Pre-Business - Associate in Pre-Business

General Education Common Core Requirements
Area I: English & Communications (10 credits)
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
ENGL 203GBusiness and Professional Communication3
COMM 253GPublic Speaking3
or COMM 265G Principles of Human Communication
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 120Intermediate Algebra3
MATH 121GCollege Algebra3
MATH 142GCalculus for the Biological and Management Sciences3
STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences3
Area III: Laboratory Science
Select two courses from the following:8
The Planets4
Introduction to Astronomy
Natural History of Life
and Natural History of Life Laboratory
Principles and Applications of Chemistry4
General Chemistry I4
General Chemistry II4
Geography of the Natural Environment4
Introductory Geology4
The Dynamic Earth4
The Great Ideas of Physics4
General Physics I
and General Physics I Laboratory
Engineering Physics I
and Engineering Physics I Laboratory
Engineering Physics II
and Engineering Physics II Laboratory
Areas IV: Social/Behavioral Science (6 credits) 1
Select two courses from the following:6
Principles of Macroeconomics3
Principles of Microeconomics3
Introduction to Psychology3
Area V: Humanities and Fine Arts (6 credits)
Select two courses from the following:6
Orientation in Art3
Orientation in Art3
Literature and Culture3
Roots of Modern Europe3
Modern Europe3
Introduction to Early American History3
Introduction to Recent American History3
An Introduction to Music3
History of Jazz in Popular Music: A Blending of Cultures3
The Art of Wondering3
The Quest for God3
The World of Theatre3
Select an additional course in either Area IV or V.3
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
Total Credits60

Note:  A total of 15 combined credits from Areas IV and V are required, with at least 9 credits in one of the two areas.

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

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra (or higher) 3
BCIS 110
Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems
or Computer Literacy
Humanities/Fine Art G course 3
Public Speaking
or Principles of Human Communication
ENGL 203G Business and Professional Communication 3
MATH 121G College Algebra 3
Humanities/Fine Art G course 3
Humanities/Fine ARt G course or Social/Behavioral Science G course 3
Laboratory Science G course 4
Second Year
ACCT 221 Principles of Accounting I (Financial) 3
BUSA 111 Introduction to Business 3
ECON 251G Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MATH 142G Calculus for the Biological and Management Sciences 3
Laboratory Science G course 4
ACCT 222 Principles of Accounting II (Managerial) 3
ECON 252G Principles of Microeconomics 3
STAT 251G Statistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences 3
General Elective 3
 Total Credits60