Sep 17, 2021
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
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 www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement 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:
- Research and evaluate a company’s business practices.
- Demonstrate college-level written communication skills relevant to the business discipline.
- Analyze a financial statement, using generally accepted accounting principles.
- Evaluate how market forces influence business and business practices.
- Recognize and apply basic economic principles related to macroeconomic and microeconomic theories
- SDV 100 - College Success Skills 1 credit
- ENG 111 - College Composition I 3 credits
- MTH 161 - Precalculus l 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 3 credits
- ACC 212 - Principles of Accounting II 3 credits
- ECO 201 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 credits
- ENG 112 - College Composition II 3 credits
- CST 100 - Principles of Public Speaking 3 credits Additional Course Option: CST 110
- ITE 140 - Spreadsheet Software 3 credits
- ECO 202 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 credits
- FIN 215 - Financial Management 3 credits
- MTH 261 - Applied Calculus l 3 credits
- BIO 101 - General Biology I 4 credits Additional Course Options: CHM 101 , ENV 121 , PHY 101 , CHM 111 , PHY 201 .
- SOC 200 - Principles of Sociology 3 credits Additional Course Options: PSY 200
- HIS 121 - United States History I 3 credits Additional Course Options: HIS 111 , HIS 122 , HIS 112 , PLS 135
- BIO 102 - General Biology II 4 credits Additional Course Options: BIO 101 , CHM 101 , ENV 121 , PHY 101 , CHM 112 , PHY 202 .
- MTH 245 - Statistics l 3 credits
- PHI 111 - Logic I 3 credits Additional Course Options: PHI 220
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 advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal.