[Skip to Content]
PDCCC on Instagram
PDCCC on Flickr
PDCCC's YouTube Channel
PDCCC's Twitter Feed
PDCCC's Linkedin Page
Follow us on Facebook
Apply Here

College Catalog: Business and Management: Business Administration

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

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)
Required Courses and Credits
Sample Schedule
First Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 121 or HIS 111 US History I or History of World Civilizations I 3
MTH 161 Pre-Calculus I or MTH 154 or 155 or MTH 2612 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 Semester
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
HIS 122 or HIS 112 US History II or History of World Civilizations II 3
MTH 162 Pre-Calculus II or MTH 154 OR 155 or MTH 245 3
Humanities Elective 3
ECO 202 Microeconomics 3
Total Semester Credits 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 Semester Credits 14
Fourth Semester
Science Elective 4
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3
HLT xxx Health/Physical Education 1
Humanities ____ Humanities Elective 3
Transfer Electives   5
Total Semester Credits 16
Total Program Credits 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.