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Associate in Arts Pathway to a Bachelor's in Business

This transfer GPS prepares students to pursue a four-year degree in Business at a Florida public university or Florida College System (FCS) institution. Courses listed are common prerequisites for a business major at the bachelor's level and will satisfy the general education and elective credits within Eastern Florida State College's A.A. degree program. For more information on common prerequisites, check the statewide advising manual at

Adjust your pace to graduation by taking more or fewer classes each term or attending year-round. This transfer GPS is a guideline and does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Requirements may vary by institution and can change each year. Students are encouraged to consult an EFSC advisor and check with the advising or admissions office at the intended transfer institution.

Possible Concentrations: Accounting, Business Administration & Management, Business General, Business Management Economics, Business Marketing Management, Economics, Financial Services, Human Resource Management, International Business Management, Management Information Systems and Transportation Management 
Potential Careers: Account Executive, Accountant, Appraiser, Banker, Bank Manager, Business Development Manager, Business Risk Consultant, Conservation Scientist, Finance Officer, Financial Analyst, Financial Planner, Hotel General Manager, Lending Officer, Project Manager, Purchaser/Buyer, Sales Manager and Travel Manager
Meta-Major: Business

Foreign Language Requirement: Students must demonstrate competency in a foreign language at a level equal to two years of high school world language (sequential, in the same language) or American Sign Language coursework. This is pursuant to F.S. 1007.262.

Civic Literacy Competency: Per F.S. 1007.25 (4) - Beginning with students initially entering a Florida College System institution or state university in the 2018-2019 school year and thereafter, each student must demonstrate competency in civic literacy

Important Notes:
• This pathway is for planning purposes only; it does not guarantee admission to a college or university. Following the suggested course sequence for completion will better prepare you for transfer and acceptance. Following the plan will minimize extra courses that may impact you financially.
• Courses identified by PATHWAY COURSE are recommended or a required prerequisite for admission into the bachelor’s degree.
• Some courses have prerequisites that may increase the time and credits required to complete the degree.

Download printable version of Business: A.A. Transfer GPS


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
CGS 2100 Microcomputer Applications PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
ENC 1101 Composition 1 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MAT 1033 Intermediate Algebra Elective 3
  Behavioral Science Gen Ed/ Behavioral Science 3
    Term Total 12


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ENC 1102 Composition 2 Gen Ed/ Communication 3
MAC 1105 College Algebra PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Math 3
  Humanities Gen Ed/Humanities 3
  Physical Science Gen Ed/ Physical Science 3
    Term Total 12


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
  Humanities Gen Ed/Humanities 3
  Social Science Gen Ed/ Social Science 3
    Term Total 6


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ACG 2021 Financial Accounting PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
ECO 2013 Principles of Economics 1 PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
MAC 1233 Essentials of Calculus PATHWAY COURSE Gen Ed/ Math 3
SPC 2608 Fundamentals of Speech Communication Gen Ed/ Communication 3
    Term Total 12


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
ECO 2023 Principles of Economics 2 PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
STA 2023 Statistics PATHWAY COURSE Elective 3
  Life/Biological Science Gen Ed/ Life Science 4
    Term Total 13


Course Course Title Subject Area Credits
  Social/Behavioral Option Gen Ed/ Social/Beharioral 3
  Elective Elective 3
    Term Total 6
    Cumulative Total 61