Purpose: Provides the first two years of coursework for students planning to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program at a four-year college or university majoring in business. Students with a bachelor’s degree who are preparing for the Maryland CPA exam should note requirements under the Financial Accounting (certificate) (CPA preparation) program.
Additional Program Requirements
A program consisting of a core of courses essential for all business transfer students. Students are expected to work with their advisors to tailor a suitable mix of electives in order to meet the requirements of their intended transfer college.
Successful completion of ENG 121 fully satisfies the college English composition general education requirements. Students who take ENG 121 will need to take an additional elective course chosen with the approval of the department chair.
All students in associate degree programs must demonstrate competence in computing and information technology (a computer competency requirement).Students may satisfy the computer competency course requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the computer technology general education course or with an elective.
All students in associate degree programs must satisfy the diversity requirement. In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Prepare the student to transfer to a four year school and to complete a business degree.
Create and deliver appropriate written and oral communications required of business professionals.
Apply technology to business situations to enhance productivity.
Integrate accounting, economic, and legal principles to business and related situations to develop quantitative based decisions.
Apply analytical and critical thinking skills to business situations that require accounting expertise.
Participate in the business community as a valued individual.
This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies.