General Business — No Concentration
Enables students to customize their academic programs to meet specific goals and is often used by students who are interested in transferring to a four-year institution. The associate's degree in General Business with no concentration is the most basic and flexible degree offered by the Business and Computer Technology Division. Students may combine this degree with certificate programs offered by the Business and Computer Technology Division or with a degree in another area to improve their employability. The division offers the following certificates:
- Computer Software Applications
- Customer Service Professional
- Industrial Distribution – Business Concentration
- Office Administration
- Office Skills - Fundamentals
- Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship
All students receiving an Associate Degree are required to meet Degree-Specific Requirements AND General Education Requirements. Courses listed in the Required Core and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Degree-Specific and General Education Requirements. Developmental courses (those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Attention: It is the student's responsibility to review the entire program form before making course selections for registration purposes. The College recommends that students meet with an advisor or counselor well in advance of registration deadlines and before making course selections.
Complete 15 credits from:
American Society, Events, Institutions and Cultures Outcome: Complete at least one course:
- ENG-235: American Literature Before 1900
- ENG-236: American Autobiography
- ENG-237: American Literature Since 1900
- CRJ-131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
- HIST-151: American History I
- HIST-152: American History II
- POLS-131: Introduction to American Government and Political Science
- SOC-131: Introduction to Sociology
- SSC-131: A Survey of the Social Sciences
Computer Literacy Outcome: Complete at least one course:
- ART-275: Advanced Projects
- BCA-140: Software Applications
- CIS-100: Introduction to Information Technology
- CIS-221: Instructional Technology for Elementary Teachers
- CIS-223: Instructional Technology for Secondary Teachers
- HCS-131: Computers in Health Care
- MFMT-103: Industrial Computer Application
- TAFD-115: Computer Applications for Skilled Trades
- CLT-100: Computer Literacy Test
Critical Thinking Outcome: Complete at least one non-activity based course numbered 100 or higher
Information Literacy and Written Communication Outcome: Take either English sequence:
Fulfill the Required Core, Required Support, and/or Elective Courses for this program.
Required Core Courses
CIS 100 is a recommended course and will also satisfy General Education Outcome #2: Computer Literacy general course requirement.
Required Support Courses
*The following courses may not be used to fulfill the requirement: MATH 121, MATH 221, and MATH 225.