Business Degree (B.A.)

JSC Students attend Entrepreneurship Day at the State House, 2013


Real Options for Real Careers

Students majoring in Business may choose to focus on one of five areas: Accounting, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Management, Marketing, and Sport Management. Students in all five areas are required to take 38 credit hours in core business classes and then an additional 18-20 credit hours in their area of focus.

Real-World Experience

We believe in learning by doing. From internships in regional, national and international organizations to conducting feasibility studies and marketing plans for local businesses, JSC business students get real-world experience throughout their education.

The Skills to Succeed After Graduation

On your way to getting your degree, you will hone the practical and marketable skills that will get you the job once you graduate. Whether you dream of starting a business in rural Vermont or traveling the world in the hospitality industry, a business degree from Johnson State College will get you where you're going.


Core Business Courses Number of Credits
BUS 1340 Social Entrepreneurship 3
TBA Business Ethics 3
BUS 2230 Principles of Marketing 3
BUS 2140 Personal Finance 3
BUS 2410 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 3131 Business Law 3
BUS 3250 Organizational Behavior 3
ACC 2121 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 2122 Managerial Accounting 4
ECO 2020 Macroeconomics 3
ECO 2030 Microeconomics 3
BUS 4720 Senior Seminar 3
Total core business credits 38

Total credits in area of focus 18-20 (depending on area of focus)

Overall credits for business degree 56-58 (depending on area of focus)