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Associate in Business


The Associate in Business is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in business.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 33-35 of the 2012-13 Centralia College catalog.

Recommended course schedule

Fall Quarter, First Year   

ECON& 202 Macroeconomics (SS) 5
ENGL& 101 Composition I (C) 5
  Humanities Distribution(H) ** 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, First Year

ECON& 201 Microeconomics (SS) 5
ENGL& 102 English Composition II (C) 5
  Social Science Distribution (SS) *** 5
  Total Credits 15

Spring Quarter, First Year

MATH& 146 Introduction to Stats (M) 5
SPEE 110 Principles of Speech Communication (H) 5
HR 110 Human Relations-Workplace 5
  Health & Fitness Distribution (HF) 3
  Total Credits 18

Fall Quarter, Second Year

ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I 5
BUS& 201 Business Law 5
  Social Science Distribution (SS) ** 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, Second Year

ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II 5
MATH& 151 Calculus I (M) * 5
  Science Distribution (S) *** 5
  Total Credits 15

Spring Quarter, Second Year

ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III 5
MATH& 152 Calculus II (M) * 5
  Humanities Distribution (H) *** 5
  Total Credits 15

It is strongly recommended that students confer with an advisor at their baccalaureate institution regarding the specific course choices in each area where options are listed: Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and electives.

* Five of the 10 Quantitative (M) credits required may include the prerequisite for Calculus (MATH& 141 and/or MATH& 142) and can be substituted for MATH& 152.

** Students are required to complete 3-5 credits in a Diversity course (D). A list of courses that satisfy the Diversity Requirement can be found in the college catalog.

*** At least 10 credits in physical, biological and/or Earth sciences including at least one lab course.

(Updated 2013)