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Business Administration Associate of Science (AS) Degree

2012-13 Online

To earn a Business Administration AS degree, a student must complete the Core Requirements for the degree, plus the Business Administration required courses and required option courses and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Courses marked as Web Blended require students to attend scheduled on campus class sessions.

Online Business Administration Required Courses

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
ACC131 Principles of Accounting I
4
ACC132 Principles of Accounting II
4
BUS102 Intro to Business
3
BUS220 Introduction to International Business
3
BUS185 Business Law I
3
BUS902 Career Seminar
1
BUS932 Internship
2
CSC110 Intro to Computers
3
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics
3

Note: ECN120 and ECN130 can be used to satisfy the Social & Behavioral Sciences component of the AS degree core. Students choosing this option will need to complete an additional 6 credits from either AS degree core course or General Business Option Courses to meet program requirements.

Option I

Select 3 Courses form Option I

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
FIN101 Principles of Banking
3
FIN121 Personal Finance
3
BUS231 Quantitative Methods/Bus Decisions
4
BUS260 Introduction to Insurance
3
BUS148 Small Business Management
3
BUS186 Business Law II
3
MGT101 Principles of Management
3
MGT248 Systems & Info Management
3
MKT110 Principles of Marketing
3

Note: See the Business Administration Program Information Brief for other courses that meet Option 1 but are not offered online.

Complete AS Degree Core Requirements

Communications: 9 credits
Students must complete 3 courses

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
ENG105 Composition I
3
ENG106 Composition II
3
ENG108 Comp II: Technical Writing

Choose one speech course:

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication
3
SPC126 Interpersonal and Small Group
3

Note: Speech is not currently available online through DMACC. Click here for a list of online speech classes through other educational institutions. Consult with an academic advisor for options in completing this requirement.

Social & Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits
Note: See the AS Program Information Brief for a complete listing of courses that meet the Social and Behavioral Science Requirements.

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
ANT100 Introduction to Anthropology
3
ANT105 Cultural Anthropology
3
ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
ECN130 Principles of Microeconomics
3
GEO111 Intro to Geography
3
GEO124 Reg. Geography of the Non Western World
3
GEO125 Reg. Geography of the Developed World
3
HIS112 Western Civ: Ancient to Early Modern
4
HIS113 Western Civ: Early Modern to Present
4
HIS150 U.S. History to 1877
4
HIS153 U.S. History1877 to Present
4
HIS257 African American History
3
POL111 American National Government
3
POL121 American State & Local Government
3
POL125 Comparative Government & Politics
3
POL171 Intro to Public Administration
3
PSY111 Intro to Psychology
3
PSY121 Developmental Psychology
3
PSY241 Abnormal Psychology
3
PSY251 Social Psychology
3
PSY261 Human Sexuality
3
SOC110 Intro to Sociology
3
SOC115 Social Problems
3
SOC120 Marriage & Family
3
SOC200 Minority Group Relations
3

Mathematics and Science: 6 credits
Students must take one MAT course (or BUS211) and one science from BIO, CHM, ENV, PHS, or PHY.
Note: See the AS Program Information Brief for a complete listing of courses that meet the Math and Science Requirements

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
BIO156 Human Biology
3
ENV115 Environmental Science
3
ENV116 Environmental Science Lab
1
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts
3
MAT141 Finite Math
4
MAT157 Statistics
4
MAT162 Principles of Business Statistics
MAT166 Calculus for Business/Social Sciences
4
MAT211 Calculus I
5
MAT217 Calculus II
5
PHS152 Astronomy
4

Humanities: 3 credits

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
ART101 Art Appreciation
3
DRA101 Intro to Theater
3
HIS112 Western Civ: Ancient to Early Modern
4
HIS113 Western Civ: Early Modern to Present
4
HUM116 Encounters in Humanities
3
HUM120 Introduction to Film
3
LIT101 Intro to Literature
3
LIT111 American Literature Since Mid 1800
3
LIT166 Science Fiction
3
LIT185 Contemporary Literature
3
LIT188 Detective Fiction
3
LIT193 Humor in Literature
3
MUS100 Music Appreciation
3
MUS202 World Music
3
PHI101 Intro to Philosophy
3
PHI105 Introduction to Ethics
3
PHI110 Introduction to Logic
3
REL101 Survey of World Religions
3

Distributive Requirement: 4 credits
1. SDV108 or HON101 (1 credit)
Complete 3 additional credits from any of the courses in categories of Communication, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Math & Sciences and Humanities.

Diversity: 3 credits
One course is required, but this course may count in the areas above. Students must earn a grade of "C" or above for the courses that are used to fulfill the Diversity Requirement. The course marked with an asterisk (*) will satisfy the Diversity Requirement and will also fulfull requirements in Communications, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Distributive areas. The courses not marked with an asterisk will satisfy the Diversity requirement and will count as electives.

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
*ANT100 Introduction to Anthropology
3
*ANT105 Cultural Anthropology
3
ASM150 Communication with the Elderly
1
ASM155 Impact of Demographics
1
ASM160 Aspects of Aging (Three ASM courses must be taken because of their one credit value)
1
BUS222 Introduction to International Business
3
*GEO111 Intro to Geography
3
*GEO124 Regional Geography of the Non Western World
3
GLS200 Country Study
3
GLS220 The Middle East and Islam
3
GLS230 Latin America
3
*HIS112 Western Civ.: Ancient to Early Modern
4
*HIS113 Western Civ.: Early Modern to Present
4
*HIS150 U.S. History to 1877
4
*HIS153 U.S. History Since 1877
4
HIS201 Iowa History
3
*HIS257 African American History
3
*HUM120 Encounters in Humanity
3
*LIT101 Intro to Literature
3
LIT111 American Literature Since Mid 1800
3
MUS202 World Music
3
*POL111 American National Government
3
*POL121 International Relations
3
POL129 Politics of Terrorism
3
*PSY241 Abnormal Psychology
3
*PSY251 Social Psychology
3
*REL101 Survey of Religion
3
*SOC110 Introduction to Sociology
3
*SOC115 Social Problems
3
*SOC200 Minority Group Relations
3
SOC225 Social Gerontology
3
SPC120 Intercultural Communications
3