About the Division
The Business Division offers Associates in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees; Associate in Arts (A.A.) degrees; and Certificates. Business Division programs do not require a special application for admission, but all college admission requirements must be met.
Some programs offer an accelerated degree option, which allows students with an associate or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college to acquire an Associates in Applied Science degree after completing a minimum of 27 semester credits of related coursework. Written approval as to specific courses to be taken must be obtained from the coordinator. The courses must be completed at Southwestern Illinois College after a degree is earned. Students must meet all institutional requirements for the A.A.S. degree.