ACADEMIC MAP
Business Administration, A.A.S

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ENGL 101 : ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
CS 101 : INTRO TO PC APPLICATIONS 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
GBUS 101 : INTRO TO BUSINESS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences ** COLL 101 EMBEDDED
ECON 202 : MACROECONOMICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
MATH 120 : QUANTITATIVE LITERACY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ENGL 102 : ~COMPOSITION 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
BTEC 275 : ADVANCED BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
COMM 111 : ~FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
ECON 201 : MICROECONOMICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
GBUS 117 : FINANCIAL BUSINESS APPLICATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
TOTAL: 15

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ACCT 201 : PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
GBUS 202 : BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MGMT 220 : PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: HUMAN INQUIRY & THE PAST GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
: FREE ELECTIVE 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
TOTAL: 14

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ACCT 202 : PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUTNING 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
: FREE ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
MKTG 230 : PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
: BUSINESS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 12

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration gives students a strong background in business skills and competencies. Upon completing the AAS, students are ready to enter the workforce in entry-level positions or continue their education toward the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration at WVUP. The AAS is not designed as a transfer degree. For students interested in transferring to another institution for a bachelor’s degree, it is recommended to pursue the AS in Business Administration.

MILESTONE COURSE: These courses are the keys to graduation. Courses should be taken in the recommended semesters to stay on time for completion.

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

CAREER PLANNING: As you get ready for your last year before graduation, visit Career Services to write your resume, plan your job search, and learn how to have a successful interview. Students interested in the BAS should apply for the program in their final semester of the AAS program.

CAPSTONE COURSE: The capstone is a semester-long project that prepares you for the workforce by perfecting your resume, assessing student learning outcomes, and preparing a portfolio of student work.

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


ADMISSION TO PROGRAM


CERTIFICATION:


PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
57

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six
academic “strands.”

Composition &
Rhetoric
Science &
Technology
Math &
Quantitative
Skills
Society,
Diversity, &
Connections
Human Inquiry
& the Past
The Arts &
Creativity
6 Cr. Hrs.

4 Cr. Hrs

3 Cr. Hrs.

9 Cr. Hrs.

3 Cr. Hrs.

0 Cr. Hrs.

ENGL 101
ENGL 102
CS 101 Math 120 *
or higher
COMM 111
ECON 201
ECON 202
HIST 101
HIST 102
HIST 152
HIST 153
PHIL 111
PHIL 170
Included in BASBA

BUSINESS ELECTIVES:
Business electives may be chosen from courses with the following prefixes:
ACCT, BTEC, ECON, ENT, FIN, GBUS, MGMT, MKTG. For assistance in choosing electives please see your academic advisor.

Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration Graduation Requirements
• Complete 60 credit hours.
• Monitor program progress through My Degree to remain on graduation pathway
• Maintain minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all General Education courses
• Maintain minimum grade point average of 2.25 in all Common Professional Component courses
• Maintain minimum grade-point average 2.5 in courses beyond the business core
• Complete proctored Major Fields Test in capstone course GBUS 240.
• Complete at least 15 hours of credit at WVU Parkersburg.
• Complete and file the graduation application in OLSIS within the stated deadlines.

 
General Education Courses

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six academic “strands.”

 

Composition & RhetoricScience & TechnologyMath & Quantitative Skill Society, Diversity & ConnectionsHuman Inquiry & the PastThe Arts and Creativity

ENGL 101

ENGL 102

ENGL 107*

ENGL 108*

ASTR 106

ENGL 102

BIOL 101 & BIOL103 lab

ENGL 107*

BIOL 102 & 
ENGL 108*

BIOL 104 lab

BIOL 107*

BIOL 108 *

BIOL 109 *

BIOL 115

BIOL 117

BIOL 171

CHEM 111

CHEM 115

CHEM 116

CS 101

GEOL 101 &
GEOL 102 lab

GEOL 103 &
GEOL 104 lab

GEOL 105 &
GEOL 105L

PSCI 111

PSCI 112

PHYS 101

PHYS 102

PHYS 111

PHYS 112

MATH 120*

MATH 121

MATH 125*

MATH 126

MATH 128

MATH 129

MATH 150

MATH 155

MATH 156

MATH 211

COMM 105

COMM 111

COMM 112

ECON 201

ECON 202

FREN 101

FREN 102

GEOG 102

GEOG 240

POLS 102

POLS 220

PSYC 101

PSYC 241

RELI 231

SOC 101

SOC 105

SOC 221

SOC 232

SPAN 101

SPAN 102

HIST 101

HIST 102

HIST 152

HIST 153

HIST 250*

PHIL 111

PHIL 150*

PHIL 170

History &
Literature of the Arts

ART 101

ART 105

ART 106

MUSI 170

THEA 101

Literature

ENGL 131

ENGL 132

ENGL 221

ENGL 222

ENGL 241

ENGL 242

ENGL 261

ENGL 262

ENGL 285

Applied Arts

ART 109

THEA 102

Creative Writing

ENGL 213

ENGL 214

ENGL 215

* * Serves technical and professional degree programs specific to WVU Parkersburg. Does not transfer to WVU as General Education (March 2018).

BUSINESS ELECTIVES:  Business electives may be chosen from courses with the following prefixes:  ACCT, BTEC, ECON, ENT, FIN, GBUS, MGMT, MKTG, or STEM 420.  For assistance in choosing electives please see your adacemic advisor.  Lower division business elective may include CMS 117, 217, 220, or 230.  For the MKTG upper division electives you may chhose from CMS 371, 360, 410, 425, 439.



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