College/University Transfer: Business Administration Specialization

Associate of Arts & Sciences Degree: College/University Transfer Major — Business Administration Specialization

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Curriculum

See curriculum notes; catalog has additional information.

Recommended sequence for courses (Course Number, Course Title, Credits)

First Semester

  • ENG 111 College Composition I, 3
  • HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I, 3
    or
    HIS 111 History of World Civilization I, 3
    or
    HIS 121 United States History I, 3
  • ITE 119 Information Literacy, 3
    or
    ITE 120 Principles of Information Systems, 3
    or
    CSC 200 Introduction to Computer Science, 3
  • MTH Mathematics I, 3
  • BUS 241 Business Law I, 3
  • SDV Student Development, 1

Semester Credits: 16

Second Semester

  • ENG 112 College Composition II, 3
  • HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II, 3
    or
    HIS 112 History of World Civilization II, 3
    or
    HIS 122 United States History II, 3
  • MTH Mathematics II, 3
  • BUS 221 Business Statistics, 3
    or
    MTH 157 Elementary Statistics, 3
  • Approved Business Elective, 3

Semester Credits: 15

Third Semester

  • ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I, 3
  • Science with Laboratory, 4
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3
  • Literature, 3
  • Approved Business Elective or Health/PE elective, 1

Semester Credits: 14

Fourth Semester

  • Science with Laboratory, 4
  • Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts, 3
  • ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II, 3
  • CST 100 Public Speaking
    or
    CST 110 Introduction to Communication, 3
  • Social and Behavioral Science Elective, 3

Semester Credits: 16

Total credits required: 61

Notes

Special Note for Transfers: Admission to Business Majors at four-year institutions may be very competitive. Please refer to individual college catalogs for specific requirements for admission to the college of your choice.

  • MTH 163 and MTH 270 are highly recommended for this specialization
  • ECO 201 and ECO 202 are highly recommended for this specialization
  • Minimum of eight credits required in Natural Science with Laboratory electives (biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy, or physics courses). Choose from approved Natural Science/Lab electives listed under Required General Education Courses. Sequences preferred but not required.
  • Literature requirement - choose from ENG 241, 242, 243, 244, 251, 252.
  • Minimum of three credits required in Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts electives in addition to the three credits of Literature required. Choose from approved Literature/Humanities/Fine Arts electives listed under Required General Education Courses.
  • Students may not receive credit for both BUS 221 and MTH 157
  • A minimum of three additional Business Elective credits are required; BUS 100, 200, 227 or 270. It is strongly recommended that students take BUS 270 to fulfill this requirement.
  • A minimum of one additional Business or HLT/PE Elective credits are required: it is strongly recommended that JMU transfer students take BUS 227 to fulfill this requirement.