2016-17 Catalog

Business Administration


 Associate in Applied Science

This program is designed for students who want to develop administrative management skills for a career in business. In addition to building general business proficiency, students are given the opportunity of choosing courses that will prepare them for an occupation in management and supervision or in marketing and sales. Satisfactory completion of this program will provide an adequate level of competency for entry-level positions in various organizational structures.

Admission to the Program: Open

First-Time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.

Department of Social & Business Sciences

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309.341.5299

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.

Associate in Applied Science

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Summer SessionSemester Hours
Tech Skills for Business Environment or Acrticulated Credit
or Keyboarding Formatting 1
Fall Semester
ACC.101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BUS.100 Introduction to Business 3
ENG.101 Freshman Composition 1 3
ICT.110 Computer Software Applications 3
MAT.099 Intermediate Algebra 4
Spring Semester
ACC.102 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BUS.201 Management Fundamentals 3
ENG.102 Freshman Composition 2 3
SOC.101 Introduction to Sociology 3
Directed Electives 3
Second Year
Fall Semester
BOC.102 Business Communications 3
ECO.201 Principles of Macro Economics 3
PSY.204 Social Psychology 3
Interpersonal Communication
or Introduction to Public Speaking
Direct Electives (see below) 3
Spring Semester
Legal Environment of Business
or Business Law
ENG.120 Report Writing 3
ECO.202 Principles of Micro Economics 3
Directed Electives 3
Professional Internship 1 or Directed Elective
or Professional Internship 2
 Total Semester Hours64

Directed Electives

Marketing/Sales Focus
BUS.101Marketing Fundamentals3
BUS.102Sales Fundamentals3
BUS.200Advertising Fundamentals3
Management Focus
OMS.101Labor-Management Relations3
OMS.102Supervision Fundamentals3
OMS.200Human Resources Management3
Additional Recommended Options
BOC.120Customer Service2
ICT.210Advanced Microcomputer Software Applicat3
ICT.190Presentation Graphics & Multimedia3

Other courses could be used upon the approval of the program coordinator or the supervising Dean/Associate Dean.

Johnson, Jill L
assistant professor, psychology
associate dean of social & business sciences

Williams, Keith W
instructor, economics/business administration
coordinator, business programs