2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Graduation Map: Business - Insurance Option, AAS


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The Associate of Applied Science in Business is a two-year degree designed to prepare students for entry-level to supervisory positions within business, governmental relations, and other industries. The Insurance option is designed to provide students with foundational skills in insurance and risk management. This program teaches critical thinking, communication and teamwork skills in addition to being introduced to tops within the insurance industry. Those topics include risk management, personal and commercial property, life, health and liability. In addition to the course work students will complete an internship their last semester within the local insurance industry as well as complete the CISR industry certification exam.

ACTS Course Numbers

The Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) contains information about the transferability of courses within Arkansas public colleges and universities. Students are guaranteed the transfer of applicable credits and equitable treatment in the application of credits for admissions and degree requirements. Go to https://adhe.edu/students-parents/transfer-info-for-students for more information.

Degree Requirements

-  This degree requires successful completion of 60 credit hours.

-  A minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average required for graduation.

-  Satisfaction of all financial obligations due to the college is required for graduation.

- Please note: additional prerequisite courses may be required if minimum placement test scores are not met. 

Semester One


Recommended Sequence

Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BUS 1153 Keyboarding I OR BUS 1253  Keyboarding II 3    
  BUS 1403  Microcomputer Applications 3    
  BUS 1543  Principles of Insurance I 3    
  BUS 1603  Introduction to Business 3    
  ENGL 1311  English Composition I 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Two


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ACCT 2310  Principles of Accounting I 3    
  BUS 1843  Principles of Insurance II 3    
  BUS 1913  Spreadsheet Applications with EXCEL 3    
  BUS 2243  Business Communication 3    
  MATH 1300  Mathematical Reasoning (or higher) 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Three


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  BUS 1903  Word Processing with Microsoft Word 3    
  BUS 2633  Legal Environment of Business 3    
  BUS 2743  Risk and Insurance 3    
  Social Science (select one): ECON 2323  Principles of Macroeconomics OR HIST 2312  U.S. History since 1877 3    
  SPCH 1300  Speech Communication 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR

Semester Four


Complete all 15 Hours

Course/Requirement Credits Semester Taken Grade
  ACCT 2330  Principles of Accounting II 3    
  BUS 1523  Office Management 3    
  BUS 2683  Business Ethics 3    
  BUS 2693  Business Internship 3    
  ENGL 1312  English Composition II 3    

PROGRESS CHECK WITH ADVISOR - APPLY FOR GRADUATION

Total 60 Credit Hours


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