• Business University Parallel Program (004.2)
    Associate of Science

    Allegheny, Boyce, North, South

    Also see other Business programs at CCAC.

    This University Parallel program provides the freshman and sophomore foundations of a baccalaureate business degree. Students should select specialized courses with their major field of concentration as identified by their transfer college or university.

    Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

    1. Demonstrate business concepts in the areas of marketing, management, finance, accounting and the external business environments.
    2. Explain major concepts and elements of the global environment. 
    3. Solve business problems through analysis and critical thinking.
    4. Demonstrate competency in oral and written communications such as standard business communications, memos, programs and reports. 
    5. Discriminate between valid and invalid sources of information as a means of reporting on current trends in business.

    Graduates may earn a bachelor’s degree and prepare for graduate training in many business fields.

     

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    Degree Requirements

    First Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ACC-104Financial Accounting4
    ENG-101English Composition 13
    -Computer Information Technology Elective3–4
     Major Field Elective for Non-TAOC participating institutions students
    Major Field Electives: Non-TAOC participating institutions students must complete a minimum of 18 credit or six courses in the area of the bachelor's degree or related field of knowledge. Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer counselor.
    3
     Major Field Elective for TAOC participating institutions students
    Students select Science Elective with a Lab
    3–4
     Mathematics Elective for students transferring to a TAOC participating-institution:
    MAT-161 or MAT-165 and MAT-201 or MAT-220.
    3–4
     Mathematics electives for students who are not intending to transfer to a TAOC participating-institution
    MAT-120 or Departmental approved mathematics course and MAT-108 or MAT-165 or MAT-220.
    3 or 4
    Total Credits: 16–18
    Mat-195, Business Mathematics will not satisfy the mathematics requirements in Business (004.2).

    Second Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ACC-203Managerial Accounting4
    ECO-102Principles of Macroeconomics3
    ENG-102English Composition 23
    -Social Science Elective3
     Major Field Elective
    See Major Field Elective details above.
    3–4
    Total Credits: 16-17

    Third Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    ECO-103Principles of Microeconomics3
    SPH-101Oral Communication3
    -Social Sciences Electives-
     Major Field Elective
    Select two (2) Major Field Electives. See Major Field Elective details above.
    6–8
    Total Credits: 15-17

    Fourth Semester

    Course #Course NameCredits
    -Humanities Elective3
    -Science Elective3–4
     Major Field Elective
    Major Field Electives: Depending on type of transfer, select one (1) or (2) courses. See Major Field Electives details above.
    3–6
     Mathematics Elective
    See Mathematics Electives details above.
    3–4
    Total Credits: 13–17

    It is recommended for students who are unsure where they are transferring to take a four credit lab science class.

    Major Field Electives: Non-TAOC participating institutions students must complete a minimum of 18 credit or six courses in the area of the bachelor's degree or related field of knowledge. Electives should be selected in consultation with a transfer counselor.

    Students transferring to a TAOC participating-institution must complete the following courses as Major Field Electives. (16 total credits)

    BUS-103 Principles of Management 3
    BUS-104 Principles of Marketing 3
    BUS-251 Business Law 1 3
    Humanities elective 3
    Science elective with a lab 4

    Required Mathematics electives for students transferring to a TAOC participating-institution: (7–8 total credits)

    MAT-165 Probability & Statistics or 4
    MAT-161 Elementary Statistics 3

    MAT-201 Calculus 1 or 4
    MAT-220 Business Calculus 4

    Required Mathematics electives for students who are not intending to transfer to a TAOC participating-institution: (7 total credits)

    MAT-120 Analytical Methods or 3 Departmental approved mathematics course.
    MAT-108 Intermediate Algebra or 4
    MAT-165 Probability & Statistics or 4
    MAT-220 Business Calculus 4

    MAT-195, Business Mathematics will not satisfy the mathematics requirements in Business (004.2).

    Minimum Credits to Graduate: 60–69
  • PA Trac Programs

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    CCAC is part of the Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (PA TRAC) and its efforts to align specific community college courses and programs with the PASSHE (Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education) and a few private institutions to ensure the smooth progression from CCAC to those institutions.

    A list of CCAC courses that are approved for the PA track framework is found at the end of the Course Description section of the catalog.

    The Transfer Services section includes details about earning a bachelor degree. Specific articulation agreement details can be found on the CCAC articulation page.