Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Advisor Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook Major: Business Administration, AS

Business Administration, AS

PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students to transfer to a four-year college and major in business administration.  Other possible majors include accounting, economics, finance, marketing or management.

CREDENTIALS: An Associate of Science degree is a major related to an area such as business administration, engineering, science, and social sciences that takes 2 years for full time students to complete. Students receiving an AS degree intend to transfer to four-year colleges.

TRANSFER: This program is designed for transfer. Students should consult with their advisors to ensure that they select general electives that best prepare them for the specific requirements of their intended transfer college or university programs of study. More information can also be found at

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Research and evaluate a company’s business practices.
  2. Demonstrate college-level written communication skills relevant to the business discipline.
  3. Analyze a financial statement, using generally accepted accounting principles.
  4. Evaluate how market forces influence business and business practices.
  5. Recognize and apply basic economic principles related to macroeconomic and microeconomic theories

Required Courses

Course NameCredits:Semester TakenNotes
SDV 100 - College Success Skills 1 credit
ENG 111 - College Composition I

Prerequisite(s): Qualifying placement score or test waiver.

3 credits
MTH 161 - Precalculus l

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite(s): Competency in MTE 1-9 as demonstrated through placement or unit completion or equivalent or Corequisite: MCR 6: Learning Support for Precalculus I 

3 credits
ACC 211 - Principles of Accounting I 3 credits
BUS 100 - Introduction to Business 3 credits
ITE 115 - Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts

Prerequisite(s): (Recommended) keyboarding skills.

3 credits
ACC 212 - Principles of Accounting II

Prerequisite(s): ACC 211 or equivalent.

3 credits
ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
ENG 112 - College Composition II

Prerequisite(s): ENG 111 or equivalent with a grade of C or better, or departmental approval.

3 credits
CST 100 - Principles of Public Speaking Additional Course Option: CST 110  3 credits
ITE 140 - Spreadsheet Software

Prerequisite(s): Pre- requisite: ITE 115.

3 credits
ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
FIN 215 - Financial Management 3 credits
MTH 261 - Applied Calculus l

Prerequisite(s): Completion of MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.

3 credits
BIO 101 - General Biology I Additional Course Options:  CHM 101, ENV 121, PHY 101, CHM 111, PHY 201 .

Prerequisite(s): Readiness to enroll in ENG 111 plus completion of developmental math unit 1-3 or equivalent required or placement in unit 4 or above.

4 credits
SOC 200 - Introduction to Sociology Additional Course Options: PSY 200  3 credits
HIS 121 - United States History to 1877 Additional Course Options: HIS 111, HIS 122, HIS 112, PLS 135  3 credits
BIO 102 - General Biology II Additional Course Options: BIO 101, CHM 101, ENV 121, PHY 101, CHM 112, PHY 202.  

Prerequisite(s): BIO 101.

4 credits
MTH 245 - Statistics l

Prerequisite(s): MTH 154  or MTH 161 or equivalent with a grade of C or better

3 credits
PHI 111 - Logic I Additional Course Options:  PHI 220  3 credits

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 60


Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students are strongly encouraged to complete any SDV, ENG, and MTH requirements first.

Additional Approved Course Substitutions for Laboratory Science Electives include: CHM 111, CHM 112, PHY 201, and PHY 202 

Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy the ITE 115 requirement by taking the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) or the John Tyler Community College ITE 115 Test-out Challenge Exam.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.