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Associate in Applied Science

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
The paramedic major prepares selected students to qualify as practitioners of emergency medical services in a variety of health service facilities. After successful completion of the program, students will be eligible for the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic exam.

EMS Application

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Employment opportunities for the paramedic include pre-hospital care agencies, municipal fire departments, emergency departments in hospitals, nursing homes, health departments,
physician’s offices, clinics, industry, and home health care agencies.

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:

Special Link: Two Year Intermediate - Paramedic Outline

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
The applicant must meet the following requirements for admission to the required EMT courses. Interested students should contact the Paramedic Coordinator for academic advising.
1. Be accepted as a student to the college.
2. Graduation from high school or satisfactory completion of the GED. Verification of high school graduation or GED is required by Virginia OEMS for this level of certification. Submission of official transcripts or GED scores is mandatory for all applicants.
3. Complete the Placement test unless appropriate college level English or Math courses have been successfully completed. If any developmental courses in reading, writing or math are needed as indicated by student's scores, these courses must be completed successfully before the student's EMS Education program application file will be considered and reviewed for admission.
4. A cumulative college grade point average of 2.0 or better in all related and general education requirements completed before admission into the EMS Education program.
5. Students holding a current Virginia Certification as either an Emergency Medical Technician – Basic or EMT-Enhanced, or holding current National Registry and/or Virginia EMT-Intermediate certification, will be given priority for admission into the program and may be considered for advanced placement after all other admission requirements are met.
6. Submit an EMS Program application form along with required paperwork, i.e. high school transcripts, college transcripts, current EMS certification, etc. during the specified EMS Education program application period.

Admission Procedure: Applications to the paramedic program will be accepted during the specified application period. After the application period has concluded, all completed application files will be reviewed and considered. Qualified applicants will be accepted into the EMS program on a first come, first served basis. This is based on the date and time the application file is completed. Incomplete files will not be considered. A completed application file includes the following:
1. The completed EMS Program Application form.
2. Official transcripts of all secondary school work and all prior college work other than PHCC.
3. Results of the college placement test if not from PHCC.
4. A copy of your Virginia EMT-B certification. Because the Paramedic program addresses the educational needs of students with a variety of experiences and prior education, a limited number of entering class positions may be designated for certified EMT-Intermediates who graduated from accredited programs or for prospective high school graduates who also have been enrolled at PHCC as part of EMT-B approved program of dual enrollment. Interested high school sophomores should see their counselors in the spring of their sophomore year. Interested high school juniors should see their counselors in the fall of their junior year. The typical physical demands of a paramedic include the following: full range of motion including handling and lifting patients and/or equipment, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. The job generally requires standing, walking for extensive periods of time, and working in all type of environments. The paramedic should be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. The job settings may have stressful conditions and/or irregular hours. There is a potential for exposure to communicable diseases. After admission to the clinical phase, the prospective student is provided with a Paramedic Physical Examination form that must be completed by a physician prior to enrolling in the clinical or field intern classes.

Upon admission, all students are required to undergo mandatory drug screening. Students must have a negative drug screen in order to begin the clinical or field intern classes. Any charges or costs for drug screening will be the responsibility of the student. Estimated cost of the drug screening is $21. Please note that any prospective EMS student with a criminal conviction needs to speak with the EMS Program Director prior to enrollment at PHCC. Certain convictions will prevent the person from being licensed as an Emergency Medical Services Provider in Virginia. Students must produce a satisfactory criminal background check to the standards of all clinical agencies used by the college for experiential learning prior to enrolling in the EMS program. Any charges or costs to secure the evaluation will be the responsibility of the student. (estimated cost $15)

Readmission Requirements: Any student wishing to reenroll in the paramedic program must have at least a 2.0 cumulative grade point average at PHCC to be considered. A student who wishes to re-enter the EMS Program Student Handbook. The student may be required to enroll in and satisfactorily complete specific courses before readmission. Additional data may be required. The EMS faculty will consider each student’s application for readmission and the decision to readmit will be based on additional data, prior performance in the EMS program and space availability.

