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302 Lowry Center, Murray KY 42071

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B.S.B. AREA: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Effective Date: 8/1/2017 - 6/30/2018

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for an Associate in Arts degree at KCTCS and related baccalaureate B.S.B. AREA: BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION degree at Murray State University. This pathway meets the general education, pre-major, and program requirements.

The suggested courses in this pathway leads to an Associate and Baccalaureate major. The course recommendations for the first two years are required for the Baccalaureate degree, but also apply to the associate degree. The completion of these courses will enable a student to move efficiently into the last two years of the baccalaureate program.

It is important to discuss revisions to the plan, graduation requirements, entrance requirements, and other important program requirements with your advisor. Students who complete the associate degree in this pathway are guaranteed acceptance into the pathway as stated, unless otherwise noted on the pathway.

Sample 1st & 2nd Year Progression

General Education Core
Written Communications (WC): 6 Credit Hours
ENG 101 (3) 3
ENG 102 (3) 3
Oral Communications (OC): 3 Credit Hours
COM 181 (3) 3
Heritage (HR): 3 Credit Hours
HIS 108 (3) 3
Humanities (HU): 3 Credit Hours
ART 100 (3) 3
Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB): 9 Credit Hours
ECO 201 (3) 3
ECO 202 (3) 3
PSY 180 (3) 3
Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
BIO 112 (3) 3
BIO 113 Lab (1) 1
Quantitative Reasoning (QR): 3 Credit Hours
MAT 150 (3) 3
Quantitative Reasoning (QR) -or- Natural Sciences (NS): 3 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
MAT 170 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  34
Associate in Arts Requirements
Arts & Humanities (AH) -or- Social & Behavioral Sciences (SB) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours
HIS 109 (3) 3
AH/SB/FL Course 3
General Education Core (GE) -or- Foreign Language (FL): 6 Credit Hours + Associated Lab
STA 220 (3) 3
GE/FL Course 3
Total Credit Hours  12
Electives
CIT 105 (3) 3
ACC 201 (3) 3
ENG 203 (3) 3
BAS 267 (3) 3
ACC 202 (3) 3
Total Credit Hours  15

Pre-Transfer Notes

ENTRANCE STANDARDS TO BUSINESS PROGRAMS
Students enrolled in an AACSB-international accredited business program must be admitted to business programs (or conditionally admitted and fulfilling all conditions) to enroll in business courses numbered 300 or higher.

The admission standards are as follows:
1) applicant must have completed the following pre-admission courses with a combined GPA of 2.25:
KCTCS Course (MSU Course)
ACC 201 (ACC 200)
ACC 202 (ACC 201)
BAS 267 (LST 240)
CIT 105 (CSC 199)
COM 181 (COM 161)
ECO 201 (ECO 231)
ECO 202 (ECO 230)
ENG 101 & 102 (ENG 105) with an average of C or better
ENG 203 (BUS 215)
MAT 170 (MAT 220)
STA 220 (MAT 135) with a grade of C or better

2) applicant must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.00.

Additional KCTCS Graduation Requirements


1. Completion of minimum of 60 credit hours,
2. Minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA,
3. Minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree,
4. Cultural studies course, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
5. Demonstration of computer/digital literacy, (Refer to the KCTCS catalog.)
6. One science course must include a laboratory experience, and
7. Two disciplines must be represented in Social & Behavioral Science courses and must be different than those in the Heritage and Humanities categories.

Sample 3rd & 4th Year Progression

Murray State University Courses
MGT 350 (3) 3
MKT 360 (3) 3
FIN 330 (3) 3
LSC 343 (3) 3
CIS 343 (2) 2
ECO 310 (3) 3
BEL 101 3
BUS Elective 3
BUS Elective 3
UEL 100 3
BUS 355 (3) 3
BUS Elective 3
UEL 100 3
BUS 442 (3) 3
MGT 590 (3) 3
BUS Elective 3
UEL 100 3
UEL 100 3
BUS Elective 3
BUS Elective 3
Total Credit Hours  59

Program Notes

See the current academic catalog for graduation requirements.


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