This program provides students with the general education, business, and technical skills necessary to succeed in the workplace. The program prepares graduates to assume positions in management and upgrades the skills and knowledge of those currently employed.

Note:  Students not meeting the ACT or COMPASS requirements in math and English must enroll in the appropriate sequential academic skills math, reading, and/or English course(s) during their first semester in college and each subsequent semester until the requirements are successfully completed. Any degree seeking student enrolled under the Student Success Plan must also take EDGE 1003 College Life Skills the first semester of enrollment.

Business Administration AAS TC & CP General Business Degree Checklist
Business Administration AAS TC & CP General Business Degree Checklist
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Course Requirements  ACTS Index Number* Credit Hours 
Fall Semester   15 
ACCT 2103 Principles of Accounting I ACCT 2003
BUSS 2023 Business Organization & Management
CISS 1013 Introduction to Computers CPSI 1003
ENGL 1013  Composition I ENGL 1013
CISS 1703 Desktop Operating Systems
Spring Semester   15 
BUSS  1213  Business Communications BUS 2013
CISS 1203 Ethics in Technology
CISS 1253 Word Processing
CISS 1353 Electronic Spreadsheet
CISS 2223  Database Management
Fall Semester   15 
BUSS 1203 Introduction to Business  BUS 1013
BUSS 2103 Human Resource Management
MATH 1063  AAS Math Business
(MATH 1053 College Algebra, ACTS Index # MATH 1103, or MATH 1153 Quantitative Literacy, ACTS Index # MATH 1113, substitute requires dean’s approval.)
PSYC  2303  General Psychology (or) PSYC 1103
SOCI 2413  Sociology  SOCI 1013
 *3 credit hour approved elective from the list below.
Spring Semester   15 
BUSS  2303  Personal Finance
BUSS  2203  Business Law  BLAW 2003
ENGL 2253 Technical Writing ENGL 2023
(ENGL 1023 Composition II, ACTS Index # ENGL 1023, substitute requires dean’s approval.)
SPCH  1313  Principles of Speech  SPCH 1003
*3 credit hour approved elective from the list below.   
*Six hours chosen from the following electives:
ACCT  2203  Payroll Accounting 
BUSS 1253 Records Management
BUSS 2903 Internship (with advisor recommendation)
CISS  1503  Introductory Web Design
ECON  2003  Macroeconomics  ECON 2103
ECON  2103  Microeconomics  ECON 2203
(Other electives may be substituted ONLY with advisor approval.)
TOTAL   60



The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and the equitable treatment in the application of credits for the admissions and degree requirements. Course transferability is not guaranteed for courses listed in ACTS as “No Comparable Course.”  Additionally, courses with a “D” frequently do not transfer and institutional policies may vary. ACTS may be accessed on the Internet by going to the ADHE website and selecting Course Transfer ( Courses not having an ACTS number may also transfer. Please consult the receiving institution for complete transfer information.