Business Transfer Career Academy

Business, Finance, Marketing and Management
The Business career academy is the foundational coursework for any business degree. This academy is for students who have a desire to work in non-profits, government organizations, and large and small corporations around the world.

The business academy has been designed to provide a broad education with an emphasis in economics, technology, accounting, as well as mathematics, and the liberal arts/humanities.

This program is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution with a major in business or a related field.

Associate in Arts Degree, Business Transfer


During High School

Term 1 - Fall, Junior or Senior Year of High School - taken at the college, 6 credits

  • ACC:142 Financial Accounting, 3 credits
  • ECN:120 Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 credits


Term 2 – Spring, Junior or Senior Year of High School - taken at the college, 6 credits

  • ACC:146 Managerial Accounting, 3 credits
  • ECN:130 Principles of Microeconomics, 3 credits


Term 3 - Fall, Senior Year of High School - taken at the college, 6 credits

  • MAT:156 Statistics, 3 credits
  • CSC:116 Information Computing, 3 credits

Term 4 – Spring, Senior Year of High School - taken at the college, 6/7 credits

  • BUS:210 Business Statistics OR MAT:210 Calculus I OR MAT:165 Business Calculus, 3/4 credits
  • PSY:111 Introduction to Psychology OR SOC:110 Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits

After High School

Term 5 — Summer, 3 credits

  • BUS:102 Introduction to Business, 3 credits (Business Elective)

Term 6 — Fall, 13 credits

  • ENG:105 Composition I, 3 credits (Communications General Education)
  • SPC:112 Public Speaking OR SPC:170 Professional Communication, 3 credits
  • ENV:111 Environmental Science, 4 credits OR Physical Science General Education
  • PHI:105 Introduction to Ethics, 3 credits OR Humanities General Education

Term 7 — Spring, 15 credits

  • ENG:106 Composition II, 3 credits (Communications General Education)
  • GLS:100 Contemporary World Issues, 3 credits (Intercultural Perspective General Education)
  • ART:101 Art Appreciation, 3 credits OR Fine Arts General Education
  • HIS:152 US History Since 1877, 3 credits OR Western Perspective General Education
  • BUS:185 Business Law, 3 credits (Business Transfer)

Term — Summer, 7 credits

  • BIO:114 General Biology IA, 4 credits OR Life Science General Education
  • LIT:101 Introduction to Literature, 3 credits OR Literature General Education


Award: Business Transfer AA (62 -  63 credits)


Careers in Business

The world of business has been around for centuries and will continue to be for centuries to come. The best part is that you have many different career paths from which to choose.

  • Accounting/Bookkeeping
    The Accounting Management program provides extensive hands-on experience working “real-world” accounting problems including payroll, cost and tax.

  • Administrative Office Professional
    Administrative and office support professionals ensure day-to-day operations in a variety of organizations and industries run smoothly.

  • Business Professional
    As a Business Professional student, you learn the business practices and techniques needed to enter or advance in the business job market.

  • Graphic Arts
    The Graphic Arts Program teaches you the advanced skills needed to work in printing, publishing or web-based technology.

  • Supply Chain and Logistics
    Supply Chain and Logistics professionals are responsible for the entire life cycle of a product, including acquisition, distribution, internal allocation, delivery and final disposal of resources.

  • American Sign Language/English Interpreter
    The role of an interpreter is to effectively facilitate communication between deaf individuals and hearing individuals.

  • Small Business Management
    There are more than 30 million small businesses in the world. The small business management program prepares students for jobs in the field and can also help those considering starting their own business.

For more information, contact our high school team