AA&S Business Administration (216)

Program: Business Administration
Award: Associate of Arts and Science Degree
Plan Code: 216
Length: 61 credits, 4 semesters
Variable (Designed for both part-time and full-time students).
Lead Faculty: Justin Oliver

Purpose: This program of study is recommended for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree in a business related field.

Transfer Options: This program is designed for students planning to complete a baccalaureate degree program at a four-year institution in the areas of: Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, or Public Administration.

Because certain majors have specialized requirements, students should become familiar with their particular requirements of the major at the four-year school to which they intend to transfer and then discuss these requirements with their advisors in order to select the correct courses at Paul D. Camp Community College.

Student Learning Outcomes: In addition to the VCCS general education outcomes and core competencies, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate accounting principles/ application to various businesses which covers the accounting cycle, income determination, and financial reporting.
  • Identify, compare, and evaluate various economic principles.
  • Communicate effectively in business situations.

“Elective” means any course for which a student can receive credit at the school to which he/she intends to transfer.

“Humanities Elective” means a transferable course in Art, Drama, Literature, Humanities, Foreign Language, Music, Philosophy or Religion.

“Social Science Elective” means a transferable course in Economics, Political Science, History, Geography, Psychology, or Sociology.

“Natural Science (Lab)” means a transferable course in Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Natural Science, or Physics that includes both lecture and laboratory sessions. Students should choose electives that are related to their chosen area of training and approved by their program advisor.

Business Administration (216)
Sample Schedule
First Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 121 or HIS 101 US History I or Western Civilization I 3
MTH 163 Pre-Calculus I or MTH 151 or MTH 2712 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ECO 201 Macroeconomics 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total Semester Credits 16
Second Term
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
HIS 122 or HIS 102 US History II or Western Civilization II 3
MTH 164 Pre-Calculus II or MTH 152 or MTH 240 3
Humanities Elective ART, ENG, FRE, HUM, MUS, PHI, REL, SPA 3
ECO 202 Microeconomics 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Science Elective BIO 101, CHM 111, or PHY 4
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
HLT ___ Health/Physical Education 1
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
Transfer Elective1 3
Total 14
Fourth Semester
Science Elective BIO 102, CHM 112, or PHY 4
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3
HLT ___ Health/Physical Education 1
Humanities ____ Humanities Elective 3
Transfer Electives 5
Total 16
Minimum Credits Required 61

1. Some university programs require literature in the second year.
2. Students and their advisors should choose the mathematics sequence required by the institution where the student plans to transfer.