Oct 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
  
2020-2021 Catalog

Business, AA (with Designation)


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CIP 24.0101
Joe Easton, Department Chair

Career Opportunities

The Associate of Arts Degree with Designation in Business prepares students to transfer to a bachelor’s degree business program.

Program Description

Students who complete an AA degree and the prescribed curriculum in the articulation agreement and are admitted (with no academic deficiencies that require additional coursework) to a receiving institution participating in this agreement are guaranteed the following:

Junior standing with no more than 60 remaining credits to meet the graduation requirements for a bachelor’s degree in the degree program covered by this articulation agreement. Completion of the curriculum prescribed within this statewide articulation agreement does not guarantee admission to a participating receiving institution.

Program Requirements

Students must meet all admission and application requirements at the receiving institution including the submission of all required documentation stated deadlines. In addition to the requirements listed below, you must:

  1. Earn a minimum of 60 semester hours of course work
  2. Earn a minimum of 15 graded semester hours at PCC
  3. Earn a minimum of “C” in all coursework for the degree

Consult with a PCC Business advisor or transfer advisor to find out which Colorado Statewide Guaranteed Transfer Courses (GT Pathways) or elective courses meet the degree requirements of the four-year college to which you plan to transfer.

To earn an AA degree with Designation in Business, you must complete at least 60 college-level credits, as described below:

Total Credits: 60


* Refer to CCCS Guaranteed Transfer (GT) - Pathways Courses  for a full list of all GT Pathway Courses

General Education Core Requirements (37 Credits)


Mathematics (8 Credits)


Natural and Physical Sciences (8 Credits)


  • Select two GT Pathways Natural and Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1 or GT-SC2), one must be with laboratory (GT-SC1) *

Arts and Humanities (6 Credits)


(Select two courses from any category):

  • Arts and Expression: Select from a GT Pathways Arts and Expression course (GT-AH1) *
  • Literature and Humanities: Select from a GT Pathways Literature and Humanities course (GT-AH2) *
  • Ways of Thinking: Select from a GT Pathways Ways of Thinking course (GT-AH3) *
  • Foreign Languages: Select from a GT Pathways Foreign Languages course (GT-AH4) *

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 Credits)


History (3 Credits)


  • Select one GT Pathways History course (GT-HI1) *

Transfer Degrees


This degree transfers to the following Colorado public four-year institutions of higher education:

  • Adams State University (B.A. Business Administration, emphasis in in Advertising, Business Teacher Education, General Business or International Business; B.S. Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting, Agribusiness, Economics, Finance, General Business, Health Care Administration, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, or Small Business Management)
  • Colorado Mesa University (Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) concentrations in Business Economics, Emerging Markets, Energy Management/Landman, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality Management, Human Resource management, Information Systems, Insurance, Management, Managerial Informatics, or Marketing)
  • Colorado Mountain College (as four-year institution) (B.S. Business Administration)
  • Colorado State University-Ft. Collins (B.S. Business Administration)
  • Colorado State University – Global Campus (B.S. Accounting, Business management, Healthcare Administration and management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology Management, Management Information Systems and Business Analytics, Marketing, Project Management)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (B.S. Business Administration, majors in Management, Accounting, or Economics)
  • Fort Lewis College (B.A. Business Administration, Business Administration option)
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (B.S. Accounting, Computer Information Systems, Finance, Management, Marketing
  • University of Colorado, Boulder (B.S. Business Administration)
  • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (B.S. Business, emphasis in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing PGA Golf Management, Service Management, or Sport Management)
  • University of Colorado, Denver (B.S. Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, or Marketing)
  • University of Northern Colorado (B.S. Business Administration, all emphasis)
  • Western State Colorado University (B.A. Business Administration)

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