Business Administration

Program Description

The mission of the Business Administration program is to offer students a well-rounded business education that will equip them for entry-level administrative or supervisory positions. Students receive instruction in foundational areas of business such as marketing, management, ethics, personal finance, and accounting. Many courses are transferable to 4-year universities.

Learn more about our fully online Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration.

Students in Business Administration can select a concentration in General Business or Hospitality Management. Click on the Degree Options buttons below to learn more.

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Curriculum

Business Administration-520101-AAS
Course No.Course TitleLectureLabTotal Credit Hrs
Semester 1
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150Application Basics or Intro. to Software Applications303
BUSI 1030Introduction to Business303
BUSI 2330Business Ethics303
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting (Concentration Course)303
General Education Course303
15
Semester 2
ECON 2020Microeconomics303
BUSI 2010Legal Environment of Business303
BUSI 2300Business Communications303
Concentration Course303
General Education Course303
15
Semester 3
BUSI 2320Principles of Marketing303
Concentration Course303
Concentration Course303
General Education Course303
General Education Course303
15
Semester 4
BUSI 2310Principles of Management303
Concentration Course303
Concentration Course303
Concentration Course303
General Education Course303
15
Total Clock Hours900
General Business Concentration Courses
Course No.Course TitleLectureLabTotal Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting303
ACCT 2030Financial Accounting303
ACCT 2040Managerial Accounting303
OADM 1330Intro. to Spreadsheets303
BUSI 1090Personal Finance303
BUSI 2080Human Resource Management303
ECON 2010Macroeconomics303
Hospitality Management Concentration Courses
Course No.Course TitleLectureLabTotal Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting303
BUSI 2995Internship033
CULN 1133Sanitation and Safety303
CULN 2433Food and Beverage Operations303
OADM 1000Customer Service303
HOSP 1000Hospitality Management303
HOSP 1010Resort Operations303
Office Administration Concentration Courses
Course No.Course TitleLectureLabTotal Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting303
OADM 1250Keyboarding303
OADM 1330Intro. to Spreadsheets303
ACCT 1210Computerized Accounting303
BUSI 2080Human Resource Management303
OADM 1700Microsoft Word303
OADM 2996Special Projects303
Business Administration-520101-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No.Course TitleLectureLabTotal Credit Hrs
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150Application Basics or Introduction to Software Applications303
BUSI 1030Introduction to Business303
BUSI 2330Business Ethics303
CTC - General Clerk (9) (CIP 520401)9
BUSI 2010Legal Environment of Business303
ECON 2020Microeconomics303
BUSI 2300Business Communications303
BUSI 2310Principles of Management303
BUSI 2320Principles of Marketing303
CTS - Management Trainee (24)15
General Business Concentration
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting303
ACCT 2030Financial Accounting303
ACCT 2040Managerial Accounting303
OADM 1330Intro. to Spreadsheets303
BUSI 1090Personal Finance303
BUSI 2080Human Resource Management303
ECON 2010Macroeconomics303
Hospitality Management Concentration
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting303
BUSI 2995Internship033
CULN 1133Sanitation and Safety303
CULN 2433Food and Beverage Operations303
OADM 1000Customer Service303
HOSP 1000Hospitality Management303
HOSP 1010Resort Operations303
Office Administration Concentration
ACCT 1110Fundamentals of Accounting303
OADM 1250Keyboarding303
OADM 1330Intro. to Spreadsheets303
ACCT 1210Computerized Accounting303
BUSI 2080Human Resource Management303
OADM 1700Microsoft Word303
OADM 2996Special Projects303
TD-Business Administration (45)15
Total Clock Hours675-765

Program Information

CIP Code: 520101

Program Type: Associate of Applied Science

Program Length: 60 Semester Credits

Program Resources

Contact Information

Debbie Lejeune

Program Coordinator

debbie.lejeune@sowela.edu

(337) 421-6994

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