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Business A.A.

Revised: Effective Semester —Summer 2006

This curriculum is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year college and major in general business or a more specialized field of business such as finance, accounting, international business, marketing, or management. It also provides a solid foundation for students planning to major in economics or pre-law. Completion of all requirements for this curriculum will lead to the award of the A.A. degree in business.

Sophomore-level business students may be eligible for the Macklin Business Institute Scholars Program, a competitive honors program which includes seminars, special honors courses, mentoring, the possibility of an internship, and a scholarship. Students potentially interested in this program should not take EC201, EC202, BA210, or AC202 until their sophomore year. For more information on this program see this catalog, the Montgomery College Web site, or a counselor.


Course Descriptions 


International Business

Business A.A.


Students intending to transfer who wish to have an emphasis in international business, which combines foreign studies with business, should follow the business A.A. curriculum but take two semesters of a single foreign language (as humanities distribution electives) and consider PS 203 as a behavioral and social sciences elective. Students should consult an adviser regarding requirements at transfer institutions.

Program Outcomes for the International Business A.A. Degree

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Be competitive in transferring to a four-year business school and/or acquire those skills necessary for success in business.
  • Recognize, apply, analyze, summarize, interpret, and evaluate information for business problems and situations.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills so necessary in a business environment.
  • Incorporate appropriate interpersonal relationship and ethical decision-making skills.
  • Combine knowledge from foreign studies to enhance business decision outcomes.


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