Associate of Science Degree
Articulated with Southern Oregon University and Oregon State University
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The Business Administration degree prepares students by creating a foundation of knowledge and skills in business administration.
The Business Administration degree is designed to train students for a career that includes the business functions of accounting, management, motivating and managing employees, communication, marketing, and leadership. After completion, students can transfer as juniors to SOU or OSU to obtain a bachelor’s degree.
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Program Acceptance Requirements
Students are required to take the college placement test to determine skill level and readiness indicated by test scores. As part of the program, students must begin with the courses within their skill level as determined by the placement scores. In addition, students may also be required to enroll in classes that would increase their employability and success.
Coursework from accredited colleges and universities will be accepted in accordance with college policies and the Business Technology Department Chair's approval. In order to ensure coursework is current, program courses over 10 years old must be reviewed and approved by the appropriate department chair before being accepted towards course requirements.
Program Graduation Requirements
Students must complete a minimum of 90 term credits of lower division collegiate courses with a minimum grade of C or better.
Students who have graduated from high school or completed a high school equivalency program in 1997 or later must meet the second language requirement for admission to a four-year Oregon state college or university (see pg. 47): 1) Two years of the same high school-level second language, or 2) two terms of a college-level second language with a grade of C or better (may be first-year second language which can be used as elective credits).
Students are encouraged to view the articulation agreement and work closely with their UCC adviser in order to ensure they are taking the proper courses for the Business Administration Associates of Science—Articulated with the Business Program at Southern Oregon University option.
It is recommended that students wait until the second year of their program at UCC to take the Principles of Accounting and Principles of Economics series. A business adviser should approve any deviation from this recommendation.
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Other Business Certificates & Degrees at UCC
- Agricultural Business Management: Associate of Science Degree - articulated with OSU
- Business Administration: Associate of Science Degree - articulated with SOU
- Business Management: Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Entrepreneurship: Pathways Certificate
- Financial Services: Pathways Certificate
- Marketing: Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Supervision: One-year Certificate
- WAFC Retail Management Certificate
High School Students
Get a head start by becoming a dual credit student. Dual credit students attend UCC and high school at the same time! You can complete high school requirements, work on college prerequisites and earn credits towards a degree or certificate all at the same time.
First Generation College Students
Will you be the first in your family to go to college? Take advantage of the Transfer Opportunity Program (TOP). It's FREE. The TOP program provides the extra help you will need to be successful at UCC so you can transfer smoothly to university studies.
Residents of WA, ID, NV, and CA
If you are from Washington, Idaho, Nevada, or California, you pay Oregon resident tuition rates. That's a big discount! You might also be interested in what life is like around UCC. Find out.
Money for College
Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be more successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.
- Pell Grants part of FAFSA (for undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need.)
- Federal Work Study part of FAFSA (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
- Scholarships, OSAC, FAFSA, and more (Sources of money for college.)
- UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)
At UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:
• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• In-person, online, and hybrid classes
Prospective students should contact an Enrollment Advisor to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Toni Clough - Contact
Associate Professor, Department Chair of Business