Isothermal Community College

Business Sciences

Business Administration - Diploma

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 of Banking [OR] * 3 3
BUS 153 - Human Resource Management None 3 3 Fall
BUS 110 - Introduction to Business None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 115 - Business Law None 3 3 Fall
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 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
ACC 120 - Principles of Financial Accounting None 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 125 - Personal Finance None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
BUS 137 - Principles of Management None 3 3 Fall, Spring
CIS 110 - Introduction to Computers None 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
ECO 251 - Principles of Microeconomics None 3 3 Fall, Spring


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
CTS 130 - Spreadsheet None 3 4 Spring, Summer
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Discipline [OR] ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
General Education Elective Varies 3/4 4/5 Fall, Spring, Summer


Electives: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ECO 252, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 130, HUM 170, HUM 211, HUM 212, HUM 230, MAT 110, MAT 143, MAT 152, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 113, PHI 215, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 111, REL 211, REL 212