Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)                                                                                              ACCELERATED BUSINESS DEGREE
 Q. What is the Accelerated A.S. Business Degree program         Q. Are General Education requirements part of the              Professional Growth Through Education
 (ABD) and how does it differ from the traditional 2 year        program?
 program?                                                        A. We have integrated most general education classes
 A. The Accelerated Business program offers a majority of        into the accelerated program. However, four additional
 the required courses for a Business Associate of Science        general education classes are required outside the
 transfer degree in a fast track format including blended        ABD cohort to earn the Associate of Science Degree
 classroom and on-line courses. Students move through            in Business. Consult with the academic advisor about
 the program as a cohort group completing three courses          options to complete Biology, Fine Arts, Physical Science
 in each 10 week session. The Accelerated program                and Lifetime Wellness General Education courses. They
 is designed for students committed to completing the            may be available on-line.
 program with their cohort group. The traditional Business       Q. How do I pay & register for classes?
 Associate of Science degree is offered primarily in 15
 week semesters and a full time student can complete it          A. Students in the program will receive an email
 in two years.                                                   which outlines the program with important registration
                                                                 information and payment deadlines. Generally payments
 Q. Where does the AS in Business transfer to?                   will be due before the first day of class. Failure to pay
                                                                 for the classes may result in being dropped from the
 A. The Business Associate of Science is designed to
                                                                 program. Prior to the start of each block students will be
 transfer to business schools at four-year institutions within
                                                                 given instructions for registration and payment of tuition.
 the Utah System of Higher Education. The Business A.S.
 degree satisfies the lower division General Education           Q. Does this program qualify for Financial Aid?
 requirements for a Baccalaureate degree at Utah’s public
 colleges and universities as well as BYU and Westminster        A. The Accelerated Business degree is eligible for financial
 college. It also includes the business courses that are         aid. However, there are a few items of which students
 prerequisite to applying to four-year bachelor degrees in       should be aware of:
 Accounting, Marketing , Finance, Business Administration,       1. Students must register for all of the classes that fall
 Information Systems, Management and more. Ongoing                  within the traditional semester schedule at the same
 transfer planning is essential as requirements at four-year        time for financial aid to fund appropriately.
 colleges and universities are subject to change. Transfer       2. If students use all their financial aid during fall and
 advising can be obtained through the Accelerated and               spring semesters, there will be no funding guaranteed
 Traditional programs academic advisor.                             for the summer term. Students may apply for State
 Q. What are the requirements and how do I apply?                   grants; however, the grants are normally awarded on
                                                                    a first come-first served basis (based on eligibility)
 A. You can apply by contacting the program coordinator             and are limited to no more than $1,000.
 at 801-957-4377 or online at:                               3. Grades and completion rates play a part in successive
 professionaldevelopment/docs/ABD_Application.pdf                   semester financial aid awards. Low grades may
                                                                    impact the following semester’s financial aid. SLCC
 Q. How many students will be in the program?                       must determine a student’s eligibility based on
                                                                    satisfactory progress requirements (70% completion
 A. The program hosts between 25-30 students in each
                                                                    rate with a minimum 2.00 CGPA) prior to releasing
 Q. How do I know what classes to take and when?
                                                                 Q. What if I need to drop out of the program?
 A. Upon acceptance into the program, students receive an
                                                                 A. Students who drop out of the program must contact
 email or letter which outlines the program with important
                                                                 the ABD program coordinator at 957-4377. Dropping the
 registration and class dates. An academic advisor will
                                                                 program may affect future financial aid.
 work with students throughout the program to ensure
 that all of the requirements are met for the Associate of       Q. I am an SLCC employee or I am a dependent/spouse/
 Science in Business.                                            immediate family member of an SLCC employee. Can I
                                                                 enroll in this program using the SLCC benefits?                                                              WWW.SLCC.EDU/CONTINUINGED
 Q. When will this program run and how long does it take
 to complete?                                                    A. Please contact the ABD program coordinator to submit
                                                                 an application and to be placed on the list for upcoming
 A. We anticipate a new cohort to begin each fall and
 spring semester. Each cohort will finish the program                                                                                                  9750 S. 300 W. MFEC 211 | SANDY, UT 84070 801.957.5200 |
 in 14 months. Because schedules for the cohort are
 established, students must remain in the cohort through                                                                                                               CONTINUINGED@SLCC.EDU
 completion of the program.
ACCELERAT E D B U S I N E S S D E G R E E C O M P L E T I O N P R O G R A M                                               PRE-REQUISITES FOR THE
FOR WORK I N G P R O F E S S I O N A L S |                                                                                ACCELERATED BUSINESS DEGREE PROGRAM |

