Business Administration - A.S.

The Business Administration associate degree program prepares students for a variety of business career options. It is an ideal program of study for those who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree but have not yet chosen a business career specialization. Students enrolled in this program can apply all credits toward any of the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) degrees. 

The Business Administration associate degree program introduces students to the field of business. Students in this program begin to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to successfully lead and navigate organizations in today's evolving and demanding business environment.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Apply introductory concepts of accounting, economics, management and marketing within business settings.
  • Use decision-support tools to apply legal and ethical standards in business situations.
  • Use communication methods effectively in the workplace.

Business Administration

A two-year program leading to an associate degree

Major Courses
ACCT1210Financial Accounting3
ACCT1220Managerial Accounting3
BUS1001Introduction to Business and Management3
FIT1040Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions3
LAW2001The Legal Environment of Business I3
MGMT2001Human Resource Management3
MGMT2020Organizational Behavior3
MRKT1001Marketing Foundations3
A&S Core Experience
Communications Foundation Courses 9
Rhetoric & Composition I
Rhetoric & Composition II
Communication Skills
Integrative Learning3
One ILS course at the 2000 level
Arts and Humanities 3
Ethics: A Global Perspective
Fundamentals of Algebra (or higher, based on student's placement)
Social Science 3
Free Electives
9 credits selected from 1000-4999 numbered offerings within the university9
Total Credits60.0

NOTE: Students must pass MATH0010 Pre-Algebra or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in required math course(s).

Note: Students must pass ENG0001 Writing Workshop or have equivalent placement scores to enroll in ILS 2000-level courses

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