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Business Administration Systems


Inforgraph on Accounting: 2015 starting pay $21,375 per year; 2015 median pay $35,440 per year; 2015 employment in KY 22,750.

Human Resources

Inforgraph on Human Resources: 2015 starting pay $26,578 per year; 2015 median pay $39,264 per year; 2015 employment in KY 1,492.

What is Business Administration Systems?

The Business Administration Systems Program prepares students for a variety of careers in business. A core curriculum provides students with a foundation of knowledge applicable to any business career.

What are my career choices?

The Business Administration Systems Program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree, diplomas and a variety of certificates. The curriculum is designed for those who seek entry level jobs as well as for currently employed individuals wishing to enhance their skills. A student specializes by choosing from the following degree options, diplomas and certificates:

  • The Accounting Option leads to careers in accounting including bookkeeper, accounting clerk, cost payroll clerk and any positions using microcomputer-based systems.
  • The Human Resource Management Track/Certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in the human resource field and related occupations.
  • The Management Option prepares the student with broad-based management knowledge and skills which lead to a variety of positions in organizations.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

  • Accounting (61-64 credit hours)
  • Human Resource Management (64-67 credit hours)
  • Management (63-67 credit hours)



For course description, see the Program Brochure.
For specific course requirements, see the KCTCS Course Catalog.
For Human Resource course sequence, see the HR Course Sequence.
For Management course sequence, see the Management Course Sequence.
For Accounting course sequence, see the Accounting Course Sequence.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain a full-time status.

For more information

  • Phillip Stagner, BAS Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor - (270) 901-1197
  • Kristine Barron, Instructor - (270) 901-1142 

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.