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2015-16 College Catalog

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General Studies–Business/Technology Emphasis - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

Application Code 156

For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

The general studies area of study is intended for students who are uncertain of their career plans or desire two years of a broad, general college education. This curriculum has been adapted to allow students to explore several different subject areas. The General Studies – Business/Technology Emphasis transfer pattern has been designed specifically for students whose interests are more in the area of business and/or technology than in the liberal arts. Those who plan their course sequences with faculty advisors may prepare for either transfer or employment. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses:   SPCH-151 ,   THET-101 ,   THET-102 ,   THET-103 ,   THET-202 ,   THET-241 , or WMST-193 .   Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Science Core Course

3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
MATH-143Precalculus I

3

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Any General Education Core Courses

5

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-111Principles of Accounting I

3

BMGT-100Introduction to Business and Organization

3

BMGT-203Business Ethics

3

BMGT-205Principles of International Business

3

CMSY-110Software Applications for Micros

3

ECON-101Principles of Economics (Macro)

3

ENTR-101Entrepreneurship and Creativity

3

SPCH-105Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

Electives – Select 6 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT-112Principles of Accounting II

3

BMGT-142Business Development and Sales for Emerging Leaders

3

BMGT-151Business Law I

3

BMGT-175Business Communications

3

BMGT-204Taking Your Business Mobile

3

CMSY-129The Internet and the Digital World

3

CMSY-168Developing for the Web

3

CMSY-172Introduction to Programming with JavaScript

3

CMSY-205Advanced JavaScript

3

ENTR-225Social Entrepreneurship

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

1. Analyze various business situations from global perspectives.

2. Demonstrate the use of appropriate analytical tools and technology to support business practice.

3. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning to business decisions.

4. Apply economic principles to business decisions.