Associate Of Arts In Business Administration (A.A.B.A.)


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 Business Administration (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.

Graduation Requirements

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):

Communication Courses:
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.