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The Associate of Technical Study - Business Technology program is designed to provide an opportunity for individuals who have completed documented vocational or technical training to earn academic credit for the training and combine this with academic coursework at the college level to earn an Associate of Technical Study degree.

Students must be enrolled in or have successfully completed a course of technical training that has already been evaluated by YSU. Students may be awarded no more than 30 hours for previous documented technical training.

ENGL 1550Writing 13
ENGL 1551Writing 23
CMST 1545Communication Foundations3
English Literature Course3
Select one of the following: ECON 2630, ECON 3790, MGT 3725 or PHIL 2628. Note student must have a 2.5 GPA to enroll in MGT 3725.
BUSINESS TOOL COURSES ENGL 1550, ENGL 1551 and all Business Tool courses MUST be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.
BUS 1500Exploring Business3
MATH 1552Applied Mathematics for Management4
ECON 2610Principles 1: Microeconomics3
MGT 2604Legal Environment of Business 13
ACCT 2602Financial Accounting3
ACCT 2603
Managerial Accounting
and Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Lab
Total Semester Hours65

Maximum of thirty (30) semester hours may be granted to individuals who have completed four years of apprenticeship/journeyman training.  Apprenticeships must have the approval of the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training in the U.S. Department of Labor.  In addition, students must successfully complete a minimum of 35 semester hours of course work selected in accordance with the ATS curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1S.H.
ENGL 1550 Writing 1 3
ENGL 1551 Writing 2 3
BUS 1500 Exploring Business 3
MATH 1552 Applied Mathematics for Management 4
ECON 2610 Principles 1: Microeconomics 3
CMST 1545 Communication Foundations 3
 Semester Hours19
Year 2
MGT 2604 Legal Environment of Business 1 (English Literature Elective) 3
ACCT 2602 Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 2603
Managerial Accounting
and Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Lab
English Literature Course 3
Business Course 3
Select ONE of the following courses: ECON 2630, ECON 3790, MGT 3725 or PHIL 2628  
To enroll in MGT 3725 students must be completed with ENGL 1550, ENGL 1551, CMST 1545 and all Business Tool courses AND have a minimum 2.5 overall GPA.  
 Semester Hours16
 Total Semester Hours35