Business Administration at Spalding University | JCTC

Business Administration at Spalding University

Associate in Art/Science to Bachelor of Science Business Administration


Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for the Associates in Science at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and leads to the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Spalding University. 

Admission Requirements 

A 2.0 GPA is recommended for admission to the BS in Business Administration: 

  • 24 completed credits OR A conferred AA/AS degree
  • If less than 24 completed credits a cumulative GPA of 2.0 is recommended
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Kentucky Community and Technical College System 

Option 1: For those who have earned AS/AA- Qualify for the Block Credit Transfer (Gen Ed Certification status). This student would move directly into their Junior year Business program. Below are the three business classes that must be taken to progress toward upper level Business course completion. We recommend taking the 3 progression classes, if possible, while pursuing your associate‚Äôs degree at JCTC. 

  • Associate of Arts = Gen Ed Certified
  • Associate of Science = Gen Ed Certified
  • Progression courses:
    • Spalding Math 231 (Statistics) @ KCTCS STA 291 OR STA 151 OR STA 220
    • Spalding Econ 281 (Micro) @ KCTCS ECO 201 OR ECO 260
    • Spalding Econ 282 (Macro) @ KCTCS ECO 202 OR ECO 261

Option 2: This pathway is intended for students who have not earned their AS/AA and wish to transfer before completing their degree at Jefferson.

TBS XXX means to be selected by KCTCS student.
TBD XXX means to be determined by Spalding based on course selected.

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits Spalding Course
ENG 101 Writing I  3 ENGL 109
ENG 102  Writing II 3 ENGL 110
COM 181  Basic Public Speaking  3 COMM 201
HIS XXX  Heritage 3 HIST XXX 
PHI XXX Any Philosophy Humanities Gen Ed* 3 HUM XXX

ECO 201 

Microeconomics 3 ECON 281

ECO 202 

Macroeconomics 3 ECON 282


Social Behavioral Science Gen Ed*  3 SOC XXX 


Natural Science with Lab (NS and SL) 4 TBS XXX

MAT 150

College Algebra 3 MATH 113

STA 151 or 220

Statistical Techniques 3 MATH 231

Subtotal General Education Core Courses: 34

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits Spalding Course

Any Religious Studies Gen Ed* 

ENG XXX Any English Literature Gen Ed* 3 ENG XXX

Subtotal AA Requirement Courses: 6

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits Spalding Course
FYE 105 Achieving Academic Success 3 SU 100
CIT 105 Intro to Computers or IC3 0-3 Electives
COM 205 Business + Professional Communication 3 COMM 233
TSB XXX Electives 12-15  Electives

One of the courses taken at KCTCS must be selected from the KCTCS identified Cultural Studies course list to fulfill requirements for the Associate in Arts.

Subtotal Elective Courses: 21

TOTAL Associate Degree Hours: 61