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2022-2023 Catalog 
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Planner for Business Administration Transfer (A.S.)

Official Title of Major: Business Administration Transfer, A.S.

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.


Total Credit Hours: 60

About the Business Administration Department

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.

Faculty Contact (webapps.aacc.edu/directory): Reb Beatty

Courses to improve skills and prepare for college-level classes may be needed. It is best to see an advisor as you plan your education.

Course/Advising Notes: ________________________________________________________________________

Term 1

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  
Students may substitute  ENG 101A  for ENG 101. 
3 credit hours    

MAT 230 - Elementary Calculus (For Business and Social Sciences)  

(NOTE: Students who do not test directly into MAT 230 should take the prerequisite math course here)


3 credit hours     

ECO 211 - Principles of Economics 1  

3 credit hours    
Biological and Physical Sciences GER  (one lab science required)
3 credit hours    
BPA 111 - Introduction to Business   3 credit hours     

Term 2

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2  
3 credit hours     

ECO 212 - Principles of Economics 2  

3 credit hours     

BPA, ECO or ESI Elective OR

MAT 230 - Elementary Calculus (For Business and Social Sciences)  

(NOTE:  Students who take MAT 230 in term 1, should take an elective here; ECO 233  is a recommended elective)

3 credit hours     

COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication  OR

COM 116 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication for Non-Native Speakers  

3 credit hours    

Social and Behavioral Sciences GER   (except ECO)

3 credit hours    

Term 3


Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
Arts & Humanities GER    
(except COM)
3 credit hours    
ECO 232 - Business Statistics   3 credit hours     
BPA 201 - Financial Accounting  
3 credit hours     

Technology Requirement  

CTA 100   is recommended.  This requirement may also be satisfied by CLEP exam.

3 credit hours     
LGS 253 - Business Law 1   3 credit hours    

Term 4

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
BPA 202 - Managerial Accounting  
3 credit hours     
Biological & Physical Sciences GER    
(one lab science required)
4  credits    

 BPA, ECO or ESI Electives

(NOTE: ECO 233  is a recommended elective)

5 credit hours    
Wellness Requirement   
3 credit hours    


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