Prebusiness - Associate in Prebusiness

NMSU Alamogordo 2023-2024 Catalog

Total Credits Required for Degree: 60

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and elective credits to total at least 60 credits. Developmental coursework will not count towards the degree requirements and/or elective credits, but may be needed in order to take the necessary English and Mathematics coursework.

A grade of C- or better is required for all courses designated below with Footnote #2 .

Prefix Title Credits
General Education Requirements
Area I: Communications
English Composition Level I
ENGL 1110GComposition I 24
English Composition Level II
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication 23
Oral Communication
Choose one of the following:3
Introduction to Communication 23
Public Speaking 23
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1220GCollege Algebra 1, 23
Areas III/IV: Laboratory Science and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Macroeconomic Principles 23
Principles of Microeconomics 23
Select one course from Area III: Laboratory Science (4 credits) 3
Area V: Humanities
Select one course from Area V: Humanities. 33
Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts
Select one course from Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts 33
General Education Elective
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I 23
Program Requirements
ACCT 2110Principles of Accounting I 23
ACCT 2120Principles of Accounting II 23
BCIS 1110Introduction to Information Systems 23
BUSA 1110Intro to Business 23
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics 23
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 4, 513
BLAW 2110 and MKTG 2110 recommended. 5
Total Credits60
1

MATH 1220G College Algebra is required for the degree but students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1220G first.

2

A grade of C- or better is required.

3

See the General Education Section of the catalog for a full list of courses.

4

Elective credit may vary based on General Education course selection, second language requirements, prerequisites, dual credit, A credit, double majors and/or minor coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

5

BLAW 2110 Business Law I and MKTG 2110 Principles of Marketing are recommended electives.  Note that BLAW 2110 will satisfy the BLAW 316 requirement and MKTG 2110 will satisfy the MKTG 303 requirement for students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration at NMSU Las Cruces (will count as lower division not upper division credit).

NMSU Alamogordo 2023-2024 Catalog

A Suggested Plan of Study - Prebusiness

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

A grade of C- or better is required for all courses designated below with Footnote #2 .

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
BCIS 1110 Introduction to Information Systems 2 3
BUSA 1110 Intro to Business 2 3
COMM 1115G
Introduction to Communication 2
or Public Speaking
3
ENGL 1110G Composition I 2 4
Select one course from Area VI: Creative/Fine Arts 1 3
 Credits16
Spring
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 2 3
MATH 1220G College Algebra 2, 3 3
Select one course from Area V: Humanities 1 3
Electives 4 7
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I 2 3
ECON 2110G Macroeconomic Principles 2 3
MATH 1430G Applications of Calculus I 2 3
Select one course from Area III: Laboratory Science 1 4
Elective (MKTG 2110 recommended) 4, 5 3
 Credits16
Spring
ACCT 2120 Principles of Accounting II 2 3
ECON 2120G Principles of Microeconomics 2 3
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 2 3
Elective (BLAW 2110 recommended) 4, 5 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits60
1

See the General Education Section of the catalog for a full list of courses.

2

A grade of C- or better is required.

3

MATH 1220G College Algebra is required for the degree but students may need to take any prerequisites needed to enter MATH 1220G first.

4

Elective credit may vary based on General Education course selection, second language requirements, prerequisites, dual credit, A credit, double majors and/or minor coursework. The amount indicated in the requirements list is the amount needed to bring the total to 60 credits and may appear in variable form based on the degree. However students may end up needing to complete more or less on a case-by-case basis and students should discuss elective requirements with their advisor.

5

BLAW 2110 Business Law I and MKTG 2110 Principles of Marketing are recommended electives. Note that BLAW 2110 will satisfy the BLAW 316 requirement and MKTG 2110 will satisfy the MKTG 303 requirement for students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration at NMSU Las Cruces (will count as lower division not upper division credit).