Pre-Business - Associate Degree

Doña Ana Community College

2020-21 Catalog

(60 credits)

This program is administered by NMSU College of Business. All courses listed may be applied toward a degree at NMSU.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all courses designated below with footnote # 3 and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and program specific required 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
ENGL 1110GComposition I 14
English Composition Level 2
ENGL 2210GProfessional & Technical Communication 13
Oral Communication
COMM 1115GIntroduction to Communication3
or COMM 1130G Public Speaking
Area II: Mathematics
MATH 1220GCollege Algebra 1, 23
Area III/IV: Laboratory Sciences and Social Behavioral Sciences
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - The recommended Area III courses are below. Any other Area III course is also acceptable.4
The Planets4
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)
Introduction to Computer Science4
Physical Geography4
Physical Geology4
Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences - The recommended Area IV courses are below. Any other Area IV course is also acceptable.6
Macroeconomic Principles 3,43
Microeconomics Principles 3,43
Area V: Humanities - The recommended Area V course is below. Any other Area V course is acceptable. 53
Introduction to Philosophy3
Area VI: Creative and Fine Arts - The recommended Area VI course is below. Any other Area VI course is also acceptable.3
Orientation in Art3
General Education Elective
MATH 1430GApplications of Calculus I 1, 33
Core Requirements
MATH 1215Intermediate Algebra 13
MATH 1350GIntroduction to Statistics 33
Business Core, Lower Division
ACCT 2110Principles of Accounting I3
ACCT 2120Principles of Accounting II3
BCIS 1110Introduction to Information Systems3
BUSA 1110Intro to Business3
Electives, to bring the total to 60 credits 610
Recommended Electives
Introduction to Finance3
Business Law I3
Principles of Management3
Principles of Marketing3
Total Credits60

(60 credits)

A Suggested Plan of Study

The contents of this roadmap may vary depending on initial student placement in mathematics and English. This is only a suggested plan of study for students, and is not intended as a contract.  Individual student academic plans may vary. Please contact your academic advisor to create a plan that works for you. Course availability may vary from fall to spring semester and may be subject to modification or change.

NOTE: Students must earn a final grade of C- or better in all courses designated in the degree plan/requirements with footnote # 3 and achieve a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0.  A grade of C- or better is required in ENGL 1110G Composition I and designated Mathematics courses.

Students must complete all University degree requirements, which include: General Education requirements and program specific requirements 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.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
ENGL 1110G Composition I 4
ARTH 1115G Orientation in Art 3
BCIS 1110 Introduction to Information Systems 3
BUSA 1110 Intro to Business 3
MATH 1215 Intermediate Algebra 3
 Credits16
Semester 2
COMM 1115G
Introduction to Communication
or Public Speaking
3
MATH 1220G College Algebra 3
Area III: Laboratory Sciences - Choose one from the following. The recommended Area III courses are listed below. Any other Area III course in the NMSU/DACC Catalog is also acceptable. 4
Introduction Astro (lec+lab)  
The Planets  
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
 
Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
and Principles of Biology: Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution Laboratory
 
Introduction to Computer Science  
Physical Geography  
Physical Geology  
PHIL 1115G Introduction to Philosophy 3
 Credits13
Semester 3
ENGL 2210G Professional & Technical Communication 3
ECON 2110G Macroeconomic Principles 3
MATH 1430G Applications of Calculus I 3
ACCT 2110 Principles of Accounting I 3
Recommended Elective - Choose courses in consultation with advisor: 4
Introduction to Finance  
Business Law I  
Principles of Management  
Principles of Marketing  
 Credits16
Semester 4
MATH 1350G Introduction to Statistics 3
ECON 2120G Microeconomics Principles 3
ACCT 2120 Principles of Accounting II 3
Recommended Elective - Choose TWO in consultation with advisor. 6
Introduction to Finance  
Business Law I  
Principles of Management  
Principles of Marketing  
 Credits15
 Total Credits60