Business Administration

Degree Type: 

Associate of Science Degree
Business Administration

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 


  • Transfer
    Transfer Degree

The Associate of Science degree in Business Administration at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree. The degree program includes liberal arts courses to meet the needs of businesses that desire employees who are educated in business and also have a global perspective. PVCC has guaranteed transfer agreements with top colleges and universities that guarantee admission to PVCC graduates who meet specific academic transfer criteria. 

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

  • Administrative Manager
  • Budget Analyst
  • Business Manager
  • Medical Records (HIMS) staff
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Job Analysis Specialist
  • Management Analyst
  • Public Relations Specialist

Required Courses: 

Linked classes are classes that are currently available in the class search.
SDV 101 First Year Success
Transfer-Level Mathematics
Transfer-Level Mathematics
ECO 201 Macroeconomics / 3 Credit Hours
ECO 202 Microeconomics / 3 Credit Hours
Science with Laboratory Electives
Humanities Electives
Social Science Electives
Transfer Electives

Additional Program Information: 

Graduation Requirement

Students entering all transfer degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. Approved Writing Intensive Courses are specified with a "WI" section designation.


  • Mathematics:  Check with the intended transfer college or university to ensure that the appropriate math courses and sequencing are selected.
  • List of courses that fulfill the requirement for Social Science, Humanities,  and Science w/Laboratory Electives can be found on the back of this sheet.
  • To meet the Humanities Elective for this program, no more than one introductory foreign language course (101 or 102 level) may be used.  

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