Program Summary

This degree is designed for the student planning to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate degree program and complete the requirements to teach at the secondary level. Students completing this course of study earn an Associate of Science degree.

Degree Offered:

Associate of Science in Business Education

Classes Addressing Student Outcomes

AC101 Accounting Fundamentals
AC177 Accounting I
AC178 Accounting II
AC257 Managerial Accounting
BU178 Introduction to Business
BU212 Business Communications
BU217 The Legal Environment of Business
BU237 Principles of Management
CO176 Computer Concepts & Applications
EC276 Principles of Macroeconomics
EC277 Principles of Microeconomics

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 (13/48) 
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
ED177Foundations of Modern Education3
MA205Elements of Statistics3
MA210Calculus: Business & Liberal Arts3
Min. Credit Hours to Graduate: 62


Statement from the Colby Community College Academic Council 

  • 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.