Business Transfer Curriculum

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Recommended AS Transfer Curriculum for Business, Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Management

SSC Business transfer programs include courses and majors in general business, accounting, finance, marketing and management. This AS curriculum applies to courses and programs in all those fields. Some colleges and universities have capstone programs designed for students who wish to transfer after completing the AAS degree programs.

Faculty are available during scheduled office hours to advise students about their courses and program. Peruse some of the offerings in the Department of Business Programs & Computer Technology.

All full-time transfer students are required to take OCS 121.

Overview for College Success Credits
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1

Minimum General Education Courses (44-48)

Communications (9) Semester Hours
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENG 102 Composition and Research 3
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
Humanities and Fine Arts (9)
GROUP II Humanities Elective
Students earning an Associate degree must meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in Public Act 87-581.
Social and Behavioral Science (9)
ECO 201 Principles of Economics, Macro 3
ECO 202 Principles of Economics, Micro 3
GROUP III Social Science Elective
Students earning an Associate degree must meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined in Public Act 87-581.
Mathematics (4-8)
Mathematics requirements differ in business programs at various colleges and universities. Students are advised to consult the C&CSC and/or the catalog and advisor of the institution where they plan to transfer for appropriate selection of mathematics courses.
MTH 165 College Algebra
or qualifying score on placement exam
MTH 180 Calculus for Business and Social Science 4
Physical and Life Science (7-8)
GROUP V Physical and Life Science Elective (Must include one lab) 7-8

Area of Concentration/Electives (25)

These courses will be accepted for credit by bachelor’s degree institutions but may not meet the specific requirements of a bachelor’s degree in business. Many four-year institutions accept more than 62 credits to fulfill requirements in business. However, students planning to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program in business should the College & Career Success Center and with their intended transfer institution for specific information about how specific additional business courses will transfer.

ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 203 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
BLW 203 Legal Environment of Business 3
Minimum for AS Degree 62-64