Business, AAS

BSNS.AAS.C13
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Program Overview

This program is designed for the student who desires to advance in his/her career, or enter the workforce upon graduation from KCC. Graduates should be qualified for a variety of entry or mid-level positions in business, accounting, marketing, management and transportation.

This degree is not designed for transfer, however graduates will find that adult studies degree programs offered at many universities often make it possible to continue on to a bachelor’s degree with minimal disruption. If you are interested in transferring to a four-year institution, working with a KCC advisor can ensure a smooth transfer experience.

Additional Program Information

Among electives and required courses in this curriculum, five courses (ACCT 1514, ACCT 1523, BSNS 1553, BSNS 1653, and COSC 1513) meet Illinois Articulation Initiative Major-Specific requirements for business majors. Visit www.itransfer.org or a KCC academic advisor for more information.

Program Requirements

Major Courses

BSNS 1553Introduction to Business

3 Credits

 

BSNS 1653Business Law

3 Credits

or

BSNS 1663Legal & Social Env of Business

3 Credits

 

BSNS 2553Principles of Management

3 Credits

 

ACCT 1413General Accounting

3 Credits

or

ACCT 1514Financial Accounting

4 Credits

 

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

MKTG 1553Principles of Marketing

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:18-19

For an Accounting specialization, the recommendation is ACCT 1514.

General education

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

General Education Course

4 Credits

A higher level mathematics course can be substituted.

Choose the General Education course from the General education courses for Applied Science Degrees.

Choose one

ECON 1543Principles of Economics

3 Credits

ECON 1553Principles of Macroeconomics

3 Credits

ECON 1563Principles of Microeconomics

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:19

Electives

Business Electives

12 Credits

Total Credit Hours:12

Choose from the Business Electives list.

Specialization

Choose one specialization. All courses must be from the same specialization.

Accounting

ACCT 1514Financial Accounting

4 Credits

ACCT 1523Managerial Accounting

3 Credits

ACCT 2613Intermediate Accounting I

3 Credits

ACCT 2753Cost Accounting

3 Credits

COSC 1372Excel

2 Credits

If ACCT 1514 is completed as a Business major course, it does not have to be repeated in the specialization. 

Marketing/Management

MKTG 1253Sales & Customer Service

3 Credits

MKTG 2063Fundamentals of Advertising

3 Credits

 

BSNS 2113Small Business Management

3 Credits

or

BSNS 1373Personal Finance

3 Credits

 

BSNS 2213Human Resource Management

3 Credits

Supply Chain Management

TWDL 1003Transportation & Physical Distribution

3 Credits

TWDL 1103Introduction to Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1203Introduction to Import/Export

3 Credits

TWDL 1303Principles of Operations Management

3 Credits

TWDL 1402Transportation & Cargo Security

2 Credits

Total Credit Hours:11-14

Total Credit Hours: 61

Suggested Course Sequence

Fall semester

MKTG 1553Principles of Marketing

3 Credits

 

ACCT 1413General Accounting

3 Credits

or

ACCT 1514Financial Accounting

4 Credits

 

BSNS 1553Introduction to Business

3 Credits

ENGL 1613English I

3 Credits

MATH 1213Business Mathematics

3 Credits

Spring semester

COMM 1603Business Communication

3 Credits

 

BSNS 1653Business Law

3 Credits

or

BSNS 1663Legal & Social Env of Business

3 Credits

 

ECON Course

3 Credits

Specialization Courses

6-7 Credits

Business Elective

3 Credits

Fall semester

BSNS 2553Principles of Management

3 Credits

COSC 1513Introduction to Information Processing

3 Credits

Specialization Courses

5-6 Credits

Business Elective

3 Credits

Spring semester

ENGL 1623English II

3 Credits

Specialization Course (if needed)

2-3 Credits

Business Electives

6 Credits

General Education Elective

4 Credits

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