May 27, 2020  
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog 
2011-12 Vincennes University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration 5050, A.S.

A Two-Year Transfer Program Leading to the A.S. Degree

This program is designed primarily for the purpose of preparing students to transfer to four-year schools of business. The curriculum includes a mixture of general education and business courses aimed at providing a foundation for further study and a career in business. Students interested in specializing during their junior and senior years in accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management, management information systems, etc. should enroll in this program. Individuals who hope to eventually enter such career fields as public relations, law, hospital administration, etc. might also want to consider this program.

General Education Requirements

See General Education  in this catalog for a complete description of the general education and assessment requirements.

Basic Skills Core (9)


The Reading, Writing and Speaking Intensive requirements may be met by BLAW 203 .

The Mathematics Intensive requirement may be met by MATH 115  or a subsequent mathematics course or by passing a mathematics assessment examination.

A grade of C or better is required in all Basic Skills courses.

Liberal Education Core (20-21)


Computer Skills are enhanced by COMP 201 .

Recommended Sequence of Courses

(This sequence assumes any necessary developmental requirements have been met.)

Semester I

Total Hours: 15-16

Semester II

Total Hours: 16-17

Semester III

Total Hours: 15

Semester IV

Total Hours: 18

Total Hours: 64-66


1 Suggested social science electives include HIST 139 - American History I , HIST 140 - American History II , POLS 111 - American National Government , and POLS 201 - Introduction to Political Science . Students planning to transfer to Indiana University should enroll in either HIST 139  or HIST 140 .

2 Examples of a second course in English would be ENGL 102 - English Composition II , ENGL 205 - Business Communications , and ENGL 210 - Advanced Expository Writing . Selection of English electives depends upon the English requirement of the baccalaureate institution to which the student is transferring.

3 Strongly recommended humanities elective(s): PHIL 111 - Introduction to Philosophy , PHIL 212 - Introduction to Ethics  (especially for students transferring to University of Southern Indiana), or PHIL 213 - Logic .