Sep 22, 2020
The mission of the Business program is to provide students with a broad background in various business administration disciplines and prepare students to enter the field of business management or transfer into a four-year institution business degree program.
- Enable students to acquire competencies in computer application software expected of an Associate of Science degree graduate
- Enable students to acquire general education competencies expected of an Associate of Science degree graduate
- Provide foundation courses in accounting, economics, and information systems that will transfer to most baccalaureate degree programs in business and other majors offered by 4-year institutions
Program Learning Outcomes
- Graduates will be able to maintain a set of business accounting records by completing the accounting cycle for a corporation.
- Graduates will be able to develop essential components of a business plan.
- Graduates will be able to create a variety of documents using current application software.
- Graduates will be able to explain the workings of monetary policy and its impact on the economy.
- Graduates will recognize and appreciate the role that economic principles play in their personal and professional lives.
Specific Degree Requirements
Students wishing to earn an Associate of Science Degree in Business from South Louisiana Community College must:
- Earn a grade of “C” or better in each of ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1020 , MATH 1105 , and the core general education courses:
- Earn a grade of “C” or better in each course used in the major (coded GBUS, MCIS,ACCT,ECON)
- Earn a minimum of 25% of the credits toward the degree in residence at SLCC
- Earn at least one-half of the credits in the major through courses taken at SLCC
- Earn a minimum program cumulative grade point average of 2.0 as well as an adjusted SLCC cumulative grade point average of 2.0
General Education Requirements
(27 Total credit hours)
Major Area Requirements
(33 Total credit hours)
Associate of Science Total Credits: 60
1 Humanities options: CMCN, ENGL, FREN, HIST, SPAN, SPCH
2 Fine Arts options: ARTS, MUSC, THEA
3 Choose from BIOL, CHEM, GEOL, PHSC, PHYS. Most science lecture courses have an associated lab course, which is a required co-requisite. Students planning to continue their education at a baccalaureate institution are encouraged to complete courses in the same science discipline.
4 Math must be a course at a higher level than MATH 1105
5 Electives should be selected with the assistance of an advisor. Students planning to continue their education at a baccalaureate institution are encouraged to consult that institution to maximize transferability.