Transfer - Business Administration, AA&S


Associate of Arts and Science


Four Semester (Two-Year) Program


The College and University Transfer program is designed for students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree program at a four-year college or university, or who are not yet prepared to select a definite career objective.

Admission Requirements

The student must meet the entrance requirements established by the college.

Students are urged to check the mathematics requirements of the four-year college or university to determine the proper mathematics course to be taken at the community college.  In addition, they should contact the appropriate four-year institution to determine the transferability of elective courses.

Program Requirements

Specific courses required for the Associate of Arts and Sciences degree are intended to provide a balanced foundation in liberal education. 

First Semester (Fall)

Catalog Course Title Credits
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIS 111 History of World Civilization I (or HIS 121) 3
MTH 163 Pre-Calculus (or MTH 173) 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
____ ____ Natural Science I  with Lab1 4

Second Semester (Spring)

Catalog Course Title Credits
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
MTH 271 Applied Calculus I (or MTH 174) 3
____ ____ Social Science Elective3 3
____ ____ Natural Science II with Lab1 4

Third Semester (Fall)

Catalog Course Title Credits
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 216 Probability & Statistics for Business & Economics (or MTH 240) 3
ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 241 Survey of American Literature I (or ENG 242/243/244/251/252 ) 3
____ ____ Health or Physical Education 1

Fourth Semester (Spring)

Catalog Course Title Credits
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 4
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking 3
ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics 3
____ ____ Business Administration Electives 2 13
____ ____ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective4 13
Total Minimum Credits  61


1 The Natural Science requirements may be selected from the following: BIO 101-102; CHM 111-112; PHY 201-202.

2 Students should determine requirement of 4-year transfer institution prior to selection. Recommended elective options include MTH 272, BUS 241 or BUS 100.

3 Students may choose from college approved Social Science electives.

4 Students may choose from college approved Humanities/Fine Arts electives.


MTH 272 is also required for transfer as a junior in Business Administration at Virginia Tech. Students should consult requirements of the specific program at the transfer institution.

BUS 241 is required for students transferring into Radford University's College of Business.

Students planning to transfer should consult the four-year transfer institution to determine course recommendations prior to registering for classes at NRCC.

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