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Business Administration Associate of Arts (AA) Degree

2012-13 Online

To earn a Business Administration AA 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 schedule on campus class sessions.

AA Degree

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
BUS185 Business Law I
3
BUS220 Intro to International Business
3
*ECN120 Principles of Macroeconomics
3
*ECN130 Principles of Macroeconomics
3

*ECN120 and ECN130 are required courses for this program and shall also be used. Fulfill 3 credits of the Social & Behavioral Sciences AA Core and 3 Credits of Distributed AA Core.

Complete Remaining AA Degree Core Requirements as follows:

Communications: 9 Credits
Student must take three courses:

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

Choose one speech course:

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

Note: Speech is not currently available online at 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 and Behavioral Sciences: (6 credits + 3 credits for ECN120)
Online Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits

Note: See the AA rogram Information Brieffor 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. History 1877 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

Math and Sciences*: 9 Credits

Students must take one laboratory science course from BIO, CHM, ENV, PHS, PHY AND one MAT course (or BUS211).

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

*Students should check with a DMACC advisor or an advisor at the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer before selecting math and science courses, distributive courses, electives and coures in other areas because certain courses are course prerequisites and/or admission requirements into the College of Business at different colleges and universities.

Humanities: 9 Credits

Note: See the AA Program Information Brieffor a complete listing of courses that meet the Humanities Requirements.

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 ofReligion
3

Distributive*: (6 credits + 3 credits for ECN130 from above)

  1. SDV108 or HON101

Complete 6 credits from any of the courses in categories of Communications, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Math & Sciences and Humanities.

*Students should check with a DMACC advisor or an advisor at the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer before selecting math and science courses, distributive courses, electives and courses in other areas because certain courses are course prerequisites and/or admission requirements into the College of Business at different colleges and universities.

Diversity Requirement: 3 Credits

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

Note: if the student completes BUS220 with a grade "C" or higher, the course will meet the Diversity Requirement.

Course # Course Name
Credits
Online
Web Blended
*ANT100 Introduction to Anthropology
3
*ANT105 Cultural Anthropology
3
ASM150 Communications with the Elderly
1
ASM155 Impact of Demographics
1
ASM160 Aspects of Aging (Three ASM coures must be taken because of their 1 credit value)
1
BUS220 Intro to International Business
3
*GEO111 Intro to Geography
3
*GEO124 Reg Geog of the NonWest 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 Pres
4
*HIS150 U.S. History to 1877
4
*HIS153 U.S. History Since 1877
4
HIS201 Iowa History
3
*HIS257 African American History
3
*HUM116 Encounters in Humanities
3
*HUM120 Intro to Film
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
*PSY241 Abnormal Psychology
3
*PSY251 Social Psychology
3
*REL101 Survey of World Religions
3
*SOC110 Intro to Sociology
3
*SOC115 Social Problems
3
*SOC200 Minority Group Relations
3
SOC225 Socia Gerontology
3
SPC120 Intercultural Communications
3