Business Concentration

Cara Rex, MACC, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8323
Office: 239 Keese Hall

The Business concentration is for the student who intends to transfer to a four-year public university in Ohio for further study in areas including the following: Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing, Human Resources, Supply Chain and others.  

Further information on the Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathway in Business is available at:

The Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathway designation guarantees the transfer and applicability of credits but does not guarantee admission to a program. Some bachelor-degree granting business programs may be competitive, and students should check with individual institutions for their program admission requirements.

Business Concentration

Associate of Science Degree

Structured Course Sequence (4 Semester Plan)

First Year
First SemesterHours
ACC 1010Corporate Accounting Principles 4
COM 1110 English Composition 3
ECN 1410Macro Economics 3
MGT 1010 Principles of Management 3
SDE 1010 First Year Experience 1
 Term Hours14
Second Semester
ACC 1020 Managerial Accounting Principles 4
COM 1160Business Communications 3
ECN 1430Micro Economics 3
MTH 1260Statistics 3
HST 1011
   or HST 1012
   or HST 1333
   or HST 1334
   or HST 2510
   or HST 2521
   or LIT 2241
   or LIT 2242
   or LIT 2301
   or LIT 2310
Western Civilization I
   or Western Civilization II
   or World Civilization I
   or World Civilization II
   or History of Latin America
   or Women in World History
   or World Literature I
   or World Literature II
   or British Literature I
   or Literature and the Holocaust
 Term Hours16
Second Year
First Semester
COM 2110
   or COM 2213
Public Speaking
   or Verbal Judo
MKT 1010 Principles of Marketing 3
MTH 1370College Algebra 4
Any TAG/OTM approved Science course with lab  4
Any TAG/OTM approved Social and Behavorial science course (except economics)  3
 Term Hours17
Second Semester
BIO 2820   Associate of Science Capstone 1
BUS 2100Business Law 3
MTH 1611
   or MTH 1711
Business Calculus
   or Calculus I
Any TAG/OTM approved Science course  3-4
Any TAG/OTM approved Arts & Humanities course  3
 Term Hours15-16
 Total Hours 62-63

Pick Any Course Elective Not Used to Meet Another Requirement Listed on this Plan of Study

Course Electives

Social and Behavioral Sciences Electives

ANT 2411Cultural Anthropology (TAG)3
ECN 1410Macro Economics (TAG)3
ECN 1430Micro Economics (TAG)3
HST 2510History of Latin America (OTM)3
POL 1010Introduction to Political Science (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 1010 General Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 1730Abnormal Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2150Lifespan Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2200Social Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
PSY 2301Educational Psychology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1010 Sociology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1200Death and Dying (OTM)3
SOC 1210Family Sociology (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 1320American Cultural Diversity (OTM/TAG)3
SOC 2211World Religions: History, Belief, and Practice (OTM)3
SOC 2300Social Problems (OTM/TAG)3

Arts and Humanities Electives

COM 1801Creative Writing: Fiction3
COM 2110Public Speaking (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1011Western Civilization I (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1012Western Civilization II (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1610 American History to 1877 (OTM/TAG)3
HST 1620American History Since 1877 (OTM/TAG)3
HST 2300Technology and Civilization3
HST 2521Women in World History (OTM)3
LIT 2210Introduction to Literature (OTM)3
LIT 2215Native American Literature (OTM)3
LIT 2227Literature of Graphic Novels (OTM)3
LIT 2250The American Short Story (OTM)3
LIT 2260Fantasy Literature (OTM/TAG)3
LIT 2301British Literature I (OTM)3
LIT 2310Literature and the Holocaust (OTM)3
LIT 2450Themes in Literature and Film (OTM)3
MUS 1010Music Appreciation I (OTM)3
PHL 1011Introduction to Philosophy3
THR 1010Introduction to Theatre (OTM)3

Science Electives

BIO 1090Concepts in Biology (OTM)4
BIO 1110Anatomy and Physiology I (OTM)4
BIO 1120Anatomy and Physiology II (OTM)4
BIO 1400Microbiology (OTM)4
BIO 2121Introduction to Human Genetics (OTM)4
CHM 1110Introductory General Chemistry (OTM)4
CHM 1120Introductory Organic and Biochemistry (OTM)4
GLG 1000Physical Geology (TAG)4
GLG 1004Historical Geology (TAG)4
PHY 1120Physics I (OTM/TAG)4
PHY 1130Physics II (OTM/TAG)4
BIO 1000Basic Human Structure and Function3

Portfolio Course

Capstone Course