Program Summary

This degree is designed for the student planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate degree program in business administration, accounting, management, marketing, or finance. The following suggested program of study is adapted to meet the requirements of the transfer institutions. Students completing this course of study earn an Associate of Science degree.

Degree Offered:

Associate of Science in Business Administration/Accounting

Suggested Program of Study

General Education Hours Required (31)
EN176English Composition I3
EN177English Composition II3
 Oral Communications - Gen. Ed. 3
 Mathematics - Gen. Ed.3
 Natural Science with Lab - Gen. Ed.5
 Social/ Behavioral Science - Gen. Ed.6
 Arts/ Humanities - Gen. Ed.6
 Physical Education - 100 level or above1
SO100Student Success Seminar1
Required Business Courses (18) 
AC177Accounting I3
AC178Accounting II3
AC257Managerial Accounting3
CO176Computer Concepts & Applications3
EC276Principles of Macroeconomics3
EC277Principles of Microeconomics3
Business Electives (13/45) 
AC101Accounting Fundamentals3
AG106Principles of Ag Economics3
AG109Farm & Records Management3
BU175Personal Finance3
BU178Introduction to Business3
BU212Business Communications3
BU217The Legal Environment of Business3
BU221Human Resource Management3
BU222Customer Service 3
BU237Principles of Management3
BU241Management of Small Business3
BU245Principles of Selling3
MA205Elements of Statistics3
MA210Calculus: Business & Liberal Arts3
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62


  • Zero-level courses do not count toward graduation but are included in tuition costs.
  • Intermediate Algebra counts toward graduation but students taking College Algebra also will incur additional tuition costs. Students transferring to a 4-year university are encouraged to complete College Algebra at CCC.
  • Students pursuing an AS degree should take the 5-credit hour science option. Students earning an AA can take the 4-credit hour option.
  • It is recommended that students meet with an advisor to determine course placement and sequence.

Colby Community College has articulation agreements with the following 4-year schools:

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