Business Administration - Associate in Applied Science Degree
If the world of business is your kind of challenge, HGTC's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Business Administration degree will prepare you for a career as a prospective member of management in a wide variety of industries. With extensive training in all facets of organizational behavior, management, marketing, and accounting/finance, AAS Business Administration graduates are qualified for most entry-level positions in business, such as assistant manager, sales representative, marketing analyst, etc.
The Business Administration degree program offers pathway options which prepares you for employment in business administration, esthetics, hospitality, management, marketing, massage therapy and sports tourism and recreation management. Each of the specific pathway options offer a variety of specialty classes related directly to the pathway that will help prepare you for a career within its related industry.
Students in the AAS Business Administration program are required to participate in supervised cooperative work experience internship to provide them a hands-on job experience in their field of study.
The AAS Business Administration degree can be completed via face-to-face, hybrid (50% face-to-face/50% online), and 100% online options. To offer the highest degree of flexibility to our students, the AAS Business Administration degree is available 100% online from the comfort of your own home.
For more information, contact:
Theresa Strong - (843) 349-7559
Business Administration graduates find that they are highly-sought employees, with skills that qualify them to be manager trainees, junior accountants, or sales representatives. Employment opportunities can be found in the following fields:
- Public relations
- Education, legal and medical offices
- Construction companies
- Investment firms
- Real estate companies
- Government agencies
For more information about careers, visit O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Career Services for more employment, career, and professional development resources.
- Brittain Resorts
- Carolina Opry
- City of Myrtle Beach
- Horry County Government
- Santee Cooper
- Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
- Margaritaville Restaurant
- Tanger Outlets
Business Administration Pathways
|General Education Core||Course Title
||Semester Credit Hours|
|ENG 155||Communications I**||3|
|ENG 160||Technical Communications**||3|
|MAT 101||Beginning Algebra**||3|
|ECO 210 Macroeconomics or
ECO 211 Microeconomics
|Business Administration Required Core|
|ACC 101||Accounting Principles I||3|
|ACC 102||Accounting Principles II||3|
|BUS 101||Introduction to Business||3|
|BUS 121||Business Law I||3|
|MGT 101||Principles of Management||3|
|BUS 270||SCWE in Business "Internship"||3|
|Additional Business Administration Courses|
|Select 27 credit hours from the following list of courses.
Students wishing to take Esthetics or Massage Therapy should see those specific pathways for course requirements.
|Business Administration||Hospitality||Management||Marketing||Sports Tourism|
|ACC 124||HOS 140||MGT 120||MKT 110||SPT 101|
|BAF 101||HOS 150||MGT 150||MKT 111||SPT 105|
|BAF 260||HOS 161||MGT 201||MKT 120||SPT 107|
|BUS 210||HOS 164||MGT 240||MKT 135||SPT 108|
|BUS 220||HOS 255||MKT 240|
|TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||63|
*Humanities: Choose from ART 101, HIS 101, HIS 201, MUS 105, PHI 101, or REL 103.
**For transfer to senior institutions, students should select the following transfer courses: ENG 101, ENG 102 and SPC 205 for ENG 155 and ENG 160; MAT 110 or 120 for MAT 101 and, HIS 201 for Humanities to satisfy Reach Act requirement.