ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (AA)
The Business Administration curriculum is intended for students who are interested in pursuing a baccalaureate degree in business administration or related fields at a four-year institution.
The general education core for this degree complies with guidelines of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).
At the end of the program, our graduates will be able to:
- Identify the accounting standard principles and be able to prepare basic financial statements.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of business organization concepts and theories, and decision making skills.
- Describe the basic macro and micro economics theories and market structures in order to describe their implications related to government, business, and individuals.
- Complete a business plan demonstrating the application of the basic principles of business organization, operations management theories, and accounting, finance, and marketing concepts.
REQUIREMENTS CREDIT HOURS
General Education Requirements
ENG 160 Composition I
ENG 162 Composition II
ENG 165 Speech
MAT 200 Finite Mathematics OR MAT 225 Introductory Statistics
BIO 102 Human Biology OR
BIO 108 Anatomy and Physiology I
CHM 115 Basic Chemistry OR
PHY 103 Earth Science
HUM 204 Music Appreciation OR
HUM 205 History and Appreciation of Art
PHI 220 Ethics OR any unduplicated Humanities or Fine Arts course
SPA 222 The Hispanic-American Experience through Literature
HIS 105 Survey of U.S. History from 1865 to Present OR HIS 104 Survey of U.S. History to 1865 OR PSC 103 American Government and Politics
ECO 101 Principles of Macroeconomics OR ECO 102 Principles of Microeconomics
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting
ACC 161 Financial Accounting
BUS 110 Introduction to Business
CIS 115 Spreadsheets for Business
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS/COURSES