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.

Faculty

For information about the Concentration in Business contact an advisor at (309) 647-4645.

Business: 64 Credit Hours
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
 Non-Lab Science3
PSY130General Psychology3
ENG101Composition I3
BUS100Introduction to Business3
MAT125College Algebra3
  15
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
 Lab Science4
PHI120Logic and Critical Thinking3
Choose one of the following:4
MAT131Finite Mathematics(4)
MAT133Business Calculus(4)
 Health Science3
ENG102Composition II3
  17
Fall Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
GEO200World Regional Geography3
MAT132Statistics3
BUS151Accounting Principles-Financial3
BUS251Principles of Macro-Economics3
  Fine Art3
 Elective2
  17
Spring Semester Courses Credit Hrs.
PHI115Ethics3
BUS152Accounting Principles-Managerial3
BUS250Principles of Micro-Economics3
BUS221Legal Environment of Business3
COM103Speech Communication3
  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.