Business Transfer

Business Associate in Science Degree

The Business Transfer curriculum is designed for students who plan to transfer to four-year institutions to pursue bachelor's degrees in any of the following fields of business: accounting, advertising, business administration, business education, computer services, economics, finance, information systems, managements, marketing, and sales. Students enrolling in this curriculum are urged to meet with an academic advisor each semester to review course selections and transfer plans.

Read the program focus on business - with career and KCC program information.

Learn more: Email advising@kcc.edu or phone 815-802-8500.

Program coordinator: Paul Carlson, email pcarlson@kcc.edu, phone 815-802-8858

Business courses
Credit hours: 20

IAI Major (4 courses)

  • ACCT 1514 - Financial Accounting
  • * ACCT 1523 - Managerial Accounting
  • * BSNS 2514 - Business Statistics
  • * COSC 1513 - Introduction to Information Processing

Additional Business (2 courses)

  • BSNS 1553 - Introduction to Business
  • BSNS 1663 - Legal and Social Environment of Business1 or BSNS 1653 - Business Law1

Communication General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

A minimum grade of C is required in *ENGL 1613 and *ENGL 1623.

  • * ENGL 1613 - English I
  • * ENGL 1623 - English II
  • * SPCH 1553 - Introductory Speech

Laboratory Science General Education (2 courses)
Credit hours: 8

CHOOSE TWO IAI courses, one from the life sciences and one from the physical sciences.

Mathematics General Education (1 course)
Credit hours: 3-5

CHOOSE ONE IAI mathematics course from the following two options:

  • * MATH 1833 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
  • * MATH 2515 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I

Humanities General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

CHOOSE THREE IAI humanities courses, with at least one course from general humanities and at least one course from the fine arts or interdisciplinary category. PHIL 2523 - Ethics is strongly recommended.

Social and Behavioral Science General Education (3 courses)
Credit hours: 9

  • * PSYC 1813 - Introduction to Psychology1 or *SOCY 2513 - Sociology1
  • * ECON 1553 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 1563 - Principles of Microeconomics

Electives (2-5 courses)
Credit hours: 6

CHOOSE SIX (6) credit hours of courses from any transfer-level elective area. A maximum of four credit hours can come from physical education activity courses. *MATH 1713, Finite Math, is strongly recommended. Note: If business education major, PHED 1512 - Health Education should be taken. Undecided business majors might find courses such as MKTG 1553 - Principles of Marketing, and BSNS 2553 - Principles of Management helpful in determining their major. These courses will be accepted for credit by bachelor's degree colleges/universities, but may not meet the specific requirements of a bachelor's degree in business. Students should consult with the transfer institution for specific information about how business courses will transfer.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR COMPLETION – 64

*Course has prerequisite.

1Consult transfer institution to determine appropriate course.

Business A.S. — Suggested Course Sequence

Fall
ACCT 1514 4 cr. hrs.
BSNS 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* BSNS 2514 4 cr. hrs.
* ENGL 1613 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.

Spring
* ACCT 1523 3 cr. hrs.
* ENGL 1623 3 cr. hrs.
* PSYC 1813 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Laboratory Science course 4 cr. hrs.

Fall
* ECON 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* SPCH 1553 3 cr. hrs.
* Mathematics course 3-5 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Elective 3 cr. hrs.

Spring
BSNS 1663 or BSNS 1653 3 cr. hrs.
* COSC 1513 3 cr. hrs.
ECON 1563 3 cr. hrs.
* Humanities course 3 cr. hrs.
* Elective 3 cr. hrs.

*Course has prerequisite.

Use The Transfer Guide

To see how your courses transfer, log on to U.Select at http://www.transfer.org/. U.Select is an online tool that will help you view program requirements, course equivalencies, and see how courses you have taken or plan to take transfer to another college or university.