Program Description and Objectives
This program provides lower division preparation for students who wish to broaden business administration. The students learn about effective communications strategies and use the latest technical tools to perform the job duties.
Associate of Arts In Biblical Studies (A.A.B.A.) program is based on 96 quarter credits, which consists of 48 quarter credits of Business Administration courses, 36 quarter credits of General Education courses and 12 quarter credits of Elective courses. The program lasts two academic years.
Student Learning Outcomes
At the successful completion of the Associate Degree program the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of Administration, as evidenced by successful completion of the coursework within the program.
2. Develop excellent communication and interpersonal effectiveness.
3. Identify fundamental concepts of business administration and apply basic business knowledge to different situations.
4. Understand the ethical and behavioral concerns and effectively solve problems.
Method of Education
Classes incorporate lectures, instructional work in class, demonstrations, one-on-one tutorials, library research, and comprehensive examinations regarding Business Administration. Instruction for courses is conducted on campus in a classroom setting as well as online.
The College confers an Associate Degree on those students who have fulfilled the following conditions:
1. Completion of one of the programs offered by the College with a grade point average of a 2.0 or above. A minimum of 45 credits must have been taken at ICC.
2. Approval of the faculty and board of trustees.
Program Outline (96 Credits)
General Education Courses (36 Credits):
|CE 100 Introduction to English Composition||4 Credits|
|CE 101 Introduction to English Writing & Research||4 Credits|
|CE 102 Speech Communication||4 Credits|
|CE 103 Introduction to Literature||4 Credits|
|Humanities and Fine Arts Courses:|
|HA 100 World Literature||4 Credits|
|HA 101 U.S. History||4 Credits|
|HA 102 World History||4 Credits|
|HA 103 History of World Religions||4 Credits|
|HA 104 Introduction to Philosophy||4 Credits|
|HA 105 Introduction to Ethics||4 Credits|
|HA 106 Greek I||4 Credits|
|HA 108 Introduction to Archaeology||4 Credits|
|Behavior and Social Science Courses:|
|SB 100 Introduction to Business||4 Credits|
|SB 101 Introduction to Law||4 Credits|
|SB 102 Introduction to Sociology||4 Credits|
|SB 103 Introduction to Psychology||4 Credits|
|SB 104 U.S. Government||4 Credits|
|SB 105 Introduction to International Relations||4 Credits|
|SB 106 Critical Thinking||4 Credits|
|SB 109 Introduction to Economics||4 Credits|
|SB 110 Introduction to Personal Finance||4 Credits|
|SB 111 Introduction to Law II||4 Credits|
|SB 112 Introduction to Administration||4 Credits|
|Science and Mathematics Courses:|
|SM 101 College Algebra||4 Credits|
|SM 102 College Statistics I||4 Credits|
|SM 103 College Calculus||4 Credits|
|SM 104 Introduction to Health Science||4 Credits|
|SM 106 Introduction to Alternative Medicine||4 Credits|
|SM 107 Biology||4 Credits|
|SM 108 Chemistry||4 Credits|
Business Administration Courses (48 Credits)
|BA 201 Principles of Administration||4 Credits|
|BA 202 Principles of Economics||4 Credits|
|BA 203 Introduction to e-Commerce||4 Credits|
|BA 204 Marketing Management||4 Credits|
|BA 211 Principles of Accounting I||4 Credits|
|BA 212 International Business Management||4 Credits|
|BA 215 Principles of Accounting II||4 Credits|
|BA 221 Business Statistics||4 Credits|
|BA 231 Business Communications||4 Credits|
|BA 271 Business Law & Ethics||4 Credits|
|BA 291 Human Resources Administration||4 Credits|
|BA 292 Monetary Theory||4 Credits|
Elective Courses (12 Credits)
|BA 331 Financial Management||4 Credits|
|BA 341 Labor Relations||4 Credits|
|BA 342 Organizational Administration||4 Credits|
|BA 351 Marketing Administration||4 Credits|
|BA 361 Management Science||4 Credits|
|BA 362 Production & Operations Management||4 Credits|
|BA 371 Strategic Management||4 Credits|
|BA 410 Cost Accounting||4 Credits|
|BA 411 Intermediate Accounting (Accounting III)||4 Credits|
|BA 420 Real Estate Transaction||4 Credits|
|BA 430 Taxation||4 Credits|
|BA 440 Commercial Paper||4 Credits|
|BA 450 Corporation||4 Credits|
|BA 460 Negotiation & Conflict Management||4 Credits|
|BA 470 Audit (Accounting)||4 Credits|
|BA 480 Drafting Contracts||4 Credits|
Or choose 3 courses from the Biblical Studies major. Please see the course list of Biblical Studies for more information.