that requires both Financial and Managerial accounting take both courses at Spoon River College.

For Economics: It is recommended that students transferring to another educational institution that requires both Principles of Micro and Principles of Macro Economics take both courses at Spoon River College.

Students must complete at least one IAI approved math course. Science requirements include at least one IAI life science and one IAI physical science, and one of those must be a lab science. Additional math and/or science courses are needed to complete general education requirements for the AA/AS degrees.

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