Business Administration, Associate in Arts

Florissant Valley, Forest Park, Meramec and Wildwood

The Associate in Arts in Business Administration degree program meets the general education requirements (42 MOTR Credits), and, offers a seamless transfer into business programs at four-year colleges and universities.  This program provides students the opportunity to complete the first two years of study toward a bachelor’s degree in business or a business related field. 

Cost of Attendance.  For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES

Program Career and Salary Information.  Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest. 

The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Interested in this program? Start the enrollment process by visiting the Apply to STLCC page.   

At the completion of the program, students are expected to:

  1. explore and integrate ideas and concepts from diverse fields of academic study to further academic, personal, and professional inquiry. \\n
  2. use quantitative and qualitative skills to define problems, and communication skills to propose solutions.
  3. identify and apply contributions from a range of academic disciplines to conceptualize and explain enduring and contemporary business issues.
  4. analyze the ethical implications of choices that reflect diversity of cultural, religious, economic, or historic perspectives or experiences.
  5. explain how the primary functions of business interact to achieve organizational goals.
  6. analyze and apply internal and external sources of data to propose solutions for strategic decision making.

Program of Study 

General Education
Written Communications6
Oral Communications3
ECO 151Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3
ECO 152Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)3
XXX xxxSocial & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3
Select one of the following math courses:4
Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)
Survey of Calculus (or higher)
XXX xxxHumanities and Fine Arts Electives 19
XXX xxxLife & Physical Sciences Electives (one lab course required) 27
CORE 42 Elective4
Choose from the following:
MTH 186 or higher is strongly recommended (excluding any math course taken to meet program requirements); or,
Course(s) designated with a MOTR number
Program Requirements
ACC 110Financial Accounting I4
ACC 114Managerial Accounting3
BUS 104Introduction to Business Administration3
BUS 201Elementary Statistics (Recommended)3-4
or MTH 180 Introductory Statistics (MOTR MATH 110)
Electives
Select 2 of the following:6
Business Law 3
Legal Environment of Business
Fundamentals of Finance 3
International Business 3
Computer Literacy 3
Business Organization and Management 3
Principles of Marketing 3
Total Credit Hours61-62

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Students who have completed dual credit courses must complete this examination. Students who participated in Early College or other dual enrollment programs, transfer students, and previously enrolled students are exempt from this requirement.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Fall 2020, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3 Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079.
COM 101 Oral Communication I (MOTR COMM 100)
or Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in ENG 070.
MTH 160
or MTH 186 (or higher)
Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)
or
4MTH 140 with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test, and Reading Proficiency.The following courses do not satisfy the math requirement for this degree: MTH 161, MTH 166, MTH 170, MTH 180, MTH 185
Social & Behavioral Sciences: Civics Requirement3  
BUS 104 Introduction to Business Administration3Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours16
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 102 College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)3ENG 101 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency.
ECO 151 Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)3MTH 050 with a minimum grade of "C", or higher level math course or placement in higher level math course, and Reading Proficiency.
Life & Physical Science course with MOTR designation3 One science course must include a lab
ACC 110 Financial Accounting I4ACC 100 or one year of high school accounting or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
Humanities & Fine Arts elective with MOTR designation3  
Credit Hours16
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ECO 152 Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)3MTH 050 with a minimum grade of "C", or higher level math course or placement in higher level math course, and Reading proficiency.
Humanities & Fine Arts elective with MOTR designation3  
ACC 114 Managerial Accounting3ACC 110 with grade of "C" or better or departmental approval and Reading Proficiency.
BUS 201 Elementary Statistics
or Introductory Statistics (MOTR MATH 110)
3-4MTH 160 or MTH 160A or MTH 160B or MTH 160C and Reading Proficiency.
Life & Physical Science course with MOTR designation4 One science course must include a lab
Credit Hours16-17
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Humanities & Fine Arts elective with MOTR designation3  
MTH 186
or Any course with MOTR designation
Survey of Calculus (or higher)
or
4 MTH 160, MTH 160A, MTH 160B or MTH 160C with grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency. All prerequisite courses must have been completed within the last 3 years.Excluding MTH 161, MTH 166, MTH 170, MTH 180, MTH 185
Approved Business Elective3 Choose from: BLW 101 OR BLW 201, FIN 201, IB 100, IS 116, MGT 204, MKT 203
Approved Business Elective3 Choose from: BLW 101 OR BLW 201, FIN 201, IB 100, IS 116, MGT 204, MKT 203
Credit Hours13
Total Credit Hours61-62