General Business

Program Description

The General Business concentration helps students gain the tools to evaluate and improve business strategies with effective scientific and financial principles. It is part of the Business Administration program which includes key business areas, such as marketing, management and business ethics.

Concentration curriculum covers accounting fundamentals, financial and managerial accounting, spreadsheets, personal financial, human resource management and macroeconomics.

General Business offers students a well-rounded business education that prepares them for entry-level administration or supervisory positions.

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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 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
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
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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