The Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Administration is designed to provide students with a terminal degree in a career program containing a high concentration of business related courses. This career program is not designed for transfer although many of the courses are transferable to some senior institutions.

Consult the catalog of the transfer institution and the STARS Transfer Guide at http://stars.troy.edu For additional guidance, see the WCCS Business Administration advisors. Students must have a “C” average or better in all courses credited toward the degree and a 2.0 cumulative grade point average in all courses attempted at the College.

Awards Offered:  Associate in Applied Science

Career Outlook: 
Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations, adding about 632,400 new jobs. A stronger regulatory environment is driving the demand for more accountants and auditors who prepare and examine financial documents.
This median annual wage for business and financial occupations was $64,790 in May 2014, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $35,540.

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Semester Hour (SH) Distribution Requirements by Academic Area*:

Area I: Written Composition: 6 SH

Area II:  Humanities and Fine Arts  6 SH

Area III: Natural Sciences & Math: 3 SH

Area IV: History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 6 SH

Area V: Pre-Professional, Pre-Major, and Elective Courses: 41 SH

SAMPLE PLAN*:

Semester 1

CourseHours
BUS 1003
CIS 1303
ECO 2313
ENG 1013
ORI 1013
Humanities or Fine Arts3
Total Semester Hours17

Semester 

CourseHours
CIS 1463
ECO 2323
ENG 1023
MTH 1003
SPH 1063
Total Semester Hours15

Semester 3

CourseHours
BUS 1773
BUS 2413
BUS 2633
BUS 2713
BUS 2853
Total Semester Hours15

Semester 4

CourseHours
BUS 2423
BUS 2463
BUS 2623
BUS 2753
Elective3
Total Semester Hours15

Degree Program Total: 62 SH Special Accreditation

Regardless of the program you choose, all of the Business Programs at WCCS are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). The ACBSP is the premier accrediting association for business schools and programs with a focus on teaching excellence. Accreditation ensures that faculty, programs and courses are relevant and current to best serve the needs of students and the surrounding community, including area employers. ACBSP is recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation.

For Additional Information Contact Dr. Marilyn Hannah at  334-876-9383 or email at marilyn.hannah@wccs.edu