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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (213), Associate of Science Degree

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Purpose: This degree is designed for a person who plans to transfer to a four-year institution to complete a baccalaureate degree program in business.

Educational or Occupational Objectives: Thomas Nelson’s Business Administration program is the first step to pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Business. If you complete Thomas Nelson’s program with a qualifying grade point average, you will benefit from special admissions agreements that Thomas Nelson has with more than 20 Virginia colleges and universities. Pursue careers in accounting, economics, business administration, international business, health services management, management information, and more.

Admission Requirements: VPT placement test scores in writing, reading and mathematics are used for initial placement in English, mathematics and required program courses. Refer to the course descriptions for these requirements. Additionally, students should be proficient in basic keyboarding before entering this program.

♦ Course requires pre/co-requisites.

Fall I

Semester Total Credits 15

Spring I

Semester Total Credits 16

Fall II

Semester Total Credits 15

Spring II

Semester Total Credits 15

Total Minimum Credits 61

1Recommended courses to meet general education requirements are listed under General Program Information .
2In selecting transfer courses, students should consult the catalog of their intended transfer institution and major and meet with Advising to coordinate the transfer electives of the four year institution.
3For students transferring into a general business degree program, select courses from the following: BUS 116 , BUS 201 , BUS 241 , ITE 140  (ITE 115  or ITE 119 ) or PHI 220 .
4Suggested science sequences include: BIO 101 -BIO 102  (BIO 101 ), CHM 101 -CHM 102  (CHM 101 ), GOL 105 -GOL 106  (GOL 105 ), GOL 111 -GOL 112  (GOL 111 ) and PHY 201  (MTH 163)-PHY 202  (PHY 201 ).
5Suggested math sequences include: MTH 163 -MTH 164  (MTH 163 ), MTH 163 -MTH 270  (MTH 163 ), and MTH 158 / MTH 163 -MTH 240  (MTH 158  OR MTH 163 ).
6Suggested history courses include: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 121 , HIS 122 , HIS 141  or HIS 142 .

NOTE: For courses listed in footnotes, prerequisites are included in parentheses.

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