Business - Accelerated

In just 21 months, prepare to transfer to a four-year business school with this accelerated program.

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The Business — Accelerated program is a select enrollment program that allows motivated students to learn what it takes to be an effective member of the business community and prepares them to transfer to a four-year business school, in just 21 months. Select students start and complete the program in a cohort, moving through the accelerated program together taking one course during four-week terms or two courses during seven-week terms. All courses are offered in either an online or hybrid format, with on-campus sessions held on Saturdays.




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Business Intelligence Analyst – est. salary $90,342*
Construction Manager – est. salary $86,872*
Sales Manager – est. salary $142,126*

 EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Business - Accelerated degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Fall Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
BUSL 101 - Navigating Leadership and Business Professions 3 credits BUSL 101 must be taken in the first 12 credits Major course (September)
MNGT 121 - Introduction to Business 3 credits MNGT 121 is prerequisite for MNGT 141 Major course (October)
ENGL 101 - English Composition I  3 credits   ENGL 101 (7B)
CIS 103 - Applied Computer Technology 3 credits   Tech Comp (7B)

 

Winter Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ECON 181 - Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) 3 credits   Major Course
Social Sciences

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Semester 2

Spring Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra or 
MATH 162 - Precalculus II
3 credits The MATH sequence you complete will determine your ability to transfer all credits to specific schools. Please see a Business program advisor for help. Mathematics (7A)
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits   ENGL 102, Info Lit (7A)
ACCT 101 - Financial Accounting  4 credits ACCT 101 is a prerequisite for ACCT 102 Major course (March)
ACCT 102 - Managerial Accounting  3 credits   Major course (April) 

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Summer 1

Early Summer Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
MATH 161 - Precalculus I or 
MATH 171 - Calculus I*
3 or 4 credits Two FNMT/MATH courses are required for graduation, and the courses completed will affect the student's ability to transfer all their math courses if they chose to attend an AACSB accredited business school. Major course (7A)
MNGT 141 - Principles of Management 3 credits For MNGT 141 and MKTG 131: MNGT 121 is prerequisite Major course (May)

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Summer 2

Late Summer Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
HIST 121 - Global History I or

3 credits    Humanities, Writing Intensive, Interpretive Studies, American/Global Diversity, 
(7N)
ECON 182 - Principles of Economics (Microeconomics) 3 credits   Major course (July

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Semester 3

Fall Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
MKTG 131 - Principles of Marketing 3 credits For MNGT 141 and MKTG 131: MNGT 121 is prerequisite Major course (September)
ECON 112 - Statistics I 4 credits   Major course (October)
MNGT 142 - Management Information Systems 3 credits    Major Course (November)

 

Winter Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
MNGT 262 - Business Law  3 credits    Major course

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

Semester 4

Spring Semester

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
ENGL 115 - Public Speaking  3 credits   (7A)
ANTH 112 - Cultural Anthropology 3 credits   (7A)
BIOL 106 - General Biology I  4 credits   Natural Sciences (7B)

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses and earn at least a 2.0 GPA

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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