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2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, AA&S- Can Be Completed Online


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Purpose: The Business Administration program is designed for the student who plans to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree in business administration. Students who wish to pursue careers in accounting, management, marketing, economics, public administration, finance, banking, or human resource management should select this program.

Admission Requirements: All students will be required to demonstrate college readiness through transcript review or informed self-placement.  Based on this review students may request or be required to enroll in prerequisite or corequisite math and/or English courses.

Business Administration Curriculum Degree Requirements:


Student Development (1cr)


English (9cr)


Mathematics (6cr)


History (6cr)


  • Any two HIS courses

Humanities (6cr)


Lab Sciences (8cr)


  • Any two lab science classes or any two course sequence in BIO, CHM, CSC, ENV, GIS, GOL, or PHY

Transfer Elective(s) (6cr)


  • ITE 115  and MKT 100  or any two courses which have been approved as transfer electives.

Introduction to Business (3cr)


Total Minimum Credits: 60


Students graduating from this program must demonstrate proficiency in specific computer competencies necessary for academic success, transfer, and employment.  Individual programs may specify how computer competency is attained as part of the program.  If not specified otherwise, computer competency is demonstrated by passing ITE 115 (transfer elective) or an equivalent competency test. Students are encouraged not to wait until the final semester to complete this requirement.   

Students should check with institutions to which they are considering transferring to determine appropriate MTH courses and/or sequences.


1Transfer elective credits must be selected from the Approved Transfer Electives List. See a counselor, a faculty advisor or http://www.germanna.edu/transfer-services/transfer-electives/.

Students graduating from this program may be called upon to participate in a general education outcomes assessment during their last semester

Note: BIO 141  and BIO 142  do not meet the science requirement.

Suggested Scheduling:


First Year


Second Year


Third Semester


Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 15

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