General Business, AS


Program Description: The Associate of Science in General Business Degree program provides an introductory foundation to core aspects of the business environment while also preparing students for continued study in the field of business. The program develops skills through course work in communication, social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and the humanities, as well as in the business disciplines. Graduates may pursue additional education opportunities at senior institutions or pursue a variety of entry-level positions in the broad career field of business.

Length of Program: Five (5) Semesters

Student Learning Outcomes:
80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in determining the distribution and promotional challenges encountered by a manufacturing company by earning 80% or greater on the Distribution and Promotion Project.

Entrance Date: Fall Semester 2017

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A program advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Associate of Science Degree in General Business

Credits Required for Graduation: 71 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Curriculum Credits

1: General Education Courses


Area I: Language Arts/Communication (9 Hours) 9
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (15 Hours) 9
POLS 1101 American Government 3
ECON 2105 Macroeconomics 3
ECON 2106 Microeconomics 3
and one of the following (3 Hours) 3
HIST 2111 US History I 3
HIST 2112 Us History II 3
and one of the following (3 Hours) 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
ECON 1101 Principles of Economics 3
HIST 1111 World History I 3
HIST 1112 World History II 3
Area II: Social/Behavioral Sciences (14 Hours) 3
MATH 1127 Introduction to Statistics 3
and one of the following (3 Hours) 3
MATH 1101 Mathematical Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
Choose One (1) Natural Science Sequence
Biology 8
BIOL 1111 Biology I 3
BIOL 1111L Biology I Lab 1
BIOL 1112 Biology II 3
BIOL 1112L Biology Lab II 1
Chemistry 8
CHEM 1151 Survey of Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 1151L Survey of Inorganic Chem Lab 1
CHEM 1152 Surv of Organic Chemistry 3
CHEM 1152L Surv of Organic Chem Lab 1
Physics 8
PHYS 1111 Introductory Physics I 3
PHYS 1111L Introductory Physics Lab I 1
PHYS 1112 Introductory Physics II 3
PHYS 1112L Introductory Physics Lab II 1
Area IV: Humanities/Fine Arts (6 Hour) 3
ENGL 2130 American Literature 3
and one of the following (3 Hours) 3
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities 3
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3

2: Institutional Credit


COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses


ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
ACCT 2000 Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 2140 Legal Environment of Business 3
ACCT 2145 Personal Finance 3
MGMT 1120 Introduction to Business 3

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Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the SRTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Southern Regional Technical College. If for any reason, a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Southern Regional Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.

Southern Regional Technical College. (2017). 2017-2018 College Catalog and Student Handbook

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