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Planner for Online Courses Business Administration Transfer (A.S.)


This planner contains a recommended sequence of courses to complete the degree online in five terms. Recommended courses are high-enrolled courses that can be expected to have online sections in the term in which they appear. Other courses from the same category can be substituted when they meet the program requirements. Refer to the course catalog, your academic advisor or your academic chair for more information.

This sequence supports a pathway to the University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) Business Administration Bachelor’s Degree. Refer to AACC’s Transfer Agreements page: https://www.aacc.edu/resources/academic-services/transfer-services/transfer-agreements/.

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

Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Code: AS.BPA.ADM

About 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): Lawrie Gardner

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 (Fall)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
ENG 101 - Academic Writing and Research 1  OR ENG 101A - Academic Writing and Research 1 
Course must be completed with a grade of C or better for transfer to UMGC
3 credit hours    
BPA 111 - Introduction to Business 
Course must be completed with a grade of C or better for transfer to UMGC
3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
MAT 137 - College Algebra   3 credit hours     
ECO 211 - Principles of Economics 1   3 credit hours     

Term 2 (Spring)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
ENG 102 - Academic Writing and Research 2   3 credit hours     
ECO 212 - Principles of Economics 2   3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
MAT 230 - Elementary Calculus (For Business and Social Sciences)   3 credit hours     
General Education Biological and Physical Science
BIO 135 - Principles of Nutrition  OR PHS 109 - General Oceanography 
These are recommended courses for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
3 credit hours    

Term 3 (Summer)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
BPA 201 - Financial Accounting   3 credit hours     
General Education Technology
CTA 100 - Computing and Information Technology 
This is a recommended course for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog. 
3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
BPA 202 - Managerial Accounting   3 credit hours     
General Education Wellness
HEA 111 - Personal and Community Health 
This is a recommended course for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog. 
3 credit hours     

Term 4 (Fall)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
LGS 253 - Business Law 1   3 credit hours     
ECO 232 - Business Statistics   3 credit hours     
Second 8-Week Session      
COM 111 - Fundamentals of Oral Communication   3 credit hours     
General Education Social and Behavioral Science
SOC 111 - Introduction to Sociology  OR GSS 101 - Introduction to Women’s Studies  
These are recommended courses for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
3 credit hours    

Term 5 (Spring)

Course Name Credits Term Taken Grade
First 8-Week Session      
BPA Elective 3 credit hours    
General Education Biological and Physical Science (Lab Science)
BIO 103 - General Botany  OR PHS 119 - Fundamentals of Weather  
These are recommended courses for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
4 credit hours    
Second 8-Week Session      
BPA Elective 2 credit hours    
General Education Arts and Humanities
HIS 111 - Ancient and Medieval Western Civilizations  OR HIS 211 - United States History through the Civil War  
These are recommended courses for the online sequence. Students may substitute any course from the same general education category. Consult your academic advisor or refer to the college catalog.
3 credit hours