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Program Overview

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.

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Employment Opportunities:

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

ONLINE PROGRAM INFORMATION: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

Program Contacts:

Dr. Dawn Hawks

Lead Instructor - Accounting, Business Administration, and MIS

Degree Curriculum

Fall Semester

ACA-111 College Student Success 1
ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3
CIS-110 Introduction to Computers 3
ECO-151 Survey of Economics 3
OR
ECO-251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3

Spring Semester

ACC-121 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
BUS-121 Business Math 3
BUS-125 Personal Finance 3
ENG-114 Professional Research & Reporting 3
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 3

Fall Semester

BUS-115 Business Law I 3
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3
BUS-139 Entrepreneurship I 3
CTS-130 Spreadsheet 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3

Spring Semester

ACC-131 Federal Income Taxes 3
ACC-150 Accounting Software Applications 2
BUS-225 Business Finance 3
BUS-260 Business Communication 3
OR
WBL-113 Work-Based Learning I 3
Social Science Elective 3

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective – Select one course from the following: HUM-115, REL-110, or PHI-240

Social Science Elective – Select one course from the following: SOC-210, PSY-150, or POL-120

Program Elective – Select one course from the following: ACC-122, ACC-220, BUS-151, or ECO 252

Total credits needed to graduate: 65 Hours

Certificate Curriculum

First Semester

BUS-115 Business Law I 3
BUS-137 Principles of Management 3
MKT-120 Principles of Marketing 3

Second Semester

ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
BUS-110 Introduction to Business 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 16 Hours

This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise program (C25120X).

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet search, and navigation skills.
  • Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication skills.
  • Master a working knowledge of managerial skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply business concepts to a business problem and to correctly analyze quantitative data.
  • Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations

Program Costs

Degree In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $5,070.00 $17,358.00
Books and Supplies $2,500.00 $2,500.00
Total Cost $7,570.00 $19,858.00
Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,303.00 $4,377.00
Books and Supplies $600.00 $600.00
Total Cost $1,903.00 $4,977.00

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Program Facts

Anthony Edwards wearing grey suit and red tie
All of my instructors in the business and accounting area had not only strong academic knowledge of the subject, but also shared examples from their public or private sector work experience in the classroom.

Anthony Edwards

Class of 2006,
Associate Degree in Business Administration

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