Business Program (A.S.)
Our business program offers a balance of business and liberal arts courses for a foundation in the field.
If you're looking for a background in business ideas, skills, and concepts, our Associate in Science in Business program is for you.
In addition to the general education requirements for the associate degree, you will complete all six of the business courses required towards the first two years of the Bachelor of Science in Business Management program. Also, you will need to complete three additional business or related electives for a total of 10 courses or 30 credits in your major.
You may either finish your college studies with the associate degree or continue on to complete the bachelor's degree program without missing a step.
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Program of Study
Total Degree Requirements - 66 credits
World Cultures Course (3 Cr.)
Aesthetic Awareness & Creative Expression Course (3 Cr.)
Literary Perspectives Course (3 Cr.)
Individual & Society Course (3 Cr.)
Values & Ethical Reasoning Course (3 Cr.)
Science & Technology Course (3 Cr.)
Open Electives (9 Cr.)
ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
ACC 185 - Managerial Accounting (Cr: 3)
BUS 110 - Business Computers I (Cr: 3)
BUS 125 - Introduction to Business (Cr: 3)
BUS 200 - Marketing (Cr: 3)
BUS 210 - Finance (Cr: 3)
BUS 270 - Communicating in Business (Cr: 3)
EC 150 - Career Foundations (Cr: 3)
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)
Plus a 1 credit elective
ECN 201 - Macroeconomics (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Global Issues General Education Requirement
ECN 202 - Microeconomics (Cr: 3)
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
MTH 126 - Applied Statistics (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement
Upon completion of the program, students will:
- Converse and write at an acceptable level for business communications in English.
- Conceptualize a complex business issue into a coherent written statement and oral presentation.
- Recall and apply the basic foundational knowledge of science and liberal studies.
- Effectively use and understand digital technology as it applies to contemporary business practices.
View academic catalog and learning outcomes
- ACC 175 - Financial Accounting (Cr: 3)
Internships and Careers
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Whether you're finishing your undergraduate study, adding new credentials, or working toward a new career path, you'll find resources through our Internship and Career Center to help you get where you want to go. From career advising to resume support, we're here to prepare you for your next step.