Students who fail an EMS course or withdraw for any reason from the EMS Program may be readmitted to the paramedic program only once. All re-admissions are at the discretion of EMS faculty.

Advanced Placement: Currently certified Virginia EMTEnhanced or EMT-Intermediate providers may be eligible for advanced placement. (NREMT-Intermediate will be accepted).

Financial Requirements: In addition to the usual college tuition and fees, this program requires additional expenses.

Approximate costs include:
Uniforms $150
Physical Examination $100
Books $500
Malpractice Insurance $75
AHA BCLS CPR certification $80
Standardized Tests $25
Criminal Background Checks $15
Drug Screening $21
Transportation to clinical agencies, seminars, etc. as required

Transfer of EMS Credit:Students seeking to transfer credit received from EMS courses at other institutions will be considered on an individual basis by the EMS faculty. The student may be asked to provide course descriptions, course syllabi, achievement scores and selected data from the course instructor in order to determine placement in the EMS program, subject to availability of space. Since there frequently are differences among EMS programs, students wishing to transfer should be aware that there might be an interruption in program progression.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Special Accreditation Status: The program is accreditated by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (14 CREDITS):
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology (3)
SOC 200 Principles to Sociology (3)
CST 110 Introduction to Speech Communication (3)
PED/HLT Elective (2)

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (57 CREDITS):
EMS 111 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (6)
EMS 120 EMT - Basic Clinical (1)
EMS 151 Intro. to Adv. Life Support (4)
EMS 153 Basic ECG Recognition (2)
EMS 155 ALS Medical Care (4)
EMS 157 ALS Trauma Care (3)
EMS 159 ALS Special Populations (2)
EMS 170 ALS Internship I (2)
EMS 172 ALS Clinical Internship II (2)
EMS 173 ALS Field Internship II (1)
EMS 201 Professional Development (2)
EMS 205 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
EMS 207 Adv. Pt. Assessment (3)
EMS 209 Advanced Pharmacology (4)
EMS 211 Operations (2)
EMS 242 ALS Clinical Intern. III (1)
EMS 243 ALS Internship III (1)
EMS 244 ALS Clinical Intern. IV (1)
EMS 245 ALS Field Internship IV (1)
EMS 299 Supervised Study in Emergency Medical Services (1)
EMS Elective (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (3)
NAS 150 **Human Biology (4)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)

**Student may substitute BIO 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I or BIO 142 Anatomy and Physiology II (4)


Minimum required for degree: 71 Credits


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:


FIRST YEAR
Summer Semester
EMS 111 Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (6)
EMS 120 EMT - Basic Clinical (1)
NAS 150 **Human Biology (4) or substitute
              BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4) or BIO 141 Human
              Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
PED/HLT Elective (2)
SVD 108 College Survival Skills (1)

Fall Semester
EMS 151 Introduction to Advanced Life Support (4)
EMS 153 Basic ECG Recognition (2)
EMS 157 ALS – Trauma Care (3)
EMS 170 ALS Internship I (2)
EMS Elective (1)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)

Spring Semester
EMS 155 ALS Medical Care (4)
EMS 159 ALS Special Populations (2)
EMS 172 ALS Clinical Internship II (2)
EMS 173 ALS Field Internship II (1)
CST 110 Introduction to Speech Communication (3)
EMS Elective (1)

SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester
EMS 201 Professional Development (2)
EMS 205 Advanced Pathophysiology (3)
EMS 207 Advanced Patient Assessment (3)
EMS 242 ALS Clinical Internship III (1)
EMS 243 ALS Field Internship III (1)
EMS Elective (1)
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology (3)

Spring Semester
EMS 209 Advanced Pharmacology (4)
EMS 211 Operations (2)
EMS 244 ALS Clinical Inter. IV (1)
EMS 245 ALS Field Internship IV (1)
EMS 299 Supervised Study in Emergency Medical Services (1)
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications (4)
SOC 200 Principles to Sociology (3)

