Pre-Business - Associate in Pre-Business

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.

Prefix Title Credits
General Education
Area I: Communications
English Composition - Level 1
Choose one from the following:4
Rhetoric and Composition4
Rhetoric and Composition Honors4
Rhetoric and Composition for International and Multilingual Students4
English Composition - Level 2
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication3
Oral Communication
Choose one from the following:3
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations3
Public Speaking3
Principles of Human Communication3
Principles of Human Communication Honors3
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 121GCollege Algebra (Foundation Requirement) 1, 23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social/Behavioral Sciences10
Area III: Laboratory Science Course (4 credits) 3
Grades of C- or better are required in ECON 251G and ECON 252G
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
Area V: Humanities 33
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts 33
General Education Elective
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences (Foundation Requirement)3
Core Requirements
Foundation Requirements 2
Choose one from the following (grade of C- or better)3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
College of Business Lower Division Requirements
ACCT 221Principles of Accounting I (Financial)3
ACCT 222Principles of Accounting II (Managerial)3
BCIS 110Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems3
or C S 110 Computer Literacy
BUSA 111Introduction to Business3
Electives, to bring the total credits to 60 413
Total Credits60

A Suggested Plan of Study

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

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
Choose one from the following: 4
Rhetoric and Composition  
Rhetoric and Composition Honors  
Rhetoric and Composition for International and Multilingual Students  
MATH 121G College Algebra 1 3
BCIS 110
Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems
or Computer Literacy
3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Art 2 3
Choose one from the following: 3
Public Speaking  
Principles of Human Communication  
Principles of Human Communication Honors  
Effective Leadership and Communication in Agricultural Organizations  
 Credits16
Spring
ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication 3
ECON 251G Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Area V: Humanities 2 3
BUSA 111 Introduction to Business 3
Elective Course 3 4
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting I (Financial) 3
MATH 142G Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 3
Elective Course 3 3
Area III: Laboratory Science 2 4
 Credits13
Spring
ACCT 222 Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) 3
ECON 252G Principles of Microeconomics 3
STAT 251G
Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences
or Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences
3
Elective Courses 3 6
 Credits15
 Total Credits60