Aug 16, 2022  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 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. Students should consult with an academic advisor to ensure any changes in the recommended courses will satisfy four-year college or university requirements.

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.

Articulation Agreement: Students who are interested in enrolling in the Business Administration plan through Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News Shipbuilding  or Southern New Hampshire University  view the plans through the links provided and meet with Academic Advising early to determine and discuss requirements. 

Part-Time Program Sequence  


This program is fully accessible and can be completed through eCampus (web-based learning) or students can learn in a traditional classroom environment.

Semester Total Credits 14

Semester Total Credits 16

Semester Total Credits 15

Semester Total Credits 15

Total Minimum Credits 60

Students are strongly advised to take the above courses in sequence. Deviations from the above must be done in coordination with an academic adviser and after the student consults the catalog of their intended transfer institution.

Program Information (ABHS)

For additional information about this program visit the Arts, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences web page, stop by room 851 Templin Hall, phone 757-825-2799, or email