May 18, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pre-Business, A.A. (General Transfer)

Academic Program Code: 101

This academic program lays the foundation to transfer to colleges and universities to obtain any Bachelor’s degree, in business, examples include: Accounting, Management, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain or General Business. This is accomplished by taking the first two years of program at GRCC and transferring seamlessly to complete the final two years of a Bachelor’s degree program.

General Education Courses

Select a minimum of 30 credit hours of course work from the General Education course list.  Course work must be selected as directed in the areas below.

English Composition and Communications


Select two (2) Humanities General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas.  Only one (1) Foreign Language course can be used for the Humanities requirement.

Social Sciences

Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective from a discipline other an EC.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Natural Sciences

Select two (2) Natural Sciences General Education Electives from two (2) different subject areas; one (1) must be a lab.


Select one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.

General Education Total Credit Hours

30 (minimum)

Program Elective Courses

Total Credit Hours


Transfer Notes

Contact the university/college you intend to transfer to for assistance with course selections and verification of the transferability of course/credits.

In What Order Should I Take Classes?

Please select courses from the Priority I list.  Select courses based on the number of credits you are taking in the semester, for example, if you are a part time student you do not have to take all of the courses listed.  If you are unable to schedule Priority I courses, move to and select from the list of Priority II, Priority III, and Priority IV courses.

Priority I Priority II

EN 101 - English Composition I  

BA 145 - Computer Applications in Business I  

BA 270 - Marketing  

BA Elective (recommended BA 103 - Introduction to Business 

Mathematics General Education - Elective (Must meet MTA requirements) 


EN 102 - English Composition II 

BA 254 - Introduction to Statistics with Applied Models  OR

MA 215 - Statistics  

BA 256 - Principles of Accounting I  

Social Sciences General Education - Elective  

Humanities General Education - Elective  

Priority III Priority IV

BA 257 - Principles of Accounting II  

BA 283 - Business Management  

EC 251 - Principles of Macroeconomics  

Nat Sci Lab/Non Lab General Education - Elective  

Open Course - Elective  

Nat Sci Lab/Non Lab General Education - Elective  

BA 207 - Business Law I  

EC 252 - Principles of Microeconomics  

Humanities General Education - Elective  

NOTE: This priority schedule assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with an Academic Program Advisor and consult My Degree Path for specific degree requirements.