2020-2021 Catalog 
  
    Jul 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Business Administration (AA&S)


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CIP 24.0101
Degree: Associate of Arts & Sciences (AA&S - Transfer)
Program Code: 216-01
Program Length: 2 year - 4 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 61
Distance Learning Option Available
AA&S Transfer Resources - Transfer & Articulation Agreements, Guaranteed Admission Agreements

Program Advisor
Margaret Dye
276.964.7308
Davis Hall Room 230

Purpose: The Associate of Arts and Sciences degree program in Business Administration is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree.

Admission Requirements: In addition to the general admission requirements to the College, as stated earlier in this catalog, entry into the Associate of Science degree program in Business Administration requires as a minimum the satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalents:

  • 1 unit of laboratory science
  • 1 unit social studies
  • 4 units of English
  • 3 units of mathematics (including algebra or geometry)

Students who do not meet these requirements may need to correct such deficiencies in the developmental studies program.

Program Requirements: Achievement in the business world requires competency with other areas of knowledge such as the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences in addition to those courses directly pertinent to business. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student is eligible to receive the Associate of Arts and Sciences degree with a major in Business Administration. Each student is urged to become familiar with the requirements of the major department of the four-year institution being considered for transfer. The student should also consult with his/her faculty advisor at SWCC concerning the selection of electives in order to facilitate the transfer of credits.

First Semester


Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 17
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Course Credits: 17

Second Semester


Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 14
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Course Credits: 14

Third Semester


Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 16
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Course Credits: 16

Fourth Semester


Semester Total


  • Lecture Hours: 14
  • Lab Hours: 0
  • Course Credits: 14

Total Minimum Credits: 61


* BIO 101 -BIO 102 , CHM 111 -CHM 112 , Geology 105-106, or PHY 201 -PHY 202 . Check with your advisor.

** Mathematics requirements may vary greatly from one transfer institution to another. Check with your advisor or transfer institution for proper mathematics courses to be taken. Most business schools at four-year universities will require at least MTH 161  or MTH 261 .

***BUS 100 , ITE 140  (required for Radford and Virginia Tech), MTH 262  (required for Virginia Tech); check with transfer institution for specific requirements.

****Humanities/Fine Arts Electives: ART 101 , ART 102 , ENG 241 , ENG 242 , ENG 243 , ENG 244 , MUS 121 , MUS 122 , PHI 101 , REL 100 , REL 230 .

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