Associate of Science in Business Administration

Degree Plan

(Offered at Extension Campuses Only)

Core Curriculum** – 47-51 hours

Christian Literacy – 8-12 hours

  • BI 1211/1311 Life of Christ – 2-3 hours
  • BI 1214/1314 Book of Acts – 2-3 hours
  • BI 2202/2302 Pentateuch – 2-3 hours
  • Lower Level Bible Elective – 2-3 hours

Cultural Heritage Literacy  – 12 hours

  • HU 1310 Western Cultural Heritage I – 3 hours
  • HU 1320 Western Cultural Heritage II – 3 hours
  • HU 2310 Western Cultural Heritage III – 3 hours
  • HY 2320 American Cultural Heritage – 3 hours

Mathematical and Scientific Literacy  – 6 hours

  • MH 1338 Finite Mathematics (or higher) – 3 hours
  • Natural or Physical Science – 3 hours

Information and Communication Literacy  – 15 hours

  • EH 1301 English Composition I – 3 hours
  • EH 1302 English Composition II – 3 hours
  • EH 2301 or 2303 or 2304 English/American Literature – 3 hours
  • EH 1303 Speech Communication – 3 hours
  • CA 1302 Computer Applications – 3 hours

Personal and Social Literacy – 6 hours

  • PE 1300 Lifetime Fitness – 3 hours
  • BA 2303 Macroeconomics – 3 hours

Professional & Major Field Required Business Courses – 18 hours

  • BA 1301 Business Principles and Concepts – 3 hours
  • BA 2305 Business Mathematics – 3 hours
  • BA 2301 Principles of Accounting I – 3 hours
  • BA 2302 Principles of Accounting II – 3 hours
  • BA 2312 Introduction to Professional Writing – 3 hours
  • BIS 2385 Introduction to Business Spreadsheets – 3 hours

Total Hours for Graduation – 65-69 hours

Notes: *For this specialized AS degree only the following AS core requirements are waived to provide specialized training in business administration.

Associate of Science Core Requirement Credit Hours

  • Physical or Natural Science Lab (one science lab required): 1 hour
  • Freshman or Transfer Experience (FAFE 1111 or FATE 2111): 1 hour

The credit hours for these courses were merged into the 18 hours of Professional and Major Field requirements for this degree. The result was a net increase of four to eight total degree hours from the regular Associate of Science degree.

**Additional core classes are required to satisfy admissions requirements for baccalaureate degree programs, including Executive BBA, Executive BSB and HRM. Please refer to the appropriate degree information for specific degree program requirements.