AA to BS Business Administration-Accounting

Completion of the following curriculum will satisfy the requirements for the Associate in Arts at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and leads to the Bachelor of Science, Business Administration-Accounting at Campbellsville University.


To apply as a transfer:

  • Complete the CU online application
  • Provide official college transcripts for each institution attended reflecting all coursework attempted or earned. Only credits from regionally accredited institutions will be accepted.
  • *Students who have earned 23 hours or fewer of college credits after high school graduation must also provide a final high school transcript
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.


  1. All candidates must complete a minimum of 120 semester hours of academic work with a minimum standing of 2.10 in the area of concentration, or in majors and minors, and a minimum overall average of 2.0. “D” grades are not acceptable in ENG 111 or ENG 112. No “D” grade is accepted on area or major and minor programs unless approved by the division chair.
  2. Students seeking teacher certification must have an overall 2.75 cumulative grade point average.
  3. For Education programs a C or better is required in MAC 120 or MAC 140.
  4. All candidates must have completed all general education requirements.
  5. All candidates must have completed one major and one minor or an area as specified by the Division or School applicable in each case. In combination, a major and minor must total 51 hours, exclusive of courses in methods.
  6. All candidates must complete a minimum of 42 semester hours of credit in courses numbered 300 or above, and also, complete a minimum of 25 percent of the requirements for graduation at Campbellsville University. Up to 12 credits of approved 200 level courses may transfer into 300 or above.
  7. All candidates must submit a Graduation Application on TigerNet.
  8. At least one-third of the course requirements in the major and in the minor or area of concentration must be completed at Campbellsville University with an average of “C” or better.
  9. All candidates for a degree must complete the last 30 hours of credit in residence.
  10. No more than 32 hours of correspondence and/or extension work will be accepted for credit toward the degree. No student may enroll for correspondence or extension while doing resident work without permission of the Registrar. Correspondence work in major or minor field must be approved also by the Chair of the Divisions concerned.
  11. The student must, in all cases, be responsible for meeting the requirements for graduation.
  12. All candidates must fulfill Chapel/Convocation Program credit requirements. (Online and regional site Students are Exempt)

These courses must be taken as part of the General Education component and do not count as part of this major. The CU course is listed but can be taken at KCTCS using the appropriate equivalency below.

  • ECO 221 - Macroeconomics Credits: 3
  • MTH 111 - College Algebra Credits: 3
  • CIS 100 - Computer Concepts and Applications Credits: 3


  • Online Students-up to $1500
  • Regional Sites-$500 Opportunity Scholarship
  • Main Campus- $6000-$9000 Transfer Scholarship


1) Completion of minimum 60 credit hours, 2) minimum cumulative GPA 2.0, 3) minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree, 4) cultural studies course, 5) demonstration of digital literacy, and 6) college success requirement.


KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits CU Course
ENG 101 Writing I 3 *ENG 111
ENG 102 Writing II 3 *ENG 112
COM 181 or COM 252 Basic Public Speaking or Introduction to Interpersonal Communications 3 *MAC 120 or *MAC 140
HIS 101, HIS 102 HIS 108, or HIS 109 Heritage (US History or World Civilization) 3 *HST 231, *HST 242 *HST 110, or *HST 120
ART 100, MUS 100 PHI 100, THA 101 or HUM 120 Humanities (Choose 1) 3 *ART 110, *MUS 125 *PHI 241, *TH 131, or *TBD XXX
MAT 150 College Algebra 3 *MTH 111
AST 101, PHY 171 CHE 140, CHE 170 GEO 130, or GLY 101 Natural Science (Astrology, Physics, Chemistry, or Geology) 3 *PHY 132, *PHY 141 *CHE 100, *CHE 111 *GEO 105, *GEO 211
BIO 112/113 or BIO 120/121 Natural Science w/ Lab (Biology or Ecology) 4 *BIO 110/113 or *BIO 103/104
ECO 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 ECO 222
PSY 110 or SOC 101 General Psychology or Introduction to Sociology 3 *PSY 111 or *SOC 110
TBS XXX Social/Behavioral Science 3 TBS XXX
Subtotal General Education Core Courses 34  

TBS XXX means to be selected by KCTCS student.
TBD XXX means to be determined by Campbellsville University based on course selected.
*Counts towards CU's General Education Requirements Minimum grade of “C” required for ENG 111 and ENG 112 at CU For Social and Behavioral Sciences courses, two disciplines must be represented and different from those in the Arts and Humanities category. MTH 111 and MAC 120 are required at CU for the BSBA program ECO 222 will count towards the BSBA core but not CU's gen ed requirements

**Specific courses are listed for some general education categories to ensure they meet the general education requirements at CU. While there may be more options listed for the KCTCS categories, the listed classes are the ones that fit into needed general education categories at CU and therefore would be the most beneficial to the student.

KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits CU Course
ENG 161 Introduction to Literature 3 * ENG 210
TBS XXX Category 2 General Education course (Humanities, Heritage, Social/Behavioral Science, Oral Communications, Language) 3 TBD XXX
  Subtotal AA Requirement Courses 6  
KCTCS Course Course or Category Credits CU Course
CIT 105 or OST 105 Intro to Computers or Intro to Info Systems (Digital Literacy Course) 3 *CIS 100
FYE XXX College Success course 1-3 Elective
ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3 ACC 223
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting 3 ACC 224
BAS 282 Principles of Marketing 3 BA 301
BAS 283 Principles of Management 3 BA 311
TBS XXX Free electives to reach 60 hours3 3-5 TBD XXX
  Subtotal Elective Courses 21-24  
  TOTAL Associate Degree Hours 61-64  

Degree Requirement: One course must be selected from the KCTCS identified Cultural Studies course list in the KCTCS catalog.


CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS Course
  Completed at KCTCS 33  
  To Be Completed at CU 8-9  
  Total General Education Hours 41-42  
CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS Course
CIS 100 Computer Concepts & Applications 3 *CIT 105
MTH 111 College Algebra 3 *MAT 150
ECO 221 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 ECO 202

*Counts towards CU's General Education Requirements

CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS Course
ACC 330 Accounting Information Systems 3  
ACC 351 Intermediate Accounting, I 3  
ACC 354 Intermediate Accounting II 3  
ACC 362 Cost Accounting 3  
ACC 410 Federal Taxation I 3  
ACC 421 Auditing 3  
ACC 431 Advanced Accounting 3  
BA 304 Business Law II 3  
BA 312 Organizational Behavior 3  
BA 384 Business Ethics 3  
ECO 461 International Trade 3  
BIT 340 Business Communication 3  
ACC 442 Or ACC 452 Advanced Accounting II Or Federal Taxation II 3  
  Total Emphasis Hours 39  
CU Course Course or Category Credits KCTCS Course
ACC 223 Principles of Accounting I 3 ACC 201
ACC 224 Principles of Accounting II 3 ACC 202
BA 301 Marketing I 3 MKT 282
BA 303 Business Law I 3  
BA 311 Principles of Management  3 MGT
BA 324 Introduction to Finance 3  
BA 360 Principles of MIS 3  
BA 498 Business Capstone 3  
BIT 320 Microeconomics Applications 3  
ECO 222 Microeconomics 3 ECO 201
ECO 361 Social Statistics 3  
  Total Core Hours 33  
  Free Elective to reach 120 hours    
Subtotal CU Hours   60-63  
Total Baccalaurate Degree Credit Hours   120