 If you’re eager to start or advance your career in Business, Salt Lake Community College has some exciting news          aProspective Students must complete and sign the program application which can be found at
 for you. We now offer a fast track Associate of Science degree in Business. This program is geared toward working 
 professionals who desire to upgrade their skills, progress in their careers, or transfer to a 4-year business program.
 Program features include:
                                                                                                                          aCompleted ENG 1010 with a recommended letter grade of C or better, or qualifying placement score.
                                                                                                                          aComplete Math 1010 within the last 12 months, with recommended letter grade of C or better, or
Quality Instruction                                           Fast Track                                                     qualifying placement score.
 Program utilizes full-time instructors and advisors            Earn your degree in as little as 14 months! The           aCIS 1020 with a letter grade of B- or better, or qualifying placement score.
 who will work as a team to ensure that courses are             accelerated degree encompasses the core courses
 integrated and meet high academic standards.                   that are needed to complete the Associate of
                                                                Science in Business degree. For individuals who           CLASS SEQUENCE | EACH BLOCK RUNS FOR 10 WEEKS*
Designed for Working Professionals
                                                                need General Education (GE) classes, there will be
 Students move through the program as a group and               opportunities to take the GE classes concurrently                                   BLOCK 1
 generally take three classes each 10 week session.             with the program!                                                                    COURSE                      COURSE TITLE                      CR HRS
 Each of the courses will utilize a blend of classroom                                                                                              CEPW 0020     PROGRAM INTRODUCTION WORKSHOP                      C/NC
 and on-line instruction.                                     Accreditation                                                                         COMM 1020     PRINCIPLES OF PUBLIC SPEAKING                        3
Predictable Schedule                                            The Associate of Science in Business is accredited
                                                                                                                                                    BUS 1050      FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS                              3

 Students meet every Tuesday and Thursday evening as            by the Association of Collegiate Business                                                         TOTAL                                                6
                                                                                                                                                    BLOCK 2
 well as online.                                                School and Programs (ACBSP) and courses
                                                                                                                                                     COURSE                      COURSE TITLE                      CR HRS
                                                                transfer to four-year institutions with business
Convenient Location                                                                                                                                 MATH 1050     COLLEGE ALGEBRA                                      4
                                                                degree options. Salt Lake Community College
 The Larry H. Miller Campus, with its premiere business         is accredited by the Northwest Commission on                                        MATH 1055     COLLEGE ALGEBRA WORKSHOP                             1
 facilities, is located at 9750 South 300 West, in Sandy.       Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).                                                  ANTH 2011     PEOPLES & CULTURES OF THE SOUTHWEST                  3
                                                                                                                                                    PSY 1010      GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY                                   3
                                                                                                                                                                  TOTAL                                               11
                                                                                                                                                    BLOCK 3
                                                                                                                                                     COURSE                      COURSE TITLE                      CR HRS
                                                                                                                                                    PHIL 1130     PERSONAL ETHICS                                      3
                                                                                                                                                    BUS 1100      APPLIED BUSINESS CALCULUS                            3
                                                                                                                                                                  TOTAL                                                6
                                                                                                                                                    BLOCK 4
                                                                                                                                                     COURSE                    COURSE TITLE                        CR HRS
                                                                                                                                                    MGT 2040      BUSINESS STATISTICS                                 4
                                                                                                                                                    CIS 2010      BUSINESS COMPUTER PROFIC – DATABASE                  3
                                                                                                                                                    ENG 2010      INTERMEDIATE WRITING                                 3
                                                                                                                                                                  TOTAL                                               10
                                                                                                                                                    BLOCK 5
                                                                                                                                                        COURSE                   COURSE TITLE                      CR HRS
                                                                                                                                                    ECON 1740     ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES                3
                                                                                                                                                    ECON 2010     PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS                         3
                                                                                                                                                    ACCT 2010     SURVEY OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING                       3
                                                                                                                                                                  TOTAL                                                9
                                                                                                                                                    BLOCK 6
                                                                                                                                                        COURSE                   COURSE TITLE                      CR HRS
                                                                                                                                                    MGT 2050      LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS                        3
                                                                                                                                                    ACCT 2020     MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING                                3
                                                                                                                                                    ECON 2020     PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS                         3
                                                                                                                                                                  TOTAL                                                9

                                                                                                                                        *Note: Course offerings, class sequence, dates and times are subject to change according to program needs.
             The Accelerated Business Degree Program is a collaborative effort between the School of Business and
                   the School of Professional and Economic Development at Salt Lake Community College.
                                                                                                                                                   801.957.5200             WWW.SLCC.EDU/CONTINUINGED

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