Business Administration Pathway

The Associate of Science

A.A./A.S. Business Administration Program Mission:

The Business Administration program is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree and to seamlessly transfer to a four year college or university in the areas of business administration, economics, finance, marketing, or other business-related fields.


Contact Information

Terry Mullins
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50292

Jayne Lowery
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50264      

Terri Messer
(731) 424-3520 ext. 50326

Program and Career Description

Students completing a bachelor's degree in business administration have a variety of opportunities available to them in business administration, economics, finance, management, and marketing. Most careers require a bachelor's degree so the Associate of Science in Business Administration is designed for students wanting to complete the first two years of the bachelor's degree in a community college setting providing the opportunity to work closely with business faculty.

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Program Requirements

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement (All required)
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
ENGL 1020 English Composition II
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech

Choose THREE Humanities Courses (One must be a literature Course)
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II
ART 1030 Art Appreciation
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2111 American Lit: Pre-Colonial - 1865
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 British Lit: 1785 - Present
ENGL 2310 World Lit: Beginnings - 1650
ENGL 2320 World Lit: 1650 - Present
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

TWO Social and Behavioral Science Courses
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics
ECON 2020 Microeconomics

Choose TWO History Courses
HIST 1110 Survey of World Civilizations I
HIST 1120 Survey of World Civilizations II
HIST 2010 Survey of American History I
HIST 2020 Survey of American History II

Choose TWO Natural Science Courses
BIOL 1110 General Biology I
BIOL 1120 General Biology II
BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I
PHYS 2020 Non-Calculus Based Physics II
PHYS 2110 Calculus Based Physics I
PHSY 2120 Calculus Based Physics II
PSCI 1010 Survey of Physical Science I
PSCI 1020 Survey of Physical Science II

Choose ONE Mathematics Course

MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability*

Area of Emphasis Requirements
ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II
MATH 1710 Precalculus I or MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
INFS 1010 Computer Applications
Four (4) Credits Guided Electives

*note: students planning to transfer to UTK must complete MATH 2050 Calculus-Based Probability and Statistics.

The Associate of Science: Business Administration requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites.