Business is more competitive than ever before. People running businesses will be judged by how well they manage change, stay ahead of trends and learn the latest theories. JCCC’s business administration career program can train you in the many skills required to manage a variety of businesses.

Focusing on the development of decision-making, organizational and supervisory skills, the program offers professional courses in management, marketing, economics, accounting, finance, communications, business law and data processing. These are combined with a core of general education courses to ensure that students receive a well-rounded curriculum.

Graduates have opportunities in entry-level management and supervisory positions in a variety of businesses. Johnson County’s continued growth as the business center for the area means enhanced job opportunities.

(Major Code 2430; CIP Code 52.0201) 

Business Administration Program web page

Associate of Applied Science Degree

First Semester

CIS/CS/CPCA/CDTP Electives (not including CPCA 105 or CPCA 106)4
Note: CPCA 121 is recommended
BUS 121Introduction to Business3
BUS 225Human Relations3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
MATH 120Business Mathematics* (or higher)3
Total Hours16

Second Semester

ACCT 121Accounting I3
BUS 141Principles of Management3
or BUS 145 Small Business Management
ECON 230Principles of Macroeconomics3
Communication Elective ^3
Note: COMS 120, COMS 121, COMS 125, COMS 180 or ENGL 123 is recommended
Humanities Elective ^3
Total Hours15

See all AAS general education electives

Third Semester

Business Electives3
Note: Business electives are any courses with the ACCT, BUS, ECON, ENTR or MKT prefix; OR BOT 130 Business and Office Practices.
ACCT 122Accounting II*3
BLAW 261Business Law I*3
ECON 231Principles of Microeconomics3
MKT 230Marketing3
PHIL 140Business Ethics3
Total Hours18

Fourth Semester

ACCT 222Managerial Accounting*3
BUS 123Personal Finance3
or BUS 215 Savings and Investments
BUS 243Human Resource Management3
or BUS 235 Introduction to International Business
BLAW 263Business Law II*3
EVRN 130Environmental Science3
or EVRN 134 Principles of Sustainability
Total Hours15
Total Program Hours: 64