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, Hospitality Management, Paralegal Studies, or Office Administration. Click on the Degree Options buttons below to learn more.

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Curriculum

Business Administration-520101-AAS
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
Semester 1
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Intro. to Software Applications 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting (or other Concentration Course for Paralegal Studies) 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 2
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
BUSI 2320 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
15
Semester 4
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
Concentration Course 3 0 3
General Education Course 3 0 3
BUSI 2310 Principles of Management 3 0 3
15
AAS – Business Administration (60 credit hours)
General Business Concentration Courses
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 2030 Financial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 2040 Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
BUSI 1090 Personal Finance 3 0 3
BUSI 2080 Intro to HR Management 3 0 3
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics 3 0 3
Hospitality Management Concentration Courses
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
BUSI 2995 Internship 0 3 3
CULN 1133 Sanitation and Safety 3 0 3
CULN 2433 Food and Beverage Operations 3 0 3
OADM 1000 Customer Service 3 0 3
HOSP 1000 Hospitality Management 3 0 3
HOSP 1010 Resort Operations 3 0 3
Office Administration Concentration Courses
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1250 Keyboarding 3 0 3
OADM 1210 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
OADM 1700 Microsoft Word 3 0 3
BUSI 2080 Intro to HR Management 3 0 3
OADM 2996 Special Projects 3 0 3
Paralegal Studies Concentration
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
PALG 1900 Paralegal Studies I 3 0 3
PALG 1950 Paralegal Studies II 3 0 3
PALG 2000 Law Office Technology 3 0 3
PALG 2300 Litigation Procedures 3 0 3
PALG 2400 Legal Research and Writing 3 0 3
PALG 2500 Notary Studies and Exam Preparation 3 0 3
PALG 2595 Paralegal Studies Internship 0 3 3
Business Administration-520101-Diploma Certificate Option
Course No. Course Title Lecture Lab Total Credit Hrs
ITEC 1000 or OADM 1150 Application Basics or Introduction to Software Applications 3 0 3
BUSI 1030 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
BUSI 2330 Business Ethics 3 0 3
CTC - General Clerk 9
BUSI 2010 Legal Environment of Business 3 0 3
ECON 2020 Microeconomics 3 0 3
BUSI 2300 Business Communications 3 0 3
BUSI 2310 Principles of Management 3 0 3
BUSI 2320 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3
CTS - Management Trainee 15
General Business Concentration
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 2030 Financial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT 2040 Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Intro. to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
BUSI 1090 Personal Finance 3 0 3
BUSI 2080 Human Resource Management 3 0 3
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics 3 0 3
Hospitality Management Concentration
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
BUSI 2995 Internship 0 3 3
CULN 1133 Sanitation and Safety 3 0 3
CULN 2433 Food and Beverage Operations 3 0 3
OADM 1000 Customer Service 3 0 3
HOSP 1000 Hospitality Management 3 0 3
HOSP 1010 Resort Operations 3 0 3
Office Administration Concentration
ACCT 1110 Fundamentals of Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1250 Keyboarding 3 0 3
ACCT 1210 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
OADM 1330 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3 0 3
OADM 1700 Microsoft Word 3 0 3
BUSI 2080 Intro to HR Management 3 0 3
OADM 2996 Special Projects 3 0 3
Paralegal Studies Concentration
PALG 1900 Paralegal Studies I 3 0 3
PALG 1950 Paralegal Studies II 3 0 3
PALG 2000 Law Office Technology 3 0 3
PALG 2300 Litigation Procedures 3 0 3
PALG 2400 Legal Research and Writing 3 0 3
PALG 2500 Notary Studies and Exam Preparation 3 0 3
PALG 2595 Paralegal Studies Internship 0 3 3
TD – Business Administration (45 Credit Hours)
Total Clock Hours 675-765

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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