Sep 25, 2021  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
West Shore Community College Catalog 2021-2022

WSCC Degree Pathway - Business


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Following this pathway and selecting the Business Electives in the first two semesters will lead first to a Business Skills Certificate, and then to a general Associate of Arts transfer degree. Contact Student Services if at any point you would like to change your program of study to a more specific degree or certificate. 

 

Program of Study


Semester 1


Total: 15-16 Credit Hrs | 15-17 Contact Hrs


After completing Semester 1 courses, students should consider if this Pathway Program still meets their education and career goals. 

  1. If a student wishes to move into a specific academic program, they should initiate this change by requesting a program change to your advisor and begin taking the courses in that academic program. If you only plan to earn the Office Information Systems Certificate, you should have your advisor change your program and you should follow the Office Information Systems Certificate 
  2. Students who wish to remain in this Pathway Program or who are still deciding on an academic program should take the Semester II courses listed below.

Semester 2


Total: 15 Credit Hrs Min | 15 Contact Hrs min


*Students completing courses for Semesters 1 & 2 using Business Elective options are eligible to receive the Business Skills Certificate

 

After completing Semester 2 courses, students should consider if this Pathway Program still meets their education and career goals. 

  1. If a student wishes to move into a specific academic program, they should initiate this change by requesting a program change to your advisor and begin taking the courses in that academic program. If you only plan to earn the Office Information Systems Certificate, you should have your advisor change your program and you should follow the OIS Certificate 
  2. Students who wish to remain in this Pathway Program or who are still deciding on an academic program should take the Semester III courses listed below.

Semester 3


Total: 15-16 Credit Hrs | 15-17 Contact Hrs


After completing Semester 3 courses, students should be working with their Academic Advisor and/or Faculty Mentor, or working off of a course selection plan developed with your Academic Advisor/Faculty Mentor.

Semester 4


  • Science Elective  if needed, else choose elective 3-4 credit hrs
  • Social Science Elective  if needed, else choose elective 3 credit hrs
  • Humanities Elective  if needed, else choose elective 3 credit hrs
  • Electives as needed to reach a total of 60 credit hours for degree 6 credit hrs min

Total: 15-16 Credit Hrs | 15-17 Contact Hrs


Degree Total: 60 Credit Hrs min| 62 Contact Hrs min


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