The goals of the Business Administration Associate of Arts degree are to provide basic knowledge in the core areas of business, serve as a base for further study in a four-year program or prepare graduates to more quickly enter the workforce.

This degree serves as a base for further study in a four-year program that prepares graduates to more quickly enter the workforce.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to describe introductory concepts in accounting, economics, management and marketing.
  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT

Complete the following course:

  • - The USF Experience (1 s.h.)

THEOLOGY

Complete the following course:

  • - Introduction to the Bible (3 s.h.)

WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Complete the following courses:

  • - University Writing and Rhetorics (3 s.h.)
  • - Information Literacy and Rhetorical Purpose (3 s.h.)

FINE ART OR CREATIVE ART

Complete one of the following courses:

  • - Introduction To Art (3 s.h.)
  • - Art History I: Prehistory-1945 (3 s.h.)
  • - Art History II: 20th Cen (1945)- Present (3 s.h.)
  • - Travel, Culture and Art (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Theatre (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Contemporary Drama (3 s.h.)
  • - Humanities Through the Arts (3 s.h.)
  • - Foundations of Music Theory (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Music (3 s.h.)
  • - Theory I (3 s.h.)
  • - Music of the Movies (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Blues, Jazz & Rock (3 s.h.)
  • - American Music Styles (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Music I: Ancient to 18th Century (3 s.h.)
  • - History of Music II: 18th Cent. to Present (3 s.h.)
  • - Drawing I (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Design (3 s.h.)
  • - Digital Photography (3 s.h.)
  • - Painting I (3 s.h.)
  • - Participation in Theatre (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Oral Interpretation of Literature (3 s.h.)
  • - Acting I (3 s.h.)
  • - Fundamentals of Costume Design (3 s.h.)
  • - Directing (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics in Theatre Studies (1-3 s.h.)
  • - Creative Writing (3 s.h.)
  • - K-8 Arts Integration (3 s.h.)
  • - Applied Music: Voice (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Applied Music: Piano (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Applied Music: Organ (1 s.h.)
  • - Applied Music: Instrumental (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Wind Ensemble (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Collegiate Choir (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Concert Chorale (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Singing Camerata (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Pop, Blues and Jazz Ensemble (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Chamber Orchestra (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Cougar Band (0-1 s.h.)
  • - Guitar Class (1 s.h.)

SCIENCE OR MATHEMATICS

Complete one of the following courses:

  • - General Biology (4 s.h.)
  • - Environmental Biology (4 s.h.)
  • - Human Biology (4 s.h.)
  • - General Chemistry I (4 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Chemistry (4 s.h.)
  • - Perspectives on Natural Sciences (3 s.h.)
  • - Physical Science (2 s.h.)
  • - Earth Science (2 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Astronomy (4 s.h.)
  • - Introductory College Physics (4 s.h.)
  • - University Physics (4 s.h.)
  • - Quantitative Reasoning (3 s.h.)
  • - Precalculus (4 s.h.)
  • - Finite Math (3 s.h.)
  • - Calculus I (4 s.h.)
  • - Statistics (3 s.h.)
  • - Statistics for Behavioral Sciences (3 s.h.)

HISTORY

Complete one of the following courses:

  • - World History to 1200 (3 s.h.)
  • - World History 1200-Present (3 s.h.)
  • - United States History to 1877 (3 s.h.)
  • - United States History Since 1877 (3 s.h.)

SOCIAL SCIENCE

Complete one of the following courses:

  • - Microeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • - Macroeconomics (3 s.h.)
  • - Language and Society (3 s.h.)
  • - World Geography (3 s.h.)
  • - US Geography (3 s.h.)
  • - American Federal Government (3 s.h.)
  • - State/Local Government (3 s.h.)
  • - Religion and Politics (3 s.h.)
  • - Political Philosophy (3 s.h.)
  • - General Psychology (3 s.h.)
  • - Fundamentals of Sociology (3 s.h.)
  • - Social Problems (3 s.h.)
  • - Social Diversity (3 s.h.)
  • - Social Psychology (3 s.h.)

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