2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 26, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog and Student Handbook

Business Administration, AS

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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:

  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

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.

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