Business and Accounting
Dr. Julie Ranson and Mr. Jim Cosby, business and accounting department co-chairs, talk about the real-world experiences they use to prep students to tackle the complex world of business.
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
All organizations require individuals who possess good managerial skills. This program provides students with opportunities to develop and improve skills necessary for success as a supervisor or manager. Included in the program are activities that enhance analytical, technical, communication, leadership and human relations skills. Graduates will be able to:
- communicate effectively in business environments, using common terminology;
- analyze and resolve problems common to entry-level business positions;
- utilize basic management principles in first-line supervisory situations;
- analyze a managerial situation to determine fact from opinion;
- analyze a business situation financially, organizationally and behaviorally;
- utilize good human-relations skills in a managerial role; and
- apply computer skills to the solution of management-related problems.
Program Requirements and Special Conditions
Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students must also complete placements tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics, and scores will be used for appropriate course placement. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should see a counselor and returning students their advisor for more information.
|1st Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I||3|
|BUS 100 Introduction to Business||3|
|ENG 111 College Composition I||3|
|ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts||3||See Note 3.|
|MTH 120 Introduction to Mathematics||3||MTH 158, MTH 163, MTH 170|
|SDV 100 College Success Skills||1|
|2nd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II||3|
|BUS 125 Applied Business Mathematics||3|
|BUS 200 Principles of Management||3|
|ECO 120 Survey of Economics||3||ECO 201, ECO 202|
|Health/Physical Education Elective||1|
|Philosophy or Religion Elective||3||See Note 2.|
|3rd Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|BUS 220 Introduction to Business Statistics||3|
|BUS 241 Business Law I||3|
|CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking||3|
|PSY 126 Psychology for Business and Industry||3||PSY 200/PSY 203|
|4th Semester||Credits||Standard Course Options|
|AST 205 Business Communications||3|
|BUS 205 Human Resource Management||3|
|BUS 266 Production and Operations Management||3|
|BUS 298 Seminar and Project||3|
|MKT 100 Principles of Marketing||3|
|Information Technology Restricted Elective||3||ITE 130, ITE 140, ITE 150, ITE 215|
|Total Credits For Program||65|
Notes and Additional Curriculum Options
- The business elective requirement may be satisfied by taking a total of three credits in courses with any of the following prefixes: ACC, AST, BUS, ITD, ITE, ITN, ITP, FIN and MKT.
- The philosophy or religion elective requirement can be satisfied by courses with a PHI or REL prefix.
- Students with good computer skills may seek to satisfy this requirement by CLEP.
- Transfer to Four-Year Colleges and Universities – Students should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institution for specific direction in course selection. Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.
For additional information on this program, please contact the Division of Engineering, Business and Public Services: 804-706-5121 (Chester) or 804-594-1480 (Midlothian).
2013-2014 College Catalog