Jun 09, 2023  
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration, A.A.S. (A25120)

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day hours and evening courses are offered on demand.  Minimum time for completion: Day – four semesters full-time attendance; Evening – will vary according to semester load of student. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today’s global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning.

Graduates are prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry.

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Business Electives:

Students are required to take 6 SHC from the following:

Work-Based Learning Option:

Qualified students may elect to take up to 6 credit hours of Work-Based Learning in place of 6 hours Business electives.

Total Credit Hours Required: 68/69

Developmental Course Requirements

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:

Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Total Hours: Class 13/14 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15/16

Total Hours: Class 15 | Lab 2 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16

Summer - 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 6 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6

Fall – 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 13/15 | Lab 2/4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/10 | Credit 16

Spring – 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 12/15 | Lab 2/4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/20 | Credit 15

Grand Total Hours: Class 59/65 | Lab 10/14 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/30 | Credit 68/69

Evening Courses Offered on Demand

(See your Business Administration program advisor)

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