Sep 25, 2023
Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S. (code AS.BPA.ADM)
Total Credit Hours: 60 credit hours.
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.
Range of Occupations
Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.
Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses
AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study. This sequence incorporates all of the student’s requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success. It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.
A program consisting of a core of courses essential for all business transfer students. Students are expected to work with their advisers to tailor a suitable mix of electives in order to meet the requirements of their intended transfer college.
Arts and Humanities: 6 credits
Computer Technology, Interdisciplinary Studies or Mathematics: 3 credits
Met by program requirement below (MAT 230 )
Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits
Program Requirements: 26-29 credits
Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy general education requirements for arts/humanities, social and behavioral sciences, health/fitness/wellness, and biological and physical sciences. See Diversity Requirement for a list of approved courses.
Related Educational Opportunities
Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to Transfer Services.
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. For a full list of Core Competencies, click here.