Business Administration

Award: Associate of Arts & Science

This degree is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university to study Business Administration, Accounting, Business Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Marketing, or Management. Students have sufficient flexibility to select courses appropriate to the requirements of their intended transfer institution. Students should complete a DCC program comparable to the first two years of the program at the transfer institution. DCC is accredited by Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society to initiate members into the honor society for business and related disciplines. For more information, refer to http://www.abg.org

Program Information

Minimum credits: 61

Length of Program: 4 semesters (2 years) if suggested full-time course sequence is followed.

Transfer Opportunities: Admission requirements vary by institution. Students are urged to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer and plan course selections with their DCC advisor. To learn more, visit danville.edu/transfer 

Division: Arts, Science, & Business

Contact: 434.797.8402 or 434.797.8462

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical, legal, and regulatory parameters of business.
  2. Calculate, compile, and analyze business data for problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate an awareness of appropriate current and emerging technologies to support business functions.
  4. Use verbal, non-verbal, and written communication skills effectively.
  5. Use critical thinking skills in problem analysis.
  6. Demonstrate an awareness of economic and social issues and their impact on the business environment. 

Course Sequence

  Lecture Hours Lab Hours Hours in Class Credits
First Semester
BIO 101 General Biology I or
CHM 101 General Chemistry I or
CHM 111 College Chemistry I or
GOL 105 Physical Geology
3 3 6 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3 3
HIS 101 istory of Western Civilization I or
HIS 121 U.S. History I
3 0 3 3
MTH 161 recalculus I 3 0 3 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1 1
Total 13 3 16 14
Second Semester
BIO 102 General Biology II or
CHM 102 General Chemistry II or
CHM 112 College Chemistry II or
GOL 106 Historical Geology
3 3 6 4
BUS 147 Intro. to Business Information Systems 2 2 4 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 0 3 3
HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II or
HIS 122 U.S. History II (or approved elective)
3 0 3 3
MTH 261 Applied Calculus 3 0 3 3
Total 14 5 19 16
Third Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3 0 3 3
BUS 221 Business Statistics I 3 0 3 3
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 3
Humanities Elective 3 0 3 3
Social Science Elective 3 0 3 3
PED/HLT Physical Ed/Health 0 2 2 1
Total 15 2 17 16
Fourth Semester
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting 3 0 3 3
BUS 227 Quantitative Methods 3 0 3 3
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3 0 3 3
Humanities Elective 3 0 3 3
Elective 3 0 3 3
Total 15 0 15 15

*Choice of elective courses should be based on the senior institution's requirements.

Students should contact their faculty advisor for specific requirements.

Contacts

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Matt Nidiffer

Assistant Professor of Business Management