Total Semester Hours: 71

 

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
The program is designed to meet a current workforce development need within the educational delivery system. It will provide the basic or entry-level skill sets required within the teaching profession as it relates to direct instruction and a variety of instructional assistance. Graduates will be prepared to meet Virginia certification (PRAXIS) requirements for preschool public and private agencies as well as public school teaching assistants. Students will learn to use an array of teaching methods, approaches to classroom management, and styles of behavior guidance. The program is a terminal degree for regional workforce development and not intended for transfer. Students who know they want to acquire a bachelor’s degree and a license to teach should investigate the PHCC General Studies degree.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Graduates of this program may qualify as educators in a variety of facilities and capacities such as teacher’s aides, public school tutors, and various positions in day care settings including but not limited to directors/administrators.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college. Students with deficiencies in English or mathematics will complete appropriate developmental studies courses. Students with deficiencies in computer skills will complete additional coursework.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:

The student must satisfactorily complete all general education requirements and program requirements to receive an Associate of Applied Science in Education Assisting.

 


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (23 CREDITS)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
HLT 100 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (3)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
PSY 200 Introduction to Psychology (3)
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology (3)
SPA 103 Basic Spoken Spanish I (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Education as a Discipline (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (46 CREDITS)
CHD 118 Methods and Materials in the Language Arts for Children (3)
CHD 121 Child Educational Development (3)
CHD 125 Creative Activities for Children (3)
CHD 126 Science and Math Concepts for Children (3)
CHD 165 Observation and Participation in ECE Settings (3)
CHD 210 Introduction to Exceptional Children (3)
CHD 220 Introduction to School Age Child Care (3)
             or CHD 120 Introduction to Early Childhood Education
CHD 225 Curriculum Development for School Age Children (3)
             or CHD 109 Music and Movement for Young Children
CHD 230 Behavior Management for School-Age Child Care (3)
            or CHD 205 Guiding the Behavior of Children
CHD 235 Health and Recreation for School-Age Child Care (3)
            or CHD 270 Administration of Early Childhood Programs
CHD 265 Observation and Participation in Early Childhood/Primary Settings (3)
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession (3)
EDU 225 Audio Visual Materials and Computer Software (3)
HLT 135 Child Health and Nutrition (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:


FIRST YEAR:

Fall Semester
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts(4)
CHD 121 Childhood Educational Development I (3)
CHD 165 Observation & Participation in ECE Settings (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Education as a Discipline (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
        Total semester credits: 15

Spring Semester
CHD 220 Introduction to School Age Child Care (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
SPA 103 Basic Spoken Spanish I (3)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
PSY 200 Introduction to Psychology (3)
        Total semester credits: 15

Summer Session
CHD 225 Curriculum Development for School Age Children (3)
EDU 225 Audio Visual Materials & Computer Software (3)
HLT 100 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (3)
        Total semester credits: 9

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
CHD 118 Language Arts for Young Children (3)
CHD 265 Advanced Observation & Participation in Early Childhood Settings (3)
EDU 200 Introduction to Teaching as a Profession (3)
HLT 135 Health, Safety & Nutrition Education (3)
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology (3)
        Total semester credits: 15

Spring Semester
CHD 126 Science & Math Concepts for Children (3)
CHD 230 Behavior Management for School Age Child Care (3)
CHD 235 Health and Recreation for School Age Child Care (3)
CHD 210 Introduction to Exceptional Children (3)
CHD 125 Creative Activities for Children (3)
         Total semester credits: 15

Total Semester Hours: 69

 

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
Individuals seeking their first job or who wish to qualify for promotion in a present position or to another field, including self-employment may benefit from this program. Students will be provided knowledge, skills, and training necessary to perform mid-management level functions in a company involved in international business or trade and marketing goods or services to international locations. Course work includes instruction in math, critical thinking, technical writing, interpersonal skills, communications, team building, management, law, computer applications and the Internet, accounting, marketing, international business, international marketing, foreign trade, foreign currencies, international economics, foreign language, and other areas related to international business.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Completion of this program may lead to employment or career advancement in a wide variety of positions such as office manager for an international firm, account representative for a multi-national business, import/export manager, international marketing specialist, overseas branch manager, manager in a state or federal government office with international responsibilities, or international salesperson.

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
A student may elect to take an industry-specific certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:
§ Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Excel


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college. Students with deficiencies in English or mathematics will complete appropriate developmental studies courses. Students with deficiencies in computer skills will complete additional coursework.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (20 CREDITS):
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  [or ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3)]
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
  [or MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3)]
Science Elective [BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY]
CST 110 Intro. to Communication (3)
Wellness (2) - Health, P.E., or recreation courses which promote physical and emotional well-being.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 CREDITS):
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I (3)
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship (3)
[or BUS 297 Cooperative Education (3)]
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
FIN 215 Financial Management (3)
GEO 210 People and the Land: Introduction to Cultural Geography (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services (3)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software (3)
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3)
MKT 275 International Marketing (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
Foreign Language Elective (3)

Minimum required for degree:   69 Credits


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:


FIRST YEAR
Fall Semester
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
CST 110 Intro. to Communication (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics or [ECO 202] (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I (3)
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
GEO 210 People & the Land: Intro. to Cult. Geography (3)
ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services (3)
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3)
Wellness Elective (2)
  Total Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship [or BUS 297] (3)
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
FIN 215 Financial Management (3)
Foreign Language Elective  (3)
MKT 275 International Marketing (3)
Science Elective   (3)
     Total Credit Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours:  69

 

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
Individuals seeking their first job or who wish to qualify for promotion in a present position or to another field, including self-employment, may benefit from this program. Students will be provided knowledge, skills, and training necessary to perform mid-management level functions in motorsports-related companies. Course work includes instruction in mathematics, critical thinking, technical writing, interpersonal relationships, communications, team building, motorsports fundamentals, technical aspects of the motorsports industry, safety regulations, motorsports transportation, management, law, hospitality management, computer applications, accounting, marketing, and other areas related to the industry. Course work includes instruction in mathematics, critical thinking, technical writing, interpersonal relationships, communications, team building, motorsports fundamentals, technical aspects of the motorsports industry, safety regulations, motorsports transportation, management, law, hospitality management, computer applications, accounting, marketing, and other areas related to the industry.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Completion of this program may lead to employment or career advancement in a wide variety of positions such as motorsports team manager, motorsports event manager, motorsports activities manager, public relations specialist, media specialist, hospitality manager, distribution specialist, sales representative, or transportation specialist.

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
A student may elect to take an industry-specific certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:
§ Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Excel


CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (20 CREDITS):
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
 [or ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3)]
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
  [or MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3)]
Science Elective [BIO, CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY] (3)
CST 110  Introduction to Communication (3)
Wellness (2) Health, P.E., or recreation courses which promote physical and emotional well-being.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 CREDITS):
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I (3)
  [or BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)]
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship (3)
  [or BUS 297 Cooperative Education (3)]
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
ITE 115  Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
ITE 140  Spreadsheet Software (3)
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3)
MTS 100 Introduction to Motorsports Management (3)
MTS 110 Introduction to Motorsports Marketing (3)
MTS 125 Motorsports Technology I (3)
MTS 126 Motorsports Technology II (3)
MTS 205 Motorsports Safety, Environmental, and Transport Issues (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology  (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)

Minimum required for degree: 69 Credits


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:

 

Fall Semester
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics [or MTH 151] (3)
SPD 110 Intro. to Speech Communication (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 200 Principles of Management (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software  (3)
MTS 100 Introduction to Motorsports Management (3)
MTS 125 Motorsports Technology II (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics [or ECO 202] (3)
MKT 100 Principles of Marketing (3)
MTS 126 Motorsports Technology II (3)
MTS 205 Motorsports Safety, Environmental, and Transport Issues (3)
Wellness Elective (2)
   Total Credit Hours: 17

Spring Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I [or BUS 165] (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship [or BUS 297] (3)
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
MTS 110 Introduction to Motorsports Marketing (3)
Science Elective (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Semester Hours:  69

 

Associate in Applied Science degrees provide two years of instruction to develop knowledge and skills leading to employment of career advancement in specialized fields. These degrees are not intended as transfer programs.

AWARD:  Associate in Applied Science

LENGTH:   4 Semesters

PURPOSE:
Individuals who are seeking their first job or those who wish to qualify for promotion in a present position or to another field, including self-employment, may benefit from this program. Students will be provided knowledge, skills, and training necessary to perform mid-management level functions in a company using the Internet for marketing or sales or any company wanting to begin e-commerce in their operations. Coursework includes instruction in mathematics, critical thinking, technical writing, interpersonal relationships, communications, team building, human relations, management, law, computer applications and the Internet, accounting, marketing, electronic commerce, electronic marketing, web page design, and other areas related to electronic commerce and business management.

OCCUPATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
Completion of this program may lead to employment or career advancement in a wide variety of positions such as Internet marketing specialist, e-commerce specialist, web page designer, electronic business advisor, or electronic advertising specialist.

POTENTIAL CERTIFICATION:
A student may elect to take an industry-specific certification exam. The examinations generally require a testing fee paid by the student. After completion of this program, a student will be academically prepared to take the following examinations:
* Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) - Excel

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the college. Students with deficiencies in English or mathematics will complete appropriate developmental studies courses. Students with deficiencies in computer skills will complete additional coursework.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS:
Students must successfully complete all of the requirements listed below to receive the Award.


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (20 CREDITS):

ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
   [or ECO 202 Principles of Microeconomics (3)]
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ENG 112 College Composition II (3)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
  [or MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I (3)]
Science Elective [BIO. CHM, ENV, GOL, NAS, PHY] (3)
CST 110 Introduction to Communication (3)
Wellness (2) Health, P.E., or recreation courses which promote physical and emotional well-being.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (49 CREDITS):

ACC 134 Small Business Taxes (3)
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I (3)
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
BUS 116 Entrepreneurship (3)
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
BUS 160 Legal Aspects for Small Business Operations (1)
BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship (3)
  [or BUS 297 Cooperative Education (3)]
  [or Approved Elective (3)]
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
FIN 260 Financial Management for Small Business (2)
ITE 115 Basic Computer Literacy (4)
ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services (3)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software (3)
MKT 160 Marketing for Small Business (3)
MKT 260 Customer Service Management (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)

Minimum required for degree:  69 Credits


SAMPLE SCHEDULE:


FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
BUS 100 Introduction to Business (3)
ENG 111 College Composition I (3)
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications & Concepts (4)
MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics (3)
SDV 101 Orientation to Business Technology (1)
SDV 108 College Survival Skills (1)
CST 110 Intro. to Communication (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester
BUS 116 Entrepreneurship (3)
BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics (3)
ENG 112 College composition II (3)
ITE 130 Introduction to Internet Services (3)
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software  (3)
Science Elective (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I (3)
BUS 165 Small Business Management (3)
BUS 241 Business Law I (3)
BUS 280 Introduction to International Business (3)
ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics [or ECO 202] (3)
MKT 160 Marketing for Small Business (3)
  Total Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester
ACC 134 Small Business Taxes (3)
BUS 160 Legal Aspects for Small Business Operations (1)
BUS 290 Coordinated Internship [or BUS 297] (3)
BUS 299 Supervised Study in Business Management (1)
FIN 260 Financial Management for Small Business (2)
MKT 260 Customer Service Management  (3)
Wellness Elective (2)
  Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours:  69