Course Catalog

General Business - Associate of Science - AOS3 Degree

Program Description: The Associate of Science in General Business Degree program provides an introductory foundation to core aspects of the business environment while also preparing students for continued study in the field of business. The program develops skills through course work in communication, social/behavioral sciences, natural sciences, mathematics, and the humanities, as well as in the business disciplines. Graduates may pursue additional education opportunities at senior institutions or pursue a variety of entry-level positions in the broad career field of business.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
General Core Courses 41
Area I - Language Arts/Communication (9 Hours) 9
ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
ENGL 1102 Literature and Composition 3
SPCH 1101 Public Speaking 3
Area II - Social/Behavior Science - Complete 12 Hours 12
HIST 2111 U.S. History I 3
POLS 1101 American Government 3
ECON 2105 Macroeconomics 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours)
HIST 2112 U.S. History II 3
PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology 3
SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics - Complete 14 Hours 14
MATH 1127 Introduction to Statistics 3
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours)
MATH 1101 Mathematic Modeling 3
MATH 1111 College Algebra 3
XXXX xxxx - Complete One Natural Science Lecture and Lab (8 Hours)
Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 6 Hours 6
Choose One of the Following (3 Hours)
ARTS 1101 Art Appreciation 3
HUMN 1101 Introduction to Humanities 3
Occupational Courses 27
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
ACCT 2000 Managerial Accounting 3
ACCT 2140 Legal Environment of Business 3
ACCT 2145 Personal Finance 3
ECON 2106 Microeconomics 3
Occupational Elective - Choose One of the Following (3 Hours) 3
BUSN 1300 Introduction to Business 3
MGMT 1120 Introduction to Business 3
Faculty & Staff

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs (Bus Ed & CIS), Valdosta Campus


Accounting Program Coordinator

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