Business Administration

The Business Administration area of study is for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution to pursue a bachelor´s degree in business-oriented fields such as general management, marketing, advertising, finance and production management. Students have obtained successful business careers with firms such as Caterpillar Inc., General Electric, Proctor and Gamble, and IBM. Illinois Central College has special articulation agreements with many four-year institutions insuring transfer of course work. PLEASE CONTACT AN ACADEMIC ADVISOR REGARDING THESE AGREEMENTS. Specialty courses in the student´s major are usually taken at the transfer institution during the junior and senior years.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110 COMPOSITION I  3
ENGL 111 COMPOSITION II   3
COMM 110 INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY  3
ECON 110 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS  3
ECON 111 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS  3
SOCIAL SCIENCE * 3
MATH 135 CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES  4
LIFE SCIENCE * 4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE * 4
FINE ARTS * 3
HUMANITIES * 3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS * 3 to 4

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 120 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING  4
ACCTG 121 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING  4
BUS 110
or
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 
or
3
BUS 111 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS  3
BUS 203 BUSINESS STATISTICS  4
BUS 215 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS  3
CMPSC 120 BUSINESS COMPUTER SYSTEMS  3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.

This degree program is offered online.  Please contact the Virtual Campus Office for more information.  (309) 694-8888 or www.icc.edu/VirtualCampus.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ACCTG 120; BUS 110 or BUS 111; ENGL 110; MATH 135
Spring Semester 1ACCTG 121; CMPSC 120; ENGL 111; Social Science; Fine Arts
Fall Semester 2BUS 215; ECON 110; Humanities/Fine Arts; Physical Science
Spring Semester 2BUS 203; COMM 110; ECON 111; Life Science; Humanities

Program Contact Information

Business, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training