Business Administration - Associate in Applied Science Degree
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
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 Horry-Georgetown Technical College's Office of Career Services 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
- Margaritaville Restaurant
- Santee Cooper
- Tanger Outlets
|General Education Core|
|ENG 155||Communications I**||3|
|ENG 160||Technical Communications**||3|
|MAT 101||Beginning Algebra**||3|
|ECO 210 Macroeconomics or ECO 211 Microeconomics||3|
|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 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 120||Small Business Management||3|
|MGT 150||Fundamentals of Supervision||3|
|MGT 201||Human Resources Management||3|
|MGT 240||Management Decision Making||3|
|MKT 111||Media Relations||3|
|MKT 120||Sales Principles||3|
|MKT 135||Customer Service Techniques||3|
|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|
|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|
|Students interested in Esthetics should talk with their advisor; it is recommended students take the following elective courses***;|
|COS 151||COS 152||COS 156|
|COS 157||COS 158||COS 164|
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS
*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.
***Esthetics Certificate: Students will also have to complete COS 221 (Facial Practice, 2 credits) in order to fulfill the graduate completion requirements for the certificate in Esthetics.
HGTC Transfer Agreements!
- Transfer to a senior institution to earn your Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.