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Business Administration

Associate of Science Degree (A.S.)


The associate of science curriculum in Business Administration is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year colleges or universities and seek bachelor’s degrees in fields such as accounting, business management, international business, economics, marketing, finance or related fields.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.

Program Curriculum

1st Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 See Note 3.
MTH 163 Precalculus I 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Laboratory Science Elective 4 See Note 4.
Transfer Elective 3 See
Total Credits 17  
2nd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
MTH 270 Applied Calculus 3  
History or Political Science Elective 3 See Note 5.
Laboratory Science Elective 4 See Note 4.
Physical Education/Health Elective 1  
Total Credits 14  
3rd Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3  
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3  
Humanities Elective 3 See Note 2.
Transfer Elective 3 See
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 See Note 1.
Total Credits 15  
4th Semester Credits Standard Course Options
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3  
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3  
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking or CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3  
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3  
Transfer Elective 3 See
Total Credits 15  
Total Credits For Program 61  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

  1. The social/behavioral sciences elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with the following prefixes: ECO, GEO, PLS, HIS, PSY (except PSY 100) and SOC.
  2. Degree requirements include a conceptual humanities course (i.e., literature, philosophy, religion) that offers breadth of knowledge, therefore the elective requirement may be satisfied by completing an approved conceptual humanities course. See web site ( for a list of approved conceptual and applied humanities electives.
  3. Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
  4. The laboratory science requirement can be satisfied by the following courses: BIO 101, BIO 102, BIO 110, BIO 120, CHM 101, CHM 102, CHM 111, CHM 112, ENV 121, ENV 122, GOL 105, NAS 125, PHY 101, PHY 102, PHY 150, PHY 201, PHY 202, PHY 241, PHY 242.
  5. The history/political science elective requirement can be satisfied by the following courses: PLS 135, PLS 211, PLS 212, PLS 241, HIS 101, HIS 102, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 121, HIS 122, or any other HIS course approved by the student’s advisor and dean.

For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services:  804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).

2015-2016 College Catalog & Student Handbook


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