Aug 07, 2020  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration (213), Associate of Science Degree

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 requirements are listed under General Education and Wellness Courses .
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  or PHI 220 .
4Suggested science sequences include: BIO 101 -BIO 102 , CHM 101 -CHM 102 , GOL 105 -GOL 106 , GOL 111 -GOL 112  and PHY 201 -PHY 202 .
5Suggested math sequences include: MTH 163 -MTH 164 , MTH 163 -MTH 270 MTH 158  or MTH 163 -MTH 240 .
6Suggested history courses include: HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 121 , HIS 122 , HIS 141  or HIS 142 .


Program Information (BPSISM)

For additional information about this program visit the Business, Public Services, Information Systems, and Mathematics Division web page, stop by Room 122 Diggs Hall, phone 757-825-2900, or email