Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Business Administration - Banking and Finance - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
BAF 110 - Principles in Banking * 3 3
BUS 110 - Introduction to Business None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 125 - Personal Finance None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MKT 120 - Principles of Marketing None 3 3 Fall

* BAF courses required for this major are taught online through Blue Ridge Community College and transferred to Isothermal for degree completion.


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BAF 222 - Money and Banking * 3 3
BUS 137 - Principles of Management None 3 3 Fall, Spring
CTS 130 - Spreadsheet None 3 4 Spring, Summer
ECO 251 - Principles of Microeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer

* BAF courses required for this major are taught online through Blue Ridge Community College and transferred to Isothermal for degree completion.


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACC 120 - Principles of Financial Accounting None 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
BAF 141 - Law and Banking Principles * 3 3
BUS 115 - Business Law I None 3 3 Fall
ECO 252 - Principles of Macroeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Disc [OR] ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer

* BAF courses required for this major are taught online through Blue Ridge Community College and transferred to Isothermal for degree completion.


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACC 121 - Principles of Managerial Accounting ACC 120 4 5 Fall, Spring
ACC 150 - Software Applications ACC 120 2 4 Spring
BAF 131 - Fundamentals of Bank Lending * ACC 120 3 3
BUS 260 - Business Communication ENG 110 or ENG 111 3 3 Spring
MAT 110 - Math Measurement and Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 - Statistical Methods I Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025, DMA 045 and DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
WBL 110 - World of Work Last Semester 1 1 Fall, Spring

* BAF courses required for this major are taught online through Blue Ridge Community College and transferred to Isothermal for degree completion.


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