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Business Administration

Business Administration - Associate in Applied Science Degree

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If the world of business is your kind of challenge, HGTC's Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration degree program will prepare you for a career as a prospective member of management in a wide variety of industries. With extensive training in all phases of organization, management, and business procedures, Business Administration graduates are qualified for most entry-level positions in business, such as manager-trainee, junior accountant, or sales representative.

The Business Administration degree program offers specialty options which prepares you for employment in either hospitality or marketing. A specialty of hospitality management prepares you for entry-level employment in the hospitality industry. A specialty in marketing gives you the knowledge, skills, and ability to qualify for entry-level marketing positions within the business industry.

Students in Business Administration program are required to participate in supervised cooperative work experience internship to provide them a working knowledge in their field of study. In addition to the traditional classroom delivery of instruction, the HGTC Business department is a leader in the offering of online courses.

For more information, contact:
Theresa Strong - (843) 349-7559

Career Outlook

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
  • Banking
  • Education, legal, and medical offices
  • Construction companies
  • Investment firms
  • Retailers
  • 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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development resources.

Employers of HGTC Alumni Include:

  • Brittain Resorts
  • Carolina Opry
  • City of Myrtle Beach
  • Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority
  • Horry County Government
  • HTC
  • Margaritaville Restaurant
  • Santee Cooper
  • Tanger Outlets

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Curriculum Sequence

General Education Core  
ENG 155 Communications I** 3
ENG 160 Technical Communications** 3
MAT 101 Beginning Algebra** 3
  Humanities* 3
ECO 210 Macroeconomics or ECO 211 Microeconomics 3
  TOTAL 15
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
MKT 101 Marketing 3
BUS 270 SCWE in Business 3
  TOTAL 21
Additional Business Administration Courses
Select from the following courses
ACC 124 Individual Tax Procedures 3
BAF 101 Personal Finance 3
BAF 260 Financial Management 3
BUS 210 Intro to E-Commerce in Business 3
BUS 220 Business Ethics 3
BUS 240 Business Statistics 3
HOS 140  The Hospitality Industry 3
HOS 150 Hotel Management 3
HOS 161 Event Management 3
HOS 164 Travel & Tourism 3
HOS 255 Food Service Management 3
MGT 150 Fundamentals of Supervision 3
MGT 201 Human Resources Management 3
MKT 110 Retailing 3
MKT 111 Media Relations 3
MKT 120 Sales Principles 3
MKT 135 Customer Service Techniques 3
MKT 240 Advertising 3
  TOTAL 27
Specialization  
Students interested in Business Administration should talk with their advisor; it is recommended students take the following elective courses:
ACC 124 BAF 101 BAF 260
BUS 240 MKT 110 MKT 135
MGT 201    
     
Students interested in Hospitality should talk with their advisor; it is recommended students take the following elective courses:
HOS 140 HOS 150 HOS 161
HOS 164 HOS 255 MKT 135
     
Students interested in Marketing should talk with their advisor; it is recommended students take the following elective courses:
BAF 101 BUS 210 BUS 220
MKT 111 MKT 135 MKT 240
MGT 201    
 

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

63

*Humanities: Choose from ART 101, HIS 101, 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.

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