Business Administration

Business Administration

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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. 

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Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 


Required Courses: 

SDV 101 First Year Success
ENG 111 College Composition I  - 3 Credit Hours
ENG 112 College Composition II  - 3 Credit Hours
ITE 120 Principles of Information Systems  - 3 Credit Hours
Transfer-Level Mathematics
Transfer-Level Mathematics
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I  - 3 Credit Hours
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II  - 3 Credit Hours
ACC 213 Prin. of Accounting Laboratory I  - 1 Credit Hours
ACC 214 Prin. of Accounting Laboratory II  - 1 Credit Hours
ECO 201 Macroeconomics  - 3 Credit Hours
ECO 202 Microeconomics  - 3 Credit Hours
BUS 100 Introduction to Business  - 3 Credit Hours
Science with Laboratory Electives
Humanities Electives
Social Science Electives
Transfer Electives

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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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Required Skills & Employment Outlook

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