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2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Business Administration (BS)


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Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. The Bachelor of Science degree program in Business Administration (BSBA) is a unique, dynamic 21st century business program incorporating practical education, Western Colorado workplace training and sustainability of business. To learn more, see our Mission, Vision and Values.  

The following information is for new BSBA degree candidate students coming to CMC for the first time:

  • Colorado students with an Associate of Arts, Business emphasis in hand will be fully considered for admission into the BSBA program per the statewide articulation agreement as detailed here: Associate of Arts, Business ;
  • Colorado students with completed courses in any discipline which meet the State Guaranteed Transfer Course designation (courses with a ◆ symbol), and earned a C- or better will receive transfer credits but may need to complete additional associates degree level coursework as detailed in the BSBA Program Guide;
  • Out-of-state students with completed associates degree level coursework will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis;
  • All students with completed junior or senior level business coursework may have individual business courses transfer and count toward the graduation requirements for CMC’s BSBA degree, evaluated on a course-by-course basis.

All BSBA degree candidates should review the BSBA degree requirements in the BSBA Advising Guide . CMC’s BSBA program also offers Minors in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Sustainable Business. Please contact a campus counselor or academic advisor at the preferred campus for more information.

The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program is available at all Colorado Mountain College locations. However, not all courses are offered in a live mode at all campuses. This program is not fully available through online learning. Please contact a college counselor or advisor at the preferred campus for more information.

Learn more about the BS Business Administration Program

General Education Requirements (40 credits)


Communication


Complete the following 3 courses (9 credits):

Mathematics


Select 2 courses (8 credits) from the following:

Arts & Humanities


Select 2 courses (6 credits) from content areas:

GT-AH1: Arts and Expression  
GT-AH2: Literature and Humanities  
GT-AH3: Ways of Thinking  
GT-AH4: World Languages  
 

History


Select 1 course (3 credits) from content area GT-HI1: History  
 

Social & Behavioral Sciences


Complete the following 2 courses (6 credits):

Natural & Physical Sciences


Select 2 courses (8 credits) from content areas:

GT-SC1: Science Courses with Required Laboratory  
GT-SC2: Science Courses without Required Laboratory  

 

Upper-division Business Electives (18 credits) or Minor


Students may declare a minor as part of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and complete the coursework requirements for one of the minors shown below.  For minors in Finance, Management, Marketing and Sustainable Business, coursework successfully completed will count toward the 18 credits of upper-division business electives required to complete the BSBA degree. For the minor in Accounting (27 credits), course work successfully completed will count towards both the 18 credits of upper-division business electives and 9 credits of “Other Open Electives” required to complete the BSBA degree.

Students who do not wish to pursue a minor may complete 18 credits from among the courses listed within the minors below, as well as courses listed under Additional Elective Options, below.

Accounting Minor (27 credits)


Students who intend to qualify to take the CPA exam in Colorado as either (1) a BSBA degree-seeking student or (2) as a bachelor-degree (or higher) holding student returning to college, who register for any ACC course should only choose among courses offered in this minor.

Accounting Minor Electives (12 Credits)


Select 12 credits from the following:

Finance Minor (15 credits)


Management Minor (15 credits)


Marketing Minor (15 credits)


Sustainable Business Minor (15 credits)


Other Open Electives (11 credits with Minor, 8 credits without Minor)


  •     Advised Electives  8.0-11.0 credits

PLEASE NOTE: Students are encouraged to take other courses which may lead to employment in a business-related field. Electives may include any course numbered 1000-4999 from guaranteed transfer, general transfer, or career & technical education program courses. PED courses numbered 1000-2049 or PED 2075 , are not allowed. It is highly recommended that students seek academic advising to support their degree planning.

Total Credits Earned


General Education Requirements (40 credits)
Lower-division Business Requirements (20 credits)
Upper-division Business Requirements (34 credits)
Upper-division Business Electives (18 credits) or Minor (15 credits)
Other Open Electives (8 credits) or (11 credits with Minor)
Total Credits Earned (minimum 120 credits)

 

Note:


State Guaranteed Transfer Course

Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via technology-enabled learning (video-conferencing, hybrid, or online).

